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Hotel & Restaurant Management

Scott A. Beahen, MBA

Scott A. Beahen, MBA

Expert in Residence & Director of Foodservice Operations

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(716)286-8270
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(716)286-8277
Office Location:
Glynn Hall, Room 404
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(716)286-8277

Scott A. Beahen is a director of foodservice operations for the College. In this position he oversees and teaches two core courses, MHR 341; Food Preparation Principles and MHR 343; Menu Planning and Commercial food production. With these two courses, the students are exposed to what they need to know...

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Youngsoo Choi, Ph.D.

Youngsoo Choi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Program coordinator of Hospitality and Tourism Program

Phone:
(716)286-8269
Fax:
(716)286-8277
Office Location:
Glynn Hall, Room 413
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(716)286-8277

Dr. Choi is an associate professor at the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management. He joined Niagara University in Fall 2013 as an assistant professor, and has taught several different courses across three majors that the College is currently offering at both undergraduate and graduate level. Dr. Choi puts a high...

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Deborah T. Curtis, DBA, CMP

Deborah T. Curtis, DBA, CMP

Associate Professor, Coordinator of Niagara’s CMAA Campus Chapter and Lake Como Program

Phone:
(716)286-8711
Fax:
(716)286-8303
Office Location:
DePaul Hall, Room 133A
Fax:
(716)286-8303

Deborah Tallman Curtis has been a leader in the hospitality industry for almost thirty years. Dr. Curtis is an associate professor for the College of Hospitality, Sport, and Tourism Management. Her hotel industry experience ranges from ownership of a 60 room property to Director of Sales and Marketing at a 500...

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Peter J. Florczak

Expert in Residence

Phone:
(716)286-8270

A born and raised Buffalonian, Peter