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The "Big Game"

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library

Hosted by: African American Studies

Guest speakers include Olympic medal winner John Carlos and former NFL player Stanford Routt. Melanie Lawson, anchor with Houston’s ABC-13, will serve as moderator.

This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, please contact, Serwaa Omowale at ssomowal@Central.UH.EDU.

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9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Student Center South, Houston Ballroom

Hosted by: Jack J. Valenti School of Communication, Leverage Sports Marketing, Comcast (Signature Sponsor) and Telemundo Houston (Media Sponsor)

The Summit on Sports Media is a daylong conference featuring interactive panels and talks that highlight the best practices and emerging trends that brands are using to tell compelling stories. This event will address the technological developments shaping the sports communication field – such as virtual reality and augmented reality - and how major sports corporations are applying them to engage with Millennial and Gen Z audiences.

Costs $10-$250.
For more information, please contact Dr. Temple Northup at ctnorthu@Central.UH.EDU.

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2 p.m.
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, Wortham Theatre

Hosted by: African American Studies and the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication

This special event will feature a dynamic one-on-one discussion between an athlete and a hip-hop artist. The event will also include talks from former professional athletes who will speak on their shift into sports media.

This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, please contact Dr. Drew Brown at dbrown45@Central.UH.EDU.

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