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 Bobby Ettore.

Bobby Ettore, President

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A native of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Bobby is a 2011 graduate from Penn State with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. While attending Penn State, Bobby was a member of the Army ROTC program and upon graduation in 2011 was commissioned as an Armor Officer in the U.S. Army. Bobby completed seven years of service, reaching the rank of Captain. During his time in the Army, Bobby served with the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii and the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas. From 2016-2017, Bobby deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. In August 2018, Bobby left the service to pursue an MBA from his alma mater, Penn State.

Bobby is the President of the Military & Veteran Association and serves as an ambassador with the admission and recruiting department. This summer, Bobby will be traveling to Houston, Texas for a summer MBA internship with Chevron in their procurement and supply chain management division.  

 

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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