Hospitality Management

College of Education, Health and Human Services

Kent State University archway on the esplanade with architecture building in the background Dr. Na'Tasha Evans School of Health Sciences Dr. Na’Tasha Evans is a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Health Education and Promotion in the School of Health Sciences for the College of Education, Health and Human Services at Kent State University. Her research agenda is centered on examining health...

Kent State University hospitality management senior Ashley Foster (right) spent a week working with Food Network celebrity chef Cat Cora (left). (Photo provided by Ashley Foster) Kent State University senior Ashley Foster has known since third grade that she wanted a career as a chef. The 20-year-old hospitality management major got a little closer to her dream over the summer when she spent a week training with celebrity chef Cat Cora at the chef’s headquarters in Santa Barbara,...

Kent State University hospitality management senior Ashley Foster (right) spent a week working with Food Network celebrity chef Cat Cora (left). (Photo provided by Ashley Foster) Schwebel Lecture Series celebrates 20th anniversary The Hospitality Management Program at Kent State University is pleased to announce that Karim Khalifa, senior vice president of Marriott Global Design Strategies, will be the 20th Anniversary Schwebel Lecture Series speaker. The Schwebel Lecture will take place on Thursday, April 20, at 4 p.m....

Kent State public relations major Sarah Matthews stands near the Cleveland script sign at North Coast Harbor’s Voinovich Park with the city in the background. She is one of several Kent State students involved in the 2016 Republican National Convention. As politicians, delegates, media and communications professionals from across the country descend upon Cleveland for the 2016 Republican National Convention, so too will students from Kent State University, using the skills they’ve learned to gain valuable work experience. Public relations major Sarah Matthews from Kent State’s School of...

Kent State public relations major Sarah Matthews stands near the Cleveland script sign at North Coast Harbor’s Voinovich Park with the city in the background. She is one of several Kent State students involved in the 2016 Republican National Convention. The Hospitality Management program at Kent State University is pleased to announce its 2016 Schwebel Lecture Series speaker, Rick Doody, chairman and founder of the Bravo | Brio Restaurant Group. The lecture will take place on Thursday, April 14, from 4-5 p.m. in Ritchie Hall, Room 214. Ritchie Hall is located at 225 Terrace Drive in Kent, Ohio. A...

Kent State public relations major Sarah Matthews stands near the Cleveland script sign at North Coast Harbor’s Voinovich Park with the city in the background. She is one of several Kent State students involved in the 2016 Republican National Convention. The Hospitality Management program at Kent State University is pleased to announce the 2015 Schwebel Lecture Series speaker. This year’s speaker is author Jacob Tomsky of The New York Times bestselling memoir, “Heads in Beds.”  The Schwebel Lecture will take place Thursday, April 16, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Ritchie Hall, room 214, on the Kent...

Kent State public relations major Sarah Matthews stands near the Cleveland script sign at North Coast Harbor’s Voinovich Park with the city in the background. She is one of several Kent State students involved in the 2016 Republican National Convention. The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has conferred its 2014 Distinguished Educator of the Year Award on Swathi Ravichandran, Ph.D., Kent State University associate professor of hospitality management. Ravichandran is receiving the award at the association’s annual meeting Jan. 11-14 in Chicago. In awarding Ravichandran the...