Penn State Harrisburg

Business Administration News

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 2:43pm
Kevin Harter

Penn State Harrisburg has named alumnus Kevin Harter as the college’s first professor of practice. As such, Harter, the former chairman, president and CEO of Saladax Biomedical, Inc., will lead Penn State Harrisburg’s new entrepreneurial center. He will serve jointly in the School of Business Administration and the School of Science, Engineering, and Technology.

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:23am
Supply chain illustration

Every day, thousands of items – from clothing to heavy equipment – arrive at U.S. ports, destined for retail shelves, warehouses and other locations across the country.

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:33am
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Penn State is launching two new online degrees in accounting that can help people take advantage of the projected career growth in this field.

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:56am
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Sixteen students from the Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration were recently 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.

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:44am

Penn State Harrisburg will host the 10th annual Student Symposium, celebrating student academic and creative achievements on Friday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 12:28pm

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Penn State Harrisburg’s human resource management concentration in the business management major has renewed its alignment with the society’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates through 2020.

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 11:47am
Jeffrey Foreman

Dr. Jeffrey Foreman, assistant professor of marketing in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, will present “Visual Metaphors and Consumer Understanding of Prescription Drug Advertising Messages” on Wednesday, April 8, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:23pm

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspective on Currents Events panel titled “The West Coast Shipping Strikes and Supply Chain Issues” on Wednesday, April 1, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

The discussion will focus on the effects of the recent West Coast shipping strikes on supply chain management.

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:23pm

Americans are generous, but skeptical. They give abundantly to charities – an estimated $218 billion in 2011 alone. But they are increasingly demanding transparency in the organizations they choose to support.

Dr. Roderick Lee, Penn State Harrisburg associate professor of information systems, and colleague Dr. Marie Blouin, assistant professor of accounting at Ithaca College, have been studying nonprofits and the ways they can use their websites to build trust with potential donors.

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:34pm
MBA

Dr. Rich Young, a Penn State Harrisburg professor of supply chain management, says that for MBA students who take an independent study course, the experience is kind of like “double dipping” – in a very positive way.

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