An Elon team of business and communications students won its undergraduate division in the 2017 Society for American Baseball Research case competition and was the only team invited to present at the SABR Analytics Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, on March 9-10.
The assistant professor of sport and event management explored issues and outcomes relating to work-life balance for sport management scholars and practitioners.
In addition to receiving a service award at the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association’s annual event, the assistant professor of sport and event management hosted a preconference workshop and presented an educational session.
The assistant professor of communications recently published articles in the Asian Journal of Communication and the Journalism & Mass Communication Educator.
Assistant Professor Cara McFadden’s “Facility and Venue Management” class and the Student United Way of Elon University assisted with the event’s Dec. 6 festivities.
During a three-week Winter Term course, titled “Business of Baseball and Tourism in the Dominican Republic,” two dozen students examined issues relating to neo-colonialism and globalization while traveling in the Caribbean nation.
Mark Cryan, assistant professor of sport and event management, has published an article examining the operation of an after-school youth soccer program for at-risk children.
A recent article focused on "New Directions for Student Leadership," a sourcebook published by Cara McFadden, assistant professor of sport and event management, and Don Stenta, director of student life recreational sports at the Ohio State University.
The assistant professor of sport and event management incorporates her personal experiences with the Virginia Tech massacre to promote discussion and analysis in the classroom.
The assistant professor of sport and event management played a prominent role in the November conference, promoting activities and discussions designed to advance the organization’s social justice initiatives.
Mark Cryan, an assistant professor in sport and event management, wrote a series of articles about the Dominican Winter League for Ballpark Digest. The three-part series, titled "Baseball in the Republic," describes the fan experience, the facilities, and game on the field in the Dominican Republic's top baseball league.
Students in Assistant Professor Shaina Dabbs’ “Event Management” class raised more than $2,300 to support the Boys & Girls Club of Alamance County and Excel Christian Academy of Burlington.
Assistant Professor Cara McFadden explores the collegiate recreation field and the expanding role recreation programs, services and facilities contribute to a university community.
Lambda Pi Eta hosted an Oct. 27 gathering that included a faculty panel, question-and-answer session and student-to-student mentoring.
John Lopez’s unique start to his career was featured in an October article published by Elon News Network.
Mark Cryan is an assistant professor of sport and event management at Elon.
During the past two years, the sport and event management and business management double major has examined the reasons why collegiate athletic departments have decided to reclassify to Division I.
The Sport & Event Management Department hosted its annual fall internship forum, highlighting its students’ summer achievements and memorable internship experiences.
The assistant professor in the School of Communications participated in a Q&A interview with The Myanmar Times to highlight his experiences while traveling through Myanmar, a trip extensively featured in his recently released Kindle Single.
Assistant Professors David Bockino and Qian Xu shared their respective research highlighting a variety of topics, including new institutionalism and journalism education, smartphone usage, and the online discussion in China regarding genetically modified foods.
The assistant professor in the School of Communications examined the Southeast Asian nation’s rise from the ground level, spending two-plus weeks exploring what has quickly become one of the world’s most enticing tourist destinations.
Communications faculty and staff celebrated this year’s COM and SEM seniors and their families with a May 20 reception on Manfuso Plaza.
Members of the “Facilities and Venue Management” course, offered by the Department of Sport and Event Management, and Student United Way chapter volunteered this semester with several United Way of Alamance County events.
During the May 3 awards ceremony, Jeremy Recoon ’16 received the Major of the Year Award and alumnus Christopher Bayly ’08 served as the evening’s guest speaker, highlighting his career in the sports consulting industry.
The Sport and Event Management Department hosted its spring 2016 Project Palooza, displaying student work conducted during the semester.
Students and faculty members of the School of Communications participated in the 23rd annual Spring Undergraduate Research Forum, sharing their scholarship with the Elon University community.
The Department of Sport and Event Management course partnered with Elon Athletics and the Office of Student Activities to host an April 23 block party in conjunction with a busy afternoon of on-campus sporting events.
The assistant professor of sport and event management played a prominent role in the collegiate recreational sports organization’s April conference, serving as program chair and facilitating five presentations and workshops.
Nicole Miller ’16, Tara Wirth ’16, Xernay Aniwar ’17, Leena Dahal ’17 and MaryClaire Schulz ’17 shared their research projects at the largest undergraduate interdisciplinary conference in the country.
The assistant professor of sport and event management tackled a variety of topics during two March presentations, covering student leadership development as well as the importance of resiliency and renewal.
Fourteen board members and guests visited campus April 8 to share their professional insight and receive an up-close look at the school’s facilities expansion.
The assistant professor of sport and event management traveled to New Orleans in late February to present at the Sport and Recreation Law Association’s annual conference.
Nearly two-dozen Elon University students traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina, for a March 15 conference to hear from marketing professionals and industry leaders.
Max Herrera traveled home to San Mateo, Calif., for Elon University’s “Fake Break” this winter to volunteer on the sustainability team with the Super Bowl Host Committee.
The chair of the Sport and Event Management Department participated in a question-and-answer interview examining topics relating to the National Football League’s championship game.
During Elon University’s Thanksgiving break, members of the baseball team traveled to the Dominican Republic to study the Caribbean nation’s culture, economy and affinity for baseball as part of the “Globalization in Contemporary Sport” class.
The sport and event management class hosted a fundraising event benefiting Helping Other People Eat – or H.O.P.E. – a nonprofit organization fighting hunger in Alamance County.
Assistant Professors Cara McFadden and Craig Schmitt and junior Abigail Dalton traveled to South Carolina to share their research and expertise with the collegiate recreational sports organization and its conference attendees.
The Sport and Event Management Department hosted its fall 2015 Project Palooza, showcasing student work conducted during the semester.
Carol Pyszkowski’s capstone project, supported by the Premier Sport and Event Society, provided more than 40 Elon University students an inside look into the professional sports and arena management industries.
Associate Professor Hal Walker, chair of the university's Department of Sport and Event Management, called Weaver "highly deserving" of recognition from the North Carolina Sport Management Coalition.
During the annual NCAAHPERD-SM Convention, sport and event management majors Taylor Barclay ’15 and Kelly Siewers ’17 received undergraduate scholarships, Sophie Kane ’17 captured first place in the video resume competition, and a team of five students competed in a case challenge provided by the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Lambda Pi Eta’s annual “How to Succeed as a Communications Major” panel discussion shed light on the School of Communications’ six undergraduate majors.
A contingent from the Department of Sport and Event Management shared research on a variety of topics, including outdoor educational initiatives, first-year experience, facility management, and student leadership in collegiate recreation.
Assistant Professor Cara McFadden, Emily Bourke ’16 and Katie Dalton ’16 traveled to the United Way headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, to participate in a gathering of student leaders, United Way staff and university advisers.
The Sport & Event Management Department hosted its Fall Internship Forum, highlighting its students’ summer achievements and memorable internship experiences.
The assistant professor of sport and event management serves as a co-editor for the fall 2015 issue of New Directions in Student Leadership, which highlights student leadership development within recreation and athletic environments.
The latest edition of the Elon Law Review features scholarship on sports law and the evolving policies and regulations surrounding collegiate athletics.
A grant from the Coleman Foundation will support the fellows' efforts to encourage entrepreneurship at Elon.
The assistant professor of sport and event management was one of five Elon University faculty and staff members to lead presentations at the 11th annual NCICU Assessment Conference.