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UMD’s Smith School Closes MBA Gender Gap in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 25, 2014) — Business schools nationwide have struggled to close the gender enrollment gap, but the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has found success with new programming options and personalized attention for part-time MBA students in Washington, D.C. Overall, about 45 percent of the 160 students who started evening or weekend programs this month in the nation’s capital are women — far above the industry average of 30 to 35 percent.

Smith School Holds Annual Diversity Event

diversity1The annual “Diversity at Smith” event was held at University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business on November 7, 2009. The main aim of the event was to provide prospective MBA candidates the opportunity to experience the Smith MBA. A large number of potential candidates turned up to benefit from the daylong event, where they could directly interact with Smith Admissions Team, alumni and current students.

Kaleidoscope: Advancing Diversity at Smith

Whether your passion is community development, financial investments, entrepreneurship or social marketing – an MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business will prepare you for your future goals. At Smith, our emphasis on globalization, entrepreneurship, and technology prepare our graduates to manage in unpredictable markets.

Address:
Robert H. Smith School of Business
2303 Van Munching Hall
College Park, MD 20742

Time: 
November 16, 2013 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Women and MBA Symposia

Women are starting to catch up to their male counterparts in MBA programs as well as the business community. Getting an MBA is a crucial part in advancing your career to an executive level; especially for women. It is ever so important to inform women of their academic options as more and more women apply and enroll into business schools. Therefore, we have tailored a special event for women that are considering pursuing an MBA degree.

Address:
Robert H. Smith School of Business
2303 Van Munching Hall
College Park, MD 20742

Time: 
December 7, 2013 - 8:30am to 2:30pm

Smith Hosts Diversity Symposium

Expanding the definition of diversity and fostering a culture of inclusiveness were two themes echoed throughout seven company presentations at the Diversity in the Workplace Symposium held Feb. 11, 2013 in the Frank Auditorium at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Brunswick Group, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Fannie Mae, J.C. Penney, KPMG and Target made presentations at the event.

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