March 23, 2012
March is one of the busiest months on the sports calendar which also means it is a great month for Maryville Sport Business Management students to gain experience. Below is a short list of volunteer opportunities in which our students participated this month.
Arch Madness – The Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Tournament – St. Louis, MO
Maryville students provided media and support services to the tournament.
Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Tournament – St. Charles, MO
Maryville students participated in promotional activities, provided media support services and assisted in game operations. Kristen Gregory of the MVC praised the students, saying, “Maryville’s students were outstanding. Some of the best volunteers we have had.”
NAIA Men’s Basketball Division I Tournament – Kansas City, MO
Eight Maryville students traveled to Kansas City from March 15-18 to assist the NAIA with their premier event. Maryville students participated in guest services, sold programs, participated in promotional activities and provided media support services. NAIA representative Gina Crawford stated, “The students are amazing. We hope they come back every year.”
NCAA Division I Wresting Championships – St. Louis, MO
Maryville students provided support services for the event held at the Scottrade Center.
NCAA Men’s Basketball Regional – St. Louis, MO
Two Maryville Sport Business students were chosen by the tournament organizing committee to provide support services for the “Sweet 16” and “Elite 8” rounds of the Men’s Basketball National Championship held at the Edward Jones Dome.
We are very proud of the initiative displayed by the students of the Maryville Sport Business Management program. Great work!