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Student hospitality startups win $37.5K at competition

Five student teams pitched their hospitality-oriented startups at the ninth annual Cornell Hospitality Business Plan Competition.

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“Finding Synergy” at the 94th Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell

Hotel Ezra Cornell, an annual SHA tradition and entirely student-run event, hosted its 94th gathering in 2019. The Board of Directors shares reflections.

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Noteworthy: Dean Walsh says SHA selects students who exemplify “the essence of service”

Dean Kate Walsh offers her insights into why Hotelies and hospitality leadership go hand-in-hand in an interview with Today’s Hotelier.

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New certificate program develops skills to lead with character

eCornell’s new online certificate in Servant Leadership is authored by SHA faculty Amy Newman, Judi Brownell, and Tony Simons.

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Chekitan Dev’s co-authored case wins 2019 Case Centre Overall Award

Chekitan Dev, professor of marketing, and co-authors win the 2019 Overall Award for their case, Accor: Strengthening the Brand with Digital Marketing.

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Hilton’s Christopher J. Nassetta named 2019 Cornell Hospitality Icon

The School of Hotel Administration has selected Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive officer of Hilton, to receive the 2019 Cornell Hospitality Icon of the Industry Award.

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CIHLER welcomes Gretta Brooks to industry advisory board

The Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations welcomes hospitality sales training expert Gretta Brooks, founder and CEO of SalesBoost.

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New center improves employment relations in hospitality

CIHLER, formerly an institute, has become a center—now equally shared with the ILR School. It provides a collaborative space for dialogue on labor relations in the hospitality industry.

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Hotel Ezra Cornell announces 2019 theme: Finding Synergy

This year, HEC will examine the ways that hospitality infuses itself into other industries and breaks the boundaries of what is considered “traditional.”