In the year of COVID-19, UMass Amherst’s NCAA men’s ice hockey championship has been a shot in the arm for the entire campus, and it has had particular impact for Isenberg—15 of the team’s 21 players are Isenberg student-athletes.
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Associate Professor David Tyler, a 2013 PhD graduate, and fellow McCormack doctoral alum Joe Cobbs ’10 are cofounders of Know Rivalry, a pathbreaking research lab devoted to identifying and measuring rivalries.
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Aaron Polansky ‘97, graduated from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and secured a Master of Science degree in Administration with a research focus on Sport Psychology from Springfield College. He worked in the private sector for ten years and signed with DBC Publishing in 2017 and released his first book, Dolphins in Trees: A Children's Book with Implications for All of Us, in the summer of 2018.
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The Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management has announced a first-of-its-kind new course, Women in Business, which is launching during the spring 2021 semester for 25 students who aspire to pursue a career in the sports industry.
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Josh Estes ’19 MBA/MS, who recently became an analytics coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers, benefited from McCormack’s long-term networking and mentoring relationship with retiring Amherst College basketball coach Dave Hixon.
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During the fall semester, Professor Will Norton’s Sport Sponsorship Strategy class collaborated with alum Brett Estrella ’16—a member of Excel’s Properties team who leads the esports practice in the division—on a final project tied to sponsorship sales in Esports.
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The SEEN-McCormack Graduate Fellowship will provide a SEEN community member with the opportunity to further their education by receiving a tuition-free and graduate assistantship-funded entry into the MS or Dual (MBA/MS) sport management program.
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For the fourth time in the past five years, the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management has been judged by its academic peers as the number one sport management program in the world, according to SportBusiness magazine’s annual global rankings released today.
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