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Faculty members from Vietnam are studying at Penn State to improve the hospitality and tourism curriculum at their home university to address an anticipated growth international tourism. Train the Trainer, in its first year, is a four-week program for hospitality and tourism faculty with Duy Tan University in Da Nang, Vietnam. The program is offered through the Hospitality Leadership Institute in Penn State’s School of Hospitality Management.
A group of travel industry professionals from the Netherlands studied at the Penn State School of Hospitality Management for one week at the University Park campus as part of a professional development training sponsored by ANVR, the Dutch Association of Travel and Tour Operators.
As a second-year student majoring in hospitality management, Greg Butto, who gravitated toward casino management courses, had a unique opportunity to work on the casino floor at Sands Bethlehem. As it turns out, Butto’s experience became the model for a new internship program between the Penn State School of Hospitality Management and Sands Bethlehem.
Two students students help plan the 2015 Outdoor Advertising Association of America/Traffic Audit Bureau for Media Measurement National Convention and Expo.
Donna L. Quadri-Felitti has been selected as the new director of the School of Hospitality Management at Penn State. Her appointment will be effective in July.
Hospitality Management students had the opportunity to pitch a social media marketing campaign to hotel executives as the culmination of a semester-long project.
Ten students will represent the College of Health and Human Development as student marshals during at the May 9, 2015, commencement ceremony at Penn State.
Penn State's College of Health and Human Development Alumni Society recently recognized several faculty members, staff members and students for their accomplishments.
Penn State's College of Health and Human Development Alumni Society presented eight students with the Alumni Recognition for Student Excellence Award during an awards luncheon Friday, April 24.
A new sports recovery drink developed by a Penn State researcher, produced by the Penn State Berkey Creamery and tested by Penn State football players is now available. Dr. Pete’s Recovery Drink, a chocolate milk infused with an innovative research-based protein formula, is now available for sale at Café Laura in Mateer Building and in the near future at Berkey Creamery.