The Hospitality Management Department recently published a history of the department.
The IUP Hospitality Management program can trace its roots back to 1916, when a Household Arts and Science course in cooking was first offered at what was then the Indiana Normal School. This course of study proved so popular, that by 1930, cooking courses were being conducted out of two food production laboratories located in what is now McElhaney Hall. In addition to the two laboratories, this building also featured a dining room utilized by students enrolled in the food production courses to sample and evaluate their prepared products.
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