Student Organizations in STHM

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The Mission of the STHM Student Association in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management is to introduce new students to all STHM has to offer, especially Student Professional Organizations, and to foster relationships between students and professionals.

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Serving the hospitality industry for nearly a century, AH&LA is the sole national association representing all sectors and stakeholders in the lodging industry, including individual hotel property members, hotel companies, student and faculty members, and industry suppliers. The Temple University chapter strives to set the foundation for future hospitality careers of students through exposure and networking opportunities with industry professionals, and to open the door for students to delve into the hotel and lodging industry.

AH&LA Student Membership (to become a member of the national association): $45.00 annually

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A new upcoming student professional organization in the stadium and arena management field located at Temple University.  They focus on areas in the stadium management field.  The goals of SMSA are to further the students in this field and become successful professionals.

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HSMAI.tucc is a collegiate chapter under HSMAI (Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International). Members of HSMAI Temple University Collegiate Chapter are mainly Temple University students and alumni who are interested in the profession of sales and marketing in the hospitality and tourism industries. We provide opportunities for students to network with professionals, as well as other collegiate chapters at monthly meetings, annual conferences, and special events!

 

Any Tourism and Hospitality Management student looking to embark upon exposure to the Hospitality industry should join this association!

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Temple Meeting Professionals International, is a student professional organization in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management. We combine education, networking and students in creating an organization to help individuals succeed academically and professionally. Through fundraising, networking and various other opportunities, we will create a positive name for ourselves as well as our organization. We at TempleMPI feel the need to create opportunities, instead of wait for them. Join us and let us help you shape your future.

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NSMH is the premier professional organization for minority hospitality students. We address diversity and multiculturalism, as well as the career development of our student members. Temple University NSMH exposes students to opportunities in the industry nationwide. We provide events and programs that bring together college-level students with company sponsors, industry representatives, other hospitality organizations, advisors and mentors, and hospitality high school students. Temple has the primary local student chapter that is supported by the Multicultural Affairs Congress (MAC) of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PCVB).

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PCMA-Professional Convention Management Association members represent about 6,000 meeting industry leaders including corporate and independent meeting professionals, as well as industry suppliers, faculty and students. Whether you are looking to build relationships locally, regionally, or meeting our professionals there are a variety of resources, education and networking events, PCMA opens the door to these professionals! The Temple PCMA Chapter hosts a variety of events and programs.

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Rho Phi Lambda is a National Honorary Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services Fraternity. Rho Phi Lambda strives to recognize Sport and Recreation Management majors who have exemplified academic excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Membership in Rho Phi Lambda cultivates student professional development, through networking opportunities, scholarship eligibility, resume building, and campus and community service initiatives.

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SRPA is your bridge between sport academia and the sports industry. SRPA is Temple’s original student-run organization designed specifically for Sport and Recreation Management majors. SRPA provides an excellent opportunity to network with students within your major and industry professionals through scheduled events, conferences, and semester meetings.

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The purpose of the BRAND NEW Sport Marketing Association of Temple University (SMAT) is to expose Sport and Recreation Management and Tourism and Hospitality Management majors in STHM to career professionals in particular in the Sport Marketing Field.  SMAT offers excellent opportunities to build a student’s network within their major and industry professionals through events, conferences, bi-weekly meetings that include guest speakers.

The Sport Marketing Association of Temple University (SMAT) is a new student professional organization that is here for you! It is a great opportunity to get involved and a great way to start your career in the industry! Dues are only $10 per semester!

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As the Temple University Chapter of the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), our mission is to craft a fusion of the Tourism and Hospitality industry with the Sport and Recreation industry through the promotion of the international Adventure Travel industry. We are a student professional organization providing our members with the opportunity to explore the unique and exciting Adventure Travel industry as well as network with leading industry professionals. We are comprised of Tourism and Hospitality Management students along with Sport and Recreation Management students. We offer opportunities in destination, travel, exploration, recreation, leisure, hospitality, events and adventure sports management. Embark on the adventure…your journey has just begun.

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