Office of Alumni Relations

New Alumni Welcome

Smith class of 2020, welcome to the Maryland Smith alumni community! Navigate your transition from student to alumni, stay informed about what’s happening with your alma mater, and learn how you can stay involved with our exclusive alumni events. Learn more.

Smith Lifelong

Maryland Smith is offering a free series of webinars for alumni and friends as part of the Smith Lifelong program. In this series, we will connect you to faculty experts on supply chain, financial risk management, and global economic insights who will set context, highlight implications, and discuss solutions for you and your business during these uncertain times. All webinars are being recorded and will be available online. Please join us.

Terrapins Connect

The University of Maryland's community for mentorship and purposeful connections for students and alumni. Sign up to build connections, mentor a fellow Terp and join an industry group. Find groups focused on business, technology, entrepreneurship and more! Join our community.

Keep Together

The University of Maryland has launched the Keep Together website to help Terps stay connected, informed and encouraged during this time. The response to the website has been wonderful—thank you to everyone who has shared words of encouragement and posted their favorite Terp photo using #ShellsUnited. Continue posting to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, or submit a note with your favorite Terp photo on the Keep Together website, and we will post on your behalf. This is what it means to be a Terrapin.

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Have a question? Send us an email at alumni@rhsmith.umd.edu!

  • How Cultural Curiosity and Relationship Building Adds Value to Research
    Erika Hall ’07
    Erika Hall ’07, assistant professor of organization and management at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, studied finance at Maryland Smith while maintaining an interest in entrepreneurship.
  • Leading Through Understanding
    Scott Samels '92
    Approaching cultural differences with curiosity and openness is fundamental to leading with a global mindset. Scott Samels '92, global delivery lead within the global enablement team at McCormick & Company, Inc., oversees approximately two hundred people halved between North America and Europe, specifically in Poland.
  • Removing Fear from the Equation
    Ellen Polansky '87
    People with a global mindset have spent time understanding, accepting and leveraging similarities and differences among cultures and business practices.