North East North American Federation

ICHRIE NENA- 3rd Spring Conference

March 27-29, 2015 

 Hi NENA Members:

NENA CHRIE will be holding its Third Annual Regional Conference at the Marriott Washingtonian on March 27th thru 29th, 2014. The conference will include professional development activities and research poster presentations.

Friday is industry day, we have confirmed a tour of Sodexho Corporate Offices and there will be a kickoff Cocktail hour at the Host School University of Maryland Eastern Shore at Shady Grove. The $95 registration includes: lunch buffet and breakout on Saturday (March 28th), a reception, and breakfast on Sunday (March 29th). Dinner on Saturday night will be on your own. There are quite a few places to eat within walking distance.
To register for the event, please go to the following site: http://nenaregionalconference.eventbrite.com .

There is a room block at the Marriott Washingtonian. The room rate is $92 per night, plus taxes. Although we expect that many will only stay Saturday night (March 29th), we have guaranteed the $92 room rate for Friday, March 27th, as well. Parking is free at the hotel.
In order to receive the $92 room rate, all attendees must reserve a room by March 10, 2015.
To make a room reservation at the hotel, please click here .

The Marriott Washingtonian is located at:
9751 Washingtonian Boulevard
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878 USA
1-301-590-0044

If you need any assistance, please contact Kirsten Tripodi at 201 692-7278 or Kirsten@fdu.edu. Have a great day and I look forward to seeing you all in March.

Kirsten Tripodi,
NENA President 2014-2015
  

NENA Promise Awards 2015

Dear Hospitality Educator,

The North East North American Federation (NENA) of the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Educators (ICHRIE) proudly calls for nominees for the third annual NENA Promise Award . The Promise Award recognizes students for their overall potential for success in the hospitality/culinary industry, including contributions that they have made during their employment experiences.

The Promise Award will be awarded to two students in the NENA federation region, one undergraduate student and one graduate student. Each award will hold a $500.00 value, and is intended for the purchase of textbooks or school supplies to aid in the scholastic development of the student. The Award Winners will also receive a Certificate of Recognition and the Awards will be announced in the ICHRIE Publications.

Attached to this email are three documents:

NENA Promise Award Description (which details the scholarships and procedures)

NENA Promise Award Nomination Letter (for you to forward to suitable candidates)

NENA Promise Award Application (for you to forward to suitable candidates)

Submissions must be received by April 15, 2015.

The Award Winners will be selected by May 15 and notified immediately thereafter.

Submissions will be sent to the scholarship committee members, via Nenapromise@gmail.com. Specific questions should be addressed by contacting Dr. Michelle Mosely (mmosely@vsu.edu) or Dr. Paul Bagdan (paul.bagdan@jwu.edu) Partial submissions will not be considered.

The student memorandum and application form can also be found on the ICHRIE webpage: http://www.chrie.org/membership/chrie-federations-chapters/north-east-north-american-federation/index.aspx

Thank you for your consideration,

Michelle Mosely, Ph.D.




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Kirsten Tripodi is President of North East North American Federation. Kirsten.

2014 Promise Award Winner

The North East North American Federation (NENA) of the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Educators (ICHRIE) NENA Promise Award is pleased to announce

Robin Mark Back

was the Graduate Award Winner of the 2014 NENA Promise Award Scholarship for the sum of $500.00, intended for the purchase of textbooks or school supplies to aid in the scholastic development of the student.

The Promise Award recognizes students for their overall potential for success in the hospitality/culinary industry, including contributions that they have made during their employment experiences.