Professors Yasong (Alex) Wang, Lisa Dupnock Andrus, and Nicole Buse from the Hospitality Management
Department attended and presented research at the International Council on
Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) Annual Conference.
Wang earned the
Conference Best Paper Award with his paper presentation titled “Examination of Barriers
Affecting the Adoption of Innovation in Rural Small and Medium-sized Tourism
Andrus presented a paper
titled “Work-Life Expectations of College Students and the Hospitality Industry.”
Buse presented a poster titled,
“Hospitality Management Curriculum Competencies: Alignment of Industry
Experience, Communication, Critical Thinking, and Technology.”
ICHRIE is a non-profit professional association dedicated to improving the quality of education and research in the hospitality and tourism industry.