Alumni Advantage

Event Details

Are you a Niagara University College of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management alumni?  We invite you to network and share your experiences with current students on the ridge. Alumni Advantage is an interactive program developed to encourage sharing, networking and professional development between students and alumni.

The two-day event begins on Thursday, September 28th at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Niagara Falls, NY. Join us for a Trivia Game Night with CoHST student leaders and upperclassmen from 6-7:30 p.m. Mingle with past and present Purple Eagles while enjoying light refreshments, appetizers. After the gathering, an Alumni Dinner will be held at the hotel at 8 p.m.

The festivities will continue the next day on Friday, September 29th at Glynn (formerly St. Vincent’s Hall) from 8:45 a.m. – 2 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Time Event
8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Dean’s Welcome
9:45-10:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker
10:30 a.m.

Table Talk and Panel Discussion

Underclassmen Panel Discussions

  • Panel #1: GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade)
  • Panel #2: Growing your Network

Upperclassmen Table Talks and Individual Meetings

  • Salary expectation and what to expect in the early years
  • What I did at NU and how it helped me in my career
  • How to be an effective networker and can it get me hired?
  • Mental health- work/life balance
  • Why have a mentor?
  • Is remote/ hybrid work possible?
  • The importance of creating your own brand Industry trends
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Closing Remarks
1:30 p.m. Alumni Meeting