Steve Bugajski, chief information officer for U.S. Steel; Brad Postema, chief investment officer for Erie Insurance Group; and Dan Levstek, president of MDL International, have been named executives in residence in the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend.
Global Boarders are a subset of Penn State Behrend students who have chosen to join an internationally focused living-learning community located on one floor of Trippe Hall. In Trippe, Global Boarders are sharing experiences that extend beyond the classroom in an atmosphere enriched by special academic and out-of-classroom opportunities.
George Emanuele, who is an executive-in-residence in the Black School of Business, will deliver the presentation “Perspective on the Economy and Financial Markets” at Penn State Behrend at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29.
Twenty-six states, including Pennsylvania, have no curriculum requirement for basic K-12 financial education. Faculty members and students at Penn State Behrend's Black School of Business are closing that knowledge gap by providing lesson plans and financial literacy training to teachers at more than 40 schools.
Students in the MBA program at the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend scored in the top 9 percent in the nation on the most recent Educational Testing Service (ETS) Master of Business Administration Major Field Test, a comprehensive assessment for program evaluation.
AACSB International has extended its accreditation of the Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend through 2022. Just 5 percent of the world's bachelor-level degree programs earn the AACSB distinction.
Five of the eight measures in the Erie Leading Index, an economic forecasting tool developed at Penn State Behrend's Black School of Business, showed growth between June and September. "The economy is adjusting," says Ken Louie, associate professor of economics at the college.
Adobe Creative Cloud skills have never been more valuable in today’s workforce, especially as students and recent graduates work to distinguish themselves from the competition. That’s one reason why Penn State Behrend’s Marketing Department decided to create the Adobe Skills Workshops.