Join your fellow Boston University School of Hospitality Administration comrades and industry professionals for a week to reminisce the best of times at SHA, and see all that is new at your alma mater.
*FREE AND OPEN TO EVERYONE
Day 1: Alumni Celebration Kickoff Event
Thursday, October 1, 2020; 2:00-4:00 P.M. EDT
We invite BU SHA alumni, friends, and industry professionals to join us on Day 1 of our 2020 Alumni Weekend. Find out what is new with our Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) program, new certificates, and concentrations, as well as SHA’s underrepresented groups initiative. Then, stick around to chat with fellow attendees during the networking session. See you there!
Keynote Speaker Chat and Q&A
An opportunity for our alumni to meet and network via Zoom breakout rooms.
Day 2: Annual Award Ceremony
Friday, October 2, 2020; 2:00-3:30 P.M. EDT
We welcome back our School of Hospitality Administration alumni and industry professionals for a presentation of the first-ever BU SHA ICON Award. Also, join us as we present our SHA Hospitality Leadership Summit Awards, as well as our annual Alumni Awards. Gain knowledge from these inspiring and accomplished leaders!
ICON Award Winner
Summit Award Winners
Alumni Award Winners
Day 3: Summer Conversations Continued Panels and Closing Thoughts
Saturday, October 3, 2020; 2:00-4:00 P.M. EDT
Join the School of Hospitality Administration for important, newsworthy, and timely discussions, an opportunity to network, and closing remarks from Dean Upneja, Ph.D.
The Global Hospitality Landscape: Impact of COVID and Stages of Re-Opening in the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East
What Do We Do with this Empty Real Estate? Adaptive Re-Use and Smart Use of Resources
Day 4: Live Shakshuka Brunch Cooking Class
Sunday, October 4, 2020; 12:45-2:15 P.M. EDT
What is Shakshuka? It is a warmly spiced vegetarian dish of saucy tomatoes, often with peppers or onions, with eggs cracked right into the mix. The class will be led by Boston University Alumni, Kiana Estevez (SHA’18) and Senior Hannah Weinstein.
Hosted by Aisle Mine: Founded by Boston University graduate, Kiana Estevez (SHA’18), we are here to promote cultural diversity where users can embrace the role of food as a source of healing and connection.
You will get a taste of the world while being in the comfort of your own home. Ultimately we are providing a space to break bread, make a connection, and create meals we want to eat.
On Sunday, October 4th at 12:45 PM our virtual kitchen will open with music to unwind the week. At 1 PM, our class will begin with a step by step personalized cooking class.
The dish serves 2 people and ingredients costs less than $20 at your local grocery store.