June 16, 2016

Consulting firm started by SHA alumnus acquired by Deloitte

By Sherrie Negrea

Rob Rush ’77 discovered the world of customer-experience measurement by accident. In the 1990s, more than a decade after he had launched his own consulting firm outside Philadelphia, Rush began to realize that the hotel companies he was working with were increasingly focused

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May 16, 2016

Jason Brown ’05: Success through knowing oneself

The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) brings prominent industry professionals to speak at SHA most Fridays during the fall semester. For 2015, students worked in groups each week to research, meet, and profile featured speakers, and then guest-blog here about

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April 11, 2016

Alyshia ’09 and Omar, A&S ’08 Mangalji: Daring to dream and explore new perspectives

The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) brings prominent industry professionals to speak at SHA most Fridays during the fall semester. For 2015, students worked in groups each week to research, meet, and profile featured speakers, and then guest-blog here about the experience.

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April 1, 2016

Andrew ’71 and Jonathan Tisch: A family history of leadership

The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) brings prominent industry professionals to speak at SHA most Fridays during the fall semester. For 2015, students worked in groups each week to research, meet, and profile featured speakers, and then guest-blog here about the experience.

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March 25, 2016

Michelle Russo ’87: Overcoming barriers and achieving balance

The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) brings prominent industry professionals to speak at SHA most Fridays during the fall semester. For 2015, students worked in groups each week to research, meet, and profile featured speakers, and then guest-blog here about the experience.

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March 10, 2016

Gabe Kennedy ’13: Charting a professional course to happiness

The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) brings prominent industry professionals to speak at SHA most Fridays during the fall semester. For 2015, students worked in groups each week to research, meet, and profile featured speakers, and then guest-blog here about the experience.

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February 27, 2016

For women, by women: A look inside Virgin Hotels

By Ethan Gabany ’17

When launching Virgin Hotels, Richard Branson promised that his new hotel brand would shake up the industry, while also providing a new design and offerings that would attract female business travelers. And who knows how to design and develop

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November 13, 2015

Marketing breaks down the fourth wall: smashing the barriers between people and brands

By creating unforgettable experiences that turn consumers into brand devotees, George P. Johnson CEO Chris Meyer ’87 is reinventing marketing.

By Georgy Cohen

“Traditional marketing tactics,” says 1987 SHA grad Chris Meyer, “are about creating awareness.”

But for Chris, awareness is not enough.

So he spends his days thinking

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September 18, 2015

Entrepreneurs in Residence: mentoring students with entrepreneurial dreams

By Sandi Mulconry

At cafes where the drinks are delicious but culture is king, Nick Bayer, A&S ’00, founder and chief executive officer of Saxbys Coffee, seeks to “make life better” for his 20,000 daily guests.

Saxbys is not your typical coffee shop—it’s

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June 23, 2015

First Cornell Giving Day sees big success for SHA

June 30 marks the end of the 2014-2015 fiscal year, and it’s been an exciting time for SHA. We’ve earned AACSB accreditation, launched strategic partnerships in Shanghai and Norway, received gifts to endow the

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