Western team wins inaugural sport management awardWestern University has won the inaugural Sporting Event Bid Competition (SEBC). Team members include Kerri Bodin (MA 2018), Swarali Patil (MA 2018), Nicole Baranowski (BA 2019), and Aryan Eftekhari (HBA and BA 2019), supervised by Dr. Laura Misener (Acting Director, School of Kinesiology).
Western's submission was one of sixteen, and the team was announced as a top-3 finalist on May 1, 2017. The final presentations were held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on September 8, 2017, where Western was announced as the winner! The team has been awarded with certificates of merit and a cash prize of USD 5000.
The team's win has been featured in the Western News and the Western Gazette.