Share Your News

Keep the SHA community posted on your latest news and adventures, the twists and turns in your post-collegiate career, and your thoughts for the future in the hospitality industry. Amaze us with your professional accomplishments as well as the challenges you have faced. Submit your news to SHA’s Check In alumni magazine by contacting

Connect with the Community

Stay connected by updating your profile for the SHA “Where Are They Now” series. Become an active participant in the BU Alumni Association where ‘nearly 300,000 fellow Terriers’ are networking. That’s incredible power!

Looking to take your career in a new direction? Register for an alumni account on Handshake. (Please note: alumni registration is for SHA alumni only.)

Alumni of the Year

Every year, SHA nominates individuals from our outstanding alumni population to receive the Alumni of the Year and newly created Young Alumni of the Year award. These individuals are leaders in the hospitality industry, help our school adapt to new trends, and create mentor, internship, and career opportunities for current students.

Alumni of the Year

2019 Alison Birdwell, SHA ’88
2018 Dana Waud Floberg, SHA ’07
2017 Robert Vail, SHA ’85
2016 Adolfo Fastlicht, SHA ’89
2015 Javier Rosenberg, SHA ’94
2014 Rosamond Cosentino, SHA ’97
2011 George Poll, SHA ’86
2004 Rocco DiSpirito, SHA ’90
2004 Jeffrey Selden, SHA ’91
2003 James Apteker, SHA ’88


Young Alumni of the Year

2019 Alec Dalton, SHA ’15
2018 Phoenix Anna Porcelli, SHA ’11
2017 Shivika Kothari, SHA ’15
2016 Amanda (Wolfe) Guile, SHA ’00
2016 Rene Leung, SHA ’03
2016 Leslie Lone, SHA ’06
2016 Jonathan Jaeger, SHA ’08
2015 Punit Shah, SHA ’02
2015 Carla Shah, SHA ’05
2014 Evan Sopher, SHA ’09