Fall 2016

October 28, 2016


Congratulations to EMBA Cohort 15!

Please give a hearty round of applause for the 15th Executive MBA cohort, which graduated this past July after completing the intensive 19-month journey you all know so well. Read more…

EMBA Alumni and Student Directory

We are excited to share that we are going forward with a project proposed by our 35 EMBA Ambassadors: an EMBA Alumni and Student Directory.

This directory will make it much easier for alumni to keep up with their respective cohort and to connect with one another. If you have not done so already, please reach out to Shelbi Brookshire at sbrooksh@rhsmith.umd.edu to make sure you are included.

Dean Alex Triantis is Coming to Beijing and Shanghai

Mark your calendars: Dean Alex Triantis will be visiting Beijing on December 8 and Shanghai on December 10. If you’re a China EMBA alum, be on the lookout for more details soon.

Alumni Updates

There is a lot of alumni news this time, with new updates on alumni from all EMBA cohorts from cohort 4 through cohort 12. Read more...

Upcoming Events

There are some really exciting events coming up at Smith, from a Meet the Author cocktail party to the annual EMBA Happy Hour. Read more...


DIVAS of Brooklyn Take on Shark Tank-Style Challenge

We love to highlight the good work so many of our alumni are doing. Vernae Jones-Seals (College Park Cohort 8), CEO of OneSource, shared with us an innovative eight-week entrepreneurial boot camp that is changing lives in the underserved communities of Brooklyn. Read more...

Cultivating Perseverance: A China EMBA Alumni Spotlight

Alain Desvignes (China Cohort 8) tells us about how the EMBA challenged him, made him a more well-rounded leader and made a lasting impact on his life. Read more…


Smith Brain Trust: Bite-Sized Business Insights

You need relevant, trending business news and insights - and you need it delivered in a bite-sized package. Sign up for our email newsletter, Smith Brain Trust, to stay one step ahead with business insights from the Smith School’s world-class faculty. You may even see a few familiar faces. Read more...

Are You on the Smith Executive Programs Community on Facebook and Twitter?

If you haven’t already joined the discussion, “Like” our Facebook Page and follow @ExecEdUMDSmith. Stay in touch with your cohort and join the conversation with the many exceptional leaders that have been through our programs over the years.

China EMBA Alumni: Follow us on WeChat!

Use this WeChat ID to follow our Smith School Beijing Office. Stay in touch with what’s happening with the program and other Smith EMBA Alumni.

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