Tom Savransky, a finance student and College Park Scholar who co-founded a virtual fitting company that would improve the experience of shopping online, is being remembered with a memorial scholarship. Savransky died last month after sustaining injuries during a car accident. He was 23. Colleagues and peers considered Savransky a software innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit.
Undergraduate student Shyama Srikkanth, class of 2019, an operations management & business and environmental science & policy double major, writes about the Scholars Citation Ceremony held on September 21, 2018, at the Cambridge Community Center, University of Maryland.
Claudia Donnelly, a program manager in the undergraduate program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, writes about how undergraduate students are getting through final exam week with a little help from College Park Scholars.
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.
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. Wellman, has been the director of the Business, Society and the Economy (BSE) program for the past nine years.