Greetings From the Associate Dean

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With this ongoing growth comes continued opportunity for us, including exciting changes within our senior leadership body.

School of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Temple University announces change to name

Posted in Faculty and Curriculum

The School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) at Temple University has been rebranded as the School of Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management, having undergone a name change for the first time since the school’s founding in 1998.

New Programs, New Opportunity

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For the first time, STHM will launch graduate-level degree programs that are available online.

A Fast-Break Career

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Passion for basketball has taken Dan Leibovitz, MEd ’98, to college basketball’s Southeastern Conference.

Hot Shot

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Two hours make up a fraction of a single day. How drastically could anyone’s life change in two hours? Just ask Eric Semborski.

Feyonda Fitzgerald Excels on and off The Court

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Senior Feyonda Fitzgerald is achieving points on and off the basketball court.

New STHM research center aims to bolster outbound tourism between U.S., China

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For the past year, STHM Professor Dr. Xiang (Robert) Li has been working to establish a research center.

STHM researcher: For tourists, air and rail transit not directly connected

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Think about traveling to another city as a tourist.

PhD student Bradley Baker wins elite national research competition

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For Bradley Baker, fourth-year PhD candidate at Temple University, the transition from fencing coach to award-winning researcher didn’t happen overnight.

STHM students finish as national runners-up in Sport Marketing Association competition

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For four students from the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM), it came down to the final buzzer.

STHM’s MS in Sport Business program earns top-10 ranking

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The Master of Science degree program in Sport Business at Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management (STHM) is considered among the best of its kind in the world.

STHM’s Event Leadership certificate program again named best in the world

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The world’s best event leadership program belongs to Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management.

American Athletic Conference leaders convene for Senior Woman Administrators Symposium at Temple University

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Leaders from the American Athletic Conference and its 12 all-sport member schools visited Temple University to speak to students in an inaugural Senior Woman Administrators (SWA) symposium.

Two STHM undergraduates receive scholarships from Network of Executive Women in Hospitality

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The Network of Executive Women in Hospitality (NEWH) has awarded $5,000 scholarships to two students from Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management.

STHM alumna influencing tourism in her native Colombia

Posted in Alumni Spotlight

A passion for supporting her native Colombia, Belsy Munive is applying her Temple University education to help improve the South American country’s economy through tourism.

STHM alumnus experiences World Series in front-office role with Cleveland Indians

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In October, Jesse Rathner reached the pinnacle of the baseball world.

STHM faculty tapped as panelists at national hospitality conference on diversity

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A national conference geared toward diversity and inclusion in the hospitality industry tapped a trio of faculty from Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management as panelists and featured speakers.

STHM ranks among top-15 hospitality programs in nation

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The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management at Temple University is home to one of the nation’s top hospitality management undergraduate programs, according to a recent ranking.

STHM roasts and toasts outgoing Associate Vice Dean Montague

Posted in Applied Knowledge

Graduates from Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management (STHM) drove from as far away as Connecticut, New York, and Washington, D.C. Some even hopped flights from California and the United Kingdom.

Sport Marketing Association elects STHM’s Drayer as President

Posted in Applied Knowledge

Dr. Joris Drayer, from Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) has been elected to a prominent three-year leadership term with the Sport Marketing Association (SMA).

For fifth time in six years, Temple PhD student in Tourism and Sport wins national research competition

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The national reputation of Temple University’s PhD program in Business Administration with a concentration in Tourism and Sport continues to flourish.

STHM senior shaping Philadelphia youth through sport of rowing

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Imani Johnson viewed her junior internship as more than just fulfilling credits; she made a difference in children’s lives.

STHM alum excelling in event-management role at Binghamton Zoo

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Toby Rice counts red pandas, river otters, and howler monkeys among his clients.

STHM student selected for exclusive Manhattan Sport Business Academy

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Will Bubenik spent a majority of his summer living in New York City, touring historic venues, and meeting high-profile executives in his eventual line of work. He has a spontaneous Google search to thank for it.

Temple University alumnus Harith Wickrema endows $100,000 scholarship to support sustainable tourism

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Harith Wickrema, a graduate of Temple University’s Fox School of Business, has contributed more than $100,000 toward the creation of the Harith Wickrema Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management Endowed Scholarship Fund.

As interns, two STHM students help to organize 2016 DNC

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The recent alumnae of Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management (STHM) served senior-year internships with Host Committee.

Three students represent STHM at NCAA careers forum

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Three students traveled to Indianapolis to represent Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management (STHM) at a national conference geared toward the professional development of collegiate student-athletes.

STHM alumnus reaches Marriott headquarters

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From weather reports to industry trends, Sean Nealis knows that even the most-subtle changes can shift business in the hotel industry.

Through Senior Seminar, STHM seniors support current, future classmates

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Seniors typically wait until they have graduated to present a class gift. That isn’t the case at Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management.

STHM awards Marie Baker Brown Scholarship to two students

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Two students from Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management have been chosen as the 2016 recipients of the Marie Baker Brown Scholarship.

David Mondress chosen as STHM’s Gallery of Success honoree

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David Mondress, M.Ed ‘92, is the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management’s 2016 honoree for Temple University’s Gallery of Success.

STHM invites distinguished guests for annual Executive in Residence speaker series

Posted in Applied Knowledge

STHM’s Executive in Residence series annually welcomes accomplished and veteran business executives to Temple University, for personalized discussions on topics relevant to the tourism, hospitality, sport, and recreation management industries.

Alumnus Tim Nolan oversees the establishment of AKA University City

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Timothy Nolan, Assistant General Manger of AKA University City, began his career with AKA Rittenhouse Square as part of his senior internship for the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Student-intern placement highlights, Spring 2017

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Nearly 120 seniors from STHM interned in locales across the country and around the globe during the Spring 2017 academic semester.

STHM professor links early-stage branding to expansion team loyalty

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Few entities worldwide conjure emotions quite like sports teams.

STHM professor wins best paper award for research into daily fantasy sports

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Daily fantasy sports are far from a get-rich-quick strategy.

STHM study examines penalty consistency of NCAA infractions

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Temple University’s Sport Industry Research Center took on a daunting task: analyzing all major NCAA infractions cases over a 61-year period.

‘It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You’

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For Giovanna Slaughter, BS ‘06, experiences and connections have shaped her career.

Andrea Daniels ’03 Recaps STHM’s Role in Career with InterContinental Hotels Group

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After a meeting with retired Associate Vice Dean Jeffrey Montague, Daniels decided to pursue a major in The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) and has never looked back.