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MMH Mexico trek: Company visits, excursions, alumni connections offer hospitality all around

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.

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Looking addiction straight in the eye—and treating it with science and empathy

Through Shatterproof, the national organization that Gary Mendell ’79 founded to change how addiction is perceived, prevented, and treated, his son Brian is continuing to help others years after his death in 2011 at the age of 25.

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Noteworthy: The only person cooler than Marty Daniels? Ed Marinaro ’72

Ed Marinaro ’72 shares his journey from Cornell to the NFL and how his values of humbleness and perseverance allowed him to earn a lifetime full of achievements.

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Tang Welcome Center will be ‘wonderful gateway to Cornell’

The $6 million project was made possible by a $3 million gift in 2016 from Martin Tang and his two sisters, in response to a challenge grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies, a foundation created by Charles Feeney, SHA ’56.

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Students go behind the scenes on Royal Caribbean cruise

Twenty students from the Hotel School witnessed firsthand how Royal Caribbean International successfully operates its cruises after they boarded the Enchantment of the Seas in February for a three-day experiential learning trip to the Bahamas.

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The growing use of technology and robotics in food service

Hotel School alumnus Court Williams contextualizes the growing trend towards food service companies using technology in previously human-filled roles.

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How I realized I was a closet data geek halfway through my career

Anne Loehr ’90, in her own words: “I’ve been a college dropout, a pastry chef, a hotel manager, and an entrepreneur – and now I work with numbers. But I’ve never lost sight of the common thread.”

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A Sense of Place at The 93rd Hotel Ezra Cornell

This year, the Hotel Ezra Cornell conference theme was A Sense of Place, where speakers, alumni, and industry leaders discussed a shift from an age of information to an era of experience.

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Entrepreneur alumnus featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list advises students to keep an open mind

Micah Green, who attended Cornell for one year before dropping out and forming his company Maidbot, gave student entrepreneurs advice in a talk sponsored by Life Changing Labs at eHub in Collegetown.