Trine University students helping to promote Mad Ants game

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News release from Trine University:

Trine University students helping to promote Mad Ants game

(February 18, 2014) ANGOLA, Ind. – A group of Trine University students are gaining marketing experience as they partner with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants basketball team to promote Saturday’s Benny the Bull Night at Memorial Coliseum.

For this event, individuals may purchase tickets for the Fort Wayne-Sioux Falls game at 50 percent off the box office price by visiting the Trine University Mad Ants ticket sales project link at For the promotion, tickets for Center Court Upper Level Sideline seats in sections 213-218 rows 14-24 are $5 and must be ordered by Thursday, Feb. 20. Purchasers will receive the best available tickets at time of order.

Benny the Bull night will feature the Chicago Bull’s mascot Benny who will help entertain fans. Half time of the game will feature a slam dunk show by Benny and the Elevators.

The game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.

The students are in the integrated marketing communications class taught by Julie Howenstine, Ph.D.

About Trine University
Trine University, an internationally recognized, private, co-educational, residential institution, offers associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees in programs to students in engineering, mathematics, science, informatics, business, teacher education, communication, criminal justice, golf management, social sciences, and various other fields of study. Trine is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and offers 21 varsity sports. Its golf program includes the university-owned 18-hole championship Zollner Golf Course. Founded in 1884 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (, Trine operates a 450-acre main campus in Angola, Ind., and education resource centers throughout Indiana, Arizona and Michigan.

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