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Super Bowl Ads: How it Began and How it is Going

In 1984, a Super Bowl ad for Apple computers premiered that would change the game. This infamous advertisement that showcased a dystopian society disrupted is frequently cited as the best Super Bowl advertisement of all time. The popularity of this ad combined with high TV ratings created a pivotal moment where the event was more than just the game.

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The Compensation of College Athletes

Why do people think that college athletes should be getting paid? Is their academic compensation through scholarships not enough?

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Sport Management Graduates Value Convenience and Support

Destiny McClymont and Katie Palmer, both recent EKU graduates from the sport management online program, found themselves making a switch in their educational journey that they hadn’t predicted was coming…the switch to online.

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Athletic Administrator Careers

EKU’s sport management degree prepares students to pursue careers in sport, one of the most popular being a career as an athletic administrator.

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EKU Sport Management Degree Offers Comprehensive Curriculum

EKU’s 100% online sport management degree program offers comprehensive curriculum and coursework to best prepare students for the world of sport.

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EKU’s Online Sport Management Degree Named No. 5, Best for Affordability

EKU’s 100% online sport management degree program was ranked no. 5 among the top 25 best affordable online parks, recreation, and leisure studies programs by Affordable Schools.

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What Does COVID-19 Mean for Athletes and Sports Fans?

Much of the discussion over the past few months has asked what COVID-19 shows us about our society. Sport was certainly not different in this regard

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Is E-Sports the Future of the Sport Industry?

E-sports is officially sanctioned competitive video gaming in which professional gamers play popular video games in order to win competitions. 

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What Does an Athletic Academic Advisor Do?

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) requires athletic departments to provide athletes with an advisor who is focused on their academic success.

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Should You Get a Sports Management Degree? Ask an Instructor

“Each of us takes pride in every degree earned in our department, and our students are not just a number, they become our friends and colleagues,” said Dr. Heather Adams with the EKU Department of Exercise and Sport Science.

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Build a Career in Sports with an EKU Online Degree

EKU’s online bachelor’s degree in sport management lets you turn your passion for sports into a career you love.

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Sport Management Grad’s Student-Athlete Experience Fuels Intercollegiate Career

Marissa Tashenberg played four years of Division I volleyball for Eastern Kentucky University. She turned her love of sports into a career with a bachelor’s degree in sport management. Today, she’s the academic coordinator for the Bowling Green State University football and softball teams.

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Spring Greetings from the Program Coordinator

This past spring certainly was a great one for our program. I am so grateful for our faculty and our amazing instructional design team. Our program continues to rank highly and I know our passionate faculty are working to ensure the highest quality of programming for you, our students.

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EKU Sport Management Faculty Serving as Panelist at Sport and Society Conference

Eastern Kentucky University’s Dr. Joel Cormier, online bachelor’s of sport management program coordinator, will be serving as a panelist at the 2018 International Sport and Society Conference being held at College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York.

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Greetings from the Program Coordinator

We have already come together… Hard to believe we are already two weeks into our fall semester! Special greetings to our new Sport Management online students. 

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EKU Online Sport Management Degree Ranks Top 20 for Value

The EKU Online sport management degree has been recognized for affordability by Best Value Schools. The program ranks #11 on the organization’s list of Top 20 schools.

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EKU Online Sport Management Degree Named #13 in the Nation

The EKU Online bachelor’s degree in sport management is ranked among the nation’s best. Top Management Degrees recognized Eastern Kentucky University as #13 when it released the Best Online Bachelor’s in Sports Management Programs for 2018.

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EKU to Offer Sport Management Degree Online

Eastern Kentucky University is launching its bachelor’s degree in sport management 100% online in fall 2018. The curriculum was designed by the Sport Management Program Review Council and has been offered on campus since 2009.

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