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Explore UNH Day: Sport Management

Each year, the University of New Haven provides unique visit opportunities for students interested in our nationally renowned Sport Management program.  Explore UNH Day for Sport Management at Citi Field in Flushing, NY on Sunday, September 20, 2015 is a great opportunity for prospective students interested in UNH's program to learn more about the University at a professional sports venue. The evening concludes with the New York Mets vs. New York Yankees - ESPN's "Game of the Week."

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6:00 p.m.
Arrival and Check-in at Honda Clubhouse Gate
6:30 p.m.
Welcome and Introduction
                 * Kevin J. Phillips, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
6:45 p.m.
Introduction to the Sport Management Program at UNH
                 * Hear from faculty and staff from the program
7:15 p.m.
Meet UNH Sport Management Alumni
                * Chris Brown, Senior Director of Guest Experience, Citi Field
7:30 p.m.
Q&A Session with UNH Staff
                 * Dinner and Refreshments
8:05 p.m.
Enjoy New York Mets vs. New York Yankees - ESPN's "Game of the Week"


Check out all of these Internship Opportunities!

ESPN Major League Soccer New York Knicks
Major League Baseball National Hockey League New Jersey Devils
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) New York Mets New York Islanders
Madison Square Garden NFL Network United States Tennis Association

Successful Alumni!

David Beckerman - former Chairman and CEO of the Starter Corporation
Chris Brown - Senior Director, Guest Experience for New York Mets (MLB)
Shamaree Brown - Director of Student-Athlete Programs & Compliance, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) 
Brent Fisher - Vice President for Distribution, Affiliate Sales & Marketing, MLB Network
Aaron Haviland - Director of Operations, Sun Life Stadium (Miami Dolphins)
Ryan Kelly - Senior Research Analyst, Big Ten Network
Dean Lombardi - President and General Manager of the NHL's Los Angeles Kings
Nick Sakiewicz - President, AEG Soccer, New York/New Jersey
Lindsay Salt - Senior Account Executive, Octagon Sports Marketing 
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
Marielle vanGelder - Associate Athletic Director for Compliance, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Did you know?

The University of New Haven was a pioneer in the field of Sport 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.

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