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Smith Commencement Set for Dec. 22

Dec 19, 2013
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On Sunday, Dec. 22, at Cole Field House on the campus of the University of Maryland at College Park, the class of December 2013 will graduate from the Robert H. Smith School of Business. 

This Smith School commencement, starting 1 p.m., involves 180 undergraduates, 450 MBA and MS students, and three PhDs, who will receive their diplomas upon the completion of their degrees. 

Commencement speakers include undergraduate Alaina Rothstein and graduate Andy Cooney.

Rothstein will graduate as a double major in supply chain management and operations management with a Bachelor of Science degree. Originally from the Chicagoland area, Rothstein interned at in the summer of 2013 and served as president of the Supply Chain Management Society at Smith. Upon graduation, she will join Nestlé as a sourcing specialist. 

Cooney is an MBA and Master’s in Finance dual-degree graduate from Rockville, Md. A Maryland native and lifelong Terp fan, Cooney received a Bachelor’s of Science in Applied Network and Systems Administration from Rochester Institute of Technology. He works at Logistics Management Institute in McLean, Va.

For those unable to attend this year’s Smith Commencement ceremony, it will also be streamed live.


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.