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Update Info, LSU Online and College Pick’em SEND US YOUR UPDATED CONTACT INFORMATION AND NOTICE OF RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS. WE WANT TO SHARE YOUR SUCCESS! Don’t forget to We are excited about what Fall 2016 has to offer and are gradually recovering from the flooding issues that affected us during the check out the new week of August 15th. 1. As mentioned in previous newsletters, we are actively recruiting for our sport management online program. We will produce our first M.S. graduates this year. If you know others out there interested in a master’s degree from LSU and in Sport Management do not hesitate to encourage them to contact Dr. Mike Martinez, Director of Online Programs for Kinesiology at jmmartinez@lsu.edu 2. As always, please provide us an up-date regarding your current employment situation and forward this newsletter to others you were classmates with if possible. Finally, if there is anything you would like to see in future issues, please let us know. Your updated information can be sent to Dr. Chad Seifried at cseifried@lsu.edu 3. We set-up a group on ESPN’s College Pick’em. The name of the Group is Mano-a-Mano Title Belt. We do not play for any money but only bragging rights. We hope you will join to see how well you match up with our faculty, current students, and alums. http://games.espn.com/college-football-pickem/2016/en/game

Student Spotlight: Ben Downs Originally from Latrobe, PA, Ben completed a bachelor’s degree in history and Black studies from The College of Wooster in 2008. While at Wooster, he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society as a junior, received the Cummings-Rumbaugh History Prize as a senior, and earned three letters as a member of the baseball team. Following graduation, he worked as Assistant Director of Admissions at Randolph College and served as an assistant softball coach. He earned his Master of Science degree in Kinesiology-Sport Administration from Mississippi State University in 2016. His research interest is in the use of historical methodology to strengthen sport management, focusing on the evolution of multipurpose facilities in urban centers. Ben is a doctoral student being advised by Dr. Chad Seifried.

Ben Downs

Louisiana State University Sport Management Graduate Program Facebook Page. We would encourage all of you to get involved by posting pictures and status updates. https://www.facebo ok.com/sportmngtls u Award Notice! Chad Seifried was recognized as Research Fellow by the North American Society for Sport Management in 2016. He also won the 2017 Southern Management Association Best Reviewer Award for Organizational Theory and Management History. Further, he was recognized as an Outstanding Reviewer by the Eastern Academy of Management in 2017. Damon Andrew was named the recipient of the 2016 Lisa Bethea Kavanagh Outstanding Young Alumni Award from the University of South Alabama.

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Student Spotlight: Marcella Otto

These are the recent Spring 2016 master’s program graduates in LSU Sport Management. Join me in wishing them congratulations! We wish them the best with their future endeavors! Christine Colwell Savannah French Jim Evans Kristian Austin Hilary Woods Amy Werdine Allison Mosso Vanessa Mejia Samantha Baker Daniel Cadavid Pei-Lun Ho Lauren Norton Wei-Chien Tsai LaSondra Barrett Taylor Dennehy

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Marcella Otto

From Berlin, Germany, Marcella came to the United States to join the Southern Illinois University Swim and Dive team in January of 2012. Graduating from SIU with a Bachelor’s of Science in Sport Administration in 2014 with two minors in Coaching and Speech Communication, Marcella was a member of the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete team for four years, awarded the MVC Leadership Service Award, and the recipient of the Presidents Academic Excellence Award. She earned her Master’s of Science in Education in Sport Studies from SIU in 2016 and received the Graduate Student 2015-2016 Achievement Award. Her research interest is in college athletics and human resources. Marcella is a first year doctoral student being advised by Dr. Mike Martinez and Dr. Chris Barnhill.

Student Spotlight: Phil Mull Philip is a native of Milpitas, CA a suburb in the Bay Area. Philip has just completed the online Masters in Kinesiology Sports Management program in just 15 months. Philip also has a Bachelors in Business Management from Colorado State University. He currently is a college football coach at Yuba College in CA, and a former student athlete at San Jose City College, as well as California State University, East Bay. With athletic and coaching experience, combined with 15 plus years of corporate business experience, he hopes to combine this with his real life experience with his academic achievements to someday work at a major university as an Athletic Director. “I chose to leave the typical nine to five desk job to pursue a new career in the athletics industry. LSU online helped me achieve a better understanding of sports management and prepared me for my next endeavor. GEAUX TIGERS!!!”

Phil Mull


2017 Applied Sport Management Conference MORE FALL NEWS! LSU Doctoral Program welcomes Ben Downs, Marcella Otto, Seungmin Kang, and Yoseph Mamo!

