March 24, 2017  
Steve Wynn, John Zimmer '06
2017 Icon & Innovator honorees announced
Steve Wynn, chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts Limited, has been named the 2017 Cornell Icon of the Industry, and John Zimmer '06, co-founder and president of Lyft, has been named the 2017 Cornell Hospitality Innovator.

Wynn and Zimmer will be recognized at the annual awards gala in New York City on June 6. Read more »
Giving Day 2017
Giving Day showcases generous support for SHA

Thank you to all of the Hotelies, friends, and family who participating in Cornell Giving Day 2017 in support of the Hotel School! We finished in the top ten of most dollars raised for our programs. Read more »

Lynn Perry Wooten
Lynn Perry Wooten named new dean of Dyson School

Lynn Perry Wooten, senior associate dean for academic and student excellence at the University of Michigan, has been named the David J. Nolan Dean of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

Wooten will begin her appointment on July 1. She succeeds Edward McLaughlin, the Robert G. Tobin Professor of Marketing, who has served as interim dean of the Dyson School since June 21, 2016. Read more »

2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate
Second annual Titans of Real Estate

Join us in New York City on April 28 for the second annual Titans of Real Estate, hosted by the Center for Real Estate and Finance.

Panel members are Sandeep Mathrani, General Growth Properties; Steven Roth, Vornado Realty Trust; and David Simon, Simon Property Group. The moderator will be Richard Baker '88, Hudson's Bay Company. Read more »

Cornell Summer College
Summer College courses for high school students

SHA is offering two courses this year for Cornell's Summer College: Hotel Operations Management, June 24 - July 15, and Hospitality Operations Management: The Food/Beverage Industry, July 16 - August 5.

If you know a motivated high schooler who'd like to earn college credits this summer, encourage them to apply today. While the deadline to apply is May 5, the SHA courses tend to fill early! Learn more or apply »

General Managers Program students
Register for the General Managers Program

Attend the industry's top professional development program for GMs at the General Managers Program this summer!

The Cornell General Managers Program at SHA is a ten-day learning experience for hotel general managers and their immediate successors.

Join your most elite industry peers at this year's GMP in Ithaca, June 12 - 22. Learn more, apply, or have a program manager contact you »

Winning Cornell team at the IHIF Student Case Competition
Cornell team wins IHIF Student Case Competition

Congratulations to the Cornell team for winning this year's IHIF Student Case Competition, held on March 6, during the 20th annual International Hotel Investment Forum in Berlin.

This year's teams were required to conduct a financial analysis of a complex, realistic but fictitious hotel deal on an upscale property in downtown Amsterdam. Read more »

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March 28
Cornell HR in Hospitality Reception
Las Vegas, NV
April 20
Happy Hour at the new Aloft-Element Dallas Love Field Hotel
Dallas, TX
May 18
APAC Regional Meeting
April 28
2nd Annual Titans of Real Estate
New York, NY
June 6
Icon & Innovator Awards
New York, NY
June 8
Ithaca, NY
June 26
Panel & Cocktail Reception
Paris, France
June 15
EMEA Regional Meeting
London, UK
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