The Hospitality Business Alumni Association will provide

active leadership in support of the The School through

membership participation, image enhancement, financial

commitment, and promotion of synergies among students,

faculty, alumni, community, and our industry partners.


The School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University is currently recognized as the top-ranked hospitality business school.  The School has a unique, industry-specific position within Michigan State University’s Broad College of Business. Celebrating its 89th anniversary year in 2015, The School has almost 10,000 graduates worldwide, including a number of leading academicians and industry executives who have earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Founded in 1927, The School offers an exceptionally well-crafted curriculum, taught by innovative professors who are leading textbook authors, sought-after consultants, and respected researchers.


The mission of The School is:

-to INSPIRE continuous learning by empowering present and future managers to ACQUIRE knowledge, skills, and global Hospitality Business leadership positions
-to CREATE knowledge by engaging in collaborative theoretical and applied research for the benefit of undergraduate and graduate students, Hospitality Businesses, and the community of hospitality management scholars
-to ENGAGE our Hospitality Business partners through outreach and service, and to ENHANCE global Hospitality Business economic, community, and academic development
-to CONTINUOUSLY IMPROVE The School's global leadership position in Hospitality Business operations, management, real estate development, and ownership.

For more information, please visit us online at: www.hospitalitybusiness.broad.msu.edu

The First, The Original, and STILL The Leader. . . The School of Hospitality Business.


“WE” represents the tens of thousands of relationships among students, faculty, alumni, and industry partners. “THE” reflects our 87-year foundation of preparing the hospitality industry’s managers and operators. Today, our curriculum also emphasizes real estate and thinking like the owner, for all of our students. 





Checkout this great two minute video on the history of our School.





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