Smith Business Academy 
“Inspire a community of freshmen and sophomore minority men to discover and  achieve their ultimate goals” 
The Business Academy strives to build a strong foundation for minority male students accepted into the Robert H. Smith School of Business by enrolling incoming freshmen and sophomore students into the program for a one-year duration. Upon completing the program the students will graduate from the Business Academy and become active alumni by acting as mentors for future students.
Objectives of SBA: 

  • Develop and polish student’s brand
  • Sharpen student’s communication and social skills
  • Establish a community of brotherhood
  • Foster opportunities for internships and professional advancement
  • Raise awareness of the significance of minority position in Business
  • Embolden students to prioritize and exceed in academics
4 Pillars of Success
SBA's mission is to:

Develop students professionally, socially and academically.

Establish a community where students are embolden to challenge themselves and encouraged to engage in impactful service, leadership and professional experiences. Through fostering an environment that emphasizes growth, learning and support, the Academy strives to be a paragon of excellence.

Personal Developmetnt

Profesional Development

Community Service 

Academic Achievment