College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Leo Van Munching
After graduation, Leo began his career with Van Munching & Co., the sole importers of Heineken and Amstel Light. He rose to the position of President and CEO, and retired in December 1993.
“This gift to the Business School is my way of repaying the University of Maryland for the warm welcome and fine education it provided me and many other veterans immediately following the end of World War II. I like what the University of Maryland stands for, and I think anyone in a position to help higher education should do so.”
Van Munching Hall was dedicated on October 16, 1993 in appreciation to Leo Van Munching, Jr. for his support to the Maryland Business School.
Erected 1993 by University of Maryland, College of Business and Management.
Location. 38° 58.998′ N, 76° 56.847′ W. Marker is in College Park, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from Mowatt Lane 0.2 miles south of College Touch for map. Marker is on the north end of the courtyard at the main entrance to the north wing of Van Munching Hall. Marker is in this post office area: College Park MD 20742, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morrill Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Millard E. Tydings (approx. 0.2 miles away); Architectural History of the Maryland Agricultural College (approx. ¼ mile away); The Terrapin Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Juan Ramón Jiménez (approx. 0.3 miles away); Calvert Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); University of Maryland Memorial Chapel (approx. 0.4 miles away); "May Peace Prevail on Earth" (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in College Park.
Also see . . .
1. Van Munching Hall - Home of the Robert H. Smith School of Business. (Submitted on April 13, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Robert H. Smith in The Munch. (Submitted on April 13, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. NYT Obituary: Leo Van Munching. (Submitted on April 13, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.