Educator, philanthropist and retired bank executive William Longbrake, DBA ’76, has pledged $1 million to support the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The unrestricted gift will provide flexibility to the school, where Longbrake serves as Executive-in-Residence and a member of the Board of Advisors.
Business leader and philanthropist Carly Fiorina, a 1980 MBA graduate of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, will be the honored guest at the eighth annual Women Leading Women forum on March 5, 2019, in College Park, Md.
Maryland Smith students in the Business Management class at the Universities of Shady Grove are staging a Winter Bazaar Crafts Fair from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Universities at Shady Grove, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Building II, Rockville.
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is tied for No. 24 in the newly released Americas 2018 Top 25 Business School Rankings from Financial Times. The report, which scores schools throughout North and South America, combines full-time MBA, executive MBA and executive education data. The Financial Times ranks Maryland Smith’s full-time MBA program No. 27 and its executive MBA program No. 23 in the Americas.
Terps in College Park, Md., and at least 15 other locations showed why they are #UMDSmithProud during Smith Day festivities on Nov. 14, 2018. Groups gathered at four regional campuses of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, plus alumni mixers around the United States and internationally in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China.
Join the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business as we celebrate International Education Week (IEW) from November 12-16, 2018. This worldwide event is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.
The Executive MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked No. 7 among U.S. programs and 16th in the world by the Economist in its 2018 EMBA ranking report, released July 2. In the previous such rankings, issued by The Economist in 2015, Smith was No. 24 globally and 15th among U.S. schools.
Poets & Quants’ “Best & Brightest Executive MBAs: Class of 2018” features Chintan Fafadia and Maurice Andrew Malcolm representing the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Fafadia, who grew up in Mumbai, India, is PCTEL’s director of product management for RF solutions. Malcolm, raised by Jamaican-immigrant parents in Columbia, Maryland, is managing principal of the healthcare division at Dasidual Management Services in Columbia.
Many CEOs sleep with their smartphones on the nightstand next to their beds. Some even sleep with it in their beds. Deloitte CEO, Cathy Engelbert prefers to keep hers downstairs at night. "Disconnect yourself every once in a while," she told an overflow crowd on March 14, 2018, during the CEO@Smith speaker series at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “You work hard, but you need to find time to take care of yourself.”
To make it as a woman in the male-dominated finance industry, you have to be assertive. And key to that is having – or faking – confidence, says Marguerita M. Cheng, CEO of investment advisory firm Blue Ocean Wealth.
"I learned to assert myself through the skills that I have," says Cheng, a 1993 graduate of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Cheng began her career on Wall Street as an analyst, but wanted to work more closely with clients. She became a Certified Financial Planner and transitioned into wealth management...