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                  The Smeal Business Club, Philadelphia Chapter is dedicated to enriching the professional lives of Smeal College alumni living in the greater Philadelphia area by providing opportunities for personal and professional development; networking and social interaction; while supporting the advancement of The Smeal College, The University, and the Penn State Alumni Association.

Whether you have been in the business world for many years or have just started on your career path, Smeal Business Club, Philadelphia Chapter provides you with the opportunity to network with fellow Penn State and Smeal alumni, take part in professional development events, networking, and get involved in supporting the advancement of the Smeal College, the greater Penn State University, and the Alumni Association.

The Smeal Business Club, Philadelphia Chapter is made up mostly of Penn State Smeal College graduates, but is open to all PSU alumni and friends of the University. 

Memberships are always free.

2016-2017 Executive Committee Members:
Melissa Schipke - President 
Marissa Presser - Vice President 
Jon Arthur - VP of Finance 
Susan Mock - VP of Membership 
Brian Laubscher - Adviser (Past President)


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  • The opportunity to network with fellow Penn State and Smeal alumni
  • Take part in professional development events and social activities
  • Get involved in supporting the advancement of the Smeal College and Penn State
  • Connect with other local opportunities with the PSAA Chapter in Philadelphia

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    Feb 6, 2018, 6 - 8 PM EST
    Cooperage: A Wine & Whiskey Bar, 123 South 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106

    Smeal Philly Networking for a Cause

    Please join us for happy hour in Philadelphia to support of our friends at the Penn State Abington LionShare. LionShare is Penn State Abington’s On-Campus Food Pantry that supports members of the P...

    Jan 8, 2018, 12 - 1 PM EST
    Philadelphia, PA, USA, Philadelphia, PA

    Smeal Philly January Leadership Call

    Description:Please join us for our monthly Smeal Philly Monthly Leadership Team planning call. Conference Line: (641) 715-3580 Access Code 237-695

    Nov 16, 2017, 6 - 8:30 PM EST
    1717 Arch St, 1717, Philadelphia, PA, 19103

    Smeal Philly Network Event: World Markets Update & Avoiding Financial Mistakes

    Join us for an evening of networking with an educational presentation on insights into world markets and best practices for avoiding financial mistakes! Featured speakers include Janney Montgomery Sco...

    Nov 13, 2017, 12 - 1 PM EST
    Philadelphia, PA, USA, Philadelphia, PA

    Smeal Leadership November Call

    Join the Smeal Leadership call for November to discuss upcoming plans and activities for the Smeal Philly Club. Conference Line: (641) 715-3580 Access Code 237-695

    Oct 10, 2017, 6 - 8:30 PM EST
    Philadelphia, PA, USA, Philadelphia, PA

    Alumni Insights with Dean Whiteman featuring Karla Trotman

    Alumni Insights is a regional speaker series focusing on Smeal graduates holding high-profile leadership positions in major metropolitan areas. During this series guests will enjoy mingling with fello...

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