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Dr. Ali to discuss child labor and human rights

Dr. Mohammad Ali will present “Child labor as a complex human rights phenomenon: A case study in Pakistan’s brick-making industry” on Wednesday, October 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
Sell-A-Thon Students

Harrisburg students compete nationally at Pi Sigma Epsilon Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon

For a team of students from Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, participating in the Pi Sigma Epsilon Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon in St. Louis, Missouri, this spring was an opportunity to compete nationally with other business students from across the country.
Sell-A-Thon Students

Harrisburg students succeed in business at national Pi Sigma Epsilon Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon

Students who participated in the national Pi Sigma Epsilon Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon included, from left to right, Jake H. Nickalls, Samantha Pazos, Irenitemi Famadewa, Tanushree B. Lahiry, and Kenshay Kerr.

Business administration student receives SHRM Assurance of Learning Certificate

Hannah Witwer of Hershey, Pennsylvania, majoring in marketing, received the Assurance of Learning Certificate at the Advanced Level of Knowledge from the Society of Human Resource Management. She was part of the first cohort at Penn State Harrisburg to take the test and successfully passed it.

Graduate students take on special projects benefiting community veterans

Samantha Schaffer and Tyler Patton, students in Penn State Harrisburg’s master of professional accounting program in the School of Business Administration, recently completed projects benefiting local veterans’ organizations. As part of a special topics course, the students assisted two organizations with creating bylaws and gaining tax-exempt statuses from the state and federal governments.
Kohl's competition team

Business students take on Kohl’s competition two years in a row

For the second year in a row, four students in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration were among the 12 teams invited to travel to Kohl’s corporate headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to have their ideas heard by Kohl’s executives.
Kohl's competition team

Business students take on Kohl’s competition two years in a row

The Penn State team, composed of Pranav Jain, Isabella Yost, Michael Zinn and Erica Noss, were among 12 teams invited to travel to Kohl’s corporate headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to have their ideas heard by Kohl’s executives. 

Beta Gamma Sigma Inductees

School of Business Administration students inducted into international honor society

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.

Focus Brands Group President Kat Cole

Focus Brands Group President Kat Cole shares secrets of sweet success

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.

Penn State Harrisburg graduate David Yang lands golden opportunity with L'Oréal

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. 

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