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Benefits

Networking
Share ideas at Penn State Hotel & Restaurant Society meetings and at regional and national events; renew old friendships and meet with industry leaders and suppliers.

Career Enhancement
Make new contacts, improve your job skills, and develop your leadership abilities. Your membership grants access to exclusive programs designed to provide employment opportunities for the employer or employee.

Industry Representation
Benefit from an enhanced professional image and increased industry recognition.

Education
Take advantage of the seminars that PSHRS promotes and sponsors, continuing and distance education opportunities and other programs offered by Penn State to those within our industries—many at a discount to our members.

Communications
Receive the school newsletter, Health & Human Development alumni magazine and invitations to educational activities and special events. Also visit the Health and Human Development Web site at www.hhdev.psu.edu and the School of Hospitality Management website at www.hhdev.psu.edu/shm.

Discounts
Receive special rates for some events and programs sponsored by the Penn State Hotel & Restaurant Society

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Activities Supported

Your membership in the Penn State Hotel and Restaurant Society will help support the following initiatives this year:

  • Continuation of our Student Mentoring Program.
  • Printing and distribution of the newsletter to all PSHRS members.
  • Support of Student Activities & Student Organizations such as the student chapter of the Penn State Hotel and Restaurant Society. Provision of funding to the School for leadership training for student leaders within the School.
  • Social events to include the Alumni in the Classroom and Alumni Awards Reception in October, Benefield Bash Weekend during the summer, the Hospitality Executive of the Year Award Dinner in New York in November and regional alumni events throughout the year.
  • Development of an online PSHRS location for career services specific to PSHRS members. PSHRS members can post resumes for review by, and research employment opportunities with a select group of industry partners.

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Membership Opportunities

PSHRS promotes membership and affiliation in the Penn State Alumni Association as well as other special interest groups within the College of Health and Human Development and the HRIM industries. PSHRS has several distinct categories of membership designed to meet both individual and business needs.

Active Membership—For those who have graduated from Penn State and are/were actively involved in the HRIM industries.

Associate Membership—Available to all faculty members, parents of students or alumni, friends of the program, and others who are actively engaged in the HRIM.

Lifetime Membership—Open to life members in the Penn State Alumni Association who wish to join the Penn State Hotel & Restaurant Society for a lifetime at a favorable rate and avoid annual payments.

Corporate Sponsorships—Corporate operators and industry suppliers may be part of PSHRS as a sponsor of PSHRS endeavors.

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For more information about PSHRS membership, please contact:

Melissa Navarro

mnavarro@expedia.com