Sports, Entertainment – and Inspiration

When Kibwe "KJ" Hughes, EMBA ’20, signed on as faculty director of Maryland Smith’s Sports and Entertainment Business program, he was taking on a new challenge. Just 18 months earlier, he’d been on the other side of the desk, as a student in Smith’s Executive MBA program. Now, he’d be the professor, teaching a five-day virtual summer program to rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders. He didn’t know precisely what to expect, but he knew he was ready to lead.

Smith Summer Programs: A Testament to Higher Education in High School

Undergraduate student Sadia Alao, class of 2020, marketing and theater major, writes about the 2018 high school summer programs, held at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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