Welcome
By Melissa Carrier, Executive Director
It's hard to believe we are nearly two-thirds through our Fall semester. The students are full of new ideas and eager to learn about ways they can use their business skills to address social and environmental issues in their community and around the world. more
 
ChangeTheWorld.org Consulting Program:
New Name, Continuing Momentum
Leading With Purpose with Campbell’s’ Dave Stangis
Impactful Internships
Three 2nd Year MBA’s Offer Summer Insights
from the blog:
Training For The Sustainable Supply Chain
Stephen Huie discusses the onus on academic institutions to train the next generation of SC managers.
September Events
CSVC hits the ground running this fall
alumni feature:
Making the Message
Avis Richards UG ’80 Discusses Her Career Arc In Philanthropy
student spotlight:
“Glasses For Glasses”
Smith MBA Launches Social Enterprise While In School
faculty focus:
The Cost of Reaction
Supply Chain Professor Stephanie Eckerd Talks Compliance With CSVC
Inaugural CSVC Advisory Board Announced!
CSVC named six prominent business leaders to form its advisory board. Board members will meet bi-annually and help guide the center’s strategic functions and its outreach with businesses, nonprofits and the public sector. Read more.
 
about the center:
The Center for Social Value Creation at the Robert H. Smith School of Business seeks to develop leaders with a deep sense of individual responsibility and the knowledge to use business as a vehicle for social change. Through an engaging curriculum, real-world field experience, cutting-edge research, and targeted career planning, the center immerses students in complex and dynamic marketplaces where creative vision and thoughtful entrepreneurship tackle some of society’s most critical environmental and humanitarian needs. Contact us at csvc@rhsmith.umd.edu.
Fall 2011
coming up:

2010-11 Annual Report Released
Take a peek at our most recent annual report, highlight all the great things the center undertook last academic year!

 
save the date!
On November 14th at 6:30 p.m., the CSVC will be hosting “Networks For Change”— an event focused on using social media for social impact and involving four cross-industry experts. Please click here for more information!
 
get involved:
At the Center for Social Value Creation, we're constantly challenging our students to find their own unique "moments of obligation" -- the experiences that will shape not only their future careers and lives, but the lives they have the potential to change in their roles as business leaders in the 21st century. Whether through our Social Venture Consulting Program, our Global Impact Program, or the many individual programs and opportunities we create for our students, the impact of your gift has the potential to be multiplied many times over. View a selected list of giving opportunities, or contact Susan Moon for information on endowment or special opportunities.
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