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STHM alumnae enjoy front-row seat to NCAA national championship

By Christopher Vito on April 25, 2017

For Cynthia Jordan and Ari Moore, winning a national championship has always been the goal. It’s just that neither figured they would require 17 years to accomplish it. The Temple University alumnae celebrated an NCAA women’s basketball championship in early April, as staff members of head coach Dawn Staley’s team at the University of South […]

NCAA Vice President of Enforcement speaks with STHM students as Executive in Residence

By Christopher Vito on April 19, 2017

Jon Duncan is not the bad guy. As the NCAA’s Vice President of Enforcement, Duncan does not write the association’s bylaws or issue its penalties. He does not target select institutions, or operate in secrecy. In a way, he said, he’s like a soccer referee. Duncan used that analogy during his presentation at Temple University, […]

Temple, STHM Host Inaugural American Athletic Conference Academic Consortium Symposium

By Christopher Vito on April 13, 2017

Leaders from the American Athletic Conference and its 12 member institutions participated in the Conference’s Academic Consortium Symposium on March 23-24. The Symposium, held at Philadelphia’s Hilton Penn’s Landing Hotel, brought together conference athletic and academic leaders as well as student-athletes. The two-day event focused on student well-being, and featured panel discussions involving mental health, […]

Longwoods International founder visits STHM as Executive in Residence

By Christopher Vito on April 6, 2017

A destination marketing strategy comprises more than flashy photography on a billboard, or words in a full-page magazine advertisement. It delves into unlocking consumers’ emotions, and cravings for excitement and escape. “That’s what we do best,” said Bill Siegel, during his March 29 visit to Temple University. Siegel, the CEO of Longwoods International, spoke with […]

Major League Baseball welcomes two STHM undergrads at national sabermetrics conference

By Christopher Vito on March 31, 2017

Two undergraduate students from Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) stepped up to the plate at a national conference in partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB). Junior Madelyn McDonnell and freshman Anika Singh represented STHM at the sixth-annual Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) Analytics Conference in Phoenix, Ariz. The three-day […]

Jordan Brand Executive Larry Miller Visits STHM as Executive in Residence

By Christopher Vito on March 28, 2017

On occasion, Larry Miller’s office phone rings — and on the other line is Michael Jordan. You know… His Airness. MJ. The G.O.A.T. (or Greatest of All Time). “Actually, calls from him are pretty standard in my line of work,” Miller said. Miller serves as President of Jordan Brand. He’s responsible for elevating the brand […]

Philanthropy panelists to Temple students: ‘Work not only to be successful, but to be of value’

By Carine Lavache on March 21, 2017

It always feels good to give back. But can a career path be forged out of philanthropy? Recent graduates of Temple University sought to answer that question as participants in a Philanthropy Panel of Professionals, held Feb. 17 at Alter Hall. Moderated by Temple alumna Cherri Gregg, the community affairs reporter for KYW Newsradio 1060, […]

U.S. Travel Association CEO and President visits STHM

By Christopher Vito on February 16, 2017

Only a few minutes into his presentation, Roger Dow cued up a video. The words “Dearly departed vacation days” scrolled across the screen, drawing a chuckle from Temple University students. “I’ll admit – our video is funny,” said Dow. “But its message is anything but.” Dow is President and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association […]

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

By Christopher Vito on December 20, 2016

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). Each year, NEWH regional chapters award scholarships to college students who have professional aspirations of entering the hospitality industry. The organization, which was founded in 1984, has awarded nearly […]

STHM alumna influencing tourism in her native Colombia

By Kylie Winkler on December 20, 2016

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. Munive, a Fulbright Scholar, earned her Master of Tourism and Hospitality Management (MTHM) degree from Temple’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM). She serves as director of business […]