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iIT earns national ABET recognition

2014 US Open by the numbers (featuring Mark Nagel)

HRSM powers athletic, academic achievement

Sommelier sensation: Cappie Peete

HRTM infuses new recipes, produce into local schools

Four dual degree partnerships announced between NTNU and HRSM

Strong international success: Eric Cuthbertson

HRSM expands global reach

HRTM's Fang Meng weighs in on 2014’s best and worst states for summer road trips

USC, University of Aruba push forward in partnership

HRSM, Jason's Deli proving to be a winning combo

SPTE graduate program moves up in global top 25

HRSM meets fashion and food in Paris

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Punching His Ticket Home: Lance Grantham

Lifelong Learner. Effervescent Educator. Darron Kirkley

Why we give: Dean's Circle
Wharton Family

Sommelier sensation: Cappie Peete

HRSM, Jason's Deli proving to be a winning combo

Mastering the industry: Chris Asouzu

The smoky flavor of success—Kris Pfaehler



HRSM powers athletic, academic achievement

Serving up a winner at the USC Garden Grille

Chasing her Olympic dream ... Ava Jones. More...

Google internship leads iIT "s Greene to Boeing opportunity. More...

Ready for her retail career to take flight. More...

For HRTM student Jenny Troutman, getting involved is what fuels her future. More...

The Right Direction
Scholarship reaffirms winner "s direction and commitment to mainframe.


Richard Southall testifies at U.S Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation hearing, “Promoting the Well-Being and Academic Success of College Athletes.” Watch the hearing here.

Crews, T. B. & Neill, J. (2014). Preferred Delivery Method for Online Instruction: Secondary Students' Perceptions. Journal for Applied Research for Business Instruction, 12(1), 1-6.

DiPietro, R.B., & Campbell, J. (2014, in press).The Influence of Servicescape and Local Food Attributes on Pleasure and Revisit Intention in an Upscale Casual Dining Restaurant. Hospitality Review.

Harris, K.J., DiPietro, R.B., Murphy, K.S., & Rivera, G. (2014, in press). Critical Food Safety Violations in Florida: Relationship to Location and Chain vs. Non-Chain Restaurants. International Journal of Hospitality Management.

Campbell, J.M., Fairhurst, A. (2014). Billion Dollar Baby: Local Foods and U.S. Grocery. Journal of Food Products Marketing, 20(3), 215-228.

Ballouli, K., & Bennett, G. (in press). New (sound)waves in sport branding: Do semantic differences in analogous music impact shopping behaviors of sport consumers? Sport Marketing Quarterly, 1-39.

Ballouli, K., & Heere, B. (in press). Sonic branding in sport: A model for communicating brand identity with through musical fit. Sport Management Review, 1-33.

Hudson, S., & Thal, K. (2014) "Wellness Vacations: Softer Side of Medical Tourism.” Medical Tourism Magazine, January / February, 104-106.

Hudson, S. (2014) "Fix it, Plus one ": Solving Problems for Hotel Guests.” Hotel Business Review, February.


Bluffton, Heart of the Lowcountry: A Branding Study (Full Publication)
A Branding Study Conducted by Rawle Murdy, the SmartState Center of Economic Excellence in Tourism and Economic Development at the University of South Carolina, and the University of South Carolina Beaufort .

Hudson, S.
Teaching Innovation Grant: $7,747 to develop an online customer service course for hospitality undergraduate students.

Hudson, S., Meng, F., Cardenas, D.
USDA Training Grant: $2,484 to develop and facilitate a customer training program for Gaffney, SC.

Hudson, S., Meng, F., Cardenas, D.
USDA Training Grant: $2,492 to develop and facilitate a small business training program for Calhoun Falls, SC.

Smith, S., & Hudson, S.
Lake City Partnership: $3,890 to assist with the development of a hotel management contract.

Harrill, R., Brown, M., Ballouli, K., Li, X. A Comprehensive Visitor Profile, Economic Impact and Destination Image Study for Patriots Point and the USS Yorktown. ($32,000). Sponsor: Patriots Point Development Authority.


McCutchen House Gourmet Lunch Buffet open for Fall dining. For menus, click here.

Paris! England! Ireland! Check out HRSM's exciting 2014 Study Abroad Trips!Click here for more information.

Travel scholarships may be available for 2015 trips.dot_clear.gif For a scholarship application, click here.

Fashion Group International (FGI) of Charleston has opened up six student membership spaces for USC students who are pursuing a career in the fashion field. Preference will be given to those with senior standing in fall, but juniors may also apply.
To apply, click here.
For more information about FGI, visit charleston.fgi.org