Thy Vu is expected to graduate in May 2017 with a bachelor degree in tourism and hospitality management and a minor in general business studies. This past summer, Thy completed her junior internship with Salamander Resort and Spa in the food and beverage department. Prior to her exposure in the hotel industry, Thy was actively involved in community-building work. She helped organize a cultural festival, Philly Lunar New Year Festival, that aimed to bridge the intergenerational gaps within the Vietnamese community in Philadelphia. Thy is a genuine individual who is able to play different roles in a team dynamic: from a supporter who motivates and empathizes to a leader who takes charge and makes rational decisions. Ultimately, Thy is aspired to become an event planner but is open to all opportunities to further develop her professional capacities.
Sean Lunetto is currently a senior at the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management, majoring in sport and recreation management with a minor in general business studies. Initially from Long Island, New York, Sean moved to Philadelphia to gain opportunities to work within the sport industry. He is interested in collegiate athletics and successfully completed his junior internship with Drexel University’s Athletic Department. Through past experiences, Sean has acquired a comprehensive understanding of how to execute unique events while developing a sharp eye for detail. Sean plans to graduate in the spring of 2017 and intends to find a job within collegiate athletics working in operations.
Byron Miller is currently a senior at the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management at Temple University, majoring in tourism and hospitality management. Byron has interests in corporate community involvement, and inner city youth education and development. During the Summer of 2016, Byron completed his junior internship at the Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, NJ working in the front office. With graduation set for the Spring of 2017, he plans to thrive in corporate or non-profit community engagement to help shape the young lives of our future.
Sash Schaeffer is a senior pursuing a degree in sport and recreation management with a concentration in Promotions. Originally from Hershey Pennsylvania, Sash began her journey in the big city of Philadelphia in the fall of 2013. Since then, she has held numerous jobs on campus, including working in campus recreation and being a Student Ambassador for the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management. She was also a member of the Temple University cheerleading team her freshman through junior years. Most recently, she completed an internship at the University of Pennsylvania and at Pocono Raceway. Her career aspirations include bringing together her passion and knowledge of motorsports with her experience in marketing and promotions. Her ultimate goal would be to work somewhere within NASCAR in their marketing department or on their sponsorship team.
Rose Shields is currently a senior at the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management at Temple University, majoring in sport and recreation management with a concentration in event leadership. She was born in Lansdale, PA and has lived in the Philadelphia area her whole life. Rose is interested in event planning and she successfully completed her junior internship with The Greater Delaware Valley National Multiple Sclerosis Society. She plans to graduate in the Spring of 2017 and aims to obtain a job in event management for the Walt Disney Company. Rose strives to bring diverse individuals together through sport and recreation for the greater good of the community at large.