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UIndy Master of Science in Sport Management alum coaches for Doane College

When Amanda Mason was at UIndy, she was not only the UIndy women’s soccer assistant coach and recruiting coordinator, but also a graduate student in the Master of Science in Sport Management program. Mason is currently the head coach of Doane College women’s soccer team. Her passion for sports and her desire to be a

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UIndy Grad Student Forum Hosted Family of Henrietta Lacks

The University of Indianapolis Graduate Programs hosted the first-ever Interprofessional Graduate Student Forum  on Thursday, September 4, 2014. Students and faculty from several of the university’s three  dozen graduate programs — including physical therapy, occupational therapy, psychology, public health, applied sociology and gerontology — attended the event to learn about the legacy of Henrietta Lacks,

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CAC to coordinate Advanced QI Training for Long Term Care Professionals

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has made funds available for education of long term care health professionals in four topic areas: wound care, infection prevention, quality improvement and Alzheimer’s and dementia care. The education provided by this project will be suitable for participants to pursue certification in these disciplines at their own cost

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Top 5 Reasons to study Engineering at UIndy

UIndy has recently revamped the structure of its Engineering program, creating more benefits for students and providing more options for majors. The Engineering Dual Degree Program at UIndy is a cooperative partnership between the University of Indianapolis and the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indianapolis (IUPUI). The program is designed to be 5

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McMorrow named interim director of UIndy’s new MPH program

Dr. Shannon McMorrow, assistant professor in the University of Indianapolis department of kinesiology, has been tapped to be the interim leader of the university's new, online Master of Public Health (MPH) program. McMorrow joined the UIndy faculty in August 2013. Prior to coming to the University of Indianapolis, she earned her MPH from San Jose

Read the full article… Features Dr. Diacin

  Dr. Michael Diacin is the "Featured Professor on, an online database of sports degree programs. Dr. Diacin is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and the Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in Sport Management degree at the University of Indianapolis. His areas of expertise include sport facility operations and management, sociocultural foundations

Read the full article… Features Dr. Diacin — Part 2

  Dr. Michael Diacin was recently chosen to be the "Featured Professor" on, an online database of sports degree programs. Dr. Diacin is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and the Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in Sport Management degree at the University of Indianapolis. His research interests include parental involvement in youth

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Master of Public Health program begins Fall 2014

A new UIndy master’s degree program from the College of Health Sciences will prepare professionals to identify health disparities and develop community-based approaches to close the gaps. Debuting this fall, the two-year Master of Public Health program will be the only one in Indiana, and one of few in the nation, with a concentration in

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NCAA Externship

UIndy's Master in Sport Management program's working relationship with the NCAA continues to grow with the addition of a regular externship — the NCAA Ticketing Extern. Graduate student Jason Wenzel is the first to hold this position. The ticketing extern provides support for the NCAA staff with regard to management of ticket sales for championship/tournaments

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Interning for the Pacers

Michael Bradley, a sport management major with a minor in business administration, is the Player Relations Intern for the Indiana Pacers.  He applied for multiple internships with the Pacers, and obtained the one he wanted most, Player Relations.  Bradley credits his UIndy education for providing him the skills and giving him the knowledge he would

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The Face of UIndy MBA’s Full Time One Year MBA Program

Meet Stacia.     Stacia is a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in organizational leadership and supervision with minors in communications and entrepreneurship. Stacia completed various internships and had a 4 year position with Purdue Athletics. Upon graduating, Stacia was hoping to enter into business side of sports and soon realized that many

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Networking and the 1-Year MBA Program Go Hand in Hand

The full time, 1-year MBA program is helping students network as much as they can. Check out the lists below of what all the students are getting to do. On October 28th the Ambassador of Canada to the United States of America, Gary Doer spoke at the Indiana Convention Center for a luncheon. The opportunity to speak and network afterwards

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Earn a Masters in Sport Management and Be a Compliance Officer

A compliance officer is an integral member within the athletics department. This individual ensures the athletic teams are complying with all the NCAA rules for recruiting, academic achievement, financial assistance, promotional materials, gifts, and much more. At some universities, the compliance officer’s specific focus is dedicated to the role of maintaining compliance. Within other universities, the

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Earn a Masters in Sport Management and Be a Sports Information Director

A UIndy Master of Science in Sport Management degree can set the course for a graduate student to become a sports information director. Sports information directors fulfill several public relations functions within the athletics department. They work mainly behind the scenes, attending games, writing press releases, keeping statistics for all of the university’s sports teams,

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Earn a Masters in Sport Management and Be a Development Director

The department of athletics development is responsible for acquiring major gifts, organizing annual fundraising drives and events for groups and communicating with alumni. The development director is responsible for all current and future philanthropy programs. He/she builds relationships with alumni, faculty, staff, students and the community to further fund athletics programs and facilities. These campaigns

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Earn a Masters in Sport Management and Be an Athletic Director

With a Master of Science in Sport Management degree from the University of Indianapolis, you could be a University Athletics Director. According to the Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange (TRACE) study of 99 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Athletics Directors, 70 percent possess a master’s degree. The largest portion of Athletics Directors holding

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Why Choose UIndy for Your Master of Science in Sport Management Degree

We take advantage of our close proximity to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). In April 2013, the KINS 510 class visited the NCAA for a presentation on Governance and NCAA Championships given by NCAA Associate Director Amy Reis. This is just one outside the classroom experience provided for our students. Through learning outside the

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Summer Reps: Bringing UIndy to a city near you!

If you are a rising senior, you are probably getting ready to fill out those college applications this fall. Choosing the list of schools you will be applying to is hard enough, since there are about 3,978 schools in the U.S.! There are also several factors to consider; a two-year college vs. a four-year college,

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Small School, Big Opportunities

This past Saturday, May 6, 2013, UIndy celebrated its annual Commencement in Nicoson Hall. The chosen speaker for the undergraduate ceremony was PBS broadcaster and author, Tavis Smiley, who offered the graduates an inspiring message to use their educational talents and skills as a way to tackle current issues that the nation is facing. A

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Accelerated Graduate Degree Information Night

You are invited to an evening that could change your life!  Join us at the University of Indianapolis on Tuesday, April 9th at 5:30 for an Information Program for the Master of Science in Strategic Leadership and Design. This master's degree can be completed in two years by attending class just one night per week.

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