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Thu, 02/19/2015 - 2:23pm

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 - 11:34am
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.

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 2:23pm

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspective on Currents Events panel titled “International Influences on the U.S. Economy” on Wednesday, February 4, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

The panel, moderated by Dr. David Buehler, assistant professor of economics, includes Dr. Nihal Bayraktar, associate professor of economics; Dr. Indrit Hoxha, assistant professor of economics; as well as Dr. Dmitriy Krichevskiy, assistant professor of economics, Elizabethtown College.

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.

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