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November 2019 faculty, staff and alumni notes

In the News

Faculty / Staff Notes

  • Armen Shaomian will be featured on a panel at the National Association of Music Merchants Show in Anaheim in January.
  • Robin DiPietro was invited to Auburn University to be an Eminent Professor in November.

Alumni Notes

Honors/Life Events

Job Changes/Promotions

2019

  • Anna Carron (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) started a new position as an event services coordinator in Allentown, Penn.
  • Matt Long (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) started a position as an inside sales representative with the Washington Nationals.
  • Brodie McGregor (B.S. Hospitality Management) was promoted to a new position as a Sales Manager at Hyatt Place in Greenville, S.C.
  • Anastasia Nelson (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) started a new position as a guest services specialist with the Arizona Cardinals.

2018

  • Hannah Butler (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) was promoted to a new position with the Pawtucket Red Sox as the director of special events.
  • Sarah Dyer (B.S. Fashion Merchandising) started a new position with JLM Couture as a bridal support representative.
  • Shelby Kenner (B.S. Hospitality Management) started a new position as the corporate sales manager for Interstate Hotels and Resorts.
  • Janet Oliva (B.S. Hospitality Administration/Management) started a new position with Monument Sports & Entertainment as a manager of group sales and area events.
  • Charlotte Petsche (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) was promoted to a new position as the operations manager at George Mason University.
  • Michael Rapp (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) was promoted to a new position with the Charlotte Knights as the inside sales manager.

2017

  • Jonathan Heneberry (B.S. Hotel, Retail and Tourism Management) started a new position with JEAR Logistics, LLC as a logistics executive.
  • Hannah Hunt (B.S. Retail Management) started a new position with PepsiCo as a shopper marketing analyst.
  • Jamie Parham (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) started a position with the Nashville Predators as a premium seats services coordinator.

2016

  • Chelsea Baker (B.S. Hospitality Administration/Management) started a position at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center as an event coordinator.
  • Kourtney Dworsky (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) started a new position with Barings as an event planner.
  • C. Alexis Lee (B.S. Retail Management) started a position as a senior associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
  • James Morrison (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) started a new position as the director of engagement for Managers on a Mission.

2015

  • Jake Leyland (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) started a position with GRB Law as an associate attorney.
  • Zachary Smeltzer (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) started a new position as an account executive with Learfield IMG College.

2014

  • Logan Evans (B.S. Hospitality Management) started a new position at Clemson University as executive assistant in the Office of Finance and Operations.
  • Charlotte Piccagli (B.S. Fashion Merchandising) started a new position with MakeMine, Inc. as the operations manager.

2013

  • Tiffany Avant (M.S. International Hospitality and Tourism Management) started a position at the University of South Carolina as the catering coordinator.
  • Matt Hayden (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) started a new position as the director of development at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

2012

  • Megan Sparks (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) started a new position with LifeStart as the director of account management.

2011

  • Joshua Castle (B.S. Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management) started a new position as a the general manager at the Schulte Hospitality Group.

2009

  • Kalynne McGregor Lozupone (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) started a new position with Willard InterContinental as the director of social events.

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