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Three Provost's Award for Excellence Recipients

Dr. Kwok to Receive 2023-24 Provost's Award for Excellence

April 19, 2024

The award recognizes Cal Poly Pomona faculty who have earned distinction in the areas of teaching, s...

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Welcoming Seven New Members to the Board of Advisors

April 01, 2024

We look forward to guidance and support from this incredible group of leading industry executives. ...

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Marriott Family Honored for Generous Contributions in Global Impact on Industry

March 26, 2024

With record-breaking attendance, Hospitality Uncorked guests came together for an evening filled wit...

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Celebrating 50 Years of Serving Student Success

January 17, 2024

The program started with two faculty and 34 students in the School of Business Administration in 197...

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More Than $700,000 Raised at Hospitality Uncorked 2023

May 10, 2023

Proceeds benefit students on their hospitality management degree journey. ...

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Susan Feniger Gives Collins College Shout Out on Access Daily with Mario Lopez

May 05, 2023

Feniger dishes with host Mario Lopez that she is Collins College’s 2023 recipient of the Robert Mond...

Golden Leaves Author Awards

Golden Leaves Author Award Recipients

April 28, 2023

Professor Emeritus John Self and Lecturer Ed Perez were recognized by the University Library for the...

Javier Cano

Announcing Our 2023 Commencement Speaker: Javier Cano

April 20, 2023

The longtime Board member and Marriott executive is set to inspire class of 2023 graduates on May 24...

Albert Sandoval

Grad Student Receives Rising Star Award from HALA

April 10, 2023

Albert Sandoval was recognized during the Hotel Association of Los Angeles' inaugural Stars of the I...

No. 5 Best in the World

No.5 Best in the World

March 27, 2023

Collins College is ranked among the Best Hospitality and Hotel School in the World and #1 in Califor...

Dr. Lincni Kwok on the News

Dr. Linchi Kwok on CGTN America News

March 23, 2023

CGTN's Frances Kuo speaks with Dr. Linchi Kwok about how China's tourism industry is seeking to rebo...

DEI panelists

Successes in Hospitality DEI Panel

March 21, 2023

A discussion about the positive aspects of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace....

Bruce Baltin

Celebrating the Life of Bruce Baltin

March 17, 2023

An industry-supported Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, April 6, 2023, from 3 pm to 5 pm at...

NSMH Western Regional Conference

CPP Hosts NSMH Western Regional Conference

February 27, 2023

Seventy-five students from CPP, UNLV, SDSU, University of Houston chapters of the National Society o...

Dr. E'Lisha Fogle Receives UNITY Award

Dr. Fogle Receives UNITY Award

February 24, 2023

Fogle was recognized for her diligent work serving the community in the positive development of chil...

high school counselor event

CPP’s Lunch and Learn Event Held at RKR

February 23, 2023

High school counselors from 64 local schools were on campus...

Professor Dewald Recognized by Bronco Athletics

Dr. Ben Dewald Recognized by Bronco Athletics at Faculty-Staff Appreciation Night

February 23, 2023

Dewald was selected by volleyball student-athlete Madison Novak for his outstanding teaching, motiva...

Hospitality Career Expo

Hospitality Career Expo 2023

February 21, 2023

More than 45 employers participated and approx. 237 students attended the career fair....

alligator fabrication demonstration

Collins Partners with Centerpointe for Alligator Fabrication Demo

February 17, 2023

Centerpointe's executive chef led the demo at The Collins College in preparation for the African Ame...

Sarah Chen

2016 Alumna, Sarah Chen, Is One of PCMA's 20 In Their Twenties

February 15, 2023

Sarah Chen, '16, was recognized for her work as Convention Marketing Manager for Visit Anaheim....

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RKR Opens for Spring 2023 Semester Service

February 13, 2023

The Restaurant at Kellogg Ranch is open February 14 through May 12 during spring semester 2023. ...

John Self Publishes New Book

Professor Emeritus John Self Publishes New Book

February 06, 2023

"The Restaurant Compendium for the Curious" is filled with trivia, lists, bests, worsts, facts, opin...

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Collins College Hosts Global Graduate Research Conference

January 09, 2023

The 28th annual conference was held in California the first time by The Collins College, its first C...

A Toast to 2022

Cheers to the New Year

December 31, 2022

Year in Review...

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Graduate Student Team Brings Home the Gold

November 21, 2022

Three graduate students placed first in the virtual STR Global Student Market Study Competition for...

Group of student scholarship winners

21 Students Honored at CHLA Scholarship Awards Gala

November 04, 2022

A total of 52 students from 10 California colleges received more than $165,000 in scholarships at th...

Reservations Available

Book a Table at the RKR

September 14, 2022

Collins students invite you to be their guest at The Restaurant at Kellogg Ranch, CPP's award-winnin...

