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News, features, and voices in hospitality from the School of Hotel Administration (SHA)

Faculty expert webinars help global audiences navigate the business impacts of COVID-19

March 30, 2020

Faculty expert webinars help thousands of Cornell students and alumni navigate the financial, managerial, and social impacts of COVID-19.

Marriott CEO salary cut a ‘new best practice’ amid coronavirus pandemic

March 20, 2020

Steven Carvell, professor of finance at SHA, provides his expertise on the financial impact of the new coronavirus in the hotel industry and what companies may implement moving forward.

Takeout, delivery may save restaurant industry amid coronavirus restrictions

March 18, 2020

Professor Alex Susskind, director of the Food and Beverage Institute, says its not just restaurants that need to adapt to COVID-19 closing measures, but all levels of the supply chain.

Elizabeth Blau named 2020’s Cornell Hospitality Innovator

March 10, 2020

Blau, who helped transform Las Vegas into a world-class dining destination, will be honored in June 2021 in New York.

Faculty point to challenges for women in business and voice their hopes for the future

March 6, 2020

Women faculty in the SC Johnson College share their hopes for aspiring business leaders and offer advice for managing ongoing equity challenges.

Tracking food’s farm-to-table journey

February 25, 2020

Alumni joined Cornell Business of Food faculty to weigh in on food supply chains, sustainability, transparency, and plant-based proteins.

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Known as the world leader for teaching and researching the business of hospitality, SHA prepares people-focused, tech-savvy leaders who understand that business success happens when they model the essence of hospitality.

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Cornell Real Estate Club visits with alumni and leading firms in NYC

March 1, 2020

The Cornell Real Estate Club traveled to New York City for an insider’s view of five firms and a chance to network with Cornell alumni.

Real life TV: SHA and ILR students reflect on employment arbitrations

February 17, 2020

Students visited New York City to observe employment arbitration and gained valuable insight into the legal system.

Pitch competition rewards new ‘way’ to pay restaurants

December 6, 2019

The Pillsbury Institute's pitch competition awarded top prizes to undergraduates in SHA, Dyson, and ILR and a grad student in the MMH program.

Read more posts by undergraduates in SHA’s BS in Hotel Administration program


Graduate Programs

MMH externships give insider’s view of the hospitality industry

March 31, 2020

Two MMH students recap their winter externship experiences shadowing hospitality professionals in revenue management and hotel development.

Hotel Show NYC: Touring the breadth of the hospitality industry

February 12, 2020

The Hotel Show excursion to New York City gives MMH students a chance to visit hospitality companies and network with industry professionals.

Year-end reflections from the MMH Class of 2019

May 30, 2019

Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) program graduates share their favorite memories and offer advice for incoming students.

Read more posts by students in the MMH program and the Baker Program in Real Estate

Master’s Voices

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SHA’s centers, institutes, and faculty focus directly on research that benefits the industry in areas such as real estate and finance, services management and marketing, human resources, food and beverage management, and organizational behavior.


Research Recap: Uncovering the attributes of sustainable earnings in the lodging industry

March 16, 2020

Research from Linda Canina at SHA uncovers factors that can have a significant impact on achieving sustainable earnings in the lodging industry.

Liu foresees new business models as hospitality infuses retail shopping

March 1, 2020

Peng Liu, SHA associate professor, looks at how the hospitality industry can better serve retail shoppers by giving them enjoyable experiences.

Industry immersion trip connects SHA faculty with global hospitality leaders

February 21, 2020

During a trip filled with fascinating presentations and discussions, the faculty got some eye-opening views from the C-suite.

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Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Johnson BusinessFeed

MBAs find ways to stay social from a distance

March 31, 2020

From online club meetings to virtual Sage Socials, Johnson's Student Council has taken the lead to ensure MBAs stay connected during the COVID-19 outbreak.

SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Faculty expert webinars help global audiences navigate the business impacts of COVID-19

March 30, 2020

Faculty expert webinars help thousands of Cornell students and alumni navigate the financial, managerial, and social impacts of COVID-19.

Dyson BusinessFeed

As the hospitality industry lays off hundreds, grocery employment becomes an opportunity

March 24, 2020

Supply chain economist Miguel Gomez says major retailers are hiring not just to meet increases in demand, but also because of new emergency legislation towards worker protections.

Johnson BusinessFeed

Coronavirus emails from companies may not be calming to customers

March 23, 2020

Soo Kim, assistant professor of marketing, says that emails to customers may not be as comforting as companies hope during times of crisis and anxiety.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Coronavirus drives the U.S. and China deeper into global power struggle

March 22, 2020

Dyson’s Nandlal P. Tolani Senior Professor of International Trade Policy, Eswar Prasad, says that U.S.-China relations have deteriorated to a low during a time when they should come together.

Dyson BusinessFeed

Threat of sick workers at U.S. meat plants forces policy changes

March 20, 2020

Andrew Novakovic, E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics, discusses the risk of virus contamination at food processing centers and prevention policies.