Panza Lecture

The 2019 Panza Sport Management Lecture Poster

The Sport Management program's annual spring lecture, the Dr. Joseph Panza Lecture in Sport Management, is a series covering both historically significant and contemporary issues in sport. It aims to present to sport management majors, other interested students, and the university and surrounding communities a lively presentation of ideas, innovations, and challenges facing sports in the 21st century. The events are open to the public and are announced well in advance. Interested persons may find additional information on this website as each event is planned and scheduled.

Past Events

  • Spring 2018: Sports Law in 2018 and Beyond: What's Hot and What's Not
  • Spring 2017: Ronnie Nunn, former NBA referee - watch a video of the lecture here!
  • Fall 2015: Francis Thomas "Fay" Vincent, Eighth Commissioner of Major League Baseball
  • Spring 2015: Dr. Howard Fero, Director of Graduate Leadership Programs, Albertus Magnus College
  • Spring 2014: Paul Assaiante, Head Coach, Men's Squash and Tennis, Trinity College
  • Spring 2013: Richard J. Ensor, Commissioner, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)
  • Spring 2012: Donna Lopiano, 40 Years of Title IX, Looking Back Going Forward
  • Spring 2011: Bobby Valentine, Major League Baseball Player and Manager