ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J.-March, 12, 2008-It's the Bulls vs. the Nittany Lions when CNBC's Jim Cramer takes on Penn State University on Wednesday, March 26th to kick off his 2008 "Mad Money Back to School" tour. The program will broadcast from Penn State's Smeal College of Business in front of a live studio audience of college students.
Cramer is the host of "Mad Money w/Jim Cramer," which airs weekdays on CNBC at 6PM & 11PM ET.
"I am thrilled to kick off the 2008 'Mad Money Back to School' tour in my home state of Pennsylvania," said Jim Cramer. "If Penn State's business school students are anything like its football fans it will be one of 'Mad Money's' best crowds ever."
"We are thrilled to welcome Jim Cramer and Mad Money to Penn State's Smeal College of Business," says Dean James B. Thomas. "Cramer brings an unrivaled energy and exuberance to the world of finance. He's been incredibly successful at getting young people, in particular, excited about business and the stock market. That's a goal we share at Smeal, so we aim to bring Cramer his largest, most spirited audience yet for a campus show."
The "Back to School" tour gives college students the chance to experience the energy, passion and excitement of its popular host by being a part of the studio audience. Previously, "Mad Money" traveled to Georgia Tech's School of Management, the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, Harvard Law School, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and Columbia Business School Boston College, Georgetown University, The Darden School of Business at The University of Virginia, the Red McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin and Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.
For a glimpse behind the scenes of the "Mad Money Back To School" tour please go to: http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=682231179&play=1 and view "Back to School: Extra Credit."
About "Mad Money with Jim Cramer:"
Jim Cramer believes that there is always a bull market somewhere and he wants to try to help you find it. Mad Money, airing weeknights on CNBC at 6 PM and 11 PM ET, takes viewers inside the mind of one of Wall Street's most respected and successful money managers for free. Jim is your personal guide through the confusing jungle of Wall Street investing, navigating through both opportunities and pitfalls with one goal in mind -- to try to help you make money. "Mad Money" features lively guest interviews, viewer calls and, most importantly, the unmatched, fiery opinions of Jim Cramer.
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