Student Stories

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 awards Marie Baker Brown Scholarship to two students

By Christopher Vito on December 5, 2016

Two students from Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) have been chosen as the 2016 recipients of the Marie Baker Brown Scholarship. Baker Brown, who died in 2006 following a battle with breast cancer, was a champion of Philadelphia tourism. She joined the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) in 1985, […]

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

By Kylie Winkler on December 1, 2016

For four students from the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM), it came down to the final buzzer. Temple’s team finished runners-up by two-thirds of a point in the 14th Annual Sports Marketing Association (SMA) Case Study Bowl. A team from Loras College, a private school in Iowa, won the competition, which was […]

STHM senior shaping Philadelphia youth through sport of rowing

By Kylie Winkler on October 31, 2016

Imani Johnson viewed her junior internship as more than just fulfilling credits; she made a difference in children’s lives. Johnson, a senior at Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management, believes her work with Philadelphia City Rowing has enabled the program to develop logistically while she serves as a coach and role model […]

STHM student selected for exclusive Manhattan Sport Business Academy

By Christopher Vito on October 19, 2016

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. Bubenik, a junior at Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM), participated in the Manhattan Sports […]

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

By Lora Strum on October 14, 2016

The national reputation of Temple University’s PhD program in Business Administration with a concentration in Tourism and Sport continues to flourish. Fourth-year PhD student Bradley Baker recently won the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) 2016 student research competition, becoming the fifth doctoral student from Temple in the last six years to win the […]

PhD student Bradley Baker wins elite national research competition

By Lora Strum on October 14, 2016

For Bradley Baker, fourth-year PhD candidate at Temple University, the transition from fencing coach to award-winning researcher didn’t happen overnight. Baker’s paper, “Run Again Another Day: The Role of Satisfaction on Repeat Marathon Participation,” won the 2016 North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) student research competition. The paper focuses on the correlation between event […]

Three students represent STHM at NCAA careers forum

By Christopher Vito on June 23, 2016

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. The NCAA’s Career in Sports Forum invited 200 student-athletes, from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants, to learn more about and explore potential career paths […]

As interns, two STHM students help to organize 2016 DNC

By Christopher Vito on June 23, 2016

Clare Bachman and Leah Gelman have a scenic view of Philadelphia from their office at 1900 Market Street. The rest of the country will get an up-close look at the city in July, when Philadelphia hosts the Democratic National Convention. Bachman and Gelman are working with the Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee, and in conjunction with […]

Temple student, alum aiming to feed the homeless while breaking a world record

By Christopher Vito on April 21, 2016

The idea came to Benjamin Baker at a Wendy’s restaurant on North Broad Street in Philadelphia, after he had purchased dinner for a homeless man. “Seeing the hunger he endured, my mind immediately went to charity and how I could help,” said Baker, a sophomore at Temple University’s School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM). […]