Smeal MBA Military and Veterans' Association

The Smeal Military Veterans Association provides MBA Admissions, the MBA Student Body, and veterans at the Smeal College of Business with support for recruiting, professional development, and leadership service throughout the academic year in order to create and sustain a mutually beneficial relationship between the College and its veterans.

The Smeal Military Veterans Association provides MBA Admissions, the MBA Student Body, and veterans at the Smeal College of Business with support for recruiting, professional development, and leadership service throughout the academic year in order to create and sustain a mutually beneficial relationship between the College and its veterans.

Values

  • Service: Smeal Military Veterans are known for their record of national service. This enduring commitment is evident in their continued effort.
  • Honor: Smeal Military Veterans live up to the highest ethical standards of their respective branch, and those of the Smeal College of Business.
  • Leadership: Smeal Military Veterans will be sought for their leadership training and experience, and will be a practical knowledge base for the College on the matter.

Veteran's Early Registration

Military members who are current Penn State students may be eligible for early course registration each semester. For more information and to determine eligibility, please visit the Office of Veterans Program's webpage at http://equity.psu.edu/veterans/priorreghonorcord.

Officer Bios

Portrait of Miles Okeefe.

Miles Okeefe, President

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Born and raised in State College, Pennsylvania, Miles went to Pennsylvania State University from 2009-2013 for undergrad and majored in Crime, Law and Justice. He was in the Naval ROTC throughout college and commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. After completing basic officer training in Quantico, Virginia, Miles was designated as an Intelligence Officer. He was assigned to Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii from 2014-2017 where he served as a platoon commander and company commander for an intelligence company. During this time, he worked in Okinawa, the Philippines, and South Korea. From 2017-2020 he was stationed at Fort Meade, MD as an operations officer at the National Security Agency. He deployed twice to the Middle East during this period. Miles left active duty as a Captain in November 2020 to pursue an MBA and transition into the private sector. Miles is the President of the Military & Veteran Association and is currently concentrating on Finance and Supply Chain.

Alumni Military MBA Students
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Portrait of 2018 Military MBAs. 2018
1st Year Military MBAs 2015
2nd Year Military MBAs 2014
2013-2014 Military MBAs 2013-2014