In the Sorrell College of Business, even a homecoming tailgate on Tailgate Terrace becomes a learning lab when a Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management class is involved.
Dr. Harriet Dixon
The HSTM-3330 – Festival and Event Tourism — class planned and executed the Sorrell College of Business homecoming tailgate event for the third straight year.
Dr. Harriet Dixon, an assistant professor in the School of Hospitality, Sport, and Tourism Management teaches the class and emphasized the win-win scenario.
“The Sorrell College of Business views its homecoming event as a way to provide a service to alumni, students and faculty in the college of business, as well as provide an experiential learning opportunity for students,” said Dixon. “Experiential learning helps students learn by doing, which builds…
A Troy University doctoral student has garnered one of just five National Collegiate Athletics Association Student Research Grants.
Karina Jolly, a Sport Management Ph.D. student in the Sorrell College of Business, received the $7,500 grant aimed at stimulating research on college sports in social and behavioral science fields.
Karina Jolly, a doctoral student in Sport Management, is a 2023…
Sarah Betterton had a “big heart” and a “spirit of charity” – and could light up any room she walked into. Her compassion for others was real; her life was centered on helping others, a mission her family will continue in her name.
The Sarah Rebecca Betterton Memorial Scholarship will assist students pursuing a Hospitality,…
A pair of Troy University professors in the Sorrell College of Business could help curb sports wagering and point shaving among high school athletes nationwide.
Dr. Robert Mathner
Dr. Robert P. Mathner and Dr. Christina L. Martin, both professors in School of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management, will expand their regional research nationwide thanks to…