Fred Hurvitz

Kohl's Professor of Practice in Retail
Department: Marketing
Office: 458 Business Building
Phone: 814-863-3795
Fax: 814-865-3015


Fred Hurvitz is the Kohl's Professor of Practice in Retail Studies.  In addition to teaching various marketing courses, his specialy is Retail & Merchandise Management.  Mr. Hurvitz spent nearly 20 years in the private sector as a local businessman in the State College community. He earned his MBA degree while owning and managing several local retail establishments. He taught his first retail course in 1977 while pursuing this degree. In 1988, Mr. Hurvitz divested himself of most of his retail business interests in order to devote most of his time to teaching a variety of different marketing courses for the marketing department.


Service Marketing
Retail Management
Merchandise Management
Sales Management


M.B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1977

B.S., Accounting, Pennsylvania State University, 1969