School of Hospitality Leadership

April 2024

Alumni spotlight: Aaron Heft

“As I navigate the dynamic world of event management, I’m grateful for the solid foundation laid by my SHL education.”


ALL SHL Day concludes

From honor society inductions, internship opportunities and career possibilities, SHL students participated in a day all about SHL.


March 2024

SHL alumna spotlight: Ravon Murphy

The program’s emphasis on financial management and strategic planning was particularly beneficial for my role as a controller.


SHL alumna spotlight: Maddy Mize

My name is Maddy Mize, and I am a proud pirate alumna of East Carolina’s School of Hospitality Leadership! When arriving at ECU, I did not have a major declared […]


February 2024

SHL alum spotlight: Andrew Kensey

SHL alum Andrew Kensey shares his experiences with the School of Hospitality Leadership & how he gained the experience to grow in his career.


December 2023

SHL alumna spotlight: Jessica Benson

Thanks to the School of Hospitality Leadership, I learned the importance of research and career development, as these skills helped me immensely with my application and interview process with the program.


SHL alumna spotlight: Lynnsey Howard

The School of Hospitality Leadership has enabled me to transform the industry with innovative ideas.


SHL Alumna spotlight: Mollie Wumbrand

The classes that guided me were those that allowed us to create, plan, and execute real-life events outside the classroom.


SHL Alum Spotlight: Ian McMillan

Without my exposure and education from the School of Hospitality Leadership, I would not have been afforded the opportunity to step into the classroom


November 2023

SHL alumna spotlight: Elizabeth Campbell ’17

Much of what I learned in the classroom at ECU does, in fact, apply to my real-world job.