MEDIA ADVISORY: LSU and Southeastern Louisiana University Host Researchers and Practitioners February 6-7 for the 2020 Commission on Sport Management Accreditation National Conference


Baton Rouge - The Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) will hold its 2020 National Conference at The Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU, February 6-7, 2020. Sponsored by the LSU School of Kinesiology and the Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Southeastern Louisiana University, this two-day event will bring together professionals and academics to explore this year’s conference theme:”Equity, Diversity and Learning Assessment.”

“Our degree programs in sport administration and management have grown significantly over the last decade, making them very impactful areas of study at LSU,” says Dee Jacobsen, PhD and Associate Professor at LSU. “We’re excited to co-host this year’s national COSMA conference as it will further facilitate professional and research development, encourage networking of current and future practitioners, and highlight the many advancements of sport management programs in higher education.”

The conference will include a keynote from Dr. Gianina Baker, Assistant Director of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment; a panel discussion; and breakout sessions regarding research, professional development and the COSMA accreditation process. Speakers will comprise faculty from around the country, including LSU faculty Chad Seifried, PhD, J. Michael Martinez, PhD, Per Svensson, PhD, Dee Jacobsen, PhD, and graduate students Marcella Otto, Seugnmin Kang and Tiffany Demeris.

At this conference, six LSU Sport Administration students will also be inducted into the prestigious Chi Sigma Mu society.

Please email Ellen Cummings with questions regarding this event.

What: 2020 Commission on Sport Management Accreditation National Conference
When: Thursday, February 6, 2020 through Friday, February 7, 2020
Where: The Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU, 3848 West Lakeshore Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Media: Email Ellen Cummings with any questions.

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