Nick Ardagna, Chair
Nick Ardagna is currently a senior, pursuing a degree in sport and recreation management in the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management. He was born in the suburbs just outside of Boston Massachusetts and made his way to Philadelphia to obtain a degree from Temple. This past summer he completed his junior internship at Temple’s Sport Industry Research Center where he worked under the guidance of Dr. Thilo Kunkel. Nick has always had an entrepreneurial mindset; he started his first business when he was just 13 years old and is constantly brainstorming new ideas for businesses that he can one day make a career out of. In the meantime, he is working on developing his business skills and hopes to find a senior internship involved with sales or marketing.
Halle High-Benson is a senior at Temple University studying sport and recreation management with a concentration in event leadership. She is a driven and diligent young professional from a small town in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She completed her junior internship with The Liacouras Center as the events and marketing intern. While at Temple University, Halle not only was a full time student but also a member of the Temple University division 1A cheerleading team for the past three years and a bartender at local campus bar, Pub Webb. In the summer, she works as a cheerleading camp instructor for the largest cheerleading company in the world, the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA). Halle is striving to work as an event coordinator within stadiums and arenas or the golf tournament industry.
Josh Mullin is a senior sport and recreation management major from Allentown, PA. For his junior internship he worked at the Lehigh Valley JCC assisting the Director of Fitness and Recreation helping run the fitness center, planning events and coordinating the sports for the organization’s summer camp. Josh is interested in a career in professional sport and would like to work for one of the teams in Philadelphia. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball and other sports as well as following his favorite team the Eagles.