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2024 News, Notes and Awards

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    Patrick Bacak, '18, Sport and Entertainment Management

    Patrick Bacak started a new position as manager, premium sales with the LA Galaxy.

  • Jackie Bradley headshot

    Jackie Bradley, Hospitality Management

    Jackie Bradley, owner of ButterKreme Queen Bakery, won the Town of Irmo Small Business of the Month Award for February 2024

  • Jack Bradney headshot

    Jack Bradney, '21, Sport and Entertainment Management

    Jack Bradney a new position as account manager, brand partnerships at Overtime.

  • Ryan Brewer headshot

    Ryan Brewer, '23, Sport and Entertainment Management

    Ryan Brewer accepted a full-time position as assistant director of operations and event management with University of South Carolina Athletics. He will also continue pursuing his master of sport and entertainment management degree at the College of HRSM.

  • Thomas Brooks headshot

    Thomas Brooks, '17, Sport and Entertainment Management

    Thomas Brooks was promoted to senior account executive with Gamecock Athletics.

  • Ryan Daniels headshot

    Ryan Daniels, '17, Hospitality Management, '19, Master of International Hospitality and Tourism Management

    Ryan Daniels started a new position as national account manager with Visit Phoenix.

  • Isabel de Armas headshot

    Isabel de Armas, '19, Sport and Entertainment Management

    Isabel de Armas accepted a new position as consultant, new ticket initiatives with the Atlanta Braves.

  • Rachel Elliott headshot

    Rachel Elliott, '21, Hospitality Management

    Rachel Elliott started a new position as catering sales manager at the Embassy Suites Nashville Downtown.

  • Tyler Heath headshot

    Tyler Heath, '21, Hospitality Management, '22, Master of International Hospitality and Tourism Management

    Tyler Heath was promoted to assistant general manager of Tavola at The Cloister at Sea Island.

  • Stephen Long headshot

    Stephen Long, '19, Sport and Entertainment Management

    Stephen Long started a new position as sportsbook agent at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa.

  • Maddi McLean headshot

    Maddi McLean, '24, Sport and Entertainment Management

    Maddi McLean accepted a new position as a seasonal intern with the Baltimore Ravens football operations department.

  • Rasheed Muhammad headshot

    Rasheed Muhammad, '95, Retailing - Retail Management

    Rasheed Muhammad started a new position as managing partner at OTP Business Management.

  • Hannah Newland headshot

    Hannah Newland, '22, Hospitality Management

    Hannah Newland started a new position as assistant food and beverage outlet manager at Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Hotel.

  • Olivia Stepp headshot

    Olivia Stepp, '23, Retailing - Retailing Management

    Olivia Stepp accepted a new position as manager, merchandising & licensing with the LPGA.

  • Frank Terrapin IV headshot

    Frank Terrapin IV, '19, Sport and Entertainment Management

    Frank Terrapin started a new position as assistant director of development at the University of South Carolina.

  • Carlo White headshot

    Carlo White, '24, Hospitality Management

    Carlo White earned the Carolina Sales Institute Salesperson of the Year Award.

  • Di Zhang headshot

    Di Zhang, '21, Master of Sport and Entertainment Management

    Di Zhang started a new position as senior protocol manager at The 9th Asian Winter Games Harbin 2025.


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