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Champion for diversity

Champion for diversity

When people think about sports, there are many African-Americans who have made history as pioneers, role models, leaders and elite champions. But, when the topic is sport management research at the highest academic level, it becomes a bit of a different story. Victor Kidd is working to change that.

Rising Star: Freshman retailing major shares scholarship experience

Rising Star: Freshman retailing major shares scholarship experience

Freshman retailing major Sydney Bernhardt visited New York City for the National Retail Federation Student Convention, thanks in part to winning a Rising Star Scholarship from the organization. She shares her experiences with us in her own words.

Partnering for student success

Partnering for student success

The University of South Carolina's College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management (HRSM) is expanding its corporate engagement efforts to help students make a successful transition from classroom to career.

Chocolate fix: Agrotourism research to help Honduras

Chocolate fix: Agrotourism research to help Honduras

Two University of South Carolina professors are working on interdisciplinary research to help improve life in one of the most poverty-stricken countries in Latin America.

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.

 

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