Diversity at Smith
Students representing dozens of countries, faculty members from around the
world, fields of study ranging from marketing to
supply chain management to information systems. The University of Maryland's
Robert H. Smith School of Business is diverse on practically all aspects of
Clubs & Organizations
About a dozen Smith School and student clubs are focused on bringing members
together who have similar interests in gender, nationality, religion, and sexual
orientation. They host dozens of events each year -- many annual initiatives --
to educate the larger community on club-related issues, raise money for charity,
and bring together the larger Smith community. These social events are so
popular with students, faculty and staff that advanced registration is needed so
enough food and drink can be supplied!
There are more than two dozen clubs for full-time MBAs at the Smith School.
oversees the student organizations.
There are approximately 20 undergraduate business student clubs at UM. The
Smith Undergraduate Student Association (SUSA)
oversees the organizations.
The Black MBA Association and the Hispanic MBA Association also host the annual
William D. Bradford Minority Awards Banquet, which began in 1994. Denise
Gonsalves, previous president of Smith’s Black MBA Association, said the banquet
presents a unique chance for students to celebrate peers’ achievements. “For me,
it was an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments and cultures of the Black
and Latino students at Smith,” she said. “It showcases Smith's diversity and
encourages businesses to participate.”
Clubs and organizations hold events like
Diwali Night, Asia Week, and Touch of Africa, annually which are big draws
for students, faculty and staff.
For more details on the events at Smith, visit the Latest