As we begin another academic school year, we would like to take this opportunity to highlight some of the Smith School's most recent success stories and introduce you to new faculty members and students.
The new $38 million wing at the Smith School has been recognized by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) for the facility's advanced technology. The Maryland chapter of AGC has honored the projects contractor, The Whiting-Turning Contracting Company, with the organizations 2003 Build Maryland Award for State of the Art Advancement.
Jane Frank, director and owner of the McLean, Va.-based Worlds of Wonder art gallery, has pledged $500,000 to the Smith School of Business, to honor the contributions of her husband, the school's dean. In recognition of the gift, the school has named its largest auditorium the Howard Frank Auditorium. The 250-seat auditorium is located in the schools new 103,000-square-foot wing, which opened for classes in September 2002.
The Smith School is gearing up for its second Executive MBA class, scheduled to start on August 24, 2003, and the deadline for registration is today, August 1. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and the August cohort has been gaining momentum since early spring. Plan to attend one of the July information sessions to find out more about Smiths exciting 18-month EMBA program.
Earlier this month (July 2003), 30 Washington, D.C., six-graders who are part of Project 312 visited the Smith School to learn about business and tour Van Munching Hall.
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.