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Sport and Event Management

The Sport and Event Management major prepares students to plan, manage, and sustain effective, sport and recreation experiences in private, public, and commercial settings. Through extensive practical applications, students develop an understanding of community and global service, with an emphasis on leadership and professional skill development. The major prepares students for careers related to professional sport, athletics, community sport and the operation of corresponding facilities.

Required minor, double major or semester abroad: To promote academic depth, all students must complete a minor, double major or a semester abroad (totaling 12 credit hours or more) in an Elon-approved program. (For those pursuing a Business Administration minor, SEM 351 satisfies the requirement for either BUS 304 Introductino to Marketing or MKT 311 Prinicples of Marketing)

News

School of Communications recognizes outstanding students, faculty

The school hosted its annual awards ceremony May 6 to honor high achievement from faculty and students in the last year.

Discovery program connects new students to Elon and each other

The first-year summer experience program offered by the Office of New Student and Transition Programs familiarizes incoming students with Elon's campus and helps them develop outdoor and team-building skills before classes begin in the fall.

Elon students assume leadership roles for U.S. Open fundraiser

Five students from the Department of Sport and Event Management have recruited volunteers, handled sales receipts and coordinated inventory this month at a concessions tent in Pinehurst, North Carolina, for the 2014 men’s and women’s U.S. Open Championships.

Volunteers sought for Elon fundraiser at U.S. Open

The Department of Sport and Event Management hopes to make as much as $50,000 this summer for its endowed scholarship fund by managing a golf course concession tent when North Carolina hosts the U.S. Open Championships.

Sport & Event Management faculty cited in regional media

Associate Professor Tony Weaver and instructor Mark Cryan have been interviewed by WFMY News 2 and WUNC's "The State of Things" in recent weeks for their expertise on the business of sports.

 

Class raises $2,600 for two local organizations

Allied Churches in Alamance County and the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management were beneficiaries of efforts from students in an Elon service-learning course.

Cara McFadden publishes article in Journal of Applied Measurement

The article examines the Sense of Competence Scale-Revised, which measures the sense of competence of college students.

School of Communications honors outstanding students, faculty

The school hosted its annual awards ceremony on April 25 to recognize high achievement from faculty and students in the last year.

Tony Weaver discusses future of ACC basketball with WFMY News 2
The segment aired on the eve of the start to the 2013 ACC Tournament in Greensboro, N.C.
NASCAR insiders visit "Burst the Bubble" course
An Elon sophomore organized an informal Winter Term class to teach about the sport she loves & invited industry figures to speak.