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New additions to the Penn State School of Hospitality Management faculty -- including two Penn State alumni -- represent the breadth and diversity of the hospitality industry.


Two new historical markers recently added to the University Park campus celebrate pioneering achievements in student broadcasting and hospitality management.


The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 4 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.


Penn State recently unveiled the newly installed "Hospitality Management" historical marker outside of Mateer Building, which celebrates the rich history of hospitality education at Penn State that began in 1937.


Dave Montrose, senior vice president operations with White Lodging, a hotel ownership, development and management company, has joined the Penn State School of Hospitality Management (SHM) Industry Advisory Board.


Karen Kotowski, CEO of the Events Industry Council and a Penn State alumna, has joined the Penn State School of Hospitality Management Industry Advisory Board.


The College of Health and Human Development announces its 2017 student recipients of the Francis Hoffman Award for Excellence in Writing.


Jennie deCarrier Benzon, vice president of distinctive franchising brands at Marriott International, has joined the Penn State School of Hospitality Management (SHM) Industry Advisory Board.


Gabrielle Matarazzo, daughter of Laura and John Matarazzo, of New Castle, Pennsylvania, will be the Health and Human Development college marshal for the spring 2017 commencement ceremony on May 6.


The Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association offered a rave review for Penn State hospitality management students who hosted a luncheon for the organization at Cafe Laura, the School of Hospitality Management’s “living lab” in Mateer Building.


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