Cornell MMH Reception

Announcing the 2019 MMH Outstanding Alumna of the Year: Mia Kyricos, MMH ’03

Mia Kyricos ’03 joined Hyatt as the company’s first senior vice president and global head of wellbeing in 2018. With over 25 years of experience, Mia has helped to develop, operate and market wellness-related brands, products and services across 100+ countries. Kyricos will receive the award at the annual Cornell MMH Reception on Sunday, November 10, in New York City. Register for the MMH Reception here.

Mia Kyricos, MMH '03

18th annual Cornell MMH Reception

November 10, 2019
Todd English Food Hall
The Plaza Hotel
5:00-7:00 p.m.
New York, New York

The Cornell MMH Reception is held annually during HX: The Hotel Experience – Rooms to Restaurants as a networking event for MMH alumni, current students, and industry leaders.

The highlight of the reception is the presentation of the MMH Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award, presented by the School of Hotel Administration (SHA) and the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development. The award recognizes an MMH, MS, or MPS alumna/alumnus who has demonstrated exceptional career progression and continued service to the School of Hotel Administration and its students.


Past Award Recipients

Elizabeth Blau, MS '97

Elizabeth Blau, MS '97

2017 Recipient
Chiaki Tanuma, MPS '80

Chiaki Tanuma, MPS '80

2015 Recipient
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Mark Woodworth, MPS '78

2014 Recipient
D. J. Rama, MMH '96

D. J. Rama, MMH '96

2013 Recipient
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Toni Knorr, MPS '77

2012 Recipient
Kirk Kinsell, MPS '80

Kirk Kinsell, MPS '80

2011 Recipient
Brian Ferguson, MPS '95

Brian Ferguson, MPS '95

2010 Recipient
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Timothy Dick, MPS '88

2009 Recipient