[Global Hospitality] SHA Faculty and Alumni Honored in the Global Hospitality Awards

In the International Hospitality Institute’s March issue of Global Hospitality Magazine, SHA faculty and alumni were honored in the Global Hospitality Awards. Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration would like to congratulate these industry-leading figures for paving the way in educating future hospitality leaders. Global 25 Most Influential Educators in Hospitality Leora Lanz  Peter Bheda, […]

[ThePointsGuy] Professor Makarand Mody Shares his Insight on Owner and Guest Rights at Airbnb

Professor Makarand Mody, Ph.D., was interviewed by The Points Guy to provide some insight into the rights of owners and renters on the Airbnb booking platform! The article focused on Airbnb’s recent string of incidents with the most recent being the shooting in Pittsburgh. Read More

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[Senior Housing News] Professor Scott Eckstein Shared the Importance of Fostering Young Leaders

Adjunct Professor Scott Eckstein shared with Senior Housing News the importance of having academic programs such as BU’s MMH Senior Living Program. These programs are crucial for fostering future generations of senior living industry leaders. Read More

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[BU Today] School of Hospitality Administration’s PhD Pathway Conference Aims to Encourage Students of Color

BU Today recently highlighted the P.O.C. PH.D. Pathway Progam Conference, held on April 8 – 9, 2022. The conference, organized by Dean Upneja and colleagues Taylor Peyton, a SHA assistant professor, Marketa Kubickova from the University of South Carolina, Godwin-Charles Ogbeide from Purdue University, Deanne Williams-Bryant from Bethune-Cookman University, and professors from Pennsylvania State University […]

Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Bestows Annual Icon Award to the Founders of Airbnb: Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk, and Joe Gebbia At School’s 2022 Hospitality Leadership Summit

(March 16, 2022) Boston, MA – Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) is proud to announce that the third annual ICON award will be presented to Airbnb co-founders: Brian Chesky, CEO, Nathan Blecharczyk, Chief Strategy Officer, and Joe Gebbia, Chairman of Airbnb.org. The ICON award recognizes innovators who create new and transformative paradigms […]

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BU School of Hospitality Administration Announces P.O.C. Ph.D. Pathway Program in Hospitality and Tourism Inaugural Conference – April 8-9, 2022

(March 7, 2022) Boston, MA – Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) is proud to announce the inaugural P.O.C. Ph.D. Pathway Program in Hospitality and Tourism Conference, on April 8-9, 2022 at Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (928 Commonwealth Ave., Boston). This two-day conference launches an initiative to increase the diversity of […]

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BU School of Hospitality Administration Expands Masters-Level Senior Living Program with a Weekend Masters Degree Program for Executives-in-Training

(March 1, 2022) Boston, MA – Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) Dean Arun Upneja, Ph.D., and Leora Halpern Lanz, ISHC, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Faculty Chair of the School’s Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) degree program, have announced a Weekend Masters Program in Senior Living, which will launch in […]

BU SHA Hospitality Leadership Summit Highlights Innovation for the Future of Hospitality

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Register Now (February 8, 2022) Boston, MA – Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) is proud to announce that its annual Hospitality Leadership Summit will take place in-person on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the Hotel Commonwealth in Boston. The Hospitality Leadership Summit brings together students, alumni, faculty, and […]

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Is a Hospitality Management Master’s Degree Worthwhile?

If you aspire to start or advance your career in hospitality relevant industries, you should think about pursuing a master’s degree in hospitality management. However, enrolling in a graduate program is a serious life decision. Considering the time and money you will need to invest, it’s smart to ask this important question—“Is getting a master’s […]