Social Enterprise Symposium

Invest in the Long Term – Social Enterprise Symposium Highlights

“The Social Enterprise Symposium has become the University of Maryland’s premiere event on social enterprise and social entrepreneurship, and we are dedicated to exploring the connection between economic prosperity and lasting social and environmental change,” said Christine Beckman, director of the Center for Social Value Creation at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, as she welcomed attendees to the Eighth Annual Social Enterprise Symposium (SES). The event was held at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union in College Park, Md., on March 4, 2016.

Social Enterprise Symposium – From Vision to Value: Creating a Better World through Business

The Social Enterprise Symposium may only be in its fourth year, but it has become one of the biggest and most anticipated events of the year for members of the University of Maryland community. This year’s super-sized event – on March 1, 2012, from noon to 9 p.m. — drew approximately 1,200 people all coming together with the goal of creating a better world through business.

Smith Hosts 6th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium

What could be accomplished if anything was possible, and we used our unique talents to forge fearlessly forward – without ever holding back? This was the idea behind each of the sessions at the 6th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium that took place on March 7, 2014 in the Stamp Student Union. Sponsored by the Center for Social Value Creation (CSVC) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, this year’s theme was: “Don’t hold back.” [PHOTOS/VIDEOS]

Terps talk about Impact at UMD

On Friday, March 7, 2013, the Center for Social Value Creation at the Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the 6th annual Social Enterprise Symposium (SES). Terrapin Impact: Lessons from UMD, one of eight breakout sessions during SES, was an hour-long panel and discussion about what entrepreneurs are doing on campus to create social value at the University of Maryland and beyond.


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