Pineapple Newsletters


Pineapple August 2015

04 October in Newsletter

August is a month to come up for breath for many in the hospitality industry. This month is often slower for conferences and hotel occupancy in many areas of the country. A slower time means vacation, a little more relaxation and a reflection on what...


Pineapple July 2015

04 October in Newsletter

July is hot. In so many ways! The temperature is sizzling in Vegas and the atmosphere is also. This is the month of many conferences where we highlight networking and celebrate friendships....

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Pineapple June 2015

22 June in Newsletter

The month of June marks the beginning of an exciting summer both for TISOH and the hospitality capital of the world, Las Vegas. Our summer semester is well underway and students are busy experiencing their externships, site visits and other interactive learning opportunities. TISOH is...

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Pineapple April / May 2015

01 April in Newsletter

After ten amazing years at TISOH, I cannot help but reflect and remember all of the wonderful people that brought life to our school. Our amazing group of students, alums, instructors, industry partners, externship sponsors and faculty are the foundation to the success of TISOH....

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Pineapple March 2015

01 March in Newsletter

When I faced the daunting task of completing an expansion and renovation in six weeks, I welcomed the challenge with open arms. I immediately included the TISOH team to develop strategies in the building process, implement timelines for the expansion and organizing moves and construction...

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Pineapple February 2015

01 February in Newsletter

Warren G. Bennis once said "There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish."  During the creation process of designing the new school facility, extensive thought and effort was placed...

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Pineapple December 2014 / January 2015

01 December in Newsletter

While experiencing a fantastic graduation ceremony, I heard the Celebrity City Chorus sing "Tis the Season to be Jolly". It never meant as much to me until I heard the song and gazed through the crowd of graduates as they smiled and celebrated their accomplishments....

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Pineapple November 2014

01 November in Newsletter

As Thanksgiving approaches, I am so thankful and grateful to all of our current students and alums who have filled the halls of the school with joy and happiness. I have heard that many students are preparing themselves to apply for hospitality employment. I encourage...

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Pineapple October 2014

01 October in Newsletter

As the weather begins to cool down from a very hot summer, I am so thankful fall has arrived. When I think of fall, I am reminded of leaves blowing in the wind as the trees begin to prepare for the winter. As the leaves...


Pineapple September 2014

01 September in Newsletter

Our 27th graduation reception was both inspiring and thought provoking. LynnAnn Martin was our special guest speaker and touched upon a subject that really struck a chord in my mind. She spoke about the impact of choices and how each of us has the ability...


Pineapple August 2014

01 August in Newsletter

Billionaire business magnate Li Ka Shing once said "The art of good management lies in the capacity to accept change and the ability to meld new and traditional thinking"....


Pineapple July 2014

01 July in Newsletter

Thomas Jefferson once said "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it." I often think of this quote when I encounter conversations about how people have been promoted in the industry or obtained certain...