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Explore UNH Day: Sports Management

Throughout the Fall, the University of New Haven provides unique visit opportunities for students interested in our Sports Management program.  We invite you to join us on Saturday, September 27, 2014 to learn more about our Sports Management program through presentations by current students and alumni, meet with our admissions staff over dinner and refreshments, enjoy the game, and attend a special concert by Austin Mahone.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 @ 5:00 p.m.

New York Mets vs. Houston Astros

Citi Field, Flushing, NY

Schedule of the Day
5:00 p.m.
Arrival and Check-in at Hodges VIP Gate
5:30 p.m.
Welcome and Introduction
                 * Kevin J. Phillips, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
5:45 p.m.
Introduction to the Management of Sports Industries Program at UNH
                 * Dr. Allen Sack, Director of the Institute for Sport Management
6:00 p.m.
Meet UNH Sport Management Alumni
                * Chris Brown, Senior Director of Guest Experience, Citi Field
6:20 p.m. Talk with current UNH Sport Management students
6:30 p.m.
Q&A Session with UNH Staff
                 * Dinner and Refreshments
7:10 p.m.
Enjoy New York Mets vs. Houston Astros
*** At the conclusion of the game, you are also welcome to stay for the Austin Mahone concert**




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Successful Alumni!

David Beckerman - former Chairman and CEO of the Starter Corportation
Chris Brown - Senior Director, Guest Experience for New York Mets (MLB)
Brent Fisher - Vice President for Distribution, Affiliate Sales & Marketing, MLB Network
Aaron Haviland - Director of Operations, Sun Life Stadium (Miami Dolphins)
Dean Lombardi - President and General Manager of the NHL's Los Angeles Kings
Nick Sakiewicz - President, AEG Soccer, New York/New Jersey
Jason Scheets - Chief Operating Officer, Star Struck, Inc.
Tony Sparano - Former Head Football Coach for UNH and former Head Coach for Miami Dolphins (NFL); Assistant Head Coach, Oakland Raiders (NFL)
Jeff Thiffault - Senior Coordinator of Game Operations for Major League Soccer

Did you know?

The University of New Haven was a pioneer in the file of Sports Management, becoming one of the first programs around to offer bachelor's degrees in Management of Sports Industries (1985). Since that time, we have added a master's degree and have educated countless graduates in this very popular field. While pursuing their studies, students will take such courses as Sports Law, Sports Facility Management, Sport Event Management, Public Relations in Sports, Development of American Sports, and Collegiate Athletic Administration.

  1. Questions?

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