Penn State Hotel & Restaurant Society

PSHRS is the umbrella student organization in the School of Hospitality Management, and also serves as the student chapter of the School of Hospitality Management’s 9,000-member-strong alumni society.

Summer Activities:

4th Annual National PSHRS Day

Thursday, June 20th, 5-9 P.M.


Follow our social media pages to follow along with our Alumni Takeover Tuesdays and our new Student Showcase Sundays!
Facebook: Penn State Hotel and Restaurant Society Student Chapter
Instagram:    @pshrs_studentchapter


Snapchat: PSHRS


All students upon their entry into the program become members and may continue as a member of the alumni chapter of this group upon graduation. The purpose of the organization is to unite and build closer fellowship among the students, alumni, and faculty of the school with the objectives of strengthening all the professions of the program and building the reputation of the school. Student members can be active in any of the committees of the club: education, alumni relations, social, fundraising, and community service. This organization provides trips to Washington, D.C. and the Annual HX: Hotel Experience in New York City.

Past Trip and Events Highlights:

New York Hotel Show 2018

New York Hotel Show 2017

PSHRS Takes D.C. 2018

PSHRS Takes D.C. 2017

Blue & White Weekend Pig Roast 2018

Blue & White Weekend Pig Roast 2017

National PSHRS Day


2017 PSHRS Alumni Awards

Faculty advisers:
Jeff Heim, 814-865-7990, 213 Mateer Building
Kim Cooper, 814-867-2298, 231 Mateer Building

2019 Executive Board Officers:
  Melanie McCormick (                                Vice President: Erin Dabney (                                        Secretary:  Scotty Chhay (
Treasurer:  Dylan McCoy (                                                  Special Events: Erin McGowan ( and Myah Toubin (                                                                                       Public Relations: Faith Busanic (                     Merchandise: Quentin Lee (

General PSHRS Email:

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