APSC Fifth Annual Sports Symposium Submissions

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The University of Alabama Program in Sports Communication seeks submissions for its fifth annual Sports Symposium to be held Friday, January 27, 2017. The keynote speaker for the event will be sports journalist Kevin Blackistone.

Academic Spotlight: The Paralympics and the Future of Spectator Sport

digital signs-02Dr. Marie Hardin, Dean of the Penn State College of Communication, will present “The Paralympics and the Future of Spectator Sport” as part of the Academic Spotlight Speaker series. The event will be held Thursday, October 20 in the Ferguson Student Center, Room 3104 at 4 p.m.

College Sport Forum: Inside the UNC Athletics Scandal

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As part of the Sollege Sport Forum, Dr. Jan Boxill, formerly of the University of North Carolina, discussed the UNC athletics scandal from an insider’s perspective. Jon Dever from UA Athletics also talked about how the University of Alabama works to prevent similar situations. The event took place Thursday, September 22 in 216 Reese Phifer Hall at 7 p.m.