New most prestigious EASM award: EASM Chelladurai Award.

New most prestigious EASM award: EASM Chelladurai Award.

EASM names it’s most prestigious award after professor Packianathan Chelladurai, Troy University.

At the 23rd annual conference of European Association for Sport Management, EASM, Professor Packianathan Chelladurai of Troy University was rewarded the new most prestigious EASM award – EASM Chelladurai Award.Chella

The award is of course named after Professor Chelladurai himself and can, according to the statues by decision of the EASM board, be given to a recipient who meets the following qualifications:

• Must be an EASM member that has not previously received the Award.

• Must during a minimum of ten years been serving as a teacher, supervisor, administrator, or combination of the above.

• Must have made significant contributions to the field of sport management through scholarship, research, and leadership and must have be known for peer recognition of his/her contributions.

• Must have made a significant contribution to the field of sport management within EASM.

• Must in his/her work and deeds demonstrate those qualities proved by Professor Chelladurai in the areas of student growth and development, leadership, service, scholarship, and collegiality.

Professor Chelladurai received the prize from the President of EASM PG Fahlström during a special Award Cermony Thursday September 10th.