Kevin Plank ’96 Shares Entrepreneurial Lessons at EnTERPreneur Conference

Maryland Smith alum Kevin Plank ’96, speaking with University of Maryland President Darryll J. Pines during a keynote chat at the third annual EnTERPreneurship Conference on June 9, urged members of the audience to support and acknowledge entrepreneurial hustle whenever they are able to – including something as simple as stopping at a children’s lemonade stand.

Pines, Announcing Plan To Honor Athletics Trailblazers, Thanks Kevin Plank

Later this year, the University of Maryland plans to open its stellar new facility at Cole Field House. And though it won’t bear the name of Kevin Plank, the founder and executive chairman of Under Armour and 1996 Smith alumnus was instrumental in making it happen.

At Investiture, Pines Announces Bold Agenda to ‘Move Maryland Forward’

University President Darryll J. Pines sent the following message to the campus community this week, on the day of his investiture: Earlier this morning, I had the personal and professional honor of a lifetime bestowed upon me as University System of Maryland Chancellor Jay Perman and Chair of the Board of Regents Linda Gooden presided over my investiture as the 34th president of the University of Maryland.

Under Armour Founder & CEO Partners with UMD & Smith School to Empower Entrepreneurs of the Future in Nationwide Competition

College Park, Md. – November 6, 2013 – Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, presented by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank and the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The annual competition offers the country’s top student entrepreneurs the chance to compete for $115,000 in total cash prizes. Student can apply until January 6, 2014.

Carly Fiorina and Under Armours Kevin Plank Establish $175K Entrepreneurship Fund at University of Maryland

College Park, MD - October 8, 2007 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced the launch of a $175,000 alumni donor endowment fund for the Smith School's Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship to invest in student- and alumni-run companies. The fund was established with gifts from Smith alumni Carly Fiorina, former president and chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, and Kevin Plank, founder and chief executive of Under Armour.

Under Armour's Kevin Plank Awards Second Annual Cupid's Cup

The second annual Cupids Cup competition was held Friday, May 4, 2007, at the Robert H. Smith School of Business in College Park, MD. The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the business competition for student- and alumni-run startups. Under Armour Chief Executive Kevin Plank, a 1996 Smith graduate, put up $22,500 in prize money and helped pick the winner of this years competition Goozex Inc. (, an award-winning, peer-to-multi-peer video game trading company headquartered in College Park.

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