On Thursday, July 25, 2019 the School of Hotel Administration hosted a reception in conjunction with the 23rd annual Hotel Ownership and Investment Summit and Trade Show produced by the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers (NABHOOD). The event was held in the Presidential Suite of the Marriott Biscayne Bay overlooking the harbor. Attendees consisted of four current students, alumni attending the conference, and members of the South Florida chapter of the Cornell Hotel Society. Victor Younger, SHA Director of Diversity and Inclusion, hosted the event.

Attendees from Ithaca Included (Picture 1 Left to Right):

  • Victor Younger, SHA Director of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Shavonnie Victor ‘20
  • Grismely Acevedo ‘22
  • Shelby Ragin ‘20
  • Jonah Williams ‘20

Special Guests (Picture 2 Left to Right):

  • Andy Ingraham, Founder/President/CEO, NABHOOD
  • Norman Jenkins, President, Capstone Development
  • Shawn Murray, Asst. Prof Tourism & Hospitality Management at Montgomery County Community College
  • Victor Younger, SHA Director of Diversity and Inclusion