CGB Programs Help Students Gain Skills on Summer Break

How did you spend your summer vacation? Students working with Maryland Smith’s Center for Global Business have an impressive answer for that question. CGB offered two programs this summer to allow students to develop their professional skills and build work experience, ultimately helping them to build their resumes and gain a competitive advantage in their future careers. Here’s how they spent their time. The Global Marketing Virtual Internship Program

Eight Professors Earn Krowe, Legg Mason, Smith Honors

Eight faculty members earned Maryland Smith teaching honors last week, as part of an annual tradition at the business school. Tunay Tunca, chair of Maryland Smith's Teaching Excellence Committee, announced the faculty teaching awards during a virtual spring faculty and staff assembly. Tunca is the Dean's Professor of Management Science and Operations Management at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland. Special Recognition: Tricia Homer

AMA Chapter Wins National Accolades

The Maryland Smith chapter of the American Marketing Association drew several accolades at the 2021 International Collegiate Conference. The chapter was recognized as outstanding in three categories: Chapter Planning, Membership and Internal/External Communications. The 2020-21 academic year has been filled with challenges, but the chapter’s executive team demonstrated that they could rise to those challenges. The team successfully transitioned the chapter to the online environment, seeing an impressive 60% increase in membership applications.

10 COVID-Era Trends That Are Here To Stay

The pandemic has changed so much about the way we live and work. And some of those changes are here to stay.

22 Undergrads Wrap Up Their Global Virtual Internships

This summer the Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business organized the first Global Marketing Virtual Internship program, a program the center plans to make a yearly affair. Twenty-two Maryland Smith undergraduate students were selected from a pool of over 100 applicants to participate in the cohort-based 10-week program focused on website globalization and digital marketing. The students were placed with Maryland and D.C.-based companies that export their products and services abroad.

The Global Pulse: A Coronavirus Video Series

In our video series, Maryland Smith experts share their insights on the broadly reaching impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

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