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.
"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
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March 7, 2020
The Journey of Jimi Yui
Jimi Yui’s journey from teen rebel in Tokyo to New York city and world-renowned kitchen designer.
February 18, 2020
Monica Digilio nominated unanimously
Sunstone Hotel Investors Announces Changes To The Board Of Directors
February 17, 2020
Luxury Travel Advisor Podcast
Selling Luxury: Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, President, Fischer Travel Enterprises
Blau, who helped transform Las Vegas into a world-class dining destination, will be honored in June 2021 in New York.
Dave Sherwyn, director of CIHLER and the Pillsbury Institute, contributes to Hospitality Net's 2020 C-Suite World Panel on the value of hospitality education.
Stacy Fischer-Rosenthal, P ’16, shares her experience and insights she’s gained as an entrepreneur, a Cornell parent, and a PIHE board member.
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