Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming (SITG)
Location San Diego, California, USA
Campus San Diego State University
Website htm.sdsu.edu/sycuan

The Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming (SITG) at San Diego State University (SDSU) focuses on research, policy studies, and education related to the area of tribal gaming management. The SITG, centered in the largest tribal gambling community in the world, is geared to studying tribal gaming within the broader industry of hospitality and tourism management.

In conjunction with educating students, professionals, tribal personnel and interested others for positions in the tribal gaming industry, the SITG conducts research in tribal gaming and collects benchmarking data. It holds an annual summit on tribal gaming that addresses policy, regulatory issues, trends, social issues and related matters, and conducts community lectures and symposia on topics geared to informing and engaging the community about tribal issues and community conflicts.

Endowment and administration[edit]

The Institute is managed and operated by the interdisciplinary Hospitality and Tourism Management Program at SDSU and supported by an endowment from the tribal council of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation.

Research center[edit]

The Research Center for the SITG is the portion of the institute that is focused on producing and disseminating unbiased research on tribal gaming issues.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]