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September 2019 faculty, staff and alumni notes

In the News

 Faculty / Staff / Alumni Notes

  • Mark Rosenbaum’s article, “A Neuroscientific Perspective of a Mixed-Use Lifestyle Center,” was published in the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.
  • Allison Kuntz (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management, 2011) started a position with Convene as an account manager.
  • David Rivera Jr. (B.S. Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management, 1999; M.S. Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management, 2000) accepted a position at Flagler College as a Freytag Professor and director of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
  • Sylvira L. Grady (Information Management, 2002) started a position with the University of South Carolina as a post award accountant.
  • Lauren Cone (B.S. Retailing, 2018) started a position as manager at London & Lace Bridal Boutique in Columbia. 
  • Julie Wiemerslage (M.S. Sport and Entertainment Management, 2018) started a position with Runabout Sports, LLC, as a manager.
  • Stephanie Marcus (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management, 2011) started a position as the development associate with the Miami foundation.
  • Vivian Louthan (B.S. Retail, Fashion Mechandising, 2017) started a position as an executive assistant with STATE Management. 
  • Samantha Conner (B.S. Sport and Entertainment Management) started a position with the PGA Tour as a client services intern at the Dominion Energy Charity Classic. 
  • Jovonn Sumter (B.S. Integrated Information Technology, 2016) started a position with CED Greentech as a dispatcher. 
  • Michael Carter (B.S. Integrated Information Technology, 2016) started a position with BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina as an information technology specialist. 
  • Charles Patterson (B.S. Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, 2019) started a position with the Berkely County (SC) Government as an appraiser. 
  • Gina Phillips ( B.S. Business and Fashion, 2001) started a position with Turkey Hill Dairy as the lead sales manager. 
  • Haydon Goer (Hotel, Recreation, & Tourism Management, 2011) started a position with Innophos as a senior buyer. 
  • Evans Elliot (B.S. Sports and Entertainment Management, 2016) started a position with The Lofts USC as a leasing agent.
  • Tyler Foresta ( B.S. Hospitality Administration/Management, 2015) started a position with Patterson-Wood Commercial Properties/CORFAC International as a sales and leasing associate. 
  • Biranne Bourdon (B.S. Hospitality Administration/Management, 2019) started a position with Westin Poinsett Hotel as a front desk agent. 
  • Phoebe Smith (B.S. Hospitality Administration/Management 2018) started  a position with Booster as a program leader. 
  • Jack Goodall (B.S. Hospitality Administration/Management 2019) started a position with Hall’s Chophouse as a part-time wine manager.
  •  Beth Hendrix (B.S. Applied Sciences, 1986) started a position with the Seminarian at Virginia Theological Seminary as the Postulant of Holy Orders. 
  • Mackenzie Morrow (B.S. Sports and Entertainment Management, 2017) started a position with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, a nearby minor league hockey team, as an account executive. 
  • Katelyn Hayes (B.S. Retail Management, 2013) started a position with the Aiken County Government (SC) as a clerk to council.

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