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HRSM Week

The University of South Carolina’s College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management will once again host a weeklong event to celebrate students, faculty, staff, alumni and industry partners. 

The Fifth Annual HRSM Week will run March 20-24 with a variety of hosted events tied to each of the college’s three main academic programs: hotel, restaurant and tourism management; retailing; and sport and entertainment management. More events will be added to this calendar as the event date approaches.

Monday, March 20:
Fashion Week: Kick-off

Fashion Week: Kick-Off
Davis Field, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
This event is free and open to the public. More information here or contact: Erica Elbery, 803-777-6856, elbery@sc.edu

Tuesday, March 21:
Target Day

Sustainable Tourism Seminar

Dean's Leadership Seminar Series

Target Day
Enjoy an opportunity to meet with Retailing's Target partners for class visits and student workshops:

HRSM Faculty / Staff Drop-in Reception with Target Executives
10 – 11 a.m., Retail Conference Room
Open to HRSM Faculty and Staff

Target Resume Review
2 – 4 p.m., Patterson Room, McCutchen House
Open to all HRSM Students

Target Student Reception
4 – 5:30 p.m., McCutchen House
Open to all Carolina community

Sustainable Tourism Seminar
2:50-4 p.m., Carolina Coliseum Room 2034
HRSM faculty, staff and students are invited to hear a guest lecture by Samantha Hogenson, managing director of the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST). The seminar is hosted by David Cardenas and will cover the sustainable tourism projects CREST organization has conducted around the world.

Dean’s Leadership Seminar Series 
with guest speaker Allison Zegar, Target District Manager
6 – 8:15 p.m., Belk Auditorium, Close-Hipp Building 005*
*Space is limited, so please contact Catherine Luthren at cluthren@mailbox.sc.edu to RSVP

Wednesday, March 22:
SEVT Conference

Fashion Week: Student Designer Showcase

SEVT: Sports Entertainment & Venues Tomorrow Annual Conference
12 – 6 p.m., Columbia Marriott Downtown
6 – 8 p.m. Opening Reception, Columbia Museum of Art
Please visit sevt.org for full schedule and to register

Fashion Week: Student Designer Showcase
701 Whaley
Style lounge opens at 6:00 p.m.
Showcase begins at 7:00 p.m.
More information here, or contact: Erica Elbery, 803-777-6856, elbery@sc.edu

Thursday, March 23
SEVT Conference

Fashion Week: Finale Fashion Show & Silent Auction

SEVT: Sports Entertainment & Venues Tomorrow Annual Conference
12 – 6 p.m., Columbia Marriott Downtown
6 – 8 p.m. Opening Reception, Columbia Museum of Art
Please visit sevt.org for full schedule and to register

Fashion Week: Finale Fashion Show and Silent Auction
701 Whaley, 7 p.m.
This event is free with a valid Carolina Card. Tickets are $5.00 at the door—cash, check or credit accepted. More information here, or contact: Erica Elbery, 803-777-6856, elbery@sc.edu

Friday, March 24:
SEVT Conference

Fasion Week: Boutique Crawl

SEVT: Sports Entertainment & Venues Tomorrow Annual Conference
12 – 6 p.m., Columbia Marriott Downtown
6 – 8 p.m. Opening Reception, Columbia Museum of Art
Please visit sevt.org for full schedule and to register

Fashion Week: Boutique Crawl
1 – 5 p.m. at select Columbia retailers
This event is free and open to the public.
More information here, or contact: Erica Elbery, 803-777-6856, elbery@sc.edu