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The tradition continues with the 89th annual Hotel Ezra Cornell starting March 20. (photo from HEC 10)
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Sweet Street's Solmon to receive Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award Statler earns award as greenest hotel in New York state Students explore values and business opportunities in ethics competition SHA team wins IHIF Student Challenge Cornell/AH&LA Women in Senior Leadership Lunch and Panel Cornell faculty among leaders presenting at HR in Hospitality Conference
Chris Porcaro ’16: Seizing every opportunity

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Sweet Street's Solmon to receive Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award

Sandy Solmon, founder, president, and CEO of Sweet Street Desserts, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award. She will receive the award at the sixth annual Cornell Hospitality Icon & Innovator Awards, June 3, 2014, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Read more
Statler earns award as greenest hotel in New York state

Check in to conservation and check out sustainability: Cornell’s Statler Hotel received the 2014 Good Earthkeeping Award, the greenest award bestowed by the New York State Hospitality and Tourism Association. Read more
Students explore values and business opportunities in ethics competition

In business, ethical choices are not always obvious. It takes experience and skill to make the best decisions when corporate obligations to customers, shareholders, employees, and society are at odds. Students felt the weight of this reality during the second annual Stephen S. J. Hall Ethics Case Competition. Read more
SHA team wins IHIF Student Challenge

Tyler Shine '14, David Weinstein '15, and Tom Jaeger '15 won first place in the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) Student Challenge, held March 4 in Berlin, Germany. Representing the Center for Real Estate and Finance (CREF), the SHA team presented a spot-on analysis of a hotel redevelopment and investment project, according to Dan Quan, professor of real estate and director of CREF, who coached the team. Read more
Cornell/AH&LA Women in Senior Leadership Lunch and Panel

An all-star line-up of female executives in the hospitality and travel industry is slated to participate in an upcoming panel, co-presented by SHA and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA). Join us for the Cornell/AH&LA Women in Senior Leadership Lunch and Panel, March 31, 2014, 12:30–2:30 p.m. at the Willard InterContinental in Washington, DC. Read more
Cornell faculty among leaders presenting at HR in Hospitality Conference

SHA faculty members David Sherwyn and J. Bruce Tracey as well as Harry Katz from the Cornell ILR School will present actionable tips, cutting-edge ideas, and viable solutions and guidelines for navigating the industry's changing landscape during the National HR in Hospitality Conference. Read more
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Mar31
Cornell/AH&LA Women in Senior Leadership lunch and panel
Washington, DC
Mar31
Dinner and drinks with Professor Jan deRoos
Dubai, UAE
Apr26
Spring Ski Day & Tailgate at Arapahoe Basin
Keystone, CO
May15
2014 CHS EMEA Regional Meeting
Verona, Italy
Jun3
6th Annual Cornell Hospitality Icon & Innovator Awards
New York, NY
Jun5
Reunion 2014
Ithaca, NY
Jun26
2014 CHS Asia Pacific Regional Meeting
Okinawa, Japan
Sept12
CHS Germany Annual Meeting
Göhren-Lebbin, Germany
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