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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

Sigma Psi Mu is a co-ed business fraternity for sport and entertainment management majors. The club held a kickball tournament to raise funds for the Special Olympics, having fun and making a difference.

Student Organizations

Find a new hobby, make new friends, give back to the community and get more out of your college experience!

The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management is home to a variety of student-run organizations that help students grow personally and professionally. 

HRSM Ambassadors pose for a photo in front of Maxcy Monument on the Horseshoe.

HRSM Ambassadors

HRSM ambassadors represent the College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management and assist with the planning and staffing of many college events including conferences, alumni, and recruiting. These star students serve as brand champions for the college and share information to help other students and visitors learn more about all that HRSM has to offer.

E-mail: cwcrick@hrsm.sc.edu

Group of students pose for photo of DECA members.

Collegiate DECA at USC

This business-minded organizations prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. Students compete for top international honors in one of 25 different competitions, including retail management, event planning, hotel and lodging, restaurant and foodservice management, travel and tourism, fashion merchandising and marketing, and sports and entertainment marketing. To learn more, visit our national website: www.deca.org/college-programs.

E-mail: sodeca@mailbox.sc.edu
Facebook: uscdeca
Garnet Gate: garnetgate.sa.sc.edu/organization/deca

Theme Parks and Attractions Club members pose in front of the Magic Kingdom castle on a visit to Disney.

Theme Park and Attractions Club

Get an inside look at how theme parks and attractions are operated and managed. The club hosts guest speakers, takes field trips and discusses different topics at bi-weekly meetings which enhance club members' understanding of the industry.

E-mail: elizabethjenkins99@gmail.com
Facebook: groups/302039140624076/

Two femail graduate students pose for a picture with Cocky.

International Hospitality and Tourism Graduate Student Association

Graduate students pursuing a master's degree in international hospitality and tourism management can gain additional networking opportunities among graduate students, faculty and industry leaders.

Cocky Couture

Cocky Couture is a student organization that educates and promotes communication and business skills within its members through philanthropic activities benefiting the citizens of Columbia, South Carolina. The student-run charitable organization is dedicated to providing free clothing donations to underprivileged Columbia residents. The club is working to establish Cocky Couture pop-up retail stores where residents in need can find clothing that doesn’t just fit, but feels good.

Email: soCOUTUR@mailbox.sc.edu 
Facebook: CockyCoutureUSC
Garnet Gate: garnetgate.sa.sc.edu/organization/cockycouture

A group of Sigma Psi Mu students pose while getting a tour of a sport and entertainment venue.

Sigma Psi Mu

Individually Strong, Together Powerful

Sigma Psi Mu is a co-ed professional fraternity for sport and entertainment management majors, founded at the University of South Carolina. It was organized to provide a platform for highly-involved and academically gifted SPTE students. It is our mission to grow our brotherhood through professional development, social bonding, and real-world networking opportunities. We do so in order to prepare and develop professionally for a career in the sport, entertainment and venue industries. Sigma Psi Mu strives to benefit not only its members, but all University of South Carolina SPTE students, staff, and faculty. Sigma Psi Mu assists the College of HRSM in continuing to develop industry-ready sport, entertainment and venue professionals.

E-mail: sigpsi.uofsc.recruitment@gmail.com
Facebook: facebook.com/SigmaPsiMuUofSC/
Garnet Gate: garnetgate.sa.sc.edu/organization/spm
Twitter: @SigmaPsiMu

CMAE EDU students visit Nashville, soul center of the nation's country music industry.

Country Music Association Education (CMA EDU)

An extension of the Country Music Association, this student organization gives students a better understanding of the music industry, specifically the country genre. For students who are interested in a career in the music or entertainment industry, CMA EDU provides valuable opportunities to explore the field, network with industry professionals, and build a resume through volunteer and project participation.

E-mail: socmaedu@mailbox.sc.edu
Facebook: @uofsccmaedu
Garnet Gate: garnetgate.sa.sc.edu/organization/cmaedu 

 

For additional information on one of the thousands of other student-run organizations at the University of South Carolina, visit the USC Student Life Office or check them out via social media.



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