Students, colleagues pay tribute to UNLV hospitality professor
I wish I could have had the chance to meet Al Izzolo. Izzolo was 79 when he died of cancer in late April. He was remembered last month in a memorial that appropriately occurred on the same day as commencement exercises for UNLV’s Class of 2022.
TCUs to Partner with UNLV on Tribal Gaming Initiative
The Harrah College of Hospitality at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is connecting with tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) this summer to help complete the framework for its new education initiative in tribal gaming. Funded by a $9 million gift from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, the Tribal Education Initiative at UNLV is designed to give tribal members the educational tools and competencies to excel into top-level management and executive roles in the Indian gaming industry. Partnering with TCUs will help define the scope and format of courses that will be offered as part of this unique educational program.
MGM launches new MGM Rewards, includes non-gaming guests
MGM Resorts Tuesday announced that its rebranded and retooled loyalty rewards program, MGM Rewards, has launched nationwide. Now, gaming and non-gaming guests alike will be able to take advantage of the program – formerly M Rewards – which includes access to the company’s more than 20 U.S. destinations.
Launch of the Greek Cuisine program at the University of Nevada
Greek Cuisine was recently introduced as a stand-alone program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) which announced the creation of the National Hellenic Society Culinary Legacy Fund to promote Hellenic heritage, culture and cuisine to students. in culinary arts.