As the Global Events Manager with Under Armour, Megan Collins has planned and executed a multitude of events including a traveling summer Women’s Tour, the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game, the Senior Bowl and college and NFL fan events.

Megan formally worked for the Baltimore Ravens as the Events Manager for 12 years. As a member of the Global Events Department, Megan Collins will talk about all aspects of the work that goes into organizing and preparing these large, annual or special events and share with students some of her work materials for analysis and discussion. Students will also have the chance to assist in the preparations for one of the events she is currently planning. Students will work in teams to develop event ideas, prepare a proposal, and pitch them to Megan Collins and Professor Heather Dichter. This course will require students to do reading in advance and participate fully in a weekend in the class experience. NLA

Dates & Times:
Friday, March 6th: Deadline to submit resume (application for course)
Monday, March 16th: Notification of course acceptances via email
Friday, April 10th: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Class instruction
Saturday, April 11th: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Class instruction

Location: Friday, April 10th: Hill G03; Saturday, April 11th: Hill G24

Number of Credits: 1.0 credit

Grading Method: Pass/Fail

Prerequisites: Minimum of one course in SPMM

Course Cap: 25 students. Preference will be given to Sport Management, Sport Media, and Sport Studies majors by class year. If space is available, students majoring in other areas will be considered on a first come-first serve basis.

Course Fee: $30 to cover expenses associated with the course, including readings, meals from Friday dinner though lunch on Saturday

Instructor of Record: Dr. Heather Dichter, Assistant Professor, Department of Sport Management & Media. All inquiries should be directed to Professor Dichter,

Instructor: Megan Collins, Manager, Global Events Manager, Under Armour

To apply for Course: Please send an email to Dr. Heather Dichter at indicating that you are interested in taking this course and include a copy of your resume.

Deadline for indicating that you wish to be considered for the class? Friday, March 6th at 5:00 p.m. You will be notified if you have been accepted into the course on Monday, March 16th.

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The Sport Event Networking Club (SENC) is hosting a sport trivia night for the campus community this evening (3/2) beginning at 8:00 p.m. in Hill 107.

Please join SENC for a night of food, drinks, prizes and fun!

When: Monday, March 2nd at 8:00 p.m.
Where: Hill 107 (across from the gym)
Team: Each team can have up to five players
Cost: $20 per team
To register: Email Clark Stridsberg at

Watkins Glen International is seeking ideal candidates interested in Group Sales or Consumer Marketing.

These paid internships provide a candidate with a variety of projects and activities to assist and complete independently. The intern must be able to perform duties at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, NY throughout the summer.

For more information about each opportunity, please click on the accompanying link.

Summer 2015 Group Sales Specialist

Summer 2015 Consumer Marketing
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IC Giving Day is 24 consecutive hours when you join together with the entire IC community to make great things happen for our students.

Our goal is to raise 607 gifts, a nod to our favorite area code. If we do, a special group of alumni will give an additional $226,000 to help support the IC experience.

Click here to make a donation.

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The semester-long ICNYC program is now open to select majors from all five schools. The program centers on a six-credit internship and at least six credits of coursework; classroom-based and online courses are available for students.

ICNYC is designed to let students live and gain real work experience in one of the most dynamic cities in the world. Grab hold of your opportunity.

HSHP Students: Before submitting your application, please join us Tuesday, February 24th from 12:10 – 1:05 p.m. in CHS 201 to learn more about the ICNYC program. This is a great opportunity for anyone wishing to apply for either next semester or beyond!

SPMM Students in ICNYC:
Fall 2013: Matthew Stenberg, Sport Media (SiriusXM NFL Radio) — Read about Matt’s ICNYC experience here
Fall 2014: Skyler Northcutt, Sport Media (MSG Entertainment)

Deadline for Fall 2015 Applications:
• Students must submit completed applications to their School Representative by Wednesday, March 18, 2015
• Students will receive decision letters by Monday, March 30th
• Accepted students must confirm their participation in the Fall 2015 ICNYC Program by Monday, April 6th
• ICNYC On-Campus Orientation: Friday, April 10th from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in BUS 111.

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For soon-to-be-graduating seniors passionate in sales, the New Jersey Devils will host a Sports Sales Combine on Friday, March 6th and Saturday, March 7th.

Representatives from the following organizations will also be present: Atlanta Hawks; New York Mets; New York Knicks; Boston Celtics; Philadelphia 76ers; NBA; MLB; Legends; and many more!

Where: Newark, NJ – Prudential Center (25 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ 07102)
When: March 6-7, 2015 (Fri 8:00 a.m. — 8:00 p.m., Sat 8:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.)
Cost: $475/participant*
*Price does not include travel or hospitality expense and is set up on a per-person-basis.
Hotel Information: Combine participants are staying at the Courtyard Marriott – Newark Downtown.

For more information and to register for the event, please visit the website here.

The Israel Premier Lacrosse League (IPLL) is looking for Summer 2015 interns in the areas of operations, management, and communications.

IPLL offers a young, fun, and dynamic place to hone and learn ones sports management skills. The IPLL is currently offering unpaid internship positions starting May 1, 2015. Housing in one of Israel Lacrosse’s Embassies is available for a nominal fee.

To read more about each opportunity, please visit the league website here. To apply please email a cover letter and resume to

Deadline for intern application is March 1st.

The HSHP Dean’s Office is giving away money for the 2015-2016 academic year.

For information about scholarship opportunities and eligibility, please visit the HSHP Endowed Scholarships page. All scholarships are located on the left side of the page.

Deadline for Scholarship(s) Application(s)
The deadline for on-line submission for most, but not all, of the scholarships is 5:00 pm EST, Monday, March 9, 2015. See specific scholarships for more information about deadlines. No late applications will be accepted. The on-line application will open on Friday, February 13th at 5:30 p.m.

The Department of Sport Management and Media congratulates current majors Elijah Breton and Kyle James on being awarded the Peggy Ryan Williams Award for Academic and Community Leadership for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Elijah and Kyle — both junior Sport Studies majors — were selected based on academic excellence, service to the Ithaca College community, and outstanding leadership qualities.

Elijah and Kyle will now be submitted to the national Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Per an Intercom announcement:

Internship scholarships are awarded in the Spring 2015 semester. Click here for an application. Both applications are due Monday February 23, 2015.

Class of 2008: Through the generosity of the Class of 2008, this scholarship will be awarded to a current first-year, sophomore, or junior student who has an UNPAID internship in the Summer of 2015. The internship may be credit bearing or non-credit bearing. The recipient will be in good judicial standing, possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid.

Washington, D.C: This scholarship will be awarded to a current first-year, sophomore or junior student who has an UNPAID OR PAID internship in the Washington, D.C. area for the summer of 2015. The internship may be credit bearing or non-credit bearing. The recipient will be in good academic & judicial standing, possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and will demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid.

Please note: Graduating seniors, International students and graduating seniors continuing in PT and/or OT programs at Ithaca College are ineligible for internship scholarships. Additionally, students who receive full tuition assistance (such as Park Scholars) or students who do not receive financial aid are ineligible for internship scholarships.

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