College Park, Md. – September 17, 2009 — The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced the Center for Social Value Creation will launch Friday, September 25 with an event in Washington, D.C., to explore how leaders create, build and sustain organizations for social impact while meeting business goals.
The part-time MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was ranked No. 30 in the nation by BusinessWeek in the magazine’s 2009 ranking released Nov. 5. Smith’s program for working professionals is offered evenings and weekends at Smith campuses in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Shady Grove (Rockville, Md.).
College Park, Md. – September 11, 2009 — The University of Maryland’s leading Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced the launch of the 2010 China Business Plan Competition, in partnership with the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in Beijing.
When asked about his job as the Director of Academic Advising, Brian Horick decisively states: “My favorite part is the interaction with the students.” Apparently, he is one of the best, as he recently won a Staff Excellence Award this past June.
Dianne Fox’s Staff Excellence award came as a pleasant surprise. Fox, who has been working for the Robert H. Smith School of Business for four and a half years, is the coordinator for the Logistics, Business and Public Policy (LBPP) department. “As coordinator, you support all the faculty, help them get their job done, whatever that takes,” says Fox, who loves working with faculty and students in the department.