On September 7, the Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomed a new wave of students, none of which were freshmen. This unique group of students are transfer students from far and near, and to them, a whole new world is about to reveal itself.
Dean Mullins sat down with Smith Sophomore, Maria Claudia Viera '19, to discuss how she is “pioneering her path” during her Smith Journey. Maria is in the process of earning a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre.
Employers know what it means to be a business student at the University of Maryland. It is getting increasingly harder to gain a direct admission into the Robert H. Smith School of Business, so when a student does, they are treated with apt respect and esteem. The students worked hard to get the attention of the school, and so employers work just as hard to get their attention in response. And so it is no surprise that on the first day of their college careers, the Smith Class of 2020 were already caught in the crossfire of a singularly peaceful and...
The Office of Diversity Initiatives at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to kick off the 2016-17 school year with a screening of the film Dream, Girl, a documentary that showcases inspiring success stories of female entrepreneurs. Join the women of Smith for the screening and post-screening discussion reception. Dream big with us on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m.
For the 21st year, freshmen at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business who are in the Business, Society and the Economy (BSE) program spent their first full day on campus participating in the Annual College Park Scholars Service Day. To date, 18,980 College Park Scholars from all programs have collaborated with 610 community partners and provided over 66,130 hours of volunteer effort. Freshmen are joined by upper class student team leaders, UMD staff and faculty.
On the blistering morning of Aug. 27, 2016, the Smith Freshman Class of 2020 congregated on the steps of the Xfinity Center, hounding for a place in the shade before reluctantly taking a class picture under the unrelenting sun. Yet, there was an excitement in the air not to be thwarted even by the heat. It was the kickoff event of the year: the Smith Leadership Institute, a day of inspirational storytelling on the importance of self-branding and networking.
A strategy firm founded by former Bill Clinton speechwriters has recognized a recent graduate from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business for “giving one of the best undergraduate student commencement speeches of 2016.” Rachel George, who completed dual marketing and English degrees in spring 2016, won second prize in the West Wing Writers inaugural Mortarboard Awards.
It may still feel like the middle of summer, but orientation events are already underway at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business for the 2016-17 school year.
Meet Michael Connolly, Smith’s new director of military and veteran affairs and a one-stop resource for service members during their entire association with Smith. As a student moves from curious prospect to current student to working alum, Connolly is a resource, confidant and concierge for anything they may need.
Our Smith Terps community at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business #CantStopTheFeeling this summer! We're showing off our dance moves and Terp pride to Justin Timberlake's hit song "Can't Stop the Feeling!"