Humanities@Work: Sports

 sports balls

Location: Clark Hall Room 206, 11130 Bellflower Road

Panelists discuss how studying the humanities influenced their careers. Panelists include:

Amy Backus (Central Michigan University ‘79) majored in education with a minor in English. She is Director of Athletics and Chair of Physical Education at CWRU.

Peter Carfagna (Harvard ‘75) majored in Classics. He is currently Chairman and CEO of Magis, LLC, a sports marketing, consulting and investment firm, with family ownership of the Lake County Captains, Cleveland Indians Class A Affiliate. He is also Co-Director of Case Law School’s Great Lakes Summer Sports and Entertainment Law Academy, and regularly teaches sports law marketing at Harvard, CWRU, Cleveland State and the University of Miami.

Alan L. Panteck (John Carroll University, ‘98) majored in Latin and Biology. An orthopedic surgeon at the Center of Orthopedic Surgery in Garfield Heights and Parma, he is also Team Physician for St. Ignatius High School.

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