College of Arts and Sciences


  • Master’s Students Host Teens Interested in Sports

    April 4, 2011

    Professor Galen Trailand graduate students in theMaster of Sport Administration and Leadership program hosted at-risk youth participating in theGame Recognize Game Urban Sports Marketing Academy. The Academy, an experiential learning project established in partnership with the City of Seattle, Is funded by the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative.

    According to K. Wyking Garrett, Co-Founder of Game Recognize Game Urban Sports Marketing Academy, “Many kids, particularly at-risk urban youth, dream of playing professional sports but their chances of actually making a professional roster are slim to none; however, they can still be professionals in the sports industry The academy introduces youth to a variety of career paths in the robust multi-billion dollar sports industry.”

    Trail, Director of the MSAL program, gave the students an overview of the many components of sport administration, including marketing, finance, and operations. The graduate students presented their research on consumer behavior to the youth.

    The visitors reflected on their experience at Seattle University in a video hosted on the academy’s website.

    The College of Arts and Sciences offers an undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science and hosts the Center for the Study of Sport and Exercise.  The Master of Sport Administration and Leadership program is one of seven advanced degree programs in the College.



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