In honor of Patrick J. Clemens, Stritch’s director of
athletics, and in celebration of the sport management program’s 10th
anniversary, Stritch will host a symposium on April 20. The event will run from
9 a.m. -1:30 p.m. in the Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center.
The Sport Management Symposium, “Come Today, Discover
Tomorrow,” will feature keynote speakers Andy Geiger, director of athletics at
the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Rick Schlesinger, chief operating
officer for the Milwaukee Brewers.
The symposium will also present two professional panels
focused different areas of the sport industry including public relations,
social media, marketing, sponsorships, sporting goods, and collegiate
athletics. Panelists will include Russ Hafferkamp, author of CareerBall.
“There will be some great benefits from attending, including
networking opportunities and key bits of advice from the experts,” said Dr.
Michael Judd, chair of Stritch’s sport management program.
Whether you are just beginning your career or want to learn
how to enhance your professional profile, the symposium will accommodate all
levels of experience.
Alumni, students, faculty and staff, and community members
are invited to participate.
The registration fee includes the symposium and lunch. The
cost is $10 for Stritch attendees and $20 for community members.
For more information or to register for the event, visit the Sport Management webpage.