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Spring 2019 honors list students

Congratulations to the following HRSM students who made the spring 2019 Dean's and President's Lists.

UofSC tennis champ comes up aces in the classroom too

On May 25, Paul Jubb made University of South Carolina history, becoming the first Gamecock to win a national championship in men’s tennis. His drive and passion are apparent both on and off the court, making the retailing major an ace in the classroom too.

UofSC professor chosen to lead Sport Marketing Association

Khalid Ballouli of the University of South Carolina is the new president-elect of the Sport Marketing Association (SMA), one of the top professional and academic associations for the field of sport marketing.

U.S. Women's Open in South Carolina

The world's best female golfers came to South Carolina this month as Charleston hosted the 2019 U.S. Women's Open and UofSC students and alumni were there gaining valuable experience helping run the prestigious event.

June 2019 faculty, staff and alumni notes

Here's a quick list of just a few of the many accomplishments by faculty, staff and alumni in June!

Retailing professor wins Fulbright for work in Uzbekistan

The Fulbright program is one of the most famous and prestigious scholarship programs in the world, with 59 alumni who also have Nobel Prizes and 82 Pulitzer Prize winners. Many people in academia try throughout their career and never win a Fulbright Scholarship. Professor Mark Rosenbaum, chair of the retailing department, now has three.

Do employee reward programs actually work?

Suppose you were named Employee of the Month, complete with a plaque and your name in the company newsletter. Would it make you more likely to stay with your employer if a better job came along a month later?

Win a trip to New York Fashion Week!

Calling all Gamecock fashionistas! The University of South Carolina’s Department of Retailing, UofSC Trademark Licensing and IMG College Licensing are teaming up to provide two UofSC students with a free trip to New York City to represent UofSC at New York Fashion Week in September 2019.

May 2019 faculty, staff and alumni notes

Here's a quick list of just a few of the accomplishments and milesrones from across the college this month!

Hooding and Cording Ceremony May 2019

The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management celebrated its largest graduating class ever in May 2019. On Friday, May 10, the college held it's Hooding and Cording Ceremony for honors students and graduate students, prior to the university commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11, 2019.

Viva Las Vegas!

After graduation, Zahria Barber will begin a job at MGM Resorts International in Las Vegas. For the hospitality management major, learning management skills in one of the nation’s biggest tourist meccas is the next step in fulfilling a dream she’s had since high school in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Graduating senior leaves legacy of HOPE for people with disabilities

Andrew Super will graduate from the University of South Carolina May 11, but earning his diploma might be the second-most impressive thing he has accomplished during his college career.

Career journey: Caroline Riffel

Caroline Riffel's career journey began in January 2016, when she attended the National Retail Federation Conference Student Program in New York City. She was immediately drawn to Belk, and after several interviews was hired into their Executive Training (ET) program in Charlotte, N.C.

Training up: Students gain real-world experience working March Madness tournament

The return of March Madness brought the national spotlight to Columbia. For dozens of University of South Carolina students, it also brought a chance to work behind the scenes and experience the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament firsthand.

College of HRSM 2019 Faculty and Staff Awards

The University of South Carolina’s College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport management celebrated a successful school year and honored some particularly outstanding faculty and staff at its end-of-year awards ceremony and luncheon on April 30, 2019.

20 years later, UofSC employee earns second degree

Chip Wade may have spent more time on the University of South Carolina campus than any other member of the graduating class of 2019.

Supporting the next mission

As Duke's first game of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament tipped off in Columbia, one big Blue Devils fan was not watching. Army veteran Walter James loves basketball, but was happy to be in the kitchen with comrades in the Wounded Warrior Project.

April 2019 faculty, staff and alumni notes

Here's a quick list of just a few of the college's accomplishments and milestones of the past month!

College of HRSM 2019 Faculty and Staff Awards

The University of South Carolina’s College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport management celebrated a successful school year and honored some particularly outstanding faculty and staff at its end-of-year awards ceremony and luncheon on April 30, 2019.

Horsepower

The economic impact of the equine industry in South Carolina has nearly quadrupled in the past 14 years, and now contributes nearly $2 billion and 29,000 jobs annually to the state's economy.

Her turn at bat

Regan Durham will graduate in May with a B.S. in Sport and Entertainment Management, but her journey to the big leagues has already begun.

Upcycled denim designs

There are many on-ramps for the road to success. University of South Carolina retailing major Sarah-Jane Long found her entrance as a high school freshman, and all because of a fashion trend.

March faculty, staff and alumni news and notes

Here’s a quick list of just a few of the college’s accomplishments and milestones of the past month!

Building a vibrant future for South Carolina

Customer experience industries are the lifeblood of South Carolina and the foundation for vibrant economies and communities across the state.

Grady recognized for leadership and academic excellence in sport law

University of South Carolina Professor John Grady has received an award regarded as the single highest honor for scholarly achievements in sport law.

 

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