The UConn Sport Management Program co-sponsored a sport symposium this fall, which was covered by UConn Today.
“Our faculty has expertise directly applicable to sports analytics,” says Yan. “In the future, as our impact grows, the conference will also provide a platform for the sports industry to recruit our students.”
EDLR’s Laura Burton is quoted in MyRecordJournal.com regarding gender disparities in higher education leadership roles.
Writer and former MLB player Doug Glanville will teach a course for Sport Management centered on sports and society, covered by The Hartford Courant.
“This past summer, the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) formally recognized Neag School Professor Jennifer McGarry as the 2019 recipient of its most prestigious honor: the Earle F. Zeigler Lecture Award. The Zeigler Award, the highest distinction one can earn in the academic field of sport management, acknowledges significant contributions to the field in terms of scholarship, research, leadership, and peer recognition.” Read the full Neag School of Education article here. Also available from UConn Today.
“I learned that what you think is your best is not good enough. There’s always something you can do better, whether in a drill, in a game, or in life. You can practice harder, do it better, and accomplish more than you originally thought you could.” – SPM Alumna, Jamelle Elliott in UConn Today
EDLR’s Dr. Laura Burton co-authors original commentary on women in sport by The Conversation
The Neag School of Education covers Sport Management’s Dr. Joseph Cooper, who recently released a new book, From Exploitation Back to Empowerment: Black Male Holistic (Under)Development Through Sport and (Mis)Education which was inspired by his research on the intersection between sport, education, race, and culture and the impact of sport involvement on the holistic development of Black male athletes. Read the full story here.
UConn Today covers two EDLR faculty researchers, Dr. Jennie Weiner and Sport Management’s Dr. Laura Burton will be investigating 25 black, female principals and how microaggressions and discrimination affect their experiences.
This research is funded by a Spencer Foundation Grant.
Dr. Joseph Cooper launched his new book, From Exploitation Back to Empowerment: Black Male Holistic (Under)Development Through Sport and (Mis)Education on February 18, 2019.
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CT Post highlight’s Sport Management alumna, Jamelle Elliott in her return to UConn as the Associate Athletic Director for the National C Club; a return that makes her feel ‘at home’.