Student Voices

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Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry: Challenges and Opportunities

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

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Alumna Emily Kanders Goldfischer ’92 Builds Community With hertelier

Student interview with Emily Goldfischer ’92, founder and editor-in-chief of hertelier

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What Keeps Us Coming Back: How to Build Customer Loyalty

In the wake of COVID-19, experts joined Professor Helen Chun to discuss recent trends in customer loyalty within the hospitality industry.

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Park Perspectives: The intangibles, finding your goodwill

Taylor Nguyen Two-Year MBA ’21 discovered that intangible “goodwill” was far more valuable than salary, bonus, or location

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Staying true to my passion for sustainability and food systems

Alanna Miyajima, MBA ’21, writes about how her experience at Johnson helped her pivot into a career helping to make food systems more sustainable.

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EpiWell: Pushing the boundaries in diabetes management

As part of the BR Microenterprise program, MBA candidates Tyler Ashcraft and Faraan Khan worked with EpiWell, a local diabetes management company.

The panelists (clockwise from top left) included Yaron Lipshitz, chief executive officer of Allseated; Jacqueline Nunley, senior industry advisor for travel and hospitality at Salesforce; Kristi White, chief product officer at Knowland; Greg Land, global industry leader for aviation, hospitality, and travel-related services at IBM; and Chekitan Dev, Singapore Tourism Distinguished Professor at the School of Hotel Administration.
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Preparing for the Return of Business Meetings, Conferences and Travel: Is High-Tech the New High-Touch?

Industry experts share insight with Professor Chekitan Dev in a panel discussion on how best to prepare for the return of business travel.

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Meet Ellen Yui: Mentoring the Next Generation of Hospitality Entrepreneurs

Over 30 years later, Ellen Yui now acts as the guiding force for a new generation of rising industry leaders through the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship’s Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) program.

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The Importance of Social Listening: Using Technology to Provide Personalized and Customer-Centric Service

A virtual keynote to explore how hospitality companies can leverage social listening to deliver personalized guest experiences