In the News

MS in Sport Business program sponsors Sports Industry Networking Conference

By STHM Public Relations on April 16, 2014

The School of Tourism Hospitality Management’s (STHM) Master of Science in Sport Business program sponsored the 2014 Sports Industry Networking and Career Conference (SINC), continuing STHM’s longtime support and involvement with the event. The two-day conference brought together faculty, staff and students who were able to listen to and spark discussion with top executives from […]

The importance of sports analytics, both in the game and off the field

By STHM Public Relations on April 15, 2014

Analytics has rapidly integrated into the sport industry to optimize scheduling, assist with resource allocation, and examine the legal environment within sports organizations. A new report from the Temple University Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT), based at the Fox School of Business, examines the history and current state of analytics and Big Data […]

Villanova, St. Joe’s, Temple athletics executives discuss changing landscape of sport

By Jamie Cann on April 15, 2014

Three leading Division I athletics administrators recently visited the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management for an Executive Panel exploring a variety of issues, from the financing of intercollegiate athletics and regulatory compliance to conference realignment and the rise of, and response to, social media. Villanova University Athletic Director Vince Nicastro, entering his 14th year […]

Industry leaders present Navigating the Facility Management Industry panel

By STHM Public Relations on April 3, 2014

Three leading executives from the facility management industry visited the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management for an Executive Panel on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.  The panelists explored a variety of issues ranging from the economic impact of increased tourism to improving the customer service model at their facilities, all with the intent of emphasizing […]

STHM Faculty to receive merit awards

By STHM Public Relations on March 2, 2014

Provost Hai-Lung Dai recently announced that 767 faculty at Temple will receive merit awards. Seven of that faculty comes from the Fox School of Business. These awards recognize all of the meritorious activities of Temple’s faculty in the 2012-13 academic year. During the Fall 2013 semester, faculty were nominated or self-nominated. Departments, colleges and schools, […]

Students hear from Kirk Kinsell of IHG for Executive Luncheon Program

By STHM Public Relations on February 3, 2014

More than two dozen School of Tourism and Hospitality Management students enjoyed an intimate executive luncheon Jan. 9th with Kirk Kinsell, President of the Americas for InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG). Even though the event occurred in the middle of the university’s winter break, students came ready to listen and heard a firsthand account of an extremely […]

Madison Square Garden execs share lessons, laughs at Executive in Residence panel

By STHM Public Relations on December 13, 2013

Ron Skotarczak and Mark Piazza are both Philly guys. Both are sport management executives and both have professional experience with local teams, Skotarczak with the 76ers and Eagles, and Piazza with the Sixers and Flyers. Now they’re in New York City, one of the fiercest of Philadelphia’s sports rivals. “My parents still don’t talk to […]

Hyatt Awards $13,000 to STHM for Professional Development

By STHM Public Relations on June 20, 2013

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has awarded the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) $13,000 for professional development use. STHM staff submitted an application to the Hyatt University Fund committee in late May and received notice in July that the proposal had earned $13,000 to be spent on professional development events such as Career Day, held […]