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January 30, 2015
 
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$10 million gift endows SHA deanship SHA earns AACSB accreditation Register for free Global Hospitality Management MOOC SHA and CEIBS to collaboratively offer dual MMH-MBA degree SHA presents 2014 Cornell Hospitality Research Summit SHA hosts 2014 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities Student teams innovate in 2014 Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition
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$10 million gift endows SHA deanship

Bradley H. Stone '77, president and partner in Gaming Asset Management, LLC, has committed a $10 million gift to endow and name the SHA deanship.

Stone has maintained a strong connection to the school through generous support of students, staff, and faculty, including establishment of the Stone Family Faculty Renewal Fellowship and the Bradley Stone '77 Scholarship.

Additionally, Stone has served on the Dean's Advisory Board and the Cornell University Council. He has returned to campus as a Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS) speaker, and as a keynote speaker at the student-run conference, Hotel Ezra Cornell. Read More

SHA earns AACSB accreditation

AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) has granted inaugural, unit-level accreditation to SHA.

We are the only stand-alone hospitality school in the world—one not attached to or accredited under another school or college—to earn this designation. Read More
Introduction to Global Hospitality Management MOOC
Register for free Global Hospitality Management MOOC

Starting February 4, SHA will offer a free MOOC (massive open online course) titled Introduction to Global Hospitality Management.

Led by SHA professors Bill Carroll, Jan deRoos, Cathy Enz, and Bruce Tracey, the MOOC is intended for anyone in the industry seeking to advance, as well as individuals who are interested but who don’t know much about the industry.

It’s also appropriate for use as an employee-development tool within hospitality industry companies. Read More

SHA and CEIBS to collaboratively offer dual MMH-MBA degree

SHA has formalized a collaboration with the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai to offer a dual Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program.

Students can complete this program over the course of two years, the MMH degree at Cornell and the MBA degree at CEIBS. Students will begin the program at either CEIBS or Cornell, spending their second years at the alternate campus.
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SHA presents 2014 Cornell Hospitality Research Summit

The 3rd biennial Cornell Hospitality Research Summit (CHRS) took place from October 12-14 at SHA.

As the premier event of its kind, CHRS brings together industry and academe in a forum that promotes open dialogue aimed at developing and applying new knowledge for and to the hospitality and tourism industry.

SHA professors Cathy Enz and Rohit Verma chaired the event, which offered numerous sessions of varying format, organized into four tracks: data, people, technology, and organization. Read More

SHA hosts 2014 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities

From September 27 to October 4, the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship at SHA hosted the 2014 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV).

The EBV program was first introduced at Syracuse University in 2007. SHA has hosted EBV annually since 2012, and is the first to offer a specialized program focused on hospitality entrepreneurship.

Read the Cornell Chronicle article or visit the SHA EBV page.

Student teams innovate in 2014 Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition

Now in its sixth year, the Cornell International Real Estate Case Competition has become a crucible for students interested in a real estate career.

In the most recent edition, the competition brought a total of sixteen teams of six students each from four continents to New York City to prepare an analysis and presentation regarding an actual commercial real estate transaction—and do it all in just five days. Read More
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Feb9
CHS NYC exclusive MMH dinner
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Feb16
Berlin Region lunch
Berlin, Germany
Mar3
6th Annual Cornell/EHL Reception at IHIF/ITB Berlin
Berlin, Germany
Mar5
Annual ITB Breakfast 2015
Berlin, Germany
Mar19
90th Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell
Ithaca, NY
Jun2
7th Annual Cornell Hospitality Icon & Innovator Awards
New York, NY
Jun11
2015 CHS EMEA Regional Meeting
Istanbul, Turkey
Sep9
2015 CHS Asia Pacific Regional Meeting
South Korea
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