This semester, undergraduate students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business launched the Diversity Empowerment Council (DEC). With a vision to help represent and expand diversity within Smith, the DEC will focus on strengthening unity, student integration and academic excellence.
On Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, the Office of Undergraduate Programs and Smith School Women’s Society at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the Second Annual Future Women in Business Conference.
Each year, undergraduate students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business travel to New York City to explore potential careers and visit with UMD-Smith alumni. This year, nearly 200 students and 10 faculty/staff chaperones made the trip, Oct. 23-24, 2014.
For the past six years, undergraduate students from adjunct professor Joe Rinaldi’s Futures, Options and Derivatives class at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business have attended the Barron’s Roundtable to meet some of the top investors in the country. This year, four students, led by Rinaldi, attended the conference titled “The Art Of Successful Investing” on Oct. 22, 2014 at the Metropolitan Club in New York.
Working professionals must expand their definitions of diversity to include more than just race and gender, U.S. Office of Diversity & Inclusion Director Veronica Villalobos told faculty, staff and students on Oct. 31, 2014, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Finance majors at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hold three of the top five spots in a September ranking of Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) scores.
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Kristin is one of the the biggest cheerleaders for Smith undergrads. From orientation to graduation, Kristin LaRiviere is always there for Smith undergraduates. Focusing on the freshman experience, she pushes students outside of their comfort zones, encouraging them to fully engage with their peers. recruiters and the Smith community.
“Entrepreneurs can’t hide behind labels,” advised Ed Fantegrossi, CEO of Geographic Network Affiliates-Int’l and one of the four business executives who participated in Wednesday night’s Dedication to Community Tour (D2C) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “You have to be you, and don’t worry about what others think. Be better the next day than you were before.”
Frank Auditorium was filled and attendees were on the edge of their seats on Sept. 30, 2014, at the BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership for a fascinating discussion about the moral psychology of economic life and strife.