BU School of Hospitality Hosts Boston and New England Lodging Year End Update: “50% is the New 80%”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (December 9, 2020) Boston, MA –  Arun Upneja, Dean of Boston University’s School of Hospitality recently hosted a dynamic presentation of thought leaders, to share a somewhat optimistic look at the New England landscape coming out of the pandemic. Moderated brilliantly by Skift hospitality reporter Cameron Sperance, the panel conversation included Rachel […]

Alumni Weekend 2020

In recent events, another successful alumni weekend passed this year. From September 29th to October 4th, alumni from all over the world and of all different ages attended and spoke at several events. Several awards were celebrated to those alumni who have progressed in their careers as BU has prepared them for. The weekend took […]

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BU SHA and ESSEC Business School (FRANCE) Collaborate for Graduate Students

  PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release September 16, 2020 Boston University School of Hospitality Administration and ESSEC Business School (France) Announce Collaboration for Graduate Students (September 16,  2020) Boston, MA and Cergy (France) – Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) Dean Arun Upneja, Ph.D., has announced the formalized relationship between two of the […]

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Welcome SHA Students! Events and Message From the Dean

September 2nd marks the start of the fall semester at Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration. On Wednesday morning, students received a warm welcome message from SHA’s Dean Arun Upneja, Ph.D., where he expressed his excitement to start the semester. “We are eager to share our perspective on what’s happening in the world of hospitality […]

[Daily Free Press] Professor Suzanne Bagnera Explains Why Hotels May Decide to House Students During COVID-19

  Professor Suzanne Bagnera explained to the Daily Free Press that housing university students during COVID-19 could be a step towards bringing back employees to the hotel. She also spoke to the limitations of housing students in the local hotel, such as only upperclassman and the inability to use public spaces to uphold social distancing. […]

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[The New York Times] Professor Suzanne Bagnera Provides Her Take on The Future of “Cleanliness” in Hospitality

  In a recent article by The New York Times, Professor Suzanne Bagnera was interviewed to help understand why the word “Clean” has become the forefront of the hospitality industry. She discussed how this change in values will affect the future of housekeepers, managers, and hospitality employees. Read More

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