In 1978, Cliff Ensley ’69, ’70, G’71 had an idea to start his own business and just $2,500 to do it. He was used to taking on challenges—there was no stopping him. Growing up, he struggled with a learning disability—at…
Sport Management Emerging Leaders Council to Launch Virtual Professional Series July 15
The Falk College’s Department of Sport Management Emerging Leaders Council (ELC) will launch a virtual professional development series for young professionals July 15, 2020, called The Juice.
The Juice livestream is dedicated to supporting, promoting and encouraging professional development and social interaction among young professionals in the sports and entertainment industry. Experienced professionals will engage in dialogue, offer guidance in professional development and answer questions submitted by the students through a weekly live webinar series.
The first Zoom webinar session is slated for 2 p.m. (ET) Wednesday, July 15, and is titled “The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace.” This event, moderated by sport management Professor Mary Graham, will address how and why diversity is important, challenges companies and professionals encounter throughout their careers, success stories and ideas for how every person can help foster a more inclusive work environment. Featured panelists will share their strategies and successes building and working with diverse teams as well as highlight the positive impact diversity and inclusion can have on a corporate culture, business success and a company’s bottom line.
Hear from licensed clinical psychologist and Syracuse University Falk College alumna Dr. Tasha Brown ’10, as well as Spelman College Assistant Professor Danielle Dickens, whose research includes identity negotiation, stereotyping and prejudice in the workplace. Brown and Dickens will be joined by WarnerMedia Executive Director Josette Sprott and sport and entertainment professional Orestes Hernandez. More details, including registration information, is available at https://falk.syr.edu/the-juice/
The Syracuse University ELC exists as a core group of the Sport Management Department’s most committed and influential young alumni that are focused on providing guidance in various ways to current sport management, sport analytics, and sport venue and event management students.