Faculty Kudos!

Curt Grimm Receives Prestigious University Award for Excellence in Research & Teaching

Join Us for Dr. Grimm’s Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Lecture on Oct. 7, 2010Curt Grimm

Curt Grimm, Dean’s Professor of Supply Chain and Strategy, was named one of the University of Maryland’s 2010-2011 Distinguished Scholar-Teachers. The honor goes to just five Maryland faculty each year and honors the rare combination of outstanding scholarly accomplishment with excellencein teaching. He delivered his Distinguished Scholar-Teacher lecture in Oct. 2010: “Competition: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.” FULL STORY 

Gary Cohen honored at Women's Soccer Faculty Appreciation Day

Gary Cohen, a lecturer in the Logistics, Business & Public Policy Department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, was honored on Oct. 29, 2009, at "Faculty Appreciation Day" by the University of Maryland's Women's Soccer Team.

Gary Cohen

"Mr. Cohen is appreciated by his students for his class discussions, which are filled with his own business experience, making it easy for us to make the connection between what we read in our books and its application to the business world. He challenges us to keep up with current business news and be able to articulate what we have discovered to our classmates. Most importantly, Mr. Cohen is concerned not only with our performance in his class, but our well-being and development as individuals. Always available to meet and be a listening, helpful ear, Mr. Cohen sets himself apart as a great example of someone who takes the time to prepare his students for life outside of the University of Maryland."

Gary Cohen honored at Women's Varsity Lacrosse Professor Appreciation Day

Gary Cohen, a lecturer in the Logistics, Business & Public Policy Department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, was honored on "Professor Appreciation Day" by the University of Maryland's Women's Varsity Lacrosse Team. Cohen was selected by varsity player Brittany Jones, a student in his BMGT477 class, as her favorite professor at the University of Maryland. Cohen was recognized on the field at halftime during the April 11th game against North Carolina.  

Jim Spina Wins Best Team Teaching Award from GSBA Zürich

Jim Spina, a lecturer in the management and organization department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, was selected as a recipient of the “Best Team Teaching Award” from the Graduate School of Business Administration Zϋrich (GSBA) in Switzerland. The award was presented on February 9, 2009 at the Zϋrich MBA Forum, the theme of which was “Management Challenges 2009.”  Full Story  

Mark Wellman Recognized as 2008 Outstanding Faculty Educator

University of Maryland students and their parents selected Mark Wellman, Tyser Teaching Fellow at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, with the 2008 Outstanding Faculty Educator Award. The award is presented each year by the Maryland Parents Association to honor a faculty member who demonstrates a deep commitment to providing an exemplary education experience for students. Wellman is a faculty member in the Smith School’s management and organization department and serves as director of the Business, Society & Economy program of the university’s College Park Scholars program. He will be honored at an award ceremony tomorrow at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center on campus. Full Story