Smeal Update: October 2, 2020

Supply Chain career fair goes virtual, doesn’t miss a beat

For the first time in its 19-year history, the Smeal Supply Chain and Information Systems Career Fair was held online instead of in-person. “Over three days, we hosted 94 companies, nearly 1,200 students, and logged more than 4,300 text chats, video chats and audio calls – impressive numbers considering the change in format,” says Tracie Shannon, administrative director of Smeal’s Center for Supply Chain Research® (CSCR®). Read the story. 

Tarriff Center website is now operational

The Tarriff Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility debuted its new website this week. The center is sponsoring a webinar at 6 p.m. Monday titled “Living Our Values: Ethically Navigating Your Early Career.” Register online for the webinar.

COVID Alert PA app another tool for fight against coronavirus

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) has introduced another tool in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. The COVID Alert PA app, which can be downloaded from Google Play or the App Store, is the official mobile app of the PA DOH and uses the Exposure Notification System provided by Apple and Google. The app protects your privacy and personal information and is completely anonymous. The app detects if users are in close contact with another app user and will notify you if you have had a potential exposure to someone who tested positive for COVID-19.