Tag Archives: Hospitality Leadership

Tourism, hospitality professional appointed to community board

Getting involved in the community and lending expertise is one way many faculty members personalize Missouri State University’s public affairs mission. Recently, Dr. Stephanie Hein, department head of hospitality and restaurant administration, was reappointed by Mayor Bob Stephens to serve …

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Culinary educators workshop hosted on campus

The department of Hospitality and Restaurant Administration at Missouri State University hosted a culinary educators workshop on June 5. During this workshop guests covered topics such as restaurant concept development, menu development and pricing, restaurant facility design, and effective restaurant …

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Mayor appoints Hein to tourism board

Dr. Stephanie Hein, interim department head in hospitality and restaurant administration at Missouri State University, was recently appointed by Mayor Bob Stephens to serve on the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Board of Directors. The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau was …

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Hein named interim department head of hospitality, restaurant administration

Melissa Dallas, JD,  head of the hospitality and restaurant administration department, will be stepping down effective June 1 to join the regular faculty on a nine-month appointment as professor. After an internal search, Dean Tammy Jahnke is happy to announce …

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Hospitality student wins prestigious national scholarship

Senior receives Arthur J. Packard Memorial Scholarship   Missouri State University student Catherine Blankenship, a senior hospitality and restaurant administration (HRA) major, won the 2012 Arthur J. Packard Memorial Scholarship, one of the top scholarships offered by the hospitality industry. …

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Science faculty, staff awarded for excellence in service, research, teaching

The College of Natural and Applied Sciences at Missouri State presented its annual faculty and staff awards at a ceremony May 9. The recipients were nominated by their peers or department heads and selected by a faculty committee. A complete …

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Hospitality faculty member hosts, educates Turkish delegates

Melanie Grand, an assistant professor in the hospitality and restaurant administration department at Missouri State University, recently hosted a group from Turkey who were participants in the Cochran Fellowship Program. The Cochran Program provides U.S.-based agricultural training opportunities for senior …

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Hospitality department receives state award for tourism

  Dr. Melissa Dallas, head of Missouri State University’s hospitality and restaurant administration (HRA) department, accepted the Missouri Tourism Council’s (MTC) 2011 Educational Award on behalf of the department for outstanding dedication and service to the Missouri tourism industry. This …

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