It was while writing a paper for his freshman English 101 class that Evan Ponchick, a College Park Scholars Business, Society, and the Economy alumnus, came up with an initiative that would help feed the homeless and save the university money. Now a junior, Ponchick has watched his vision turn into a reality.
The Smith School established the Krowe Teaching Excellence Awards to recognize those who have demonstrated superior teaching skills. The Smith School Teaching Enhancement Committee appoints an Ad Hoc Committee to recommend awardees based on nominations from students, faculty, and alumni. The awardees for 2012-2013 are as follows:
Ritu Agarwal (DO&IT) Recognized for excellent teaching ratings in various classes including MBA, PhD, EMBA, and Gemstone courses.
College Park, Md. — March 15, 2011 — The part-time MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked No. 17 in the latest edition of U.S.News & World Report’s “Americas Best Graduate Schools,” published today. Smith's program is the highest ranked part-time MBA program in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The report recognized the Smith School’s program and research strengths in a number of specialty categories, ranking the school’s information systems program No. 5, while supply
Experts on business and the economy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on the aftermath of the earthquake and devastating tsunami in Japan. Smith School experts can address the economic consequences and energy policy impacts; the use of technology and social media in disaster response; and the impact of the events on the bond market. The Smith School has a fiber-linked ReadyCam broadcast studio on premises for live and taped interviews.
College Park, Md. — March 14, 2011 — U.S. small business owners say they plan to add nearly 3.8 million jobs this year, according to the latest Small Business Success Index, released by the Center for Excellence in Service at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and partner Network Solutions LLC. The semiannual index surveys small business owners to measure the overall health of their businesses and understand how they are using technology.