Pepperdine Institute for Entertainment, Media, Sports, and Culture Named in Billboard's 2020 Top Music Business Schools
Pepperdine University's Institute for Entertainment, Media, Sports, and Culture has been named a 2020 Top Music Business School by Billboard Magazine. The institute is a collaboration between Seaver College, the Graziadio Business School, and Pepperdine Caruso Law's Institute for Entertainment, Media, and Sports. The article features the top music business schools, including both private and public institutions, that are campus-based and bestow academic degrees.
Excerpt from "Revealed: Billboard's 2020 Top Music Business Schools"
At the undergraduate and graduate levels, Pepperdine's Institute for Entertainment, Media, Sports and Culture taps the expertise of Seaver College, Graziadio Business School and the university's School of Law for a multidisciplinary education for future entertainment executives. In partnership with the Grammy Museum, IEMSC hosted a roundtable discussion last October on the implications of the Music Modernization Act. A new "menternship" program launched in 2019 (hosted by Evan Lamberg, president of North America at Universal Music Publishing Group, and Christa Zofcin-Workman, COO at River Road Entertainment) allows students to receive mentoring from industry executives and build relationships toward internships and jobs.
Event: Jennifer Hudson performed at the 44th annual Pepperdine Associates dinner in Beverly Hills in February, presided over by Jim Gash, who became the university's eighth president in September 2019.
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