The School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management

A shot of Homecoming 2019.
After a year hiatus, Homecoming is set to return to universities this fall. Why did we miss it so much?
Type: News Story
Temple faculty members discuss why we missed Homecoming so much in 2020.
September 24, 2021
New laws set to level collegiate playing field
Type: News Story
Thilo Kunkel discusses his name, image and likeness research and its impact.
July 8, 2021
Jennifer Sierra standing under a Temple flag.
Commencement speaker says build a team to face life’s curveballs
Type: News Story
2021’s Commencement speech focuses on the power of teamwork, despite the pandemic’s limitations
May 5, 2021
Temple University’s School of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Life in the NBA, NHL bubbles
Type: News Story
Two Owls made the most of the opportunity of a lifetime: working inside the COVID-19 isolation zones for the NBA and NHL, respectively.
January 4, 2021
Ron Anderson
Ron Anderson appointed interim dean of the Fox School of Business
Type: News Story
At Temple since 2012, he will also oversee the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management.
July 23, 2018
Students crossing Broad Street under red Temple flags.
Sport business MS earns top 10 global ranking
Type: News Story
The program in the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management is now ranked No. 9 globally.
July 12, 2017
Larry Miller shaking hands with Temple's Jeffery Montague
Fox alumnus now heading Nike’s Jordan Brand returns to campus
Type: News Story
The STHM Executive in Residence speaker series highlights top-level executives in sport, recreation, tourism and hospitality management.
April 7, 2017
Papers with notes about fantasy football.
Professor wins award for research on fantasy sports
Type: News Story
Drayer sought to find out why 60 million Americans play daily fantasy sports when the chance of winning is so small.
January 24, 2017
Harith Wickrema with STHM Dean M. Moshe Porat and other school officials.
Alumnus endows $100K scholarship for sustainable tourism
Type: News Story
A Temple University alumnus endowed a scholarship to allow students to pursue sustainable tourism internships in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
November 29, 2016
A sign for Temple's School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, which will be renamed.
School of Tourism and Hospitality Management announces name change
Type: News Story
The change to the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management will better reflect the school’s student population.
May 19, 2016
A man in a blue shirt standing in front of Temple’s Bell Tower.
Next stop: Philadelphia Union
Type: News Story
Sport and recreation management major Brandon Johnson's experience and skills helped him secure a full-time job with the team's United Soccer League affiliate.
April 26, 2016
Matthew Velasquez standing in front of a window, wearing a cherry Temple sweatshirt.
Owl to appear on ‘Wheel of Fortune’
Type: News Story
Matthew Velasquez, Class of 2019, will spin the wheel on the game show's March 30 episode.
March 29, 2016
Temple alumni named 2015 Minority Business Leaders
Type: News Story
Four Temple alumni—including one faculty member—were named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s annual ‘Minority Business Leaders’ list for 2015.
August 20, 2015
Faculty Focus: Sport industry researcher Jeremy Jordan
Type: News Story
In this installment of the faculty focus series, Sport and Recreation Management Professor Jeremy Jordan reveals that participating in long-distance running, such as the upcoming Broad Street Run, has a positive impact on quality of life.
April 24, 2015
Temple sophomore breaks world records for charity
Type: News Story
Ben Baker, Class of 2017, will attempt to break the world record for speed and distance on a 100-foot Slip 'N Slide in Denver on May 2. Through this event, Baker, a liver transplant recipient, hopes to raise funds and awareness for organ donation.
April 21, 2015
Next stop: Flying Tigers, Minor League affiliate of MLB’s Detroit Tigers
Type: News Story
Sport and recreation management major Kenny Yansen will continue his internship with a Minor League affiliate of MLB’s Detroit Tigers after graduating in May.
April 17, 2015
STHM experts analyze impact of Philadelphia DNC
Type: News Story
On the heels of the announcement that Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, faculty members in Temple’s School of Tourism and Hospitality Management began sharing their expertise with the media.
February 17, 2015
In senior seminar, students get hands-on experience
Type: News Story
Senior students majoring in tourism and hospitality and sport and recreation management complete a senior professional development course simulating the experience of working at a small company.
December 3, 2014
Amy Bendekovits: Real-world ready
Type: News Story
After holding a range of internships in places as high profile as the White House and Madison Square Garden, Amy Bendekovits is ready to take on the Big Apple with a full-time management position at Aramark that starts in June.
May 14, 2014
Temple Made: Tarasai A. Karega
Type: News Story
She's heard it since she was 9 years old: African-Americans don't play hockey, people tell her—and girls don't play either. But Tarasai Karega, the latest subject in our student profile series, has always defied stereotypes. Now this master's candidate in sport business has come to Philadelphia to be a role model to a new generation of urban youth.
November 27, 2013
Temple Made: Evan S. Feinstein
Type: News Story
In the latest installment of our student profile series, meet Evan Feinstein of the Cherry Crusade, Temple's die-hard student fan organization. Evan came to Temple as a prospective history major who had never attended a Division I football game.
September 20, 2013