November 23, 2021

Department of Sport and Entertainment Management announces Howard “Humpy” Wheeler Endowed Scholarship

By: Chardonnay Ismail

Thanks to 1960 J-school graduate Howard "Humpy" Wheeler, students majoring in sport and entertainment management will have access to a scholarship fund.

Wheeler graduated in 1960 and became famous in NASCAR as an executive and promoter. The former president of Charlotte Motor Speedway, Wheeler values diversity. 

The Howard "Humpy" Wheeler Endowed Scholarship gives preference to underrepresented students to support diversity and inclusion in higher education and the sport and entertainment management field.

Read the full story, written by Allen Wallace, on the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management website.

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