Director's Message

Dr. Greg Filbeck

Dr. Greg Filbeck

Credit: Penn State Behrend

Excitement is in the air as we in the Black School of Business look to begin
implementing our Strategy 2028 plan this fall, based on the work of our Spring 2022 Strategic Planning Task Force.

This summer, we’re completing reviews of all undergraduate and graduate programs to include innovative changes based on feedback from stakeholders. We’ve been approved to offer our highly popular Project and Supply Chain Management degree through World Campus, beginning in Fall 2023.

At the same time, we’re launching new initiatives in both sustainability and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)—and developing a new video series featuring faculty members discussing their research.

Our newly launched Center for Family Business has received nearly $1 million in financial support to further the goal of helping family-owned businesses with programming, peer group involvement, networking opportunities, and more. The
center was featured in the June issue of Erie’s Manufacturer & Business Association

We hope you enjoy reading about the activities and accomplishments of our students, faculty, and staff in this issue of Business Briefs.

Dr. Greg Filbeck,
Director of the Black School of Business