Each semester the Sport Studies Department at Lock Haven University works with agencies, organizations and school districts both locally and regionally to place students for field experience opportunities.
For students considering a career in athletics, as a coach, manager, agent or director in a high school, college or minor or major league sports, Lock Haven University and Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) recently have completed an agreement that allows students who have earned an associate degree in sport management from LCCC to transfer seamlessly to LHU's bachelor's degree in sport administration.
Patrick Barner, of Beach Creek, and sport administration major at Lock Haven University, will work for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League this summer as part of a 12-week internship.
For the third time in the last four years, the Lock Haven University sport studies department was in attendance for the college Football Playoff National Championship game, representing the program as game day and event volunteers on Jan. 13 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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