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Business Administration News

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:52am
Beta Gamma Sigma Inductees

Twenty-six students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration were recently inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, an honor society recognizing business excellence.

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 9:57am
Focus Brands Group President Kat Cole visited Penn State Harrisburg to speak at the School of Business Administration alumni

Kat Cole has made her mark as a top executive with the $3 billion company that owns brands like Auntie Anne’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Cinnabon and Carvel. A well known young executive, in 2012 she was featured on the TV show, “Undercover Boss.” In 2013, she made Fortune Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 list.

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:27am

When 30,000 candidates applied for a coveted management training program at L'Oréal, the Fortune 500 cosmetics company, only 60 would be selected. 

One of the 60 was David Hung Yang, a 2015 Penn State Harrisburg graduate with degrees in management and marketing. 

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 4:52pm
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Eleven students from the Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration were recently inducted into Mu Kappa Tau, a national honor society that recognizes top students that are majoring in marketing.

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 4:27pm
Gunther Gochenauer presents on students' experience attending the SANS Security conference.

Students in Penn State Harrisburg’s Cyber Lions club, a student-run organization that focuses on extending information systems technology and security and risk analysis education beyond the classroom, attended the SANS Security East Conference early this semester in New Orleans, Louisiana. The group, which included Edward Corbett; Katlynn Lenker; Jared Trigilli; Gunther Gochenauer; and Jayson Coulter, gained valuable knowledge and trained alongside experienced professionals.

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 4:28pm

Two Penn State Harrisburg programs have been named in the U.S. News and World Report list of top graduate schools for 2018. The MBA offered in the School of Business Administration has been included in the publication’s part-time MBA list and degrees in education offered in the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education have been named on the publication’s list of schools of education that offer a doctorate.

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 8:59am

Dr. Richard Brown, assistant professor of management in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration will present “The Financial Payout to Corporate Lobbying and Political Connections in the Oil and Gas Industry” on Wednesday, April 12 from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 8:58am
Penn State Harrisburg Student Investment Committee members meet regularly to discuss how to invest wisely to grow funds

With the stock market reaching record highs in 2017 and the Dow Jones topping the 21,000 mark for the first time in history, investing in the stock market would seem to be a sure win. 

A group of finance and business majors at Penn State Harrisburg are about to find out. The Student Investment Committee will be taking their academic background in finance and turning it into a real-life experience investing real money in the stock market. 

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 10:56am

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State is accepting applications for its new online graduate certificate in accounting that has been designed to supplement the educational credit requirements necessary for CPA licensure in most states.

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 8:54am

Penn State Harrisburg faculty and staff will discuss their works, published during the past year, at the college’s annual Creativity, Publishing, and Book Signing Celebration on March 23 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

Open to the public, the event will honor college community members and their collaborators whose recent works include publications on art, politics, education, culture and diversity. Featured publications will be available for purchase and authors will be on hand to sign copies of their works.

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