College Park, Md. – September 8, 2011 – The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has renamed the Capital Access Network, its prominent angel investor network, to the Dingman Center Angels. The group is one of the most active in the Washington-Baltimore region and continues to fuel startups, in the past year alone increasing membership by more than 30 percent and investing in six seed stage companies.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomed 19 new doctoral students to its eight individual business programs in fall 2011, making total enrollment in the program 100. The incoming class is diverse and hails from around the world, including the U.S., China, Korea, India, and France.
College Park, Md. – September 6, 2011 — The Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business named six prominent business leaders to form its advisory board. The center launched in September 2009 with a mission to create and educate global leaders to use business as a vehicle for social and environmental change.
The Center for Social Value Creation led the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business to a No. 37 global ranking (No. 28 U.S.) in the Aspen Institute’s 2011-2012 “Beyond Grey Pinstripes” survey of business schools. Schools are recognized for demonstrating significant leadership in integrating social, environmental and ethical issues into their MBA programs.
College Park, Md. – Aug. 29, 2011 – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted its annual Freshman Fellows Orientation Program, sponsored by Ernst & Young. Staffed by representatives from both the Smith School and Ernst & Young, the day kicked off with group icebreakers and several songs performed by UMD a capella group, The Generics.
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.