Entries by ccedmunds

Marie Hardin: The Paralympics and the Future of Spectator Sport

Marie Hardin: The Paralympics and the Future of Spectator Sport from BamaSportsCom on Vimeo. Dr. Marie Hardin, Dean of the Penn State College of Communication, presented “The Paralympics and the Future of Spectator Sport” as part of the Academic Spotlight Speaker series. The event was held Thursday, October 20 in the Ferguson Student Center, on […]

Fifth Annual APSC Symposium

The Fifth Annual Alabama Program in Sports Communication Symposium was held on January 27, 2017 on the University of Alabama campus in Gorgas 205.  ESPN’s Kevin Blackistone gave the keynote address, titled “College’s Working Class: Black Athletes as Pawns in the University System.” A full detailing of the event can be found in the provided […]

Industry Spotlight: ESPN’s Bob Ryan

ESPN’s Bob Ryan visited campus Thursday, February 23, as the Industry Spotlight Speaker. The event took place at 3 p.m. in the Ferguson Center, Room 3104. Bob Ryan’s interview was free and open to the public.

College Sport Forum: Inside the UNC Athletics Scandal

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 […]