Sandi Mulconry

Sandi Mulconry is founder and principal of Group M Communications, a public relations consultancy in Skaneateles, NY, that serves institutions of higher education and the travel/tourism sector. Before founding Group M Communications in 2005, she held a variety of communications posts at Syracuse University, her alma mater, and served seven years as associate vice president for university communications.

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Where Are They Now? Harsha L’Acqua, MMH ’14

Alumni are asked to share their journeys and recollections. Harsha L’Acqua, MMH ’14 is founder and CEO of Saira Hospitality.

Marisa Sergi giving a presentation
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Where Are They Now? Marisa Sergi ’15 (CALS)

Marisa Sergi is a graduate of the Cornell Nolan School and affiliated with the Pillsbury Entrepreneurs in Residence Program.

Leland Pillsbury ’69, founder of the Pillsbury Institute
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Pillsbury Institute Celebrates 15th Anniversary, Asks Alumni: Where Are You Now?

In its 15 years, the Pillsbury Institute has come a long way. So, too, have its alumni. If you’re an alum, where are you now?

Jacob Chestnut leads a coffee tasting with his students in The Business of Coffee: From Farm to Cup.
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The Business of Coffee: Not the regular grind

The Business of Coffee: From Farm to Cup, developed by SHA assistant professor Jacob Chestnut, is Cornell’s first-ever course about coffee.

SHA lecturer Doug Miller
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Speaking of beer: A few rounds with Doug Miller

SHA lecturer Doug Miller shares some beer trends and trivia and talks about his course, Introduction to Fermented Grains, Hard Ciders, and Sake.

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To save their back yard, they built a town

Hotelie Garnie Nygren ’05 discusses the inspiration and vision for Serenbe, a model built environment that she is helping to create in the woods southwest of Atlanta.

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A spa-tacular learning experience with Inns of Aurora

The Inns of Aurora is moving ahead with plans to develop a destination spa. And they’re involving students from the Hotel School in the process.

Photo of Lele with her son, Abhijeet, MBA ’89, and Ralph Christy, professor and director of Cornell’s International Institute for Food, Agriculture, and Development.
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Uma Lele, “a leader in the world of economic development,” receives Dyson’s Wharton Award

To the many significant honors and awards she has accrued in her career, Uma Lele recently added one from the Dyson School, the Clifton R. Wharton Jr. Emerging Markets Award.

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Looking addiction straight in the eye—and treating it with science and empathy

Through Shatterproof, the national organization that Gary Mendell ’79 founded to change how addiction is perceived, prevented, and treated, his son Brian is continuing to help others years after his death in 2011 at the age of 25.