The Smith School welcomes hundreds of new faces this fall -- all ready to start an exciting new school year at the University of Maryland. MBA students and MS students were the first to arrive at Van Munching Hall in mid-August for orientations that included special speakers and team-building activities. For four years now, Ernst & Young has hosted the Freshmen Fellows Orientation at Smith, welcoming bright-eyed, eager students to the top-ranked business school. This year’s orientation took place on Aug.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland opened its doors to its newest class of part-time MBA students on Aug. 18 for the 2012 orientation.
Some of Smith’s busiest students, this group of MBAs are students part-time and employed full-time. Because of that, their classes can take place on evenings during the week or on a full day of class on Saturday.
To get them used to this new and busy schedule, part-time orientation was held on a Saturday and was packed full of information about their years to come as members
Freshmen Orientation [fresh-muhn awr-ee-uhn-tey-shuhn] noun
- The beginning of a student’s college experience.
- An exciting, scary, nerve-wracking day filled with a ton of fresh faces, a newfound sense of independence, a whole lot of information.
A landmark beginning to every student’s college career, freshmen orientation is a day highly anticipated by soon-to-be college freshmen everywhere.
As Hurricane Isaac cleanup is underway, experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on topics related to disaster management.
Smith faculty and administrators can discuss recent developments in grassroots- and IT-related applications to management and recovery efforts, plus supply chain disruption, including oil and gas production and pricing.
The Smith School has an in-house broadcast facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.
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