Developing impactful, creative and inspiring local leaders


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Who we are

The Southern Management Leadership Program is a unique educational model designed specifically for local Maryland students. The program provides scholarships to college students from Montgomery College, Prince George’s Community College and the University of Maryland, who have an enthusiasm for seeking leadership roles in the career fields they are most passionate about, and will use their knowledge and skills to make the state of Maryland, and the world, a better place for all.

Celebrating 15+ years

Our News

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Flagship Award

Southern Management receives inaugural Presidential Flagship Award

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Sara Herald

Sweet Success

Young alum’s bakery business puts sweet spin on Year of the Tiger

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Sara Herald

New Director

Sara Herald, an experienced campus leader, named the new director

SMLP Staff
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Top 10 Ranking

Princeton Review ranks UMD in Top 10 for innovation & entrepreneurship

Maryland Today article