Evan Lutz, a 2014 alumnus of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is scheduled to appear on ABC’s Shark Tank on Jan. 8, 2016, to pitch Hungry Harvest, a company that ships surplus produce destined for waste to local families and businesses. Shark Tank is a reality television show where budding entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of high-powered investors.
DAR - Alumni / Giving
On Dec. 20, 2015, 700 students graduated from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The commencement ceremony was held at the Xfinity Center, University of Maryland’s College Park campus.
The Center for Leadership, Innovation, and Change (CLIC) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is sponsoring a panel on the “Business Athletes” leadership model at the Smith School Business Summit on Nov. 13, 2015, in Baltimore.
This is a critical time in the life of the Smith School, and active engagement by the alumni community is more important than ever.
Women on the Terrapins Final Four team aren’t the only ones with basketball skills at UMD. On Feb. 27, 2015, more than 350 fans filled Ritchie Coliseum for Smith’s inaugural Court Classic, a tournament of student, alumni and faculty/staff teams.
This past summer, 24 UMD undergraduate students traveled to Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador through the Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps (MSEC) program. They deeply impacted communities across both countries by supporting the creation of businesses selling life changing products, including eye glasses, cook stoves and water filtration systems. At this Showcase & Celebration students will share the transformative experience of working with entrepreneurs in a unique economic and cultural environment.
Alums and their families are invited to walkthrough the college and learn more about the Smith admissions process.
Join us for the A. James Clark School of Engineering and Robert H. Smith School of Business Alumni and Friends Reception featuring UMD student start-ups and in collaboration with the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, Startup Shell, and MTech programs.
Cocktails and appetizers will be served. RSVP by October 6, 2015.
- Dr. Darryll J. Pines, Dean of A. James Clark School of Engineering
- Dr. Alexander Triantis, Dean of Robert H. Smith School of Business