On September 18, 2012, The Center for Financial Policy (CFP) and the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) hosted Charles Waigi, a retired Kenyan dignitary, educator, one of East Africa's visionary leaders, and a 2012 Williams Bicentennial Medalist, to speak at the Robert H. Smith School of Business to an audience of students and faculty about various aspects of global philanthropy.
A little rain didn’t stop students from coming out to meet recruiters at the first ever “Big Four” Accounting Day, Sept. 6, 2012, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The “Big Four” accounting firms — Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) — welcomed undergraduates and master’s students studying accounting . The students and recruiters mingled over a barbeque lunch under tents in the outdoor courtyard of Van Munching Hall.
A trio of social entrepreneurs with industry success in technology, law and fashion are appointees to the inaugural Social-Entrepreneur-In-Residence team at the Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland.
With classes looming only days away, the College Park Scholars at the University of Maryland piled onto buses and headed out into the community to participate in the program’s 17th Annual Service Day on Aug. 27, 2012. Scholars from the Business, Society and Economics program headed to Silver Spring, Md., to donate their time to a local homeless shelter.
Thanks to student praise, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business ranks No. 4 in the country for entrepreneurship, according to the 2013 guide of the Top 10 Colleges for Aspiring Entrepreneurs by Unigo.
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.