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News from the School of Hotel Administration August 2012

Cornell Hospitality Research Summit
October 8-9, 2012

 SHA's beloved Dean Emeritus Robert A. Beck ’42 died July 31, 2012 at the age of 91.
The passing of Dean Emeritus Robert A. Beck '42
It is with the deepest regret that I inform you of the passing of Robert A. Beck ’42, one of the most beloved figures in the history of our school. Bob died July 31, 2012 at the age of 91. Even in my relatively short time here at the school, I grew very fond of Bob, and I will cherish the time spent with this remarkable member of our community. Read Dean Michael Johnson's full letter to alumni.

Record-breaking fundraising year boosts faculty support, scholarships, and facilities
Through the generosity of alumni, corporate partners, and friends, the School of Hotel Administration had a record-breaking fundraising year in 2011-12. Gifts were dedicated to funding new initiatives, providing additional scholarships to students, and supporting faculty renewal and research. Read more.
Carlos carries Olympic torch
Rodolfo Sebastian Carlos, MMH ’05 was one of the 8,000 inspirational people selected by the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) to carry the Olympic flame as it journeyed around the United Kingdom. He passed on the Olympic torch in Willenhall on June 30.
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Cornell Hospitality Research Summit will feature 80 industry-focused presentations
People attending the 2012 Cornell Hospitality Research Summit (CHRS) will be able to choose from 80 research-based, industry-focused presentations. Scheduled for October 8-9, 2012, the CHRS features top-level presentations from a balanced mix of hospitality industry leaders and academic researchers.
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Most recent IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship winners announced
The Office of Executive Education recently announced the winners of the spring 2012 IDeaS Cornell Revenue Management Scholarship. As part of this year's expanded scholarship program with IDeaS Revenue Solutions, six hospitality professionals were awarded scholarships for their outstanding skill sets and career aspirations within the field of revenue management. Read more.
Save the date for the 11th Annual Cornell MMH Reception
Alumni and current and prospective students of SHA’s Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) and Master of Professional Studies (MPS) programs will gather in New York City on November 11 for the 11th annual Cornell MMH Reception. The recipient of the MMH Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award will be honored at the event. Read more.
Hotelie Tailgate will be a highlight of Homecoming, September 21–23, 2012
Mark your calendar for Homecoming 2012 and all the accompanying SHA events. Hotelie Tailgate will be held Saturday before the Big Red take on the Yale Bulldogs. The Hotel Ezra Cornell culinary team and the collegiate chapter of the Cornell Hotel Society will co-host the event, which is always the envy of the Cornell community. Just before the tailgate, Professor Sherri Kimes will lecture on recent developments in revenue management.
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Boston Red Sox Game and New England Happy Hour
Boston, MA

CHS Georgia chapter - New Student Reception
Atlanta, GA

CHS Networking Breakfast
Bethesda, MD

Finland, Russia, and the Baltics Meeting
Helsinki, Finland

Dinner Conference, Essec-Cornell-IMHI
Sao Paolo, Brazil

An afternoon of hospitality entrepreneurship and wine tasting
Clifton, VA


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