2021

May

Hospitality Management Recognizes 2021 Awards Recipients

The Department of Hospitality Management’s annual Recognition Awards Dinner was held virtually on April 19, 2021. The department recognized student achievement, service, academic scholarship, and leadership, and hospitality industry professionals and alumni were recognized for their dedicated support to the department and students.

April

Shiring and Shiring Publish Together on Hospitality and Tourism Research

Stephen Shiring, Department of Hospitality Management, and his daughter, Elizabeth Shiring, Department of Professional Studies in Education, have researched together to submit five manuscripts to the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research: ICHRIE’S 75th Anniversary Special Issue Celebrating Its Past, Present and Future.

Hospitality Management Faculty Complete Certification by STR SHARE Center

Faculty members Stephen Shiring, Yasong (Alex) Wang, and Nicole Buse are together completing the certification in hotel industry analytics and certification in advanced hospitality and tourism analytics train-the-trainer workshops.

March

Hospitality Students Host “Women in the Industry” Panel Discussion

The IUP student chapter of Meeting Professionals International is hosting a virtual panel discussion on Wednesday, March 31, with event professionals from the Pittsburgh area as they discuss their challenges, success stories, and advice for breaking the glass ceiling in the hospitality industry.

February

Hospitality Management Program on List of Best Bachelor's Degrees

IUP’s Department of Hospitality Management is recognized for its excellence in hospitality management education, being ranked number nine of 50 on the list of “2021 Best Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management” in the United States by Study.com.