Augustus Colangelo

Assistant Professor of Management
Department: Management and Organization
Office: 428 Business Building
Phone: 814-865-0381
Fax: 814-865-1237


Gus Colangelo is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Director of Outreach for the Smeal College of Business at Penn State University. He is responsible for Undergraduate Education, Student Records, Curriculum, Advising, Student Organizations, Corporate Associates, and Internships.

In his most recent industry experience, prior to joining Penn State, Gus was Vice President and Senior Associate at the Institute for Research and IFR Applications, Inc. He was responsible for design and implementation of management consulting programs in the area of organizational analysis and strategy.

Current Research

Student Adjustment ("Transfer Shock"),

Student Choice of Major Processes


Organizational Behavior, Group Dynamics
Ethical Decision Making, Corporate Social Responsibility, Public Policy
Organizational Strategy, Structure, and Culture


D.Ed., Higher Education, the Pennsylvania State University, 2009

M.S., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, the Pennsylvania State University, 1976

B.A., Psychology, University of New Hampshire, 1975


MGMT 301, Introduction to Management and Organizations

MGMT 451 W, Business, Ethics, and Society