Strength Through Diversity

Left to right: Elliot Dickerson, Kecia Hansard, Porter Brockway

The Smith Pride Alliance (SPA) is an affinity group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer+ (LGBTQ+) Masters Students and their Allies at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. We facilitate social, academic, and professional opportunities for members of our community and their allies, while creating an inclusive environment on campus.

To learn more about upcoming events or how to participate, please fill out the form in the link provided: SPA Interest Form

Listen to current SPA member discussing the LGBTQ+ community at UMD:

Staff Advisors

Kecia C. Hansard                                                            Christopher Ken Mays
Director, Office of Diversity Initiatives                               Director of Executive Programs

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