NYIT Hospitality Highlights

NYIT Hospitality Highlights promotes all the academic, professional, and cultural initiatives of the Department of Hospitality Studies and the School of Management Global Center for Hospitality Management.


Hospitality Majors Take High School Students Under Their Wing

Feature | Apr 11, 2017

NYIT School of Management partnered with NAF (formerly known as the National Academy Foundation) to help prepare high school students for college and their future careers in hospitality.

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Student Leadership Conference Appears in Press Release in the Queen's Courier

Blog | Apr 10, 2017

School of Management’s Department of Hospitality Studies partnered with the NYC NAF Academies and the American Management Association Operation Enterprise (AMA) and held a Student Leadership Conference. The Student Leadership Conference appeared as a press release in the Queen’s Courier on March 1, 2017.
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From Student to Student Leader: Breaun Perez

Blog | Apr 04, 2017

Breaun Perez discusses her experiences as a student in the School of Management. Since pursuing her degree in Hospitality, Breaun has taken on every opportunity to get involved. This has given her the ability to take on leadership roles that will help her in whatever she chooses to pursue in her future.
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Raafat Rohaeim

Profile | Mar 17, 2017

Raafat Rohaiem is a people person. So it comes as no surprise that he pursued a career in hotel management.

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Elizabeth Krummenacker

Profile | Mar 14, 2017

Elizabeth Krummenacker’s career may have started in the restaurant business, but she transitioned to a completely different role in health care. The alumna says it was her NYIT education that gave her the unique ability to successfully adapt to new situations.

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Lisa Vinciguerra

Profile | Feb 16, 2017

Lisa Vinciguerra’s first job experience was as a social catering manager at the prestigious Registry Resort in Naples, Fla. Armed with industry knowledge and her NYIT degree, Vincinguerra climbed the ranks in the hospitality industry.

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Jagoda Mielcarek

Profile | Nov 04, 2016

A simple Google search on hospitality management led Jagoda Mielcark to NYIT. Now she is interning at the famed Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York. She also recently found the courage, and the time, to organize a protest against the proposed Polish abortion laws that would have made it illegal for women to have an abortion under any circumstances. The Box sat down with her to learn more about her journey.

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Student Profile: Kudzaishe Chikawa

Profile | Mar 05, 2016

An internship with the Africa Travel Association affirmed Kudzaishe "Trevor" Chikawa's interest in pursuing a career in event planning. As a hospitality management major in NYIT's School of Management, he has applied lessons learned in the classroom to experiences on the job.
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