On Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, 180 undergraduates, 450 MBA and MS students, and three PhDs graduated from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Dean Alex Triantis was the master of ceremonies for the event, which took place in Cole Field House. Surrounded by the soon-to-be alumni, faculty, staff, family members and friends, Dean Triantis congratulated the graduates and offered them this advice: “When something disrupts your plans, your career, your personal life -- focus on the opportunity. Embrace the disruption instead of...
Twenty MBA and MS Finance students from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland were accompanied by finance professor David Kass on a trip to Omaha, Nebraska, to meet with Warren Buffett on November 15, 2013.
On Nov. 20, Cliff Rossi, Professor of the Practice at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, gave the keynote presentation, "Five Years after the Crisis: An Introspective Look at Risk Management," at PRMIA and EY's CRO Risk Summit Dinner in NYC.
"What I would like to do here is to take stock of where risk management has evolved over the last 5 years," said Rossi. "With emphasis on three areas that will shape the direction of the profession going forward;...
“Enthusiastically go after every single day.” This was the message of BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly King’s Nov. 6 CEO@Smith presentation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
“Passion causes us to give it our all. Be passionate and purposeful about life – you can make a difference.”
These are words that King himself has lived by and words that are exemplified in his work at BB&T. King has served as chairman of BB...
Nigerian-born Mondiu Ladejobi, EMBA ’13, found using wire transfers to send money home inconvenient and plagued by poor service. Ladejobi used his time in Smith’s EMBA program to launch Payvius, an international money transfer service that uses mobile and cloud technology. Ladejobi is focused on rolling out Payvius to serve the Sub-Saharan Africa market...
College Park, Md. – November 11, 2013 – Teams from some the country’s top MBA programs went head to head in an intense match to offer the best pitch in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 7th annual Mergers and Acquisitions Competition, held Nov. 7-8 at the university’s College Park campus.
The team from the Smith School captured the event's $5,000 first prize. The team from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business placed second ($2,500) and MBAs from Southern Methodist University’s Edwin...
Seth Goldman, Founder and 'TEO' of Honest Tea, spoke to students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business on October 15, 2013.
Goldman signed copies of his new book and talked about the challenges of growing a company, and the satisfaction of creating a successful and socially responsible brand. The event was hosted by the Smith School’s Center for Social Value Creation and the...
It's a Masked Affair!
The PTMBA and FTMBA Associations of the Robert H. Smith School are hosting the 2013 Annual Fall Ball on Saturday November 2, 2013.
New Dean Alex Triantis will be the keynote speaker this year. Grab a mask, and join us for a masquerade night of cocktails, dinner, and dancing as we celebrate the Smith Community!
- When: Saturday, November 2, 2013
- Speaker: Dean Alex Triantis
- Location: JW Marriott in Washington, D.C.1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20004
Alex Triantis, dean of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, discusses recent rankings, the new Smith School website, summer renovations to Rudy's Cafe, and the school's new online MBA program in his fall 2013 video message.