Smeal Update: May 13, 2022

Updating presidential references in print, online

As you know, Neeli Bundapudi became Penn State’s 19th president on Monday, succeeding Eric Barron. We’re sharing this reminder from Penn State Strategic Communications to think about any references to Penn State’s president that might appear in your area’s online or print materials, which may need to be edited or removed. Please make those changes by June 1.

Smeal in the News

Naumov quoted in story

Sergey Naumov, assistant professor of supply chain management, was quoted in a story on titled “Would a Cash for Clunkers program speed up electric vehicle adoption?” Read the story.

Staff years of service milestone

Lauren Bechtel, a program director for the Center for Supply Chain Research, is celebrating 10 years with Smeal this month.

Know someone who rocks? Nominate them!

Each month the Smeal Staff Advisory Committee names a You Rock! Award recipient. You can nominate a co-worker for the You Rock! Award online.

The Smeal Community Weekly Poll

Click this link to participate in this week’s survey. Results will be shared during the next Smeal Community Zoom, which is scheduled for 1 p.m. May 23.

Community Zoom, Update schedule changes

Next week’s Smeal Community Zoom has been canceled due to travel. The next scheduled Zoom will be May 23. After that, sessions will resume every other week beginning June 27. The dates for the rest of the year are as follows: July 11 and 25, Aug. 8 and 22, Sept. 6 and 19, Oct. 3, 17 and 31, Nov. 14 and 28 and Dec. 12. Smeal Update will also be shifting to every other week through the summer.