Four undergrads from the Robert H. Smith School of Business recently experienced a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet and hear from investing luminaries at one place, at one time – the Oct. 22 Barron’s Roundtable at New York City’s Metropolitan Club.
In May 2012, 30 business and engineering students from the Hinman CEOs entrepreneurship program and the College Park Scholars program at the University of Maryland traveled to Silicon Valley to experience firsthand the area’s culture of innovation. Over the course of five days the students visited 16 companies ranging from recently founded startups to mature companies such as Google and Cisco. Established by Mark Wellman -- Distinguished Tyser Teaching Fellow at the Robert H.
College Park, Md. – September 24, 2012 – The University of Maryland is one of the best in the nation for entrepreneurship education, according to a ranking published today by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The university’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business is recognized for its leading entrepreneurship programs for undergraduate and graduate students, ranking No. 14 and No....
College Park, Md. – September 24, 2012 – The University of Maryland is one of the best in the nation for entrepreneurship education, according to a ranking published today by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The university’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business is recognized for its leading entrepreneurship programs for undergraduate and graduate students, ranking No. 14 and No. 24 respectively.
Information Systems, Supply Chain Management recognized in Top 10
A little rain didn’t stop students from coming out to meet recruiters at the first ever “Big Four” Accounting Day, Sept. 6, 2012, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The “Big Four” accounting firms — Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) — welcomed undergraduates and master’s students studying accounting . The students and recruiters mingled over a barbeque lunch under tents in the outdoor courtyard of Van Munching Hall.
With classes looming only days away, the College Park Scholars at the University of Maryland piled onto buses and headed out into the community to participate in the program’s 17th Annual Service Day on Aug. 27, 2012. Scholars from the Business, Society and Economics program headed to Silver Spring, Md., to donate their time to a local homeless shelter.
The Smith School welcomes hundreds of new faces this fall -- all ready to start an exciting new school year at the University of Maryland. MBA students and MS students were the first to arrive at Van Munching Hall in mid-August for orientations that included special speakers and team-building activities. For four years now, Ernst & Young has hosted the Freshmen Fellows Orientation at Smith, welcoming bright-eyed, eager students to the top-ranked business school. This year’s orientation took place on Aug.
Freshmen Orientation [fresh-muhn awr-ee-uhn-tey-shuhn] noun
- The beginning of a student’s college experience.
- An exciting, scary, nerve-wracking day filled with a ton of fresh faces, a newfound sense of independence, a whole lot of information.
A landmark beginning to every student’s college career, freshmen orientation is a day highly anticipated by soon-to-be college freshmen everywhere.