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S3 Vision

Instill integrity in the business of sports & entertainment.

S3 Values

The acronym WINS represents Work ethic, Integrity, Networking relationships, and Spirit.

S3 Mission

To faithfully live lives of integrity marked by a strong work ethic in order to influence and transform relationships in the sports industry one person at a time.

S3 Club

The S3 Club is open to all majors. Freshmen and sophomores interested in pursuing a bright future in sports & entertainment as an S3 major are particularly encouraged to join.

S3 Pods

All S3 majors and club members are placed in pods. Each pod contains 5 S3 majors, including one senior S3 major as pod leader. Pods form the leadership & communication structure for S3 for you to get to know each other, learn about the major, and build your current and future network within the sports industry. Pods will compete for awards for highest total attendance at S3 Club Meetings.

  • Senior Pod Leaders: Andrew Carlson, Tanner Clark (VP), Will Evans, Sam Hancock, Collin Kensinger, Valerie Korn (VP), Hayden Lam (VP), Nick Loney, Tatum Lowe (President), Matt Marker, Shane Soudek.

S3 Club Meetings

At the root of a bright future is living with integrity, guided by compassion, honesty and optimism. In fact, according to a study by Bentley University, the top quality sought by employers in hiring millennials is integrity. But, what is integrity?

Integrity is not something you have or don't have. Integrity is part of our development into people who "have the courage to meet the demands of reality." Integrity consists of six essential qualities that determine success.

In 2018-19 executives, managers, and employees from all relevant track areas (Brand Strategy, Data Strategy & Sales Leadership) will engage with students in hands-on training and experiential learning.

S3 Club Schedule

Date Day Time Topic Food Place
Sept 13 Thursday 6:30 pm S3 NFL Kickoff Dinner Foster 143/144
Eat, watch NFL Football, and learn about the S3 major & careers.
Oct 5 Big Friday 1:15-2:45 S3 Data Strategy Day Dessert Foster 250
Learn what "A day in the life" is like working in CRM & Analytics for major league teams and agencies from seven S3 alumni.
Nov 9 Big Friday 11:45-1:15 S3 Club: Career & Major Advice Lunch Foster 143/144
S3 Club Members Q&A, meet, greet & network with current S3 majors. S3 majors interview with Premier Partners (virtual and/or on campus) in the afternoon.
Jan 17 Thursday 5:30-6:45pm S3 Spring Kickoff Dinner Foster 143/44
Pod Competition Prizes, Awards & Drawing memorabilia for S3 Club Members.
Jan 25 Big Friday 7:00 pm S3 Brand Strategy Day + S3 Club Raptors@Rockets Houston
Join S3 at the game. Club members $10 off tickets.
Feb 15 Big Friday 1:15-2:45 Sales Leadership Day Snacks Foster 250
S3 Alumni All-Star Sales Panel: Meet & engage in breakout sessions.
March TBA Big Friday TBA eSports Day   Arlington
Visit 10,000 seat eSports arena in Arlington, meet execs from NGage, Blizzard, Ubisoft & others, and attend tournament.
April 10-13 Wed-Sat All-days S3 Senior Trip Plenty NYC
April 18 Thursday 6:30 pm S3 Bright Futures Senior Banquet Dinner Foster 143/44

S3 Senior #BrightFutures Banquet

In partnership with BBVA Bank, we celebrate the accomplishments of S3 seniors as they prepare for to launch their bright futures in the business of sports & entertainment. Sheiludis Moyett, Senior Vice President, Corporate Sponsorships and Branded Content at BBVA, joins us to share the principles to #CreateOpportunity, #LiveBright that lead to #BrightFutures.

The BBVA Bright Future Awards will be presented to the outstanding S3 senior male and female students who best represent S3 values and a commitment to fulfill the S3 mission. Each outstanding student receives a $1000 award to be used to attend the Daniel Summit after completing 12 months of employment in the business of sports & entertainment.

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