Brett Prescott earned dual degrees in finance and economics from the University of Maryland, has a successful career in marketing and came back to College Park last week to share his experience with current undergraduates and be a part of the Terps’ Homecoming Weekend. During a “Lunch & Learn” on Oct. 27, 2017, a classroom-full of interested business students at the Robert H.
Dr. Wellman is recognized for his innovative courses and his memorable, relevant experiences outside of the classroom. The three largest short term global immersion programs at UMD are directed by him. The global immersion programs involve traveling to the United Arab Emirates, Southeast Asia, and Australia. As the faculty director for the programs, Dr. Wellman designs and organizes all aspects of the program including departure preparation, scheduling onsite visits, organizing logistics, administering the budget, and assisting students with cross-cultural training. Over 800 students have participated in his global immersion programs since 2009.
“Listen more than you speak and ask more questions than you can answer,” was the advice Heather Reilly, company manager of OVO at Cirque du Soleil, gave to more than 70 University of Maryland freshmen during a presentation on Aug. 27, 2017, at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Md.
For 22 years, freshmen in the living-learning College Park Scholars program have spent their first full day at the University of Maryland with a day of community service at off-campus sites.
Fifty-six sophomores in the by-invitation-only Business, Society & the Economy (BSE) program at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business earned their Citation Award for successfully completing the two-year College Park Scholars program this past spring semester.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the 14th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders for 2017, as recommended by faculty members.
It is a well-known fact that furry friends to cuddle and warm cookies to eat help calm the angst of finals week.
On Oct. 14, 2016, students in the Business, Society and the Economy (BSE) College Park Scholars (CPS) program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business celebrated the 21st Citation Class with an awards ceremony honoring students for outstanding achievement and outstanding citizenship for exemplifying the founding ideals and values of CPS.
For the 21st year, freshmen at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business who are in the Business, Society and the Economy (BSE) program spent their first full day on campus participating in the Annual College Park Scholars Service Day. To date, 18,980 College Park Scholars from all programs have collaborated with 610 community partners and provided over 66,130 hours of volunteer effort. Freshmen are joined by upper class student team leaders, UMD staff and faculty.
The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to announce that Mark Wellman, clinical professor of management and organization, is the recipient of the inaugural CIBER Award for Teaching Innovation in Global Learning. The award aims to recognize a Smith faculty member who has demonstrated a commitment to teaching for a global mindset, meaning an openness to and awareness of diversity across cultures and markets.
Mark Wellman, clinical professor and director of the College Park Scholars Business, Society & Economy (BSE) program, was presented with the “The Face of Their Field” Award at the Sixth Annual Faculty/Staff Appreciation ceremony organized by students and staff in the College Park Scholars community held on Friday, April 29, 2016.