The Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship engages leading industry experts and faculty to educate students and provide them with experiential opportunities to learn all aspects of entrepreneurship. To support these critical goals, the Pillsbury Institute offers students, entrepreneurs, and faculty an expanding range of courses, programs, and activities focused on advancing students’ entrepreneurship knowledge and mastery.




Directors' Welcome

Linda Canina and David Sherwyn

"Welcome to the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship (PIHE)! For more than a decade, PIHE has been the home of entrepreneurship activity at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration (SHA) and a vital voice for all issues affecting entrepreneurship at Cornell and within the hospitality industry." Read More


Engagement

Engagement

At all stages of ideation, the Pillsbury Institute offers students, entrepreneurs, and faculty a broad range of courses, programs, and activities in which to engage. Learn More


Corporate Relations

Giving Opportunities

Support an academic entrepreneurial program or finance a space where students can brainstorm and collaborate on business ideas and ventures.

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Members

Become a member and help the Pillsbury Institute provide professional expertise for student entrepreneurs.

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Event Sponsorships

Help students develop their entrepreneurial spirit and sponsor an event, program, or internship at the Pillsbury Institute.

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Members in the News

June 2, 2021

Wide Open Spaces: Why Food Halls Never Left

Featuring PIHE Board Member Singer Equipment Company one of the ten largest foodservice equipment and supplies distributors in the country.

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May 25, 2021

HotelPlanner Offers Booking Discounts for Pride Month Travel

Featuring PIHE Board Member Tim Hentschel ’01, Chief Executive Officer, HotelPlanner.com

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May 5, 2021

Follow The Leader: When A CEO Resigns, The CFO Is Likely To Exit Within Two Years

Featuring PIHE Board Member Spencer Stuart, a leading global executive search and leadership consulting firm.

 

 

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Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship BusinessFeed

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May 11, 2021

Requiring the COVID-19 vaccine: insights for businesses

Cornell alumni and industry experts representing both management and workers discuss whether U.S. employers should require their employees to be vaccinated.

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May 5, 2021

Green cemeteries wins hospitality business pitch contest

An entrepreneurial concept addressing unaffordable and unsustainable funeral practices won first prize at the 11th annual Cornell Hospitality Business Plan Competition.

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April 6, 2021

Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration offers networking program to executives of tomorrow

PIHE has created an experiential networking program that grows student knowledge, interpersonal skills, and experience to help them succeed in business and life.


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COVID-19 insights and tools for the hospitality industry

The School of Hotel Administration has developed a collection of resources to equip all sectors of the hospitality industry with tools and guidance as its leaders continue to navigate the unprecedented impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.