HBCU Athletics Research Consortium (HBCU-ARC) Conf

Wed. Dec 2, 2015 at 7:30pm - Sat. Dec 5, 2015 at 12:00pm CST
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$70.00 - $1,000.00
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HBCU Athletics Research Consortium (HBCU-ARC) Conf

Jointly organized by Texas Southern University and THG Agency, LLC, The HBCU – ARC proudly announced it will host the inaugural “2015 HBCU – ATHLETICS RESEARCH CONSORTIUM (HBCU-ARC) CONFERENCE” in Houston, TX on December 2-5, 2015 at Crowne Plaza-NRG held the week of the SWAC Football Championship Game.  This is the first in a series of programs dedicated to the history, strengths and opportunities facing HBCU Athletic Programs.  The four-day sports research program and sports cultural symposium includes, The Ben L. Cavil, Sr. HBCU Football Award Banquet, HBCU Sport Business Symposium, Colloquium: HBCU Sport Lecture Series, and Sport Negotiation Competition and is a dynamic opportunity to review athletics for the nation’s 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  This is a global convening of Historically Black College and University (HBCU) scholars, researchers, presidents, commissioners, directors of athletics, senior women administrators of athletics, administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni; and international, national, and regional leaders in the sports business sector has a four-part focus:



  • Theoretical Framework, offering academicians and advanced doctoral students opportunities to share their current work on HBCUs sport studies.

  • Cultural Empowerment, offering an opportunity increasing the economic, political, social, educational, administration, or leadership of HBCUs athletic programs regarding sports entities.

  • Practical Application, offering practitioners opportunities to shed light on the most successful athletic programs and best-practices currently underway at HBCUs around the nation.

  • Undergraduate Student Engagement, offering undergraduate students an opportunity to invest in their own learning and involving them in personal growth through the creation of a wide range of programs such as sport business case study competition and sport business job fairs.

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Crowne Plaza-NRG Hotel 8686 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77054