Sport Management’s Doug Glanville featured in Kiplinger
UConn Today talks sports and teaching with former MLB player, Doug Glanville.
Current UConn Sport Management student, Paul Wettemann is highlighted in the New Haven Register.
Several Neag School graduate students and faculty have been named 2019-20 Initiative on Campus Dialogues Fellows. This initiative brings together UConn students, staff, and faculty, as well as nonuniversity practitioners, to focus on dialogue and implementation. Sport Management graduate students Charles Macaulay and Ajhanai Newton, with Laura Burton and Justin Evanovich, are Fellows with their project “Sports Talk: Creating Dialogical Classrooms for the Development of Future Sport Leaders;” Read more about Neag School’s ICD Fellows for 2019-20.
The Neag School of Education’s Sport Management Program hosted the annual Career Night in Sport at the UConn Alumni Center on Oct. 24, 2019. The event featured remarks from Doug Glanville, former MLB player and current academic technician with the Department of Educational Leadership, along with networking and sessions on a variety topics such as Navigating the Field, From Graduation to Graduate School, Sport in Education and the Community, Women Working in Sport, and Operations and Event Management. View the photo album.
Dr. Laura Burton and the UConn Sport Management Program are mentioned for their work with the Global Sports Mentoring Program which aims to empower female leaders in sport, NCAA Champion Magazine
Collective Uplift and Sport Management Program hosted successful Race, Sport, and Activism Panel as covered by The Daily Campus.
While Title IX celebrated its 45th anniversary last week, members of the UConn Sport Management program publicly acknowledged what its passing, almost five decades ago, has allowed them to accomplish in their personal careers in sport.
Students, alumni, professors, colleagues, teammates, coaches and mentors all joined in on the campaign to honor this milestone, sharing how Title IX has provided them with opportunities to achieve success, and will continue to do so in the future. Check out some of their responses to the prompted statement, "BecauseOfTitleIX..."
"I'm able to travel the country representing my school & able to pursue a career in the sport industry!”
"I've hydrated some of the best athletes, mentored, coached & am inspired daily by incredible women."
"I have a spot on the field, a seat at the table, and the opportunity to make an impact"
"I'm the first college grad in my family & continue to share my passion for sports w/ student-athletes daily"
“I built relationships that'll last a lifetime, learned valuable lessons & can have a career in athletics!”
"I have seen female athletes achieve success at the highest level."
"I get to promote women in a sport that I have been playing since I was four years old."
“I've the opportunity to play the sport I love, surrounded by incredible women whose talents are limitless”
"I've had the opportunity to be not only a student-athlete but a college coach, & now Dir of Athletic Development!"
“I was able to pole vault in the State of Connecticut as an official track and field event, not an exhibition event, my senior year in high school. Which set me up to earn the CT state women’s record and later the University of Connecticut’s school record. It helped me earn a track scholarship, bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in sport management.”
"I found my passion and have been able to travel and meet to many inspirational people"
"I am able to fulfill my lifelong dream of playing Division I athletics, as an ice hockey player."
“I played the sport I love at a D1 level, have opportunities to learn & lead along side some of the strongest women I know.”
"I was seen as equal within my role as graduate head manager for an elite Division 1 Men's Team”
"I have the ability to travel to various sporting events and pursue a career that I love!”
"My professional/athletics careers are possible. I wouldn't be where I am if not for the women who came before me"
"I can dream."
"I was able to travel to Dallas to cover the Women's Final Four, and have pursued a career in athletics"
"I played. I coached. I studied. And now I teach, I learn and I lead."
"I get to work with Rhett at Fenway Park!!"
"I'm able to pursue a career in the sport industry & use it as a platform to advocate for female athletes"
“I’m a 7x All-American w/2 Master's, a career in athletics, making a difference in the lives of student-athletes”
"I was able to be a Division I Softball Student-Athlete!"
“Opportunities are endless and the best relationships are made.”
"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 to the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Norwich Bulletin (Sport Management major Rachel Hill to join National Women’s Soccer League following graduation)
The Harvard Crimson (Laura Burton, associate professor of sport management, quoted)