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

Baker Program in Real Estate transforms passionate students into industry leaders

January 14, 2020

Students in the Baker program earn an MPS in real estate (MPS-RE) and are ready to hit the ground running when they graduate from this two-year program.

Mia Kyricos, Hyatt’s global head of well-being, receives Cornell award

November 18, 2019

Mia Kyricos, MMH ’03, senior VP and global head of well-being at Hyatt Hotels Corporation, received the 2019 Cornell MMH Outstanding Alumna of the Year.

Andrew Quagliata teaches aspiring entrepreneurs the art of communication

November 4, 2019

Andrew Quagliata teaches aspiring entrepreneurs communication skills that can help boost their careers and bring success to other areas of their lives, too.

Amazing, inspiring, and eye-opening: SHA students recap summer internships

September 9, 2019

Two dozen School of Hotel Administration undergraduates share their summer internship experiences in hospitality and beyond.

More than 500 first-years and transfers join Cornell business community

September 9, 2019

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business welcomed more than 330 students in the Class of 2023 and about 170 transfers into the undergraduate community.

Cross-Cornell collaboration unites ILR and SHA to advance labor relations in hospitality

August 6, 2019

From roundtables to conferences, CIHLER sponsors a variety of experiences that focus on legal issues, human resources, and labor relations in the hospitality industry.

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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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Our students tell SHA’s story the best. Read about coursework, student organizations, studying abroad, internships, and more from our undergraduate and graduate students.

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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.

Hotel Ezra Cornell reveals theme for 2020 event: Dare to Do

October 28, 2019

HEC 95 will focus on the power hospitality has to impact society for the better, exploring how the industry can weave social responsibility into all facets of business.

Undergrads in Boston: Competing in the Cornell Stock Pitch Challenge

September 27, 2019

Eri Kato ’20 (SHA) reflects on her experience at the 2019 Undergraduate Stock Pitch Challenge hosted by the Parker Center for Investment Research.

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


Graduate Programs

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.

Experiential learning in Las Vegas: MMH 2019 Master Class recap

April 26, 2019

Lisa Liu, MMH ’19, reflects on her trip to Las Vegas as part of the MMH experiential learning course, hosted this year by MGM Resorts International.

Around the world and across the country: 2019 MMH winter externship takeaways

February 7, 2019

From Ghana to Kentucky, MMH students reflect on their 2019 winter externships, which included research, shadowing, and special projects.

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

Master’s Voices

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Influencing the hospitality industry with relevant dialogue and timely, rigorous research

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: Study predicts restaurant sales based on customers’ return intentions

January 22, 2020

Alex Susskind and collaborators look at the impact on restaurant sales of customers’ interest in returning versus customer satisfaction.

Andrew Quagliata teaches aspiring entrepreneurs the art of communication

November 4, 2019

Andrew Quagliata teaches aspiring entrepreneurs communication skills that can help boost their careers and bring success to other areas of their lives, too.

Is bad news fake news?

October 18, 2019

Cornell Real Estate Market Indices: Crocker Liu and co-authors highlight hotel performance and positive/negative momentum during Q3 2019.

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Cornell MBA ranked Best MBA for Management by The Princeton Review

January 17, 2020

Cornell MBA ranked #1 Best MBA for Management and top 5 for additional areas ranging from career prospects to most family-friendly.

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Meet 12 students from the Two-Year MBA Class of 2021

January 15, 2020

From philanthropists and scientists to U.S. veterans and hospitality professionals, Poets&Quants highlights 12 MBAs from the Two-Year Class of 2021.

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MBAs join with Cornell Elves to spread holiday cheer in Tompkins County

November 25, 2019

Johnson MBAs, 19 student clubs, and the Cornell Elves program join forces to sponsor 33 children in Tompkins County this holiday season.

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A nonpartisan approach to fixing the politics industry

November 22, 2019

Ethics lecturer Katherine Gehl advocates for political innovations like ranked choice voting to break partisan gridlock.

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Sachin Gupta named editor in chief of Journal of Marketing Research

November 19, 2019

Sachin Gupta, the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management, will begin his three-year term with the prestigious journal in July 2020.

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Celebrating diversity in the workplace

November 12, 2019

Diversity Symposium speaker Larry Ruff, MBA ’82, relates why diversity and inclusion is good for business as well as the right thing to do.