Philadelphia Flyers founder and Comcast-Spectacor chairman Ed Snider ’55 performed double duty on Sept. 29, 2015, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. First he helped celebrate the opening of new offices for the Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets. Then he shared the foundational values for his business at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics, and Leadership.
At the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, we have created a cluster of Centers of Excellence that serve as the intersection of scholarship and the marketplace, putting breakthrough research at the service of students and companies.
Go ahead and call Ed Snider ’55 a capitalist. The Philadelphia Flyers founder and Comcast-Spectacor chairman has proudly used the principles of voluntary exchange to bring jobs, tax revenue and back-to-back Stanley Cups to his adoptive city. "It pains me when I see the pope say that capitalism is terrible," Snider said Tuesday during the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics, and Leadership at the Smith
On Monday, September 21, 2015, approximately 120 undergraduate students from seven finance fellows programs at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business attended the Finance Fellows Annual Networking Night at the Riggs Alumni Center. Students interacted with 27 professionals from the field of finance who came to share their career experience and expertise to help students explore possible career paths within finance.
Can you have a high-powered job and also a rewarding life outside work? Do ambitious companies have any incentive to make this happen? And are market forces sufficient to make sure that workers with families or sick relatives are treated fairly by managers? These were among the questions raised during a recent lunchtime debate featuring Smith School professors Rajshree Agarwal, Christine Beckman and Waverly Ding.