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Business Administration News

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:01am

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 - 3:18pm
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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.

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 12:00am

This semester, Penn State Harrisburg School of Business Administration marketing students competed in a case presentation challenge at a regional conference of the American Marketing Association hosted by Penn State’s Smeal College of Business.  This was the first time Penn State Harrisburg marketing students participated in the event.

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 2:44pm
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Penn State Harrisburg recently honored students for accomplishments in academics, service, and leadership at the 2014 Student Awards Ceremony.

View the award descriptions and a Flickr slideshow of the students.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:56am
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Penn State Harrisburg will hold its spring commencement on Sunday, May 11 at 9:30 a.m. at the Giant Center, Hershey.  More than 750 degrees will be conferred at the ceremony.

Thomas J. Lynch, chairman and chief executive officer at TE Connectivity, will give the keynote address.  Lynch has served as the company’s chief executive officer since January 2006 and was elected chairman of the board in January 2013.  TE Connectivity is a multi-national company involved in the design and manufacture of products that connect and protect power and data flow.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 1:00am
Inside Lloyd's of London

You don’t just stop by Lloyd’s of London for an unannounced visit. Even if you happen to be in London.

Access to the world’s most famous insurance market is limited to registered Lloyd’s brokers or invited visitors.  But a group of Penn State Harrisburg finance majors was able to get a rare look inside Lloyd’s during the college’s most recent international study tour to London in March. Their visit was possible through a connection with Lloyd’s that was made by Penn State Harrisburg alumna Christine Sears. Sears, a long-time member of the Penn State Harrisburg Board of Advisers, is executive vice president and chief operating officer of Penn National Insurance in Harrisburg.

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:43am
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The School of Business Administration at Penn State Harrisburg has installed a 10’ x 6’ high-definition video information wall and an electronic stock ticker on the third floor of the Olmsted Building near the school’s offices. 

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 2:05pm

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 in October, honor a diverse collection of talents and accomplishments from across the college.

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 4:09pm
Secretary Schoch

Pennsylvania Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch will deliver the keynote address at Penn State Harrisburg’s December 21 commencement ceremony.

Tue, 10/15/2013 - 2:29pm

Dr. Rhoda Joseph, associate professor of information systems, will present Big Data and T-Government on Wednesday, October 16 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge.

The discussion will focus on electronic government and transformational government, which is the use of computer-based information and communications technologies (ICT) to improve the delivery of public services.

Other topics of the discussion include information technology in emerging economics, big data and business analytics.

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