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 24, 2017

Awards and Honors: Professor Alex Susskind earns JHTR Best Paper of the Year Award

Congratulations to Professor Susskind!

Award: Best Paper of the Year Award for the paper “Guest-Server-Exchange Model and Performance: The

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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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June 16, 2017

Noteworthy: Kate Walsh named dean of School of Hotel Administration

Congratulations to Dean Kate Walsh!

Kate Walsh, MPS ’90, has been named the new dean of the School of Hotel Administration. Walsh has been serving as the interim dean of the Hotel School since July

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June 5, 2017

Celebrating our Graduates

Dear Hotel School Alumni,

Another school year has flown by, and we have bid our graduates farewell, at least for a while. Last Sunday, they received their

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May 30, 2017

Happy ten-year anniversary, Pillsbury Institute

“We are all entrepreneurs of our own lives and careers. We make endless choices: where to live, what job to take, whom to marry, how to save versus spend our money. Entrepreneurship is really creating the life you want. The more you know about entrepreneurship, the better you will

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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 11, 2017

Customer review research honored by the Hotel School

By Jay Wrolstad

Customer feedback is critical for improving hotel operations, and the rise of social networks and reviews posted on travel portals gives the industry access to a growing number of online evaluations. The key

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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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May 9, 2017

Real estate “Titans” talk development in changing world

By Jon Craig ’80

Students and real estate professionals got a refreshingly honest view of the competitive and contentious world of development April 28 at a New York City panel discussion sponsored by the School of Hotel Administration and the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

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