March 4, 2016
Introducing the
new Baker Program in Real Estate website
Following the launch of the new SHA brand and website in the fall, a fully redesigned Baker Program in Real Estate website was rolled out.

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91st Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell

The 91st Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell (HEC 91) is coming up soon!

The annual weekend-long educational conference—an SHA tradition during which students practice skills they have learned in the classroom and showcase their talents to industry professionals—will take place March 17-20.

A full roster of events featuring alumni and industry professionals from all sectors of hospitality and beyond will explore this year's theme, "the new normal." Read more »

8th Annual Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards

The 8th Annual Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards will be held June 7 in New York City.

The awards gala will celebrate the 2016 Cornell Icon of the Industry, Isadore Sharp, founder and chairman of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts; and the 2016 Cornell Hospitality Innovator, Ted Teng '79, president and CEO of The Leading Hotels of the World. Read more »

Women in Senior Leadership Panel

As part of the Cornell Hospitality Thought Leadership Series established this year, a dynamic panel of senior-level women leaders representing sectors across the hospitality industry will convene on April 11 in Washington, D.C. to discuss the topic: What really drives loyalty now? Read more »

Robert Mandelbaum '81 selected as 2016 Cornell Hotel Society president

Robert Mandelbaum '81, director of research information services for CBRE Hotels Americas Research, is the new president of the Cornell Hotel Society (CHS), the 87-year-old alumni association that represents SHA graduates in more than 53 active chapters worldwide.

Mandelbaum's twelve-month term as president began January 1. Read more »

$5 million grant boosts access to SHA

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded a $5 million grant to SHA in support of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and student financial aid.

The five-year grant will allow SHA to expand recruitment initiatives to cultivate qualified applicants in targeted underserved markets.

The funds will also provide scholarships for underrepresented and first-generation students to attend summer enrichment programs. Read more »

Cornell Hospitality, Health and Design Symposium: In Search of a Healthy Future

Industry executives and academic scholars are invited to submit proposals for presentations, panels, tutorials, and workshops for the Cornell Hospitality, Health and Design Symposium (HHDS2016) scheduled for October 9 - 11 at Cornell.

An essential element of HHDS2016 is to bridge the gap between academic research and practice and provide opportunities for engaged discussions between scholars and industry leaders.

Therefore, the symposium will feature equal number of speakers from both industry and academia during each session. Read more »

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Upcoming Events View All Events »
March 8
8th Annual Cornell/EHL Reception at IHIF/ITB
Berlin, Germany
March 10
Germany Chapter ITB Breakfast
Berlin, Germany
March 17
91st Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell
Ithaca, NY
March 16
Reception at 2016 Hunter Hotel Conference
Atlanta, GA
March 18
CHS Annual Meeting at HEC
Ithaca, NY
April 11
Cornell Hospitality Thought Leadership Series
Washington, D.C.
June 7
8th Annual Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards
New York, NY
May 19
Asia Pacific Regional Meeting
Jeju Island,
South Korea


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