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Liz Warren-Pederson
Eller College of Management

Eller College Officially Launches Sports Management Minor

U.S. Army Top Fuel Dragster on display at UA as part of formal announcement.

TUCSON, Ariz. – February 17, 2010 – On Monday, February 22, the University of Arizona Eller College of Management will officially launch its sports management minor program.

The program is a result of a student-led initiative to house a sports-oriented business management program for UA students who are not enrolled in the business college; business students may take courses to add a sports management certificate to their degree.

The National Hot Rod Association’s quickest accelerating machine, the U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster driven by Tony Schumacher, will be on display on the south side of McClelland Hall (1130 East Helen Street), near the Eller Deli.

Management and Organizations Department head Stephen Gilliland will make a special announcement at 12:15 p.m.


  • Sports Management Minor Announcement and display of U.S. Army NHRA Top Fuel dragster


  • South side lower-level patio, McClelland Hall, 1130 East Helen Street


  • Monday, February 22, 2010
  • Display: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Announcement: 12:15 p.m.


  • Stephen Gilliland, Department Head, Management & Organizations

The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program No. 11 among public business schools and two of its programs are among the top 20 — Entrepreneurship and MIS. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA Full-Time program No. 48 in the U.S. In addition to a Full-Time MBA program, the Eller College offers the No. 25-ranked Evening MBA program, the Eller Executive MBA and the Online MBA. The Eller College of Management supports more than 5,800 undergraduate and 800 graduate students on the UA campus in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, and on its satellite campus in downtown Phoenix.

Press Contact:
Liz Warren-Pederson, Eller College of Management

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