Claudia Donnelly

Claudia Donnelly

Assistant Director; Business, Society and the Economy

Email: cdonnelly@rhsmith.umd.edu

Claudia Donnelly is a Program Manager for Undergraduate Studies at the Robert H. Smith School of Business and for the College Park Scholars’ Business, Society and the Economy (BSE) program.   In both positions, her goal is to increase student engagement by managing academic and community programming    In BSE, which is a living-learning, by invitation-only program, Claudia helps the 150+ students adapt to college life as freshmen and helps them navigate through their sophomore years.  She then enjoys working with some of the business school’s Fellows programs, which help business students focus their studies during their final two years.

Prior to joining Undergraduate Studies, Claudia worked for many years with Smith’s Office of Global Initiatives, developing and promoting study abroad experiences and on-campus global learning.  She has accompanied students on global study programs to the United Arab Emirates, Singapore/Malaysia, Australia, France/Netherlands and Israel and enjoys personal travel with her family. Claudia earned a Masters in Sports Administration from Ohio University and an undergraduate degree in Communication from Rutgers University.  She is a first generation American and recognizes the unique challenges, opportunities and responsibilities that go along with this.