Sue Townsen, partner and chief diversity officer at KPMG, spoke about the importance of diversity, inclusion and a global mindset at the Global Diversity Fireside Chat on Feb. 21, 2018, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Greg Rafal, program manager of undergraduate programs for the Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business writes about the Global Showcase, held on Feb. 15, 2018, in Van Munching Hall.
Leadership is one of the most heavily encouraged skills for students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business to develop before applying for new positions. In addition to leading clubs or organizations on campus, students can participate in a program that focuses on challenging themselves to expand their leadership skills and “disregard the impossible.” This program is LeaderShape.
Kara Gordon, class of 2019, is an Impact Ambassador in the Center for Social Value Creation at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. She recently talked with undergraduate student Liza Curcio-Rudy about her experience as an Impact Ambassador, her professional interests, and internship opportunity with the Aspen Network of Development.
“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...