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Event Details

Sport for Social Change Conference

Thursday, November 13, 2014

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Sport for Social Change Conference
Drexel Sport Management Student Union & Department of Sport Management
Thursday and Friday, November 13-14, 2014 

Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:00 pm

Bossone Research Center, Mitchell Auditorium
 
A Conversation with Sonny Vaccaro:
Reflections on Life After O’Bannon v. the NCAA
 
Moderated by Tom Farrey, ESPN reporter and director of the Aspen Institute Sport and Society Program 
 
 
Friday, November 14, 2014
9:45 am 

Paul Peck Problem Research Building  
Academic Bistro, 6th Floor
 
9:45 am 
Welcome Remarks
 
 
10:00 am
The Aspen Institute’s Project Play & Promotion of Physical Literacy
 
Tom Farrey, ESPN reporter and director of the Aspen Institute Sport and Society Program 
 
11:00 am
College Sport At A Crossroads: Perspectives on the Demise of NCAA
 
 Sonny Vaccaro, former marketing executive and college athlete advocate
 
12:00 pm
Lunch
 
1:00pm
 The Washington R-Word: Racial Politics, Legal Challenges & Social Harms
 
Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne & Holdugee Muscogee), writer, poet, lecturer, curator, policy advocate
 
2:00 pm 
Sustainability Movement and Food in Sport Organizations Panel  

(speaker confirmations pending)
 
2:50 pm
Closing Remarks  

3:00 pm
 Closing Reception and Networking Event  

This event is free and open to the public. 

Pre-registration can be done here
 
  In the event you are unable to attend the event, it will be available live via webcast: http://goodwincollege.adobeconnect.com/sportchange/ 
 

Anyone who has a disability and is requesting an accommodate in order to have equal access during this event should contact the Drexel University Office of Disability Resources.  They can be reached by phone at 215-895-1401 or by email disability@drexel.edu.
 
 Donations are accepted to fund scholarships, programming and events for students in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management.
    
                 
                                                               
 
 

Contact Information

Dr. Ellen Staurowsky
215-895-6714
ejs95@drexel.edu

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Location

Thursday
Bossone Research Center
Mitchell Auditorium
3140 Market St
and
Friday
Paul Peck Research Building
Academic Bistro
101 N. 33rd St, 6th Floor

Audience

  • Graduate Students
  • Prospective Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Parents & Families