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17 Apr

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Meet the Mount: Professor Scott Russell

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In our “Meet the Mount” series, we’ll be highlighting some of the Mount’s people – our students, faculty, staff, and alumni – who make this college the wonderful community it is.

Scott Russell- Assistant Professor of Sports Management


Title: Assistant Professor of Sports Management

Years at the Mount: Three

Department: School of Business

Campus involvement: Faculty Athletics representative; representative for the School of Business on the Faculty Senate; and member of the Admissions Committee, the Study Abroad Advisory Committee, the Athletics Hall-of-Fame Committee, the Writing Intensive Committee, and the FYE Advisory Committee.

Favorite spot on campus: His office – He says his door is always open and it makes his day to have a student stop in to chat for a while, whether planning for next semester’s classes, discussing an internship, or just talking about the prospects for an upcoming sports season.

One word to describe the Mount: Optimism

Before coming to the Mount, Scott Russell coached at the collegiate level for 20 years. Coming to the Mount was a similar feeling to being a coach. “My favorite thing about working for the college is having the ability to interact with my students the same way I did with my athletes,” Russell said about working at the Mount. Russell got to know all of his athletes well, and they became close to a family. He believes the same principles apply to being a teacher: “The size of our campus and the number of different classes I teach give me a better chance to have a positive impact on, and provide academic advice to, our students.” Continue Reading

01 Feb

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Academic Highlight: Sports Management

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Are you thinking about joining the Sports Management program at the Mount? Hear what one Sports Management senior has to say about her experience:

“My name is Tori Baccello, and I am currently a senior at Mount Saint Mary College. I have been studying Sports Management here at the Mount for the past three years.

Being a part of the Sports Management program has been exciting and has opened up many doors for me. During my junior year, my Sports Facility teacher, Scott Russell (who is also the head of the Sports Management program) took us on a class trip to visit The Hudson Valley Renegades. The Renegades are a single A, Tampa Bay Ray affiliate baseball team, and the purpose of the trip was to see how the Renegades ran their facility and operated on a day-to-day basis. While on this class trip, I got to talking with the vice president of the Hudson Valley Renegades, and he offered me (on the spot) an internship with them the following summer. I took the position and was able to complete 3 credits of mandatory internship hours. This internship was perfect for me because my dream job is to one day work with an MLB team in their operations department. Continue Reading