October 30, 2016

13 Hollywood Horror Hotels for Your Halloween

By Charles McKenzie

Everyone who’s ever worked at a hotel has a personal “horror story” to tell, but thanks to the magic of Hollywood, we can all share in these frightfully delightful and delightfully frightful hotel horror films. From classics to not-so-classics, from the horror-filled to

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October 25, 2016

I hope to see you in New York City next month

Dear SHA Alumni,

Next month in New York City is the annual hotel show—HX: The Hotel Experience—and I hope that those of you attending will also join me in some longstanding Hotelie events that happen during this time.

Sunday, November 13 is the Cornell

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October 11, 2016

Resources for Alumni and Milestones for SHA

Dear SHA Alumni,

SHA has always been, and continues to be, committed to producing the future leaders of the hospitality industry. In fact, the core of our mission is “hospitality leadership through learning.” As you know, SHA holds a unique position as the premier institution for

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September 29, 2016

HEC students welcomed our alumni home

Dear Hotelies,

Thank you for bringing to my attention the correct titles of refreshments for past Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Tuesday’s message should have reflected the following titles, the first of which is of course, “Brownies with Beck!” We also had “Cookies with Clark,” “Doughnuts with

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September 19, 2016

Book Direct: Hoteliers, you may be better prepared than you think

By Kelly A. McGuire, MMH ’01, PhD ’07

CHR Insights features industry analysis and commentary from Kelly A. McGuire, MMH ’01, PhD ’07, who is a CHR fellow and vice president, advanced analytics, for Wyndham Destination Network. Previously the leader of the SAS Hospitality and Travel Global

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September 13, 2016

Organizational updates for SHA

Dear SHA Alumni,

Since the College of Business began its official operation in July, the new leadership team has worked very hard to define and optimize our new organizational structure, answering the call of the College of Business Staff Synergy Group’s final report.

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August 30, 2016

Meet the class of 2020, our newest Hotelies

Dear SHA Alumni,

Do you remember your first days in Statler Hall? Meeting your classmates, interacting with your professors, learning where you sit for dean’s lecture? Those days were completely exhilarating, if a little nerve-wracking. Well, another year has begun, and this past week, 159 freshmen

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August 16, 2016

Welcoming the next generation of hospitality leaders

Dear SHA Alumni,

We are excitedly preparing to welcome our new SHA students to campus this week. This year’s entering class includes 159 first-years and 77 transfers, who hail from 30 countries around the world. We are so proud to note that the vast majority of

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August 11, 2016

Building a smart distribution strategy

By Kelly A. McGuire, MMH ’01, PhD ’07

CHR Insights features industry analysis and commentary from Kelly A. McGuire, MMH ’01, PhD ’07, who is a CHR fellow and vice president, advanced analytics, for Wyndham Destination Network. Previously the leader of the SAS Hospitality and Travel Global

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July 28, 2016

Cornell research uncovers keys to successful and lasting diversity training

By Jay Wrolstad

As our nation continues to grapple with prejudice and discrimination, we see a more urgent and critical call for conversations about race and inequality, in both our communities and our

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