Academic - Human Sciences Academic - Intercollegiate

Description

Mission Educate in order to aid in the recruitment, retention, support, and advancement of minority students in the hospitality industry. Build and maintain relationships between hospitality professionals and minority students in ways that encourage lifelong commitment to the organization. Vision NSMH will be nationally recognized as the premier professional organization for developing exceptional minority student talent and leadership. History Since its founding in the spring of 1989 at Cornell University, the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality has been a non-profit student run professional organization. NSMH works in conjunction with its sponsors to establish a working relationship between the hospitality industry and minority students. NSMH believes that its members are an asset to the hospitality industry. NSMH is an organization of students and professionals representing an array of social and cultural backgrounds and a wealth of unique perspectives and ideas. NSMH is proud of its diversity and believes it provides a competitive advantage in the hospitality industry. Consequently, we work to make the industry aware of the benefits that a diverse workforce provides in a business that caters to the world.

Affiliations

This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

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Tier Student Organization - Affiliated

Membership Information

Student Members 6
ISU Members 0
Non-ISU Members 1
Allowed Members unlimited
Allowed Officers Depends on available positions
Membership Qualifications Hospitality management majors, Event management majors
Membership Restrictions Good academic standing
Elections/Selection Must have a 2.5 GPA. Elections are held at the end of the spring semester
Meetings Bi-weekly meetings Monday's from 5:30-6:30 pm in Mackay Hall 0029

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

NSMH has bi-weekly meetings on Monday's in 29 mackay from 5:30 - 6:30 pm. We recruit new members, prepare for conferences, and host fundraising events.

Description of Special Events

This year, our annual national conference is February 20-22 in Houston, TX organized by the national board for a conference. Students have the opportunity to meet with recruiters, attend workshops, participate in resume workshops and mock interviews, and attend the career fair and interview with recruiters.
Membership drive must be organized by the club to recruit more members.