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Alumni Celebrate End of Summer on the Sand

September 12, 2022

Graduates and their families took to the beach for one last alumni event before the fall....

Students at Welcome Back BBQ event

Welcome Back Barbecue

September 01, 2022

by Dr. Linchi Kwok...

CCHM Faculty at ICHRIE

International CHRIE Pays Tribute to Dr. Lea R. Dopson at 75th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

August 08, 2022

International CHRIE, which is the global leader in hospitality and tourism education and research, c...

Hospitality Uncorked 2022

Hospitality Uncorked 2022

July 25, 2022

With thanks to all who were part of our 2022 celebration "The Greatest Showman", we exceeded our goa...

Don St. Hilaire

Dr. Don St. Hilaire Receives 2022 Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

April 11, 2022

We are excited to announce and congratulate Professor Don St. Hilaire as this year's Outstanding Fac...

CEOWorld Magazine 2022

Ranked No. 10 in the World by CEOWorld Magazine

March 28, 2022

Coming in at No. 10 on the world list, The Collins College moved up from its 2020 spot at No. 12. It...

2022 Service Awards

2022 Service Awards Recognitions

March 21, 2022

We are proud to announce and congratulate Lesley Butler, Ben Dewald, Ed.D., Ann Lara, Neha Singh, Ph...

RKR preview dishes

The Restaurant at Kellogg Ranch Reopens After Two Years

March 07, 2022

The student managed and operated restaurant has officially reopened for spring semester with limited...

Horsehill Wine Bundle Promo

Horsehill Vineyards Holiday Wine Sale

December 15, 2021

Head on over to the Farm Store at Kellogg Ranch to pick up discounted Horsehill wine, just in time f...

CHLA scholarship awardees

2021 California Hotel and Lodging Association Foundation Scholarship Recipients

November 22, 2021

On Nov. 17, The California Hotel & Lodging Association Hospitality Association awarded scholarships...

2021 Speakers

2021 Hospitality Innovation Speaker Series

November 17, 2021

For the 2021 Hospitality Innovation Speaker Series, The Collins College welcomed four Board of Advis...

STR Student Team

Student Market Team Interviewed Powerhouse of Hotel Development Advisors To Prepare for Upcoming STR Competition

November 08, 2021

This year, Collins College students, Nadya Capozzi, Michael Jeong, and Kodi Tang chose to research a...

Ed Perez Book

Lecturer Ed Perez Publishes First Edition Hospitality Management Law Textbook

October 13, 2021

Perez's first edition Hospitality Management Law textbook introduces students to legal concepts as a...

ESD Group Photo

ESD Receives 2021 ICHRIE Chapter of Distinction Award

August 12, 2021

During the pandemic, ESD excelled in adapting and creating an inclusive environment for all students...

Patrick Lee

Patrick Lee Appointed Interim Department Chair for 2021-2022

August 09, 2021

Students with inquiries about petitions, concerns about instruction modes and any academic-related m...

Yoon and Ge

Dr. Sungsik Yoon and Dr. Li Ge Recognized as 2020 and 2021 Outstanding Faculty Advisor

August 04, 2021

With the help of students and faculty, the selection committee presented the honor of 2019-2020 Outs...

Guy Fieri and Matthew Delaney

Guy Fieri Presents Student with $25,000 Grant

June 18, 2021

The Help Rebuild Restaurants Grant will help Delaney in becoming a Chick-fil-A franchisee....

MJ Best Paper

Dr. MJ Lee Earns 2020 JHTE Article of the Year Award

June 17, 2021

A first-authored paper by James A. Collins Distinguished Professor Myong Jae (MJ) Lee, Ph.D., publis...

CPP commencement 2021 students

Celebrating the Graduating Classes of 2020 and 2021

May 27, 2021

Cal Poly Pomona held a series of drive-in Commencement ceremonies at Fairplex in Pomona on May 20-23...

Li Ge

Dr. Li Ge Receives 2021 Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

May 06, 2021

We are excited to announce and congratulate Assistant Professor Li Ge as this year's Outstanding Fac...

BOA Panelists

Board of Advisors host Virtual Panel Discussion for Students

April 21, 2021

Moderated by Board Chair Cary Wheeland, the panel featured Javier Cano from Marriott International,...

Chris Yeh

2021 Commencement Speaker Announced: Chris Yeh ('96)

April 21, 2021

The 1996 alumnus works for Darden Restaurants as the Director of Operations for Yard House...

Mandy Shaw

Blaze Pizza President and CEO Guest Lectures

April 14, 2021

On April 8, Mandy Shaw was welcomed as the 2021 Richard N. Frank Distinguished Lecturer during an ex...

collins college asi officials

ASI Announces Newly Elected Senators

March 19, 2021

LaShelle Hudson and Nicholas Lau have been elected as new Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) student le...

