Lee-Ellen Myles believes businesses are ideally positioned to leverage their influence to make impactful change. It’s a belief that has been validated in her coursework at UMD and Maryland Smith, and during her 2021 summer internship with Council Fire, a consulting firm that works to help purpose-driven organizations thrive by creating lasting economic, social and environmental value.
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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty master's, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

Octavia Davis couldn’t picture herself going to college right after high school. She hadn’t yet decided what she wanted to do with her life, with her career. Joining the military, she thought, would give her time to decide what she wanted, while giving her a rich, worldly experience.
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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty master's, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

Etim Edim’s path to becoming CFO of Morgan Stanley's Technology, Operations and Firm Resilience divisions started with a realization – he wanted to make an impact.

Before overseeing the financials of three major divisions within one of the largest wealth management and investment banking firms in the world, Edim got his professional start as a systems analyst and spent most of his days as a computer programmer. After about four years, Edim yearned for more and began to explore his options.

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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty master's, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

MBA Students Close Orientation With M&T Bank Case Competition

How can a leading financial institution effectively deliver banking products and services to disadvantaged communities while still earning a socially responsible profit for shareholders? That was the question posed to Maryland Smith’s MBA students in the M&T Bank Case competition. The event, which took place at the close of Smith’s two-week MBA orientation, brought students together to work in teams to identify how the company can effectively deliver banking products and services to disadvantaged communities while still earning a socially responsible profit for shareholders.

Welcome to a New Academic Year

Welcome to the 2021-2022 academic year. This year, those words are particularly heartfelt. To our freshman and sophomore classes, to our master’s students and to anyone else who is coming to campus for the first time, welcome. And to our junior and senior classes, and to our other returning students, welcome back. It’s so good to see you.

From the earliest days of her professional life, working as a business analyst for JPMorgan Chase, Sherika Ekpo, MBA ’09, was determined to keep one goal in mind: to ascend in her career, making a difference in every step.
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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty master's, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

Maryland Smith MBA Internship Podcast with Ramana Sriwidya at GlaxoSmithKline

This summer, Maryland Smith is catching up with MBA students who are working as interns at top companies across the country. In The Smith Report, we speak to students about how their internship experiences are helping them build their skills and make professional connections. In this edition, first-year MBA Ramana Sriwidya shares with us what it's like to work as an MBA intern at GlaxoSmithKline.

Maryland Smith MBA Internship Podcast with Laura Hayes at Ford Motor Company

This summer, Maryland Smith is catching up with MBA students who are working as interns at top companies across the country. In The Smith Report, we speak to students about how their internship experiences are helping them build their skills and make professional connections. In this edition, first-year MBA Laura Hayes shares with us what it's like to work as an MBA intern at Ford Motor Company.

Fortune Ranks Smith MBA, OMBA Among Best in U.S.

Maryland Smith’s Online MBA and Full-Time MBA programs are among the best in the country, according to a new ranking published by Fortune Education. Smith’s OMBA was listed as No. 6 in the United States in 2021. The highly acclaimed program also places among the top 10 in rankings from U.S. News & World Report and the Financial Times. Meanwhile, Maryland Smith’s flagship Full-Time MBA program ranked as No. 26 in the country in 2021, according to Fortune Education.

Maryland Smith Grads Among Poets & Quants MBAs to Watch

Two full-time MBA graduates, Maria Herold and Rachel Loya, from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, are among Poets & Quants MBAs to Watch – Class of 2021.

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