THE COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY, RETAIL, AND SPORT MANAGEMENT 
 ALUMNI E-NEWSLETTER
 JUNE-AUGUST, 2011

ALUMNI | DEVELOPMENT | COLLEGE OF HRSM | UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

 ALUMNI NEWS:

John Antun

Remembering Dr. John Antun
Dr. John Antun passed away on July 11, 2011.
Dr. Antun was loved by his colleagues and students in the College of HRSM while he was a faculty member here. Our condolences go out to his family.  To share your memories of Dr. Antun please click here.

 

 

 


Brandon Ruth goes to work for the Atlanta Falcons

Brandon Ruth, 2011 Summa Cum Laude SPTE graduate goes to work for the Atlanta Falcons

Congratulations to HRSM students who made the President's Honor Roll and the Dean's List for Spring 2011. For list, click here.

 

 


Congratulations to the following HRSM students who are part of the CWS National Championship Team:
Jackie Bradley, Jr. (RETL)-- 2010 CWS MVP
Steven Neff (RETL)
Tyler Webb (RETL)
Scott Wingo (RETL)--2011 CWS MVP
Nolan Belcher (SPTE)
Greg Brodzinski (SPTE)
Will Casey (SPTE)
Colby Holmes (SPTE)
Adam Matthews (SPTE)
John Taylor (SPTE)
Christian Walker (SPTE)


Class Notes: See what your classmates have been up to! Click here!

Outstanding alumni nominations needed!
Each year the College of HRSM recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of our most dedicated and qualified alumni and friends. These awards recognize their commitment to the University, the college, their communities, and their professions. Please click here to submit your nomination(s) for our annual awards. For more information, please contact the HRSM Alumni Office at 803-777-6721.

College of HRSM alumni!
What are you doing? We want to hear from you! Please send us any updates -- jobs, kids, marriages, etc.
Please email chweaver@hrsm.sc.edu.

Moving? Changing jobs? Update your information!

Find your friends
Looking for an old friend? Trying to remember where your former colleague now works? Wanting to plan a small reunion? Look no further than the Online Directory, full of contact information for the Carolina alumni you want to personally reach. With privacy functions that keep individuals' information secure should they request it, the Online Directory is an ideal tool for all alumni of the University of South Carolina. Look no further than here!

If you are a Life Member or annual member of the Alumni Association; a Carolina faculty and staff member; or an alumnus or alumna of the University of South Carolina who has completed 15 or more credit hours, you are eligible to search the directory.

 FACULTY RESEARCH

Brosdahl, D., & Carpenter, J. M. (In Press). Shopping orientations of U.S. males: A generational cohort comparison. Journal of Retailing & Consumer Services.

Carpenter, J. M., & Brosdahl, D. (In Press). Exploring retail format choice among U.S. males. International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management.

 FACULTY IN THE PRESS

Faster wireless networks coming to Myrtle Beach area --The Sun News

Harbison and the hospitality tax --The State

Whole Foods to add healthy competition … That could mean good things for consumers...
--Post and Courier

Sales tax holiday in 3 weeks --The State

 ALUMNI EVENTS

Mark your calendar! 
Homecoming Weekend 2011 is November 11-12. USC vs. Florida. More details coming soon!

Are you interested in donating an item to our HRSM Alumni Society Auction that supports the Alumni Society Fund?   If so, contact Tina Weaver at 803-777-6721 or chweaver@HRSM.sc.edu.


Alumni Society Career Night September 28, 2011

Alumni Society/HRSM 301 Career Night
September 28, 2011 • 6-8 pm
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
The Alumni Society Career Night event was developed to help our students practice their networking skills. This year we are planning the event in conjunction with the USC Career Fest. In addition to our alumni, industry employers who are on campus recruiting that day can join us to talk one-on-one with our students.
Click here to register for the HRSM Alumni Society Career Night.
Click here for more information about Career Fest Fall 2011.

For more college events, visit the HRSM College Calendar.

 HRSM NEWS

SPTE intern Lauren Hoffman

Student Spotlight: HRSM Sport and Entertainment Management Student
Interns with NASCAR at Darlington Raceway


The Center for Retailing in the Department of Retailing is proud to announce two new educational experiences for business owners:

The 2011 Small and Medium Size Business Conference will be held Tuesday September 13, 2011, 8:30am-4:30pm.
Gain the tools you need to be successful in business from industry leaders. Join us for a day filled with examples, suggestions, and tips for making your business stronger.
Conference topics include: Marketing and Sales, Customer Service, Relationships with Financial Institutions, Loss Prevention, Landlord Relations/Real Estate Selection, and Managing Your Profit and Loss. Conference fee is $75. For registration and more information, click here.

Monthly Seminars: RETAIL BUZZ … Consumer Purchasing Trends
Marianne Bickle, Director for the Center for Retailing, will present monthly seminars on Consumer Attitudes, Interests and Purchasing Patterns. Seminar fees are $35 per seminar or $120 for the series of four. For registration and more information, click here.

OPPORTUNITIES

Tina Weaver explains who the Alumni Society Fund provides scholarships for HRSM students which allow them to study abroad

 

To learn more about the Alumni Society Fund, download the Alumni Society Fund brochure. Your support is greatly appreciated!

 

 

 

 

 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Need a job, or need to fill a job? We're here to help!
We are delighted to provide a resource that we believe will help both alumni and industry partners. We are in the process of developing a form that you will complete to submit employment opportunities. In the meantime, please submit any jobs you would like posted directly to Tina Weaver at chweaver@hrsm.sc.edu. Click here for more information!

Assistant Director, Conferences and Event Services — University of South Carolina - Columbia
The University of South Carolina – Columbia seeks qualified candidates for the Assistant Director of Conferences and Event Services position. This important position provides leadership for our conference and event services for the department of housing on a growing, vibrant campus. More...

Part Time Sales/Demonstrator — MCG
Get paid--have fun--play with toys in stores!
Part time jobs available--demonstrate remote controlled helicopters in department stores this fall 2011. More...

 MCCUTCHEN HOUSE

McCutchen House to Open for Fall Dining*
Please join the students of the School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management as we prepare for another exciting and rewarding semester.

The McCutchen House is open for the fall dining Thursday, August 25– Friday, December 2, 2011.
McCutchen House hours of lunch service are Tuesday–Friday, 11:30 am–1:30 pm.
Phone reservations can be made by calling 803-777-4450 beginning on August 15, 2011.
Please note: we will be closed Thursday and Friday the week of October 20 and 21, 2011.

*Because of the academic requirements of the students to complete assignments, guests must conclude lunch and payment for lunch by 2:00 pm.

McCutchen House Signature Tomato Pie
Love our tomato pie? Wish you could have it more often? Get the recipe here!

McCutchen House offers delectable cooking classes and wine and beverage events.
Click here for full list of events.


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KEEP IN TOUCH
We'd love to put you on this page!
Send your job, marriage, new baby, moving information to
Tina Weaver, Director of Alumni Relations
chweaver@hrsm.sc.edu

The mission of the HRSM Alumni Society
is to build an engaged and active alumni
group who will work together with industry
partners to create a strong network that supports college
endeavors and current students.