John Self Book

Professor Emeritus John Self Publishes First Book

February 26, 2021

Collins College Professor Emeritus John Self recently published his first book, “The New Restaurant...

IE best school

Collins College Named Best of the Inland Empire for 2021

February 22, 2021

In January’s edition of Inland Empire (IE) Magazine, The Collins College of Hospitality Management w...

Hospitality Career Expo

Virtual Hospitality Career Expo 2021

February 22, 2021

On Feb. 16, The Collins College and the Career Center hosted the first Virtual Hospitality Career Ex...

Innovation Speakers

Fall 2020 Hospitality Innovation Speaker Series

December 23, 2020

For this Hospitality Innovation Speaker Series, our speakers showed the importance of identifying th...

CEOWorld Magazine 2020

Ranked No. 12 in the World by CEOWorld Magazine

December 22, 2020

Coming in at No. 12 on the world list, The Collins College moved up from its 2018 spot at No. 32. It...

STR Award

Graduate Team Places 3rd in STR Student Market Study Competition

November 30, 2020

Each year, students from top hospitality programs around the world have an opportunity to showcase t...

Wan Yang

Dr. Yang Receives Rare Tourism Management Desk Acceptance

November 02, 2020

The research paper provides an assurance to tourism industry by revealing the stronger resistance of...

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2020-21 President's Scholar Announced

October 19, 2020

CPP recognizes exceptional student achievement through the prestigious President’s Scholars program....

Irina Grigorian

Student Leader Receives Joe Perdue Scholarship

August 31, 2020

Congratulations to Hospitality Management Council President Irina Grigorian, recipient of the Joe Pe...

Dr. E'Lisha Fogle

New Tenure-Track Faculty: Dr. E'Lisha Fogle

August 24, 2020

Assistant Professor E’Lisha V. Fogle, Ph.D., is the college’s newest full-time tenure-track faculty...

Ann Lara

Ann Lara Selected for CSU Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program

August 01, 2020

Lecturer and career services coordinator Ann Lara was selected to participate in the CSU Chancellor’...

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Alumni Speaker Series

June 29, 2020

Looking back on recent history, the Great Recession of 2008 was the last time the hospitality indust...

Hospitality Strong

A Message from Dean Dopson

June 05, 2020

The global hospitality community thrives on shaping the human experience. George Floyd’s right to th...

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2020-21 Student Organization Leadership Announced

April 24, 2020

Last Friday, the Hospitality Management Council celebrated the newly elected student organization le...

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Collins College 2nd Annual Celebration of Research

April 17, 2020

Students of The Collins College are engaged in cutting-edge research in the hospitality industry. Th...

16 Alumnus Stops by with the 99 Ranch Market on wheels

'16 Alumnus Stops by with the 99 Ranch Market on wheels

August 29, 2019

A big thank you to Ann Tung '16 for bringing the 99 Ranch on Wheels by and distributing goodies in h...

Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis Visits The Collins College

Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis Visits The Collins College

August 23, 2019

The Collins College of Hospitality Management hosted Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis on Aug. 23 during her...

Faculty Members Join a Two-Day Training Workshop of RevSim

Faculty Members Join a Two-Day Training Workshop of RevSim

August 14, 2019

Revenue Management for the Hospitality Industry (HRT4860-3 units) is the new subject in the Lodging...

All 3 Alumni Passed Certified Sommelier Exam

All 3 Alumni Passed Certified Sommelier Exam

July 29, 2019

On Monday, July 29, 2019, we had the pleasure of hosting a Court of Master Sommelier Certified Somme...

Post 2019 Grad Update

Post 2019 Grad Update

July 29, 2019

Some of our newest grads of the class of 2019 are well on their way to doing great things! These Hil...

Faculty members attended the 2019 I-CHRIE Annual Summer Conference in New Orleans

Faculty members attended the 2019 I-CHRIE Annual Summer Conference in New Orleans

July 24, 2019

Faculty members attended the 2019 I-CHRIE Annual Summer Conference in New Orleans....

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Banfi Foundation’s Scholastic Tour Comes Full Circle For '05 Alumnus

July 17, 2019

Full Circle! In 2003, Chad Colby , CCHM ‘05 was selected to attend the Banfi Foundation...

Collins College Ranked Among the “Best Hospitality and Hotel Management Schools in the World

July 16, 2019

Thank you for this article InlandEmpire.US about The Collins College being ranked among the “Best Ho...

Steve Burns to Speak at 2019 Commencement

May 17, 2019

We are pleased to announce Board of Advisors member Steve Burns as this year's Commencement guest...

Hospitality Career Expo 2019

April 24, 2019

More than 70 of the nation's leading hospitality industry firms came looking for new recruits at The...

sustainanility innovation award

Sustainability Innovation Award

November 15, 2018

Expansion project receives recognition for surpassing LEED Gold building standards...

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