8/21/14 We are so excited to announce that the Robert H Smith School of Business now has a dedicated staff member to help active-duty and veteran students make a smooth transition to the classroom! The school recently appointed Richard Campbell as Director of Military and Veteran Affairs.
“We created this role as a concierge service for our military students,” said Alexander Triantis, dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business. “We love to have these students in the classroom, companies want them, and we just want to make it as easy for them as possible to navigate the military benefits process and assimilate into our strong community. We want to help them while they are here and help them be successful when they leave.”
Campbell will work with admitted MBA students who are prior or current members of the U.S. Armed Services to welcome them to Smith’s strong military community and help them transition to business school and into the workplace. He will work as their personal agent in the corporate arena to help these students land the jobs they want, liaising with companies looking specifically to recruit MBA students with military experience.
Campbell will also guide students through the military’s educational benefits process. As a disabled veteran and Smith MBA graduate himself, Campbell has firsthand experience with the complexities of benefits paperwork and will be able to help students make the best use of their available resources.
Campbell will work with students in Smith’s Full-Time, Part-Time, Online and Executive MBA programs. He will also work with the school’s admissions team to identify outreach opportunities to bring military personnel to the Smith School. With campuses in Washington, D.C., College Park, Baltimore, and Rockville, Md., the Smith School is well situated to serve military students.
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