Meet the Undergraduate Program Staff

Associate Dean

Victor MullinsVictor Mullins - Victor Mullins heads the Undergraduate Program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and he has served in this position since July 2012. Prior to arriving to the Smith School, Victor served as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Affairs in the College of Business at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for nine years. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia; a Master of Arts Degree in Higher Education Administration at New York University (NYU); and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Higher Education Administration at NYU. Upon completion of his Master’s Degree at NYU, he began his higher education career. During his 11-year tenure at NYU, he served in several positions, including Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Affairs at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business. With over 20 years of experience, Victor as been committed to the admission, retention, placement, and graduation of students. He is passionate about student development and enjoys working collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and corporate partners in building a strong student-centered community. Victor is married to Nancy Glover Mullins, and has two kids – Justin and Audrey.

Assistant Dean

Brian HorickBrian Horick - Brian is the Assistant Dean and an academic advisor at the Smith School. He has served full-time in an academic advising/administrative capacity at the Smith School of Business since 1993. He has a B.S. in Finance from Pennsylvania State University and a MBA from University of Maryland. Prior to working at UM, Brian worked as an accountant for several years. In his free time he enjoys basketball, gardening, and fishing. However, most of his free time involves attending or participating in activities that involve his three children.

Directors

Luke GlasgowLuke Glasgow - Luke is Director at the Shady Grove campus where he manages the undergraduate program office, assists with academic advising, and oversees the Robert H. Smith School of Business undergraduate programs. Prior to joining the Smith School in 2000, Luke worked for University of Maryland’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Intercollegiate Athletics Department. Luke has spent his entire career in higher education and student services. He received an M.S. in Higher Education Administration from the Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. degree from the University of Baltimore. While away from the office, Luke enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, family and friends. He is proud of his Scottish heritage and attends Scottish festivals in the US and abroad. Luke enjoys swimming, traveling, and watching and cheering for the Terps.

Assistant Director & Academic Advisor

Kassy ScarciaKassy Scarcia - Kassy is an Assistant Director and Academic Advisor for Smith undergraduate students at the Shady Grove Campus and also services as the Student Affairs Coordinator. She works closely with student programs, such as the Smith Student Association and Smith Ambassadors program, to enhance the student experience for undergrads and provide meaningful social, professional development, and leadership opportunities that compliment students’ academic courses. After growing up in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania, she attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned her B.A. degree in Journalism with a minor in Social and Economic Justice. During her time at UNC, Kassy enjoyed leadership roles in several student organizations including Carolina Kickoff, an experience for first-year students, and her honors fraternity Phi Sigma Pi. She worked with campus recreation and as an intern for the Academic Collaboration unit of Housing and Residence life. After graduating, she moved to Boston, MA where she went on to work at Boston University and Harvard University in Enrollment services, before moving to Maryland to start her UMD career as an Academic Advisor for the Economics undergraduate program. She earned her M.S. in College Student Personnel from Arkansas Tech University where she completed an internship with Disability Services. In addition to academic training, Kassy has completed a year-long professional certification program in life coaching and leadership. In her free time, Kassy enjoys netflixing with her 2 adorable cats, spontaneous road trips, swimming, and working on her life coaching business.

Coordinators

Lindsay CabreraLindsay Cabrera - Lindsay is a Coordinator in the Office of Undergraduate Studies. She is a University of Maryland graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language, Culture and Literature as well as Foreign Language Education. During her undergraduate years, she served UMD as a Resident Assistant in Ellicott Hall and as an Office Assistant in Human Resources for Resident Life. After applying her degree to teach high school Spanish, she is excited to return to the UMD community in an administrative capacity. She is fluent in Spanish, and enjoys many elements of Latino culture, having traveled to the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico and Guatemala. She enjoys painting, salsa dancing and CrossFit.

Aki Noguchi GironAki Noguchi Giron - Aki is an alumnus of the Smith School of Business, having earned a double degree in Accounting and Marketing. Prior to graduation, she worked in the office of Undergraduate Studies at College Park; then, after completing her studies, she took a position as an Academic Advisor at the Shady Grove campus. After taking a few years to hone her accounting and administrative skills in the private sector, she returned to the University of Maryland to serve as an Academic and Administrative Operations Coordinator for the Smith School at Shady Grove. When she is away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, attending concerts and sporting events, traveling, cooking, eating, photography, running, biking and dancing.