Eleventh annual Southern Sport Management Conference held at LSU


LSU campus had the pleasure of hosting the 11th Annual Southern Sport Management Conference at the Lod Cook Hotel and Conference Center February 19-21, 2015.

The conference provides sport management scholars, practitioners, and students with current knowledge on industry trends and issues via academic and professional presentations. The conference also included a student research competition.

The three-day conference consisted of more than 40 presentations from faculty and students from more than 20 colleges and universities.

Saturday’s career fair featured more than 20 regional sports organizations from Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi, providing undergraduate and graduate students networking opportunities with companies and organizations.

According to Dr. Michael Martinez, conference director and president of the Southern Sport Management Association, “This was a great opportunity for sport organizations to meet and recruit potential interns and potential employees.”

LSU College of Human Sciences & Education’s Dean Damon Andrew and School of Kinesiology Assistant Professor and Director of Online Programs for School of Kinesiology Dr. J Michael Martinez organized the conference.

About SOK

The LSU School of Kinesiology advances the understanding of physical activity, sport, and health to optimize the quality of life for diverse populations through excellence in teaching, learning, discovery, and engagement.

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About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. Formed in 2012, CHSE brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The College is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 977 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs.

Visit the College of Human Sciences & Education at chse.lsu.edu.