Dr. Seifried at 2016 North American Society for Sport History Conference

In February 2017, the Lod Cook Hotel and Conference Center and the College of Human Sciences & Education will host the Applied Sport Management Conference. The Applied Sport Management Conference aims to provide sport management scholars, practitioners, and students with current knowledge on industry trends.

peers in your industry in order to help you recruit employees or prospective interns (i.e., Career Fair). We anticipate a large undergraduate and possibly graduate student presence at the conference and our faculty are all actively recruiting submissions, prospective panels, and students to ASMA 2017.

The conference begins with a Wednesday night social, and will The three day conference will continue with academic and indusprovide a variety of attractive ac- try sessions Thursday and Friday. tivities you and your business, The graduate program and career students, and/or associates may fair will conclude the conference on be interested in. As an example, Friday. there will be academic presentations (oral and poster) and pro- We really want your help getting fessional industry panels. We al- people to conference. Please forso intend to support a doctoral ward this announcement out to student paper competition, offer people in your industry network. works-in-progress critiques, and manage a case study competition Organizations who want to particialong with a graduate program pate in the career fair, or who want fair for schools looking to recruit to get more information, can congraduate students. Finally, we tact Dr. Mike Martinez will offer space to you and other jmmartinez@lsu.edu

Michael Martinez serves as Past President of the Applied Sport Management Association and will serve as the Director of the 2017 Applied Sport Management Conference. Chad Seifried served as a judge for 2016 Doctoral Student Paper Competition with the Southern Management Association Conference in Organizational Theory and Management History Track Damon Andrew serves as Senior Editor of the Journal of Higher Education Management and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing Damon Andrew serves as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the American Association of University Administrators

Other News! Kwame Agyemang awarded the 2016 Tiger Athletic Foundation (TAF) Undergraduate Teaching Award. Per Svensson awarded the LSU Faculty Research Grant in the amount of $10,000 for 2016-2017. Per Svensson awarded research contract by Laureus Sport for Good USA Foundation to examine the ‘Model City’ Sport for Development initiative in New Orleans.

Alumni Spotlight: Christine Colwell

Christine Colwell

Christine is a 2016 graduate from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Prior to attending LSU, Christine studied at New Mexico State University and received her Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing and Entrepreneurship in 2014. At NMSU, she served as the vice president and president of ZTA sorority, ambassador for the College of Business, and worked for the NMSU Athletic Department. While pursuing her MS degree at LSU she worked for the Tiger Athletic Foundation as an intern in their Premium Seating Department. Christine is currently pursuing her Juris Doctor at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU and plans on a career in sports law.

Faculty and Student In-press,Invited, or Accepted Papers           

Seifried, C. S., Wheeler, C., Baker, S., & Piker, J. (in press). The Development of Arkansas Football Stadia: A Comparison of Razorback and War Memorial Stadium. Arkansas Historical Quarterly. Seifried, C. S., Britt, K., Gonzales, S., & Webb, A. (invited). Tracing the History of Tulane Stadium and the Sugar Bowl. In T. Aiello (ed.). New Orleans Sports. Fayetteville, AR: U. Arkansas Press. Hasan, A., Kerem, K., Biscaia, R., & Agyemang, K. J. A. (accepted). A conceptual framework to understand the creation of athlete brand and its implications. International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing. Agyemang, K. J. A., & Kellison, T. B., & Martin, T. G. (accepted). Impression Management: A Review of (non-sport) Organizational Literature and Opportunities for Sport Industry Research. International Journal of Sport Management. Martinez, J. M., Miller, J., & Koo, G. Y. (In press). Organizational commitment among frontline intercollegiate athletics employees: An application of the Meyer and Allen three-component model. International Journal of Sport Management. Martinez, J. M., & Barnhill, C. R. (Accepted). Enhancing the student experience in online sport management programs: A review of the Community of Inquiry framework. Sport Management Education Journal. Barnhill, C. R., & Brown, L. E. (in press). Employee expectations of CSR practices: A psychological contract perspective. International Journal of Sport Management. Brown, L. E., & Barnhill, C. R. (Accepted) Fulfilling employees’ expectations of organisational CSR: The role of mission statements and psychological contracts. International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing. Willett, M. S, Andrew, D. P. S., & Rudisill, M. E. (in press). Understanding budget models in higher education and their applications to kinesiology: Strategies for success. Kinesiology Review. Thomas, J. R., Andrew, D. P. S., Moran, P. A., Miller, W., & Lee, A. M. (in press). Building external support, increasing visibility, and enhancing development activity in kinesiology. Kinesiology Review. Svensson, P. G., & Levine, J. (in press). Reframing sport for development: The capability approach. Sport in Society.

Sport Management Newsletter, Fall 2016  
Sport Management Newsletter, Fall 2016