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

Post-2020 Food and Beverage: Rebuilding an Embattled Industry

October 22, 2021

Experts joined Lilly Jan, Ph.D. to discuss problems and possible improvements in the food and beverage industry following the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Choice: Industry Leaders Envision the Future of Food & Beverage

October 14, 2021

Daniella Senior and Elizabeth Tilton joined Lilly Jan to discuss ongoing strategies for improving the culture of the food and beverage industry.

Cirona Labs creates cannabinoid ingredients for food, beverage, and cosmetics companies

October 12, 2021

Hotelie Hunter Friedland ’19, founder of Cirona Labs, credits Cornell’s entrepreneurship ecosystem for helping him to build and launch his startup.

Ideas With Impact: The Future is Seamless Travel

October 7, 2021

Center for Hospitality Research and Medallia crowdsource ideas for making travel seamless

Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry: Challenges and Opportunities

October 6, 2021

CHR hosted a virtual keynote webinar to explore the challenges and opportunities of sustainability in the hospitality industry

Charting Your Future: Reflections from Lee Pillsbury ’69

October 4, 2021

Reflections from Lee Pillsbury occasioned by the 15th anniversary of The Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship

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Student Voices: Meet Vikas Reddy ’23

December 2, 2020

A National Merit Finalist and AP Scholar with distinction hailing from Palatine, IL—learn why Vikas Reddy ’23 joined Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration.

How two curious and technologically savvy SHA students forged Cornell Blockchain

September 24, 2020

SHA’s entrepreneurial bent and a fascination with Bitcoin led a pair of Hotelies to found a university-wide blockchain club for undergraduates.

SHA celebrates 2020 student award winners

June 22, 2020

The School of Hotel Administration (SHA) proudly presents its award winners and special honor recipients for the 2019–2020 academic year.

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


Graduate Programs

ESTB nights, CocoCay, a chateau-turned-hotel, and all things data

May 23, 2020

The School of Hotel Administration Class of 2020 shares their favorite Cornell memories. Congratulations to our newest graduates—the future of hospitality!

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.

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

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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.


Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry: Challenges and Opportunities

October 6, 2021

CHR hosted a virtual keynote webinar to explore the challenges and opportunities of sustainability in the hospitality industry

Roundtable Recap: Finding the Balance Between Driving Revenue & Managing Costs

September 15, 2021

The CHR Roundtable, Finding the Balance Between Driving Revenue & Managing Costs, addressed three key aspects of the issue: People, Process, and Technology.

Learning From COVID-19: Studying The Impact Of The Pandemic

April 22, 2021

Students and faculty at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration (SHA) are examining pandemic-related issues while reimagining a future for the business of hospitality.

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ConnectFor enables managers to link employees’ interests and goals with projects

October 22, 2021

Danielle Boris ’16, MBA ’21, founded ConnectFor to ensure every employee is given an equal opportunity to love their work.

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Structured management protocols help firms thrive

October 18, 2021

Companies with highly structured management practices attract, keep top workers, and those with structured operations attract top-flight managers.

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Cybersecurity attorney Gage Javier helps clients navigate an evolving landscape

October 13, 2021

10 Under 10 honoree Gage Javier, MBA ’16, is a cybersecurity attorney, champion for domestic violence victims, recreational pilot, and race-car driver.

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WIN Conference aims to boost representation of women in investing

October 13, 2021

The Undergraduate Women in Investing Conference aims to educate undergraduate women about career options and facilitate recruiting, networking opportunities with sponsoring firms.

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Johnson offers a new degree via eCornell: the Master of Science in Business Analytics

October 12, 2021

Johnson and eCornell's online MSBA is designed for working professionals who seek to apply the tools of data science to real problems and real data.

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The future of money

October 4, 2021

Professor Eswar Prasad examines the implications of the rise of digital currencies in newest book.