Updates from the Directors

The Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship typically publishes updates from its directors a few times each year. You can view all past updates below. Additionally, you can see all of PIHE’s news and features on BusinessFeed.

Rob Gregor headshot

Robert Gregor Esq. '00, JD '07

Executive Director of the Pillsbury Institute 518.222.1535
Linda Canina

Linda Canina

Academic Director of the Pillsbury Institute; Professor of Finance 607.255.8051

December 2023

As we say goodbye to an exceptional semester brimming with innovation, collaboration, and remarkable achievements, I extend to you a warm welcome as we collectively embrace the spirit of the holidays and eagerly step into an electrifying 2024! Reflecting on the past semester, I am inspired by the passion and dedication from students and staff alike. Their relentless pursuit of excellence has illuminated pathways to success and fostered an environment of boundless creativity.

Looking ahead, 2024 promises an exhilarating array of events, initiatives, and programs filled with opportunities to learn, network, and push the boundaries of hospitality entrepreneurship. From groundbreaking initiatives to riveting speakers and mentors, the Pillsbury Institute is poised to achieve new goals, reach new milestones and mark its place atop the entrepreneurial community.

As we immerse ourselves in this festive season, let’s celebrate the achievements that shaped the institute in 2023. May the holidays infuse us all with renewed energy and zeal to conquer new milestones in the upcoming year. Here’s to a 2024 filled with endless possibilities, inspiration, and collective triumphs.

Wishing you all a joyous holiday season and a New Year sparkling with hope, growth, and unparalleled success!

Yours truly,

Rob Gregor

PIHE executive director's previous updates

Below are previous messages from the current executive director of the Pillsbury Institute.

Previous director's updates

Below are previous director’s messages from academic directors of the Pillsbury Institute.

Linda Canina and David Sherwyn, former co-academic directors

Neil Tarallo, former director

Susan Fleming, former interim director

Mona Anita K. Olsen ’04, former director

Neil Tarallo, former director