The Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management is celebrating a milestone anniversary this year. Celebrate with the department as we recognize 50 years of department history!
We value and share your UMass and McCormack pride, as well as your support over the past five decades. We are asking you to help us fuel the next fifty years by supporting the department’s current fundraising efforts.
More than a hundred people attended various 50th Anniversary Celebration events, which included a golf outing, lectures from McCormack faculty describing their industry-changing academic research, a panel discussion on the 50th anniversary of Title IX, and a celebratory banquet dinner.
On June 11th and 12th, the McCormack Department of Sport Management celebrated it's 50th anniversary of the program. “We’re excited to celebrate this big milestone with many of the department’s friends, graduates, and current and former faculty members,” said Steve McKelvey, professor and current chair of the department. Attendees joined in golf, faculty discussions, caught up with old friends, and celebrated alumni award winners at a formal banquet held at the Mullins Center. View full album here.
The Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management kicked off its celebration of 50 years of sport management excellence with an 8-page special insert in the December 6 issue of Sports Business Journal.
The eight-person committee, representing a broad range of classes and industry segments, will help drive the programs 50th anniversary fundraising campaign.
Read our recent alumni newsletter for updates on McCormack Department of Sport Management students, alumni, and faculty and information about our events and program milestones.