Jordan Fessehaie (SHA ’18) Inducted Into BU’s Prestigious Scarlet Key Honor Society

The Scarlet Key Honor Society is the highest honor given to Boston University student leaders who have enhanced their community and BU experience. On Saturday, September 17, 2017, Jordan Fessehaie (SHA ’18) was formally inducted into Boston University’s Scarlet Key Honor Society. The Scarlet Key Honor Society is the highest honor given to Boston University […]

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SHA Alum: New Twists on Classic Dishes

Brian Arnoff had always dreamed of owning his own restaurant, but when he graduated from BU’s School of Hospitality Administration during the Great Recession, restaurants were closing and jobs were scarce. So Arnoff (SHA’09) came up with a bold plan. Instead of taking a job at his family’s moving and storage business, he renovated a […]


[Knowledge@Wharton] Chris Muller Talks Restaurants in Grocery Stores

What’s a groceraunt? Full-service restaurants in grocery stores. On September 14, 2017, Dr. Christopher Muller, Professor of the Practice, spoke with Knowledge@Wharton about the new trend coming to grocery stores in the United States. Read more & listen to the full episode of Knowledge@Wharton on the Business Radio on Sirius XM station.

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[Skift] Dr. Suzanne Bagnera Discusses How Hotel Employees Can Welcome a Diverse Guest List

Hotels Try to Soothe Guest Concerns | Skift During the 2017 Skift Global Forum in New York City, the brand shared Skift Magazine: Travel in an Age of Permanxiety. The term, “permanxiety”, was introduced by Skift to describe “the current state of the traveler and the consumer mindset.” In “Hotels Try to Soothe Guest Concerns” (pg. […]

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[Hotel-Online] The Impact of the September 2017 Hurricanes on the Islands of the Caribbean, Prof. Leora Halpern Lanz

The Impact of the September 2017 Hurricanes on the Islands of the Caribbean | Hotel Online The recent chain of fierce hurricanes have caused tragic impact on islands throughout the Caribbean and southern United States. Hurricanes Irma and Maria, with 150+ mph winds, tore through islands including Barbuda, Dominica, St. Martin/Maarten, St. Thomas, St. John, […]

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[H-careers] Dr. Bagnera & Professor Lanz Comment on the Role Played by Hotels During Natural Disasters

The important roles hotels play in natural disasters | During the most recent hurricanes that destroyed parts of the southern United States and Caribbean islands, hotels played a major role in providing shelter and assistance to displaced individuals and families. Dr. Suzanne Bagnera, Clinical Assistant Professor, and Leora Halpern Lanz, Lecturer, discuss the role […]

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Skift: Dr. Mody Comments on IHG’s New Mid-scale Brand, Avid Hotels

Avid Hotels Is the Name IHG Gave to Its New Midscale Brand After a 3-Month Wait, Skift Intercontinental Hotel Group has announced the name of their newest brand, Avid Hotels. Elie Maalouf, IHG CEO of the Americas described the new chain as “championing the everyday traveler at an everyday price.” Mid-scale hotel brands like Avid […]

Tagged: , , Dr. Suzanne Bagnera shares tips for landing a hospitality internship

How to land a great hospitality internship, Students at the BU School of Hospitality Administration are required to complete two 400-hour hospitality internships. How do they land these summer or part-time experiences? Our Marriott Career Center is a strong resource that provides career counseling and on-campus recruiting. But, where else can students turn to […]

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Daily Free Press: SHA Introduces Second Major, Hospitality & Communication

In collaboration with the College of Communication, the School of Hospitality Administration is introducing a second major, Hospitality and Communication. The major will begin in a pilot phase during fall 2017, and will be available to incoming freshmen in fall 2018. The Daily Free Press recently spoke to Dean Arun Upneja and Associate Dean of Academic […]

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