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STUDENTS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOSPITALITY LEADERSHIP COMPETE AT THE 2ND STR MARKET COMPETITION

In October 2016, three students from the Department of Hospitality Leadership (DHL) represented Missouri State University in the second market study competition at New York City. This year, the 2nd Smith Travel Research (STR) Student Market Study Competition will be

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Our teaching philosophy is also to undertake Consulting Projects

Working with wisely selected projects from a local company in Springfield, MO, Red Top Oven, owned by Jane Ford and Kathy Hubbard, DHL students worked together during a period of three weeks to develop a piece of consultancy to expand

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Hospitality Career Fair Participants for Fall 2016

Platinum Level   Choice Hotels International        Gold Level Drury Hotels Elliott Lodging John Q Hammons Hotels Midas Hospitality O’Reilly Hospitality Management Wyndham Vacation Resorts     Silver Level   Candlewood Suites/ Staybridges Suites      Bronze Level

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Hospitality Students Receive Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics

Six undergraduate students from Missouri State University’s hospitality and restaurant administration (HRA) department successfully completed the Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) examination. CHIA credentials indicate the ability to assess several forms of hotel industry data and to formulate analytical

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Two Missouri State University Students Receive “Bob Smith Scholarships” from the Missouri Travel Council

The Missouri Travel Council has awarded two $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing hospitality, travel and tourism related majors. Applications were received from students at Missouri State University, Ozarks Technical Community College, as well as the University of Central Missouri. This

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Strategic Planning for Signature Hospitality Program

  Throughout the spring semester, the hospitality faculty, staff, and board of advisors held multiple strategic planning sessions. The resulting strategic plan will serve two purposes. First, the plan will guide the department’s efforts to support Missouri State University’s 2016-2021

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Hospitality Students Connect with Industry Professionals at Meeting Professionals International Conference

Professional development and networking are essential to career advancement. Hospitality students, Kaitlin Stein and Lauren McGrath, understand the importance of connecting with industry professionals. Both students along with hospitality faculty member, Jokima Hiller, represented our department at Kansas City Meeting

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