Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH)
Although I’m well aware of how powerful the Hotelie network is, this trip really reaffirmed it for me. We were 2,631 miles away from Ithaca, but still somehow felt like everywhere we went, Cornell and SHA was with us.
Talking with administrators during the application process further highlighted the managerial focus of the program. I was not coming here to learn operations, I was coming here to learn how to be a leader in the industry.
This winter break, externships took students all over the world. My externship was at Hilton Worldwide’s corporate headquarters in McLean, Virginia.
The Pillsbury Institute entrepreneurs roundtable featured CEOs, academics, students, and others well-versed in working with new businesses.
A lot of people questioned why I chose to go to school to learn hospitality when I could learn it in my own backyard. But I chose the MMH program, and here’s why.
After reviewing alumni nominations on a range of criteria, the MMH award committee has selected Elizabeth Blau, MS ’97, to receive the 2017 Cornell MMH Outstanding Alumna of the Year award.
Most students are taking 17–20 credits, which sounds daunting, but there is a big difference between undergraduate and graduate curriculum. We are picking classes that directly correlate to our futures. Here’s more about my favorite MMH class.