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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

  • Sigma Psi Mu is a co-ed business fraternity for sport and entertainment management majors. The club held a kickball tournament to raise funds for the Special Olympics, having fun and making a difference.

Student Organizations

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The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management is home to a variety of student-run organizations that help students grow personally and professionally. 

Club Manager Tom DeLozier stands in front of an overlook at Quail Hollow Golf Club in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Club Management Association of America

The university chapter of this national organization is dedicated to helping students interested in a career in club management. The club provides members with access to events and activities such as field trips to golf and country clubs, guest speakers, regional meetings and participation in national CMAA events.

Group of student DECA members

Collegiate DECA at USC

This business-minded organizations prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Students compete for top international honors in one of 25 different competitions, including retail management, event planning, hotel and lodging, restaurant and foodservice management, travel and tourism, fashion merchandising and marketing, and sports and entertainment marketing. To learn more, visit our national website.

Club advisor Robin DiPietro with Eta Delta Sigman members on the steps of the McCutchen House, the student operated restaurant lab.

Eta Sigma Delta

This academic honor society recognizes exceptional achievement among hospitality and tourism students. Eta Sigma Delta is administered by the international association and is devoted to hospitality and tourism education.

Fashion Board at UofSC students wearing garnet, white, black and tan outfits, pose in front of a gray, tan, and garnet background.

Fashion Board

Fashion Board at USC is a student organization committed to helping its members achieve both personal and professional growth in the fashion, beauty and retail industries through collaborations with local retailers and hands-on fashion-related experiences. Each spring, Fashion Board proudly hosts USC Fashion Week, which includes industry guest speakers, a student designer showcase, and a runway finale show. Fashion Board is open to students of all majors and members meet every other Wednesday evening. To become an official member, you must pay dues.

HRSM Global Community Club members masked standing on the steps of the McCutchen House

HRSM Global Community Club

The HRSM Global Community club is a community of international and American students dedicated to cross cultural awareness. Cultural diversity and dialogue among students of different nations will promote and enhance international cooperation in the College of HRSM. Students in this club will become more effective communicators and leaders. Cultural awareness and intercultural friendships will be fostered through this club to promote growth, success, and networking. 

HRSM underRepresented photo of group at the Welcome Back HRSM Luau

HRSM underREPRESENTED

A student organization catering to minority HRSM students seeking to advance their skills and professional development through roundtables and events.

HRTM planners stand at their table of information during HRSM student welcome

HRTM Planners

HRTM Planners is a combination of two professional student organizations, Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and Meeting Planners International (MPI). It provides education, networking and job opportunities to all hospitality and tourism management students interested in event planning. 

Group of students work collaboratively on a fashion design.

National Retail Federation

The student chapter of this national industry organization provides talented students interested in retail with unique educational and scholarship programs, networking opportunities and access to the latest industry news and research.

National Minorities in Hospitality members at their recruitment table during the College of HRSM welcome new students party.

National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH)

This academic and professional organization supports the success and advancement of minority students seeking careers in the hospitality industry.

Logo for the Restaurant and Lodging Association

Restaurant and Lodging Association

The Restaurant & Lodging Association is a new club on campus open to all majors that strives to help students explore the restaurant and hotel industry both professionally and creatively. Our mission is to provide students with opportunities that will advance their knowledge of the industry and prepare them to succeed!

A group of Sigma Psi Mu students getting a tour of a sport and entertainment venue.

Sigma Psi Mu

Individually Strong, Together Powerful

Sigma Psi Mu is a co-ed professional fraternity for sport and entertainment management majors, founded at the University of South Carolina. It was organized to provide a platform for highly-involved and academically gifted SPTE students. It is our mission to grow our brotherhood through professional development, social bonding, and real-world networking opportunities. We do so in order to prepare and develop professionally for a career in the sport, entertainment and venue industries. Sigma Psi Mu strives to benefit not only its members, but all University of South Carolina SPTE students, staff, and faculty. Sigma Psi Mu assists the College of HRSM in continuing to develop industry-ready sport, entertainment and venue professionals.

A group of Sport and Entertainment Management graduate students get a tour of a large sport and entertainment venue.

Sport and Entertainment Management Graduate Student Association

Graduate students in the department of sport and entertainment management can network with fellow graduate students, faculty and industry leaders to make the most out of their student experience.

Members of the Sports Analytics Club smile for a photo.

Sports Analytics Club

Three College of HRSM students with a passion for numbers formed the Sports Analytics Club in fall 2022. Guest speakers attend meetings and the club takes trips to conferences such as the Society for American Baseball Research in an effort to further develop members' interest in analytics and the role they play in the sports industry.

Theme Parks and Attractions Club members at the Magic Kingdom castle on a visit to Disney.

Theme Park and Attractions Club

Get an inside look at how theme parks and attractions are operated and managed. The club hosts guest speakers, takes field trips and discusses different topics at bi-weekly meetings which enhance club members' understanding of the industry.

Members of the Women in Sport and Entertainment Club smile for a photo.

Women in Sport and Entertainment Club

Formed in fall 2022 by two College of HRSM students, the Women in Sport and Entertainment Club is a student-led organization that aims to shape tomorrow's female leaders in the sport and entertainment industries.

  

For additional information on one of the thousands of other student-run organizations at the University of South Carolina, visit the USC Student Life Office.

 


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