Penn State Alumni Sustainability speaker series. World Environment Center.

Smeal Citizenship Conference

The Smeal College of Business and Net Impact team up to host the Smeal Citizenship Conference, the biggest student-run sustainability event of the year at Penn State. Our goal is to create opportunities for professionals and students to connect, discuss, and amplify the growing and essential business of sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and ethics.

Smeal Sustainability Case Competition

Engaging hundreds of students from the nation’s top business schools, Smeal Sustainability Case Competition has featured social enterprises like the fintech firm CNote and large multinationals like PepsiCo. Students get a unique opportunity to wrestle with a real-world, contemporary business challenge, interact with industry leaders, and compete for prize money.

Speaker Series

Smeal regularly hosts academic and industry experts who share their perspective, advice and experiences with faculty, students, staff and the community. Penn State University also offers the Sustainability Showcase, a weekly speaker series featuring scholars, educators, entrepreneurs and corporate executives.