August 9, 2017

Top 5 takeaways from the MMH Leadership Development Program

By Alison Kanovsky, MMH ’18

The MMH Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a weekend-long event that connects current students in the Master of Management in Hospitality program with top-tier alumni from the School of Hotel Administration. These alumni are all highly regarded in

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July 26, 2017

Megan Larkin ’17 finds the sweet spot in food and beverage studies

In the spring of 2016, Megan Larkin ’17 traveled to Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, to watch dozens of baseball fans line up to buy a warm chocolate chip cookie topped with a spiraled mound of soft vanilla ice cream.

Larkin had created

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July 11, 2017

Sharonee Vaca ’19 takes off for Delta

When opportunity knocks, Sharonee Vaca ’19 is ready to answer.

In her freshman year at the School of Hotel Administration, Vaca heard that Mariela Sanchez ’00 (Eng), MEng ’01, a general anager of sales at Delta Air Lines, would be speaking at

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May 19, 2017

Refugee housing proposal wins Models of Excellence in Business Contest

Faculty judges from all three schools in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business awarded Hotelie Kayti Stanley ’18 first prize for her entry in this year’s contest, “Leading in Politically Uncertain Times.”

By Jay Wrolstad

A proposal to ease the plight of refugees living in squalor,

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May 10, 2017

HR in Hospitality Conference advances Cornell students’ education

By Glenn Withiam

For fourteen Cornell University students, their trip to attend the annual HR in Hospitality Conference and Expo in Las Vegas was a capstone for their hospitality and

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December 15, 2016

Record 20 teams vie in Cornell Real Estate Competition

By Glenn Withiam

A student team representing the Chinese University of Hong Kong took the top prize of $10,000 in the Eighth Annual

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December 15, 2016

Restaurant Entrepreneurship students get a grand taste of Wegmans

By Jeannie Griffith

At the end of a daylong trip to Rochester in November, 15 students in Giuseppe Pezzotti’s Restaurant Entrepreneurship class were treated to a sumptuous private dinner hosted by the general manager of an upscale restaurant in the upscale suburb of Pittsford. The meal

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July 6, 2016

Ken Himmel ’70 brings cityscapes to life with hospitality

By Jeannie Griffith

Thirty-eight of the 40 junior associates working at Boston’s Cabot, Cabot and Forbes¬†Land Trust in 1973 were Harvard graduates. Ken Himmel ’70 was not among them. More importantly, he was the only junior associate at the firm who knew anything about

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June 22, 2016

SHA grad thrives where tech meets hospitality

By Charles McKenzie

Peter Thurston Carrera ’16 has always been an early planner. In just the second grade, the young entrepreneur got an official peddler’s license for his drink stand, and just four years after that, he decided that it was time to get serious about

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June 10, 2016

CIHLER field trip gives students a behind-the-scenes look at arbitration

By Sandi Mulconry

On the morning of April 14, while most Hotelies were still asleep, 20 students in HADM 4810/ILRLR 4060 – Labor Relations in the Hospitality Industry traveled to New York City to gain a firsthand look at how arbitration plays out in the hotel

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