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!"
Many universities face academic and administrative business processes that are inefficient and ineffective, yet seemingly immune to improvement. Despite significant investments of human, capital, and IT resources, there can be little resulting payback.
Calling all Smith students, alumni, faculty, and staff! Whether you’re working a full-time job, studying at an internship or vacationing, we’d love for you to send us a short video clip (approximately 30 seconds) showing off your dance moves and Terp pride.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the "13th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders" for 2016, as recommended by members of its faculty and administrators.
On May 20, 2016, 1,200 students graduated from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business with bachelors’, masters’ and doctoral degrees. The commencement ceremonies were held at the Xfinity Center on the university’s College Park campus.
Staff members from the Office of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business marked the first day in the office after the graduation of the Class of 2016 by volunteering with A Wider Circle, a local nonprofit dedicated to ending poverty in our community.