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The ‘Fulton Flash’ and sports management

William Woods Undergraduate

In sport management students’ Introduction to Sports Management class, they learn foundations of athletics, including history and philosophy. It’s with this in mind that students at William Woods celebrate one alumna and incredible athlete: Helen Stephens, also known as the Fulton Flash. Stephens’ story is told in the State Historical Society of Missouri web archives […]

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November 28th, 2016

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Sport management students learn the connection between sports and fostering peace worldwide

William Woods Undergraduate

Bachelors of Sport Management students, fitness enthusiasts and health activists alike recognize the benefits of sports and physical activity in the lives of both children and adults. Aside from the physical, mental and social benefits athletics bring, such as reduced risk of numerous diseases, boosting your mood, and teaching valuable lessons such as cooperation, teamwork, […]

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August 12th, 2016

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Do you have what it takes for a career in sports sales?

William Woods Undergraduate

Earlier this year, David J. Halberstam, Director of Corporate Sales for the Miami Heat, Executive Vice President of Sports for Westwood One Radio, and Vice President of Sports Sales for CBS Sports Radio, released The Fundamentals of Sports Media and Sponsorship Sales: Developing New Accounts. For William Woods bachelors in sport management students interested in […]

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June 3rd, 2016

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How sport management students can score big in the world of sports PR

William Woods Undergraduate

It ushered LeBron from “The Traitor” to “The King Returns”. It composed the indelible “MJ All Day”, “This is Sports Center”, and ”Just Do It”. It’s PR and marketing in the world of sports. It’s strategy and identity — making a new name or redeeming an old one. It’s telling the story of sports and […]

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April 4th, 2016

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Fitness author and personal trainer Drew Manning speaks at William Woods University

William Woods Undergraduate

Drew Manning demonstrated exercises to William Woods students in interactive seminar. “If my message of health and personal accountability wasn’t sinking in with my clients, maybe I didn’t get how hard the road from unhealthy to healthy really was. Maybe the trainer in me needed to learn a few lessons first,” author and personal trainer […]

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January 28th, 2016

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3 cheers to standing out in the crowd of sports career prospects

William Woods Undergraduate

The future looks bright for those pursuing their B.S. in Sport Management, with many sports management jobs expected to grow faster than average in the next five to ten years. For example, jobs in coaching and scouting are projected to grow 15 percent by 2022. Although job growth looks promising, the sports industry can be […]

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December 14th, 2015

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