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Retail innovation

Retail innovation

A flurry of new partnerships will provide a digital foundation to prepare Carolina's retail management students to lead the industry.

Planning for success

Planning for success

The HRTM Event Planner student organization has been awarded 2017 Student Chapter of the Year by the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA). The club is one of 18 student organizations affiliated with USC's College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management and gives students the opportunity to get involved on campus and make new friends while gaining experience relative to their career goals and interests.

Purchase with purpose

Purchase with purpose

Liliann Pineda-Hawkins knew what was important to her before arriving at the University of South Carolina. The opportunities she found as a Gamecock allowed her to develop her two passions and learn to combine them in ways which may shape her future career.

Master of His Field: Paul Graham adds a master's degree to a successful career spanning four decades

Master of His Field: Paul Graham adds a master's degree to a successful career spanning four decades

When Hootie & the Blowfish became the hottest band in the world, Paul Graham, a 1989 graduate of the University of South Carolina, was one of the people behind the scenes helping fans enjoy the music as the band’s tour manager. When the group launched Monday After the Masters, a celebrity pro-am golf tournament to raise money for charity, they called on Graham to serve as tournament director.

Comeback win: Former Gamecock pitcher returns to graduate

Comeback win: Former Gamecock pitcher returns to graduate

It’s been 13 years since Billy Buckner played baseball for the University of South Carolina, memorably striking out 16 batters one afternoon against Clemson and winning seven games in the 2004 season.

Dean’s quarterly update December 2017

Dean’s quarterly update December 2017

Finals are underway and winter break is on the horizon, so I'd like to take a moment to wish you and your family a very happy, healthy, and festive holiday season. As we prepare to celebrate the commencement of our Fall 2017 graduates next week, I also want to say thank you to our faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and parents for the difference you have made this year in the lives of our students and the future of our fields.

Brown wins national distinguished service award for sport management

Brown wins national distinguished service award for sport management

Professor Matt Brown, chair of the University of South Carolina's Department of Sport and Entertainment Management, has been selected to receive The North American Society for Sport Management's (NASSM) highest service honor.

The game before the game: HRSM professor leads the way in research as tailgating grows from a grassroots movement to a gigantic industry

The game before the game: HRSM professor leads the way in research as tailgating grows from a grassroots movement to a gigantic industry

For college football fans in Columbia and across the country, tailgating has become a tradition as ingrained in the fall Saturday experience as what happens inside the stadium.

No. 1! UofSC sport science programs top national rankings

No. 1! UofSC sport science programs top national rankings

The University of South Carolina’s sport science programs are ranked No. 1 in the United States for the second year in a row, and No. 4 in the world by ShanghaiRanking's 2017 Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments.

Walking the red carpet

Walking the red carpet

The biggest stars in country music gathered in Nashville Nov. 8 for the 51st CMA Awards, and University of South Carolina students had an opportunity to be part of the star-studded event.

 

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