“You never know what you don't know because I never knew such an industry existed,” said Byron Cordon, a finance and mathematics double major after attending a presentation last week focusing on the equipment leasing and finance industry. The event was held on Feb. 13, 2018, and is one of many co-curricular offerings hosted by the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business Finance Fellows program, which is designed to expand learning outside of the classroom.
Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently asked Zach Joyner '19 to discuss how being a part of the Smith journey has helped him find his passion and provided the opportunities to pursue it. Zach is majoring in finance and minoring in technology entrepreneurship.
For Senior Finance and Accounting double major student Jessica Martins, the Emerging CFOs program has been transformational. “The classes feel more personal and the professors have such a strong connection to the program, she said. She further stated that it was hard to pinpoint exactly what makes the program so special, but added the main reason was “this desire to help their students grow and excel in their professional futures.”
Undergraduate business students donned their professional business attire, printed out fresh copies of their resumes, and downloaded the latest version a specialized smartphone app to get the most out of the spring career fair at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Friday, Feb. 9. 2018.
Smith student Philip Peker ’18 writes about the "100 Days Until Graduation" celebration for graduating seniors on Feb. 8, 2018, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Exactly a year from today, I was reporting for my first time on the “100 Days” graduation celebration for Smith Seniors. I remember walking around the room, basking in the energy and ebullience of proud business students and faculty.
This past winter-term, 20 students had the opportunity to learn about design and innovation in the Spanish context. While in Spain, students had a full itinerary of company visits, workshops, and cultural activities. In Barcelona, they visited the iconic La Sagrada Familia, took a guided tour of the gothic quarter, and even had the opportunity to meet with local business students. In the capital city of Madrid, students took time to reflect in Retiro Park and enjoyed traditional Spanish tapas. Led by QUEST Honors faculty Dr. Gerald Suarez and Dr. Pamela...
Victor Mullins, associate dean of the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently asked Alex Tran '19 to share his unique experience during this past winter break. Alex’s Winter Break "Wow" Story is part of his Smith journey and it may be an inspiration to others. It may also be the beginning of what will distinguish him during networking opportunities and job interviews. Alex is a finance and information systems double major with a minor in sustainability studies.
“Being able to join a Fellows program as a sophomore is a marked advantage. The Sophomore Finance Fellows program truly resembled the intersection of theoretical classroom knowledge and real-world business acumen. Following markets, engaging in case-based discussion and contributing to a collective knowledge forum among your peers are just some of the great experiences I’ve had in this program,” said Adam Hostetter, a junior finance major recalling with appreciation his sophomore year in the program.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Feb. 5, 2018) — BET Networks executive Donna Blackman will discuss women in business and the #MeToo movement on March 1, 2018, as the honored guest at the seventh annual Women Leading Women. The free event will kick off a monthlong celebration of Women’s History Month at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business was one of the first business schools to adopt a supply chain management program as a major before the business school was even known as Smith. UMD has long been a pioneer in logistics and supply chain education and has expanded to include a specialized, engaging and robust Supply Chain Management (SCM) Fellows Program that provides undergraduate students a deeper dive into transportation, logistics, supply chain management, and emerging industry technology.