Wong, who is from Hillsborough, New Jersey, recently started working as the cabana manager at Travers Island, the New York Athletic Club’s property in Pelham, New York. She is currently working on building her team and getting the club prepped for a busy and fun summer.
Isenberg Hospitality & Tourism Management Associate Professor Melissa Baker was named a "Favorite Business Professor of the Class of 2020" by the business school ranking and analysis website Poets & Quants in May.
During the fall 2019 semester, six faculty members presented “30,000-foot overviews” of their research projects to their Isenberg colleagues in the spirit of promoting collegiality and cross-departmental collaboration.
Akshaya Pawar and Raju Gholap, doctoral students in the Hospitality & Tourism Management Department at Isenberg, received the Best Graduate Student Research Paper Award in November at the International Association of Hospitality Financial Management Education (iAHFME) Research Symposium in New York.
Melissa Baker, an assistant professor in Isenberg’s Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, is recipient of a 2018-19 Lilly Fellowship. The nationally competitive fellowships foster teaching excellence through pedagogy workshops and seminars, course development and redesign, third-party assessment of teaching skills, and other resources. The Institute for Teaching Excellence & Development has awarded the fellowships since 1986.