College Park, Md. – August 22, 2008 — The undergraduate program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked No. 17 in the nation, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report college ranking report, “America’s Best Colleges 2009,” released today. The Smith School also ranked highly in a number of business specialty categories — with its Management Information Systems, Supply Chain Management and Entrepreneurship programs listed among the nation’s top 10 and a total of nine areas listed among the nation’s top 20....
This year when 28 lucky undergraduate students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business wished upon a star, their dreams came true! On May 22, 2008, students in the College Park Scholars Business, Society & the Economy program, accompanied by program director Mark Wellman, traded their text books for mouse ears at the Disney Institute in Orlando, Fl.
As Pat Cleveland, Smith School associate dean for undergraduate studies, tells her students, “The world belongs to those who show up.” The members of the Smith Undergraduate Student Association have, in fact, shown up twice. The evening of May 8, on behalf of the organization, SUSA president Marla Weintraub happily accepted the award for “Best Governing Body on Campus,” which the group won once before in 2006.
In an emotional ceremony at the Comcast Center, 700 undergraduates, 350 MBA students and 2 doctoral students received their Smith School degrees on May 23, 2008.
College Park, Md. - May 6, 2008 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced that alumnus Robert H. Smith, former chairman of Charles E. Smith Cos. and naming donor to the school, will deliver the keynote speech at the May 23 graduation ceremony. The event will be held at 4 p.m. at the Comcast Center on the university's College...
April was recognized as Sustainability Month this year at campuses around the country. The Smith School held a number of events for both the students and community to participate in that focused on sustainability and going green in recognition of the month. The events were focused around not only bringing about awareness of environmental issues to participants they were also designed to show how individuals can build companies around sustainability and the environment.
For many undergraduates, winter term is a time to kick back, relax and forget school for a while.
College Park, Md. - January 28, 2008 - The MBA program at the University of Marylands Robert H. Smith School of Business is ranked No. 18 in the United States in the Financial Times MBA 2008 rankings, published today. The school ranked No. 6 among business schools globally in the Best in IT category and No. 7 in the Best in eBusiness category, both of which are based upon alumni recommendations.
An enthusiastic crowd gathered in Comcast Center on Dec. 20, 2007, to cheer on a brand-new crop of proud Smith School alumni. Allan Edelson 81, director of Deutsche Bank Berkshire Mortgage, Inc., joined in the congratulations and gave his fellow alumni advice on selecting a career and specific steps they could take to be successful in their first job.
A gift from a recent Smith School graduate will ensure the future of the schools Quality Enhancement Systems and Teams (QUEST) Honors Fellows Program annual Innovation and Consulting Conference. QUEST Executive Director J. Gerald Suarez announced the gift at this years conference, held Dec. 6, 2007. The evening event is organized to give students opportunity to present their consulting projects to more than 250 business, nonprofit and government clients; faculty; parents; and peers.