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On the move

On the move

The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management is on the move and will have a new home at the Close-Hipp Building in 2019.

January 2019 faculty, staff and alumni notes

January 2019 faculty, staff and alumni notes

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

Hospitality and tourism graduate conference

Hospitality and tourism graduate conference

The University of South Carolina's School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism management kicked off the New Year at the 24th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism held in Houston, Texas on January 3 - 6, 2019.

Shaomian named president of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association

Shaomian named president of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association

UofSC Associate Professor Armen Shaomian becomes president of a prestigious international organization which brings educators and industry leaders together to support emerging research and student success.

Career Journey: Cindy Spain-Green

Career Journey: Cindy Spain-Green

Cindy Spain-Green is vice president of leasing for AmericasMart® Atlanta - the largest trade mart/trade show complex of its kind in the world.

Putting the hospitality in health care

Putting the hospitality in health care

It is not a coincidence that hospital and hospitality share the same Latin origin, yet when many of us think about needing medical care or perhaps moving to an assisted living community — we don’t usually think of luxury service.

UofSC helps launch inaugural International Conference on Tourism and Retail Management

UofSC helps launch inaugural International Conference on Tourism and Retail Management

What did you buy the last time you were at the airport? The billion-dollar airport retail economy is just one example of the symbiotic relationship between tourism and retail, and academic leaders are putting that nexus at the forefront of research innovation.

Taking the field

Taking the field

McKenzie Garrison will not officially claim her Master of Sport and Entertainment Management degree until Dec. 17, but her career has already launched.

Welcome to New York

Welcome to New York

Start spreading the news: Ellie Bonck is on her way to New York City as her childhood dreams begin to come true. Bonck, a senior at the University of South Carolina, will graduate this month with a Bachelor of Science in Retailing.

Career Journey: Kevin Carroll

Career Journey: Kevin Carroll

As senior vice president and chief operations officer for Applebee’s, Hospitality Management Alumnus Kevin Carroll oversees more than 1,700 restaurants across the U.S. He came back to campus on November 19 as the keynote speaker for the Dean’s Executive Lecture Series and took time to share his career journey and advice.

 

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