College Park, MD - August 19, 1998 - When the 400 first- and second-year full-time MBA students begin classes at the Robert H. Smith School of Business August 31, they will have five new concentrations from which to choose: business telecommunications, electronic commerce, financial engineering, global business and knowledge management, and logistics/supply chain management.
College Park, MD - August 4, 1998 - Dr. Pat Cleveland has been appointed assistant dean for undergraduate programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park. For the past six years, she was the assistant dean for student academic services at the University of Hawaii's College of Business.
College Park, MD - March 30, 1998 - Robert H. Smith, president of Charles E. Smith Construction, Inc., in Arlington, VA, has committed $15 million to the University of Maryland Business School, the business school's largest private gift ever. In recognition and appreciation of this gift of endowment, the Maryland Business School has been named the Robert H. Smith School of Business.
College Park, MD - March 20, 1998 - Sabrina L. White has joined the University of Maryland Business School as director of MBA and MS admissions. White is the former director of graduate studies in business for Bowling Green State University in Ohio.
In her previous position, White led in the recruitment, admission, and retention efforts for full and part-time students. She also coordinated the on-campus Executive MBA program, as well as the professional development series for graduate business students.
College Park, MD - January 14, 1998 - William E. and Kathy Mayer have committed $1.5 million to the Dean's Fund for Excellence at the University of Maryland Business School. William Mayer served as dean of the business school for four years, from 1992 to 1996. He received both his undergraduate (1966) and MBA (1967) degrees from the school. Currently, he is with Development Capital, LLC, in New York City; he is a founding member of the firm.
About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty masters, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.