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Historical Marking for the School of Hospitality Management.
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Now celebrating our 80th decade, the School of Hospitality Management at Penn State is one of the nation’s longest-standing programs of its kind.

With origins integrating a range of disciplines from business to home economics, this world-class field of study offers an engaging curriculum, hands-on research, and top-tier facilities, including an on-site full-service restaurant and state-of-the-art laboratories.

Our ever-evolving scholarship examines all angles of business management within a hospitality context spanning a wide variety of settings — from large global hotel brands, restaurants and wineries, event and tourism venues,  corporate meetings and convention centers, franchises, start-ups and technology providers, and everything in between.

Amit Sharma
Research Spotlight
Alleviating pandemic-related hunger in Pennsylvania

Through 2020 and 2021, Penn State undergraduates have been working with Amit Sharma, professor in the School of Hospitality Management, and other faculty to study and address issues of food insecurity in Philadelphia and Centre County.