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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

  • Members of Sigma Psi Mu, a co-ed business fraternity for sport and entertainment management majors, pose for a photo together.

Student Organizations

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The College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management is home to a variety of student-run organizations that help students grow personally and professionally. For additional information on any of the hundreds of other student-run organizations at the University of South Carolina, visit the USC Leadership and Service Center.

HRSM Student Organizations

  • Members of the Club Management Association of America pose for a photo with staff at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club in Palm Harbor, Florida, after touring the facility.

    Club Management Association of America

    The university chapter of this national organization is dedicated to helping students interested in a career in club management. The club provides members with access to events and activities such as field trips to golf and country clubs, guest speakers, regional meetings and participation in national CMAA events.

  • Six members of Collegiate DECA at USC pose for a photo at a regional competition held in the Close-Hipp building.

    Collegiate DECA at USC

    This business-minded organization prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Students compete for top international honors in one of 25 different competitions, including retail management, event planning, hotel and lodging, restaurant and foodservice management, travel and tourism, fashion merchandising and marketing, and sports and entertainment marketing. To learn more, visit our national website.

  • Members of Eta Sigma Delta pose for a photo after their induction ceremony at the McCutchen House.

    Eta Sigma Delta

    This academic honor society recognizes exceptional achievement among hospitality and tourism students. Eta Sigma Delta is administered by the international association and is devoted to hospitality and tourism education.

  • Four members of USC Fashion Board pose for a photo after a fashion show.

    Fashion Board

    Fashion Board at USC is a student organization committed to helping its members achieve both personal and professional growth in the fashion, beauty and retail industries through collaborations with local retailers and hands-on fashion-related experiences. Each spring, Fashion Board proudly hosts USC Fashion Week, which includes industry guest speakers, a student designer showcase, and a runway finale show. Fashion Board is open to students of all majors and members meet every other Wednesday evening. To become an official member, you must pay dues.

  • Members of the HRSM Global Community group pose for a photo outside the Close-Hipp building after a pumpkin carving and painting event.

    HRSM Global Community

    The HRSM Global Community club is a community of international and American students dedicated to cross cultural awareness. Cultural inclusion and dialogue among students of different nations will promote and enhance international cooperation in the College of HRSM. Students in this club will become more effective communicators and leaders. Cultural awareness and intercultural friendships will be fostered through this club to promote growth, success, and networking.

  • Members of HRSM underREPRESENTED hold up a sign with their organization's name at a fall semester welcome back lu'au .


    HRSM underREPRESENTED is a student organization catering to HRSM students seeking to advance their skills and professional development through inclusive roundtables and events.

  • A group of students pose for a photo at the PCMA’s annual conference Convening Leaders in Pittsburgh.

    HRTM Planners

    HRTM Planners is a combination of two professional student organizations, Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and Meeting Planners International (MPI). It provides education, networking and job opportunities to all hospitality and tourism management students interested in event planning.

  • Students in the National Retail Federation student chapter pose for a photo with HRSM staff and faculty at the NRF Big Show in New York City.

    National Retail Federation

    The student chapter of this national industry organization provides talented students interested in retail with unique educational and scholarship programs, networking opportunities and access to the latest industry news and research.

  • Four members of the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality attend a conference and pose with Evan Frazier, one of the NSMH founders.

    National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH)

    This academic and professional organization supports the success and advancement of minority students seeking careers in the hospitality industry.

  • Members of the Restaurant & Lodging Association pose for a photo together after touring the Chesnut Cottage Bed & Breakfast.

    Restaurant & Lodging Association

    The Restaurant & Lodging Association is a new club on campus open to all majors that strives to help students explore the restaurant and hotel industry both professionally and creatively. Our mission is to provide students with opportunities that will advance their knowledge of the industry and prepare them to succeed!

  • Members of Sigma Psi Mu, a co-ed professional fraternity for sport and entertainment management majors, smile for the camera at a meeting.

    Sigma Psi Mu

    Sigma Psi Mu is a co-ed professional fraternity for sport and entertainment management majors, founded at the University of South Carolina. It strives to grow its membership through professional development, social bonding, and real-world networking opportunities. Sigma Psi Mu provides benefits not only to its members, but all University of South Carolina SPTE students, staff, and faculty.

  • Ph.D. student Kemardo Tyrell looks at a research presentation at CSRI 2022.

    Sport and Entertainment Management Graduate Student Association

    Graduate students in the department of sport and entertainment management can network with fellow graduate students, faculty and industry leaders to make the most out of their student experience.

  • Members of the Sports Analytics Club smile for the camera at a meeting.

    Sports Analytics Club

    Three College of HRSM students with a passion for numbers formed the Sports Analytics Club in fall 2022. Guest speakers attend meetings and the club takes trips to conferences such as the Society for American Baseball Research in an effort to further develop members' interest in analytics and the role they play in the sports industry.

  • Two students attending the IAAPA Expo pose for a photo

    Theme Park and Attractions Club

    Get an inside look at how theme parks and attractions are operated and managed. The club hosts guest speakers, takes field trips and discusses different topics at bi-weekly meetings which enhance club members' understanding of the industry.

  • Members of the Women in Sport and Entertainment Club smile for the camera at a meeting.

    Women in Sport and Entertainment Club

    Formed in fall 2022 by two College of HRSM students, the Women in Sport and Entertainment Club is a student-led organization that aims to shape tomorrow's female leaders in the sport and entertainment industries.


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