Awards & Honors

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2019 Best & Brightest: Marissa Block, Cornell University

Marissa Block, SHA ’19, has been named one of the Best & Brightest Business Majors by Poets & Quants. After graduation, Block will join ZS Associates as a hospitality insights and strategy consultant.

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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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NSMH’s 30th anniversary: Celebrating the past, treasuring the present, shaping the future

The National Society for Minorities in Hospitality, co-founded by Hotelies in 1989, celebrated its 30th anniversary at the 2019 NSMH National Conference.

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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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Meet 12 MBAs from the Two-Year Class of 2020

Poets&Quants highlighted 12 of Johnson’s newest MBA students in their annual series. Learn more about their backgrounds and pursuits in this recap.

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Distinguished alumni honored at 2018 Diversity Awards dinner

Johnson alumni Marques Zak and William Restrepo were honored with the school’s African American and Latino diversity awards Oct. 27.

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Johnson’s Parker Center for Investment Research celebrates 20 years

The Parker Center’s 20th anniversary celebration brought together more than 120 members of the Johnson community Oct. 25 in Manhattan.

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Johnson announces 2018 distinguished alumni diversity award recipients

Marques E. Zak, MBA ’10, and William J. Restrepo ’80, MBA ’85, will be honored at the Johnson Diversity Symposium and Alumni Awards Dinner on Oct. 27.

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Pablo Azcárraga, MPS ’85, awarded 2018 MMH Outstanding Alumnus of the Year

Pablo Azcárraga, MPS ’85, chairman of the board of directors for Posadas, will be honored at the 2018 Cornell MMH Reception.