College Park, Md. -- Sept. 14, 2010 -- The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is a favored source for accounting hires, according to a Wall Street Journal survey of recruiting executives released yesterday. Participants were asked to rank schools that produced the best-qualified graduates for their industries, overall and by major. Recruiters ranked the Smith School No. 7 for accounting and No. 21 for business. The University of Maryland as a whole ranked No. 8 on the survey.
Students, faculty and staff at the Robert H. School of Business and the University of Maryland, College Park, gathered in Frank Auditorium of Van Munching Hall to listen to Mechai Viravaidya, Thailand’s “Condom King,” talk about the eradication of poverty in his country.
Sixty-two percent of small business owners report they struggle to come up with new ideas that increase revenue. However, the thirty-seven percent of business owners who are successful in innovative marketing leverage Internet technologies to build brand awareness, generate business leads, engage with customers and develop new ideas.
Students at the University of Maryland, College Park, are invited to attend the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) Symposium on International Programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. The event takes place on Sept. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Frank Auditorium in Van Munching Hall, and is hosted by CIBER and the Smith Undergraduate Student Association (SUSA) as part of
CEO@Smith Speaker Series
Mayo Shattuck, Constellation Energy
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Frank Auditorium, Van Munching Hall
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20740
About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty masters, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.