December 22, 2016         
From the Director 
In November, the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship led the efforts at Cornell in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, part of the Global Entrepreneur Network. Each day, there was at least one event held for various stakeholder groups in the Cornell entrepreneurial ecosystem including students, alumni, faculty, staff, and industry leaders... Read more »
Gallup's Entrepreneurial Profile
The Pillsbury Institute provides the opportunity to take Gallup’s Entrepreneurial Profile 10 (EP10) Assessment at no cost to all undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Hotel Administration. EP10 is a tool to help budding entrepreneurs identify their innate strengths and help guide them on their entrepreneurial path... Read more »
Board Member Perspective – Warren Leeds '84, Co-Founder and President, Dartcor Enterprises
I first learned about the EP10 (Entrepreneurial Profile Assessment) at a Pillsbury Advisory Board Meeting a little less than two years ago... Read more »
New Entrepreneurial Course Added
A new class in entrepreneurship has been added for the spring semester. HAMD 3610: Communication for Entrepreneurs will be taught by lecturer Andrew Quagliata, PhD, starting spring 2017. View the course description »
Faculty Awards
Neil Tarallo, senior lecturer at the School of Hotel Administration, was selected as one of the most outstanding Boots to Business instructors for 2016 by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Neil was recognized, along with other outstanding instructors, during the Camp Pendleton Hire Our Heroes Summit... Read more »
New Competition Launched
Lecturer Andrew Quagliata, PhD, worked with the Pillsbury Institute this fall as part of the Faculty Ambassador Program to help organize and launch a new competition for students. This year first place went to Team Doña Nata, a Mexican eatery idea based in Atlanta.
Advisory Board Welcomes New Members
The Pillsbury Institute Advisory Board is made up of a robust group of alumni and industry leaders who represent all aspects of the hospitality industry. We would like to welcome the following members... Read more »
Entrepreneurs in Residence Program Continues to Grow
The Entrepreneurs in Residence (EinR) program at the Pillsbury Institute continues to be in high demand by students at SHA and across campus. This academic year... Read more »
EBV 5th Anniversary
This fall marked the 5th annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities program. Since initiating the program at SHA, EBV Director and Senior Lecturer Neil Tarallo has graduated over 90 veterans and has seen many of them open and... Read more »
Ideation for Impact by Stephanie Sek, SHA ‘19
The Ideation for Impact event was the first of its kind as well as one of a kind: part pitch competition and part improvised problem solving. Upon entering the event, we were arranged into teams randomly with various professionals from a variety of industries, ranging from... Read more »
Engage with Us
Every semester, the Pillsbury Institute offers a variety of networking events where students can engage with senior industry leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Without the support and engagement of alumni and industry leaders in these events, we wouldn’t be a success. Fill out our engagement survey if you would like to participate in an event »
Entrepreneurship Is Global Roundtable
On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, nearly 30 industry leaders, entrepreneurs, faculty, staff, and students from around the world worked together in Ithaca, New York, at the Entrepreneurship Is Global Roundtable, chaired by Mona Anita Olsen ’04 PhD, Associate Professor at SHA... Read more »
Student Perspectives - Alex Levy, SHA '18
Through the generosity of the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship and the Blackstone Launchpad, I was able to attend the Forbes Under 30 Summit this past October in Boston, MA. The summit consisted of a variety of panels in areas ranging from tech and capital to impact and creation, pitch competitions, musical performances, and a food festival... Read more »
Student Perspectives - Alex Strauch, SHA '18
I had a blast meeting industry leaders at the New York Times Food For Tomorrow Conference hosted at Blue Hill Stone Barns in Westchester County in September this year. I had exciting conversations with Whole Foods and General Mills executives, Kimbal Musk and the founders of Grubhub and FreshDirect... Read more »
Upcoming Events
February 13
Entrepreneurial Networking Across Difference: Building a Diverse A-Team... more »
Statler Hall
March 15
The Food Chain: Paths for Entrepreneurs Roundtable... more »
 Statler Hall
April 26
Technology Entrepreneurship Roundtable... more »
Statler Hall
March 18
Hospitality Business Plan Competition Final Presentations... more »
Statler Hall
About   |   Advisory Board   |   Become a Member   |   Events   |   Publications   |   Newsroom
For more information, contact Kristen Ciferri | Program Manager | 607.255.0179
School of Hotel Administration, Ithaca, NY 14853-6902
© 2016 Cornell University School of Hotel Administration • Ithaca, New York

Cornell University College of Business
Office of Marketing and Communications
130 E. Seneca Street, Suite 505
Ithaca, NY 14850

Manage Email Preferences