Center Events

Listing by year of Center events


April 25: International Learning Opportunities for Business School Faculties: EDGE and the Fulbright Process, Dr. Kristina Detelj, Dr. Anne Hoag, Tiffany MacQuarrie, Dr. Jeanette Miller, Dr. Sylvester Osagie, 120 Business Building, 2:30-4:00 pm. Watch the full video.

April 23: Brownbag lunch research presentation, Mehmet Canayaz, assistant professor of finance, will present "Financial Consequences of China’s Belt and Road Initiative" 120 Business Building, 12 pm.

April 18: Visiting International Business Scholar seriesRam Mudambi, Frank M. Speakman Professor of Strategic Management, Fox School of Business and Management, Temple University, will present "Migrants' Human Capital and Social Capital: Implications for Immigration Policy," 126 Business Building, 3-4 pm. 

March 20: Current Challenges to Global Trade, 126 Business Building and Zoom, 3:00-4:30 pm. Panelists include: Dr. Johannes Fedderke (Professor of International Affairs and African Studies), Mr. Bill Lane (former Caterpillar executive), and Dr. Bumba Mukherjee (Professor of Political Science). Watch the full video.

February 21: CGBS Spins the Globe: Jiro Yoshida discusses Japan, 121 Business Building (brown bag lunch)


October 11: "We Are! Working in International Business" panel

The Center for Global Business Studies along with Smeal Business Career Center and Smeal Alumni Career Services is hosting a panel of Penn State Smeal alumni on working in international business. After the presentation, take advantage of the opportunity to network with alumni within your desired career field! CGBS panelists include: Joey Ly, David Basmajian and Daniil Ternovskyi.

May 25: "Central Pennsylvania International Business Conference - Learning from Each Other"

The Center for Global Business Studies, along with SEDA-COG, are hosting a conference for central Pennsylvania companies who export or are otherwise engaged in international business (IB).


7:45-8:15: Continental breakfast

8:15-8:45 Welcome and Introduction by Professor Terrence Guay, Associate Dean for International Programs and Director of the Center for Global Business Studies

8:45-9:15 “Overview of the PA Trade & Investment Program and GAP program” by Jen Black, Executive Director Office of International Business Development

9:15-10:00 “Current State of the Supply Chain Crisis” by Professor Steve Tracy, Director of the Center for Supply Chain Research, Smeal College of Business

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:00 “Trends in Sustainability” by Professor Meg Meloy, Chair Department of Marketing

11:00-11:30 “Employment and Internship Trends” by Ashley Rippey, Director of Business Career Center, Smeal College of Business

11:30-12:15 Panel Discussion by Successful Exporting Companies, moderated by Noelle Long, SEDA-COG   

12:15-1:00 Closing remarks and networking lunch

Register here by May 1.

Past Events