Thursday, September 25, 2008

Meet The Class of 2010 - Charlie

One of the unique attributes of the DeVos Sport Business Management Program is the network of students who make up our program. Our class will take every course together during our tenure here at UCF and we will work on countless group projects and collaborative efforts. As a result of our shared interests in the business of sport, a natural team camaraderie is formed. However, our team is composed of people from diverse backgrounds, experiences and ambitions. We offer profiles of class members to give you an idea as to the type of people who make up our program, individuals who collectively will be leaders in sport and society and will be teammates for life.

Name: Charlie Harless
Hometown: Hollywood, MD
Undergraduate College: The University of Tennessee
Undergraduate Major: Sport Management
Background: Head Student Manager for Tennessee Lady Vol Basketball Program, Intern in Athlete Services for the United States Olympic Committee

Current Graduate Assistantship or Employment: G.A. in the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports (TIDES)

Future Career Goals: Working in college athletics administration and earning my doctorate in sport studies

Reasons For Choosing DeVos: Opportunity to work alongside highly motivated peers who are looking to not only be leaders in sport, but leaders in their community as well. The educational opportunity to earn two degrees while being placed in real-life sport and business environments presented a challenging and collaborative academic experience that I could not pass up.

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