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Business Administration News

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 2:08pm
Dr. Peter Swan

Dr. Peter Swan, associate professor of logistics and operations management in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration and Hummelstown, Pennsylvania resident, along with three co-authors, recently received the E. Grosvenor Plowman Award for the best research paper for their paper titled, "Exploring the Use of the Upper-Semi Variance as a Robust Estimator For Setting a Base Stock Inventory Policy" at the 2014 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Educators Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:48am
Dr. Ozge Aybat

Dr. Ozge Aybat, assistant professor of marketing in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, will present “Feedback on Task Completion: Do We All Appreciate this Information” on Wednesday, December 10 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:00am

Penn State Harrisburg recently presented Alumni Achievement Awards to one graduate of each of the five academic schools who demonstrates outstanding professional accomplishment. The awards, bestowed during the Alumni Awards Dinner on October 16, honor a diverse collection of talents and accomplishments from across the college.

See photos of Alumni Achievement Award Winners

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:33pm
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Dr. Raymond Gibney Jr., associate professor of management in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, will present “A Social Exchange Perspective on Student Retention and University Support Intentions” on Wednesday, October 22 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:36am
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Dr. Ozge Aybat, assistant professor of marketing in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, will present “Feedback on Task Completion: Do We All Appreciate this Information” on Wednesday, October 15 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Dr. Aybat’s research interests include impact of emotions on consumer behavior, self-control and indulgent consumptions, cultural differences in decision making. Her teaching interests include marketing research, principles of marketing and marketing management.

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:39pm

Several Penn State Harrisburg School of Business Administration accounting students have been honored by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). 

Patrick A. Klinger, of Elizabethtown, PA, was awarded a $5,000 Multi-Year Renewable Scholarship, as well as the Joseph F. Taricani Memorial Scholarship, a one-year award of $2,000.

Adam Frutiger, of Camp Hill, PA and Jonathan Garber, of Elizabethtown, PA, each received a $3,000 Multi-Year Renewable Scholarship.

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:44pm
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When it comes to playing the stock market, Patrick McKenna, an M.B.A. student in Penn State Harrisburg's School of Business Administration, may have it figured out.  McKenna, a Harrisburg resident, recently placed second among more than 7500 competitors in the national Wall Street Journal Student Index Challenge.  

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 9:01am

Adam Frutiger received the 2014-15 Beta Gamma Sigma Exemplary Chapter Student Award. 

Frutiger, of Camp Hill, PA, is working on dual majors in accounting and finance. He anticipates graduating in May 2015. He is the son of Donald and Patricia Frutiger of Covington, LA.

The scholarship, awarded to deserving student members of the society, is available to undergraduate or master’s student members enrolled in a business administration program at a college or university accredited by AACSB International.

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:18pm
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Thirty-one students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration recently were inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes students in the top 10 percent of baccalaureate and top 20 percent of graduate programs at schools accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

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