News at Smith

Mar 29, 2002

The chance to make a real impact on the community attracted six Smith School MBA students to choose the Patriots Technology Training Center (PTTC) for their MBA Consulting project. The students, all members of the schools Net Impact club, were recognized this month for their exemplary work with the PTTC.

Feb 28, 2002

The Smith School first offered its part-time MBA program in Washington, D.C., only 18 months ago, but its success has made the program grow by leaps and bounds. The school launched the evening component in fall 2000 with 98 students. The weekend component followed in fall 2001. Today, the Washington location in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center boasts 239 part-time MBA students on evenings and weekends.

Jan 31, 2002

The Smith School received national attention January 23 when members of the school's Mayer Fund appeared on CNBC's Power Lunch. The MBA students, who manage the fund to gain "real world" experience, were interviewed on the nationally televised program during a two-day field trip to New York City. Students Suzanne Pardue, one of the fund's three portfolio managers, and Will Thorpe, a technology analyst, spoke for the group during the live, six-minute interview, while the other fund members appeared behind them.

Jan 31, 2002

The campus, the professors, the technology 40 MBA and undergraduate business students from Australia and Poland are impressed by it all. Coming from 110-degree temperatures in Australia, through heightened security (even shoe checks), 31 students from RMIT University (the former Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) and nine students from the Polish-American Center at the University of Lodz arrived in the United States in January for a two-week academic study program at the Smith School.

Dec 31, 2001

When you think about high technology and business education, the Smith School is one of the top institutions that come to mind. What about high technology and global business? India is surely one of the countries at the top of the list. Besides being the second most populous country and the largest democracy in the world, it is one of the fastest growing markets and an emerging global force on the world technology stage. Smith MBAs will explore this new Silicon Plateau early next year in their global field study trip to Bangalore, India, January 9-20,


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