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Gartner ranks Penn State #1 in graduate supply chain education in 2020

Penn State Smeal College of Business again retains the top spot in Gartner rankings for best graduate supply chain education in North America. Penn State has held this position for more than a decade. Read more about the rankings.

Online Programs Deliver Virtual Residencies Amid Pandemic

This past summer, Penn State Smeal College of Business quickly adapted its in-person residencies to take place via Zoom. Thanks to Smeal's expertise in online delivery, hundreds of supply chain management and MBA students were able to confidently network and participate in team-building exercises without leaving home. Read about their experiences.

Penn State named most recognized in U.S. News’ Best Online Programs rankings

Penn State received six top-10 placements in the 2019 rankings, making it the most recognized institution among hundreds of college and universities for the third straight year. Learn more about this honor.

Supply chain student, father, and marine reconnects with family

A Marine Corps officer and father of three earns world-class education while balancing family obligations. Learn more about this exceptional adult student.

Penn State World Campus receives accolades for its commitment to serving the military

Penn State is once again included in the “Best for Vets” 2019 rankings. More than 4,000 military-affiliated students are enrolled in online programs through Penn State World Campus.  Read more about Military Times’ most recent rankings.

Master of Supply Chain Management student featured as a Super Penn Stater

Master's in SCM student Oluwafemi Bamgbose arrived in the United States ten years ago from Nigeria. Since that time he has worked various jobs, and become a World Campus student, all while supporting family in Nigeria. Read this Super Penn Stater's story on the Penn State World Campus Facebook page.

Penn State supply chain programs top ranked by industry practitioners

SCM World, supply chain research and education organization, published its members' rankings for the best sources of supply chain talent. SCM World members named the three professional certifications they deem "most valuable" as markers of supply chain talent, and the three universities and business schools they believe are "most valuable" as producers of supply chain talent. Penn State ranked third for top professional supply chain programs. Read the full story in CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly.