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Mar
30

Hospitality Business: Alumni Association Board Meeting

Date/Time: Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing MI

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The School of Hospitality Business Alumni Association Executive Board and Appointed Boards of Directors will meet on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (including lunch) at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center (Lincoln Room). The board meeting is scheduled just prior to Destination Auction beginning at 5 p.m. (silent auction) and 6 p.m. (live auction).

RSVP
Please confirm your attendance by March 1 via email to: Loeffler@broad.msu.edu  

Lodging Accommodations
Please contact the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center directly at 517-432-4000 or online at Hotel Reservations  (group code is: 1903HBALUM); group room block release date is March 1, 2019.

Mar
30

Hospitality Business: Destination Auction "Find Your Adventure"

Date/Time: Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing Michigan

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Destination Auction is the premiere fundraising event for The School of Hospitality Business student Hospitality Association and its Alumni Association. Destination Auction features spectacular individual travel and experience packages donated by alumni and other industry friends in both live and silent auctions. This popular event draws hundreds of community members, alumni, students, and faculty, and helps fund a number of programs in The School of Hospitality Business.  With a different theme each year, Auction is an exciting, colorful event, organized and led by students in partnership with School alumni.  There is a $10 donation requested at the door (food and beverage provided, cash bar).

A portion of Destination Auction proceeds will be donated to Junior League of Lansing and the Capital Area Humane Society

Please visit www.msudestinationauction.com for more details.

 

Apr
11

Hospitality Business: Real Estate Investment Management Advisory Council Meeting

Date/Time: Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 - Friday, Apr 12, 2019 | All Day

Location: The University Club of MSU, Lansing MI

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Hospitality Business Real Estate Investment Management (REIM) Advisory Council Meeting (invitation only event).  Please email Lena Loeffler at loeffler@broad.msu.edu to confirm your attendance.

  • Thursday @ 6 p.m. – Welcome Dinner
  • Friday @ 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Advisory Council Meeting

Apr
13

Hospitality Business: Les Gourmets, 68th Anniversary

Date/Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Location: The University Club of MSU, Lansing MI

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Click here for Les Gourmets web site

The premier annual event in The School of Hospitality Business is Les Gourmets. Founded as a student organization in 1951, students in Les Gourmets produced their first dinner in 1955. Starting as a simple buffet and dinner dance, the event has since evolved into a formal world-class reception and dinner showcasing the talents of hundreds of student volunteers and all they have learned from their professors and work experiences. With the guidance of faculty members and guest chefs, the students work in all areas – management, sales, marketing, purchasing, finance, culinary management, bartending, and serving – creating a night to remember each spring for hundreds of proud parents, alumni, and faculty.

May
03

Hospitality Business: Newest Alumni Brunch

Date/Time: Friday, May 3, 2019 - Saturday, May 4, 2019 | All Day

Location: The University Club of MSU, Lansing MI

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Join us in celebrating the May 2019 Graduating Class of The School of Hospitality Business at our Newest Alumni Brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The brunch is intended for both graduate and undergraduate hospitality business students and their family members.

Celebrate your accomplishments, receive a special gift, and take photos with classmates, family, and friends. Please RSVP to shbsirc@msu.edu. Hospitality business graduating student is complimentary (there is a cost for family  members).

Commencement ceremonies are scheduled as listed below.

  • Master’s Degree Commencement ceremony at 3:30 p.m. (Breslin Center) on Friday, May 3.
  • Undergraduate Commencement ceremony at 4:00 p.m. (Breslin Center) on Saturday, May 4.

Sep
11

Hospitality Business: Hospitality Association Open House

Date/Time: Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing MI

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This event is open to hospitality business students only.  If you are interested and seeking ways to be to be involved within The School of Hospitality Business, please attend!  Every club and event is represented by current members and student leaders. It’s a great event to learn about each club, what they offer, and how to volunteer.

  • American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)
  • Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)
  • Eta Sigma Delta
  • Global Hospitality Business Organization (GHBO)
  • National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (PCMA)
  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)
  • Real Estate Investment Club (REIC)
  • Spartan Hospitality Food Society (SHFS)
  • Spartan Beverage Society (SBS)

Please join us at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center (Lincoln Room).  Questions?  Please contact SIRC at 517-353-9747 or email to shbsirc@msu.edu

 

Sep
26

Hospitality Business: Homecoming Spartan Sponsors Mentor Program

Date/Time: Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing Michigan

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The Spartan Sponsors Mentor Program provides an opportunity for students and alumni with similar career interests to be paired together for mentoring. During this 2-hour annual “kick-off” event is scheduled during Homecoming.  Students and alumni can meet each other for conversation and sharing. The connections made are a win-win, broadening the students’ perspectives, and allowing practicing professionals to share insights and “give back” in a way that can help a young person start down a path to success.

This event is for The School of Hospitality Business students only. Hospitality Business alumni must RSVP by September 1 to participate and attend, loeffler@broad.msu.edu.  Questions regarding this event, please contact shbsirc@msu.edu or 517-353-9747.

Sep
28

Hospitality Business: Homecoming Pre-Game Tailgate

Date/Time: Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing Michigan

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This 2-hour pre-game tailgate will be held at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center (Culinary Business Learning Lab, garden level), two hours prior to kickoff.  This event is for The School of Hospitality Business alumni, faculty, and staff. Join us for a great networking and Spartan-spirited time during our School’s pre-game tailgate. Enjoy great conversation with alumni in town for the game. Cost is $75 per person and does not include game ticket.

Attendees must RSVP to Lena Loeffler, Loeffler@broad.msu.edu

(vs Indiana, kickoff time not yet announced)

Nov
05

Hospitality Business: CAREER EXPO

Date/Time: Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019 - Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 | All Day

Location: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing Michigan

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The School of Hospitality Business will host CAREER EXPO at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center on Tuesday, November 5.  More than 700 of the nation’s top hospitality students will join over 80 leading hospitality companies. Hospitality Business students (only) will have the opportunity to network with industry professionals and sign up to interview for internships and permanent positions.

  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Professional Development Programs
  • 4 p.m. – Presentation of Industry Partner of the Year
  • 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Career Fair

Interviews will take place the following day, Wednesday, November 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Spartan Stadium.  Hospitality Business Students Only.

Nov
09

Hospitality Business: NYC Alumni Reception

Date/Time: Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Location pending!

You are invited to join us for an awesome networking reception on Saturday, November 9, 2019. MSU hospitality business students and faculty will travel to the city to attend several scheduled professional development programs, attend the HX: Hotel Experience trade show, and the NYC Alumni Reception. Our students are always eager to meet with hospitality business alumni. It’s a great time to mentor a student or two, share your experiences and provide your insights and advice, and perhaps even connect (or re-connect) with fellow hospitality alumni. Business casual attire.

To Register:
Please register via email message to Loeffler@broad.msu.edu, include your name, grad year, and company name. Make check payable to “MSU” and mail to: Attn: Lena, The School of Hospitality Business, 645 N. Shaw Lane (Room 232), East Lansing, MI 48824.

To Donate:
Interested in supporting a student’s attendance? Please visit the MSU giving page.

  • Click “Give Now” button
  • Type “hospitality” in the search funds and “The School of Hospitality Business” will populate
  • Add to your cart and proceed

We thank you for your consideration and thoughtful gift.


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