Hospitality Management Students Inducted Into Honors Fraternity

Seven Hospitality Management students were inducted into Eta Sigma Delta on November 30, 2020. ESD is an internationally recognized honors society for students studying hospitality management.


Owner of Holiday Beverages Speaks to Hospitality 404 Brew Pub and Operations Class

John Cuccaro, owner of Holiday Beverages, Inc. in Indiana, came to speak to Hospitality 404 Brew Pub and Operations Class on February 14, 2020. 

Just in Time for Valentine's Day, Allenwood Hosts First Dinner of the Semester

On February 13, 2020, the Allenwood and the Hospitality 413 Restaurant Food Production and Service class held their first dinner of the semester in the dining room on the ground floor of Ackerman Hall.

Alumnus Crocco Speaks to Students About His Catering Company

On February 6, 2020, IUP Department of Hospitality alumnus Corey Crocco came to share his story of how he started his independent catering company, Flair of Country, Catering and Event Planning, to the students in Stephen Shiring’s Hospitality 470 Business Model course.

Senior Hospitality Student Jones Speaks to Previous High School About College

Christian Jones is a senior Hospitality Management student with a minor in communications media who visited his high school, Laurel Highlands, to talk to the current students about college, hospitality, and the growth and changes that surround the transition from high school to college.

Pittsburgh Club Managers Foundation Approves Funding Hospitality Management Student Scholarship

Hospitality Management professor Yasong (Alex) Wang attended the monthly meeting of the Pittsburgh Club Managers January 24. At the meeting, PCMF approved funding for the Hospitality Management Student Scholarship.


Hospitality Management Student Megan Perz Seeks to Blend Health Care and Hospitality Fields

Senior Hospitality Management Student, Megan Perz has been a crucial part of the Department’s Partnership with Indiana Regional Medical Center (IRMC) and a leading example of a student dedicated to the ideals of hospitality.  

Shiring Conducts Accreditation Review of Ivy Technical Community College Hospitality Administration Program

Hospitality Management Chair Stephen Shiring and site team conducted a two day inquiry of the Ivy Tech Indianapolis Hospitality Administration Program to verify accreditation compliance.  The report will be sent to the board of ACPHA Commissioners for their consideration of granting accreditation.

Hospitality Students and Professionals Network Over Dinner

Stephen Shiring and Yasong Wang and Hospitality Management students were invited by the Springfield Restaurant Group to dinner for employment and networking opportunities.