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Integrated program leads to bachelor’s and MBA in five years

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration now offers an option for bachelor of science candidates in accounting, finance, information systems, management, marketing, and project and supply chain management to enroll in an integrated, continuous program of study leading to both the bachelor’s degree, as well as a master of business administration (MBA).
Norfolk Southern Railroad locomotive

Faculty research on railway security leads to new book

Richard Young, professor of supply chain management in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Business Administration, collaborated with Jeremy Plant, professor emeritus of public policy in the college’s School of Public Affairs, and retired Lt. Col. Gary Gordon, adjunct professor at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, on a book titled "Railway Security: Protecting Against Manmade and Natural Disasters," which provides an overview and assessment of the risks facing railways and rail networks.

Women’s mentoring program opens doors for Penn State Harrisburg students

The Executive Women's Mentoring Program provides women business students at Penn State Harrisburg a valuable opportunity to have a mentor in the corporate world.

Central Penn Business Journal honors three from Penn State Harrisburg

One current and two former Penn State Harrisburg students were recently named to Central Penn Business Journal’s annual Forty under 40 list.

Lee and Benfield to discuss a distributed research network

Roderick Lee, associate professor of information systems at Penn State Harrisburg's School of Business Administration, and Jake Benfield, associate professor of psychology at Penn State Abington, will present “Commonwealth Campuses Distributed Research Network” on Wednesday, Nov. 15 in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on the Harrisburg campus.
Alex and Mike

Students’ technology idea aims to help fight worldwide hunger

A supply chain management platform developed by five Penn State students could one day play a key role in fighting worldwide hunger.

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.

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