Baltimore’s Biopark was abuzz on Friday, May 4, 2012, at the Inaugural Smith School Business Summit. Hosted by the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, the event brought together more than 250 people, including Smith School students, faculty, staff, alumni, and Baltimore-area business leaders for an exciting night of networking and collaborative thought leadership.
“The world belongs to those who show up.”
– Pat Cleveland, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies
It would be a huge understatement to say that people came to Pat Cleveland’s going away ceremony to acknowledge her accomplishments as associate dean of undergraduate studies at the Robert
Gerard Hoberg, associate professor of finance, on the Facebook IPO:
Rosie Ferrarro, assistant professor of marketing, received her PhD from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Her research interests focus on consumer behavior, specifically the effects of nonconscious social influence on choice and preference and the effects of external threats on consumption behavior.
Some children dream of being astronauts or firefighters or rock stars. Sandra Brummitt, director of investor relations for Constellation Energy, always knew she wanted to be an accountant. But the executive MBA program at the Smith School helped Sandra take her skills in a new direction and pursue some career-stretching opportunities.