Get Involved

The Center for Social Value Creation embodies a passionate mission: educate, engage and empower Smith students to create a better world through business. We imagine a future where companies, communities, society and the natural world collectively thrive. Our success depends in part on involvement from those who give of ‘time and treasure’ to help us shape future leaders able to advance economic, social and environmental prosperity.

Interested in getting involved? Here are a few ways you can help. Have a different idea? Drop a line to Kimberlee R. Glinka (krobertella@rhsmith.umd.edu) to start a conversation.

Give

A gift of any size is so truly appreciated, and directly supports student programming that prepares our students be drivers of economic, social and environmental prosperity. Learn more by visiting “Give.”

Alumni Mentors

If you are a Smith alumnus applying your business skills toward a better world, volunteer as an alumni mentor and help our students connect deeply with the prospect of social value creation.

Terps With Purpose Web Series

The Terps with Purpose web series features interview-style web stories with students and alumni out to change the world. By bringing visibility to our community of changemakers, we help inspire others to do the same. If you are a University of Maryland Terp working to create a better world, drop us a line and let us know!

Featured Guest (Presenters and Speakers)

Opportunities abound both in and out of the classroom for special guests, speakers and presenters to engage on the subject of ‘doing well by doing good’. If you enjoy public speaking and facilitation, and want to connect with a student audience, send us a note to propose a topic and speaking engagement.

Corporate Partners (Coalition For Better Business)

The Coalition for Better Business is a unique industry partner model that brings to life CSVC’s Principles for Better Business framework. Coalition Partners espouse better business principles, and engage throughout the school year in guest lectures, live cases, skills workshops, special events, community convenings, and more.