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Business Administration News

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:33pm
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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.

Dr. Gibney’s research interests include individual-collective exchange relationships and perceived organizational obstruction. His teaching interests include human resource management and organizational behavior.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 11:36am
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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 - 1:39pm

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 - 2:44pm
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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 - 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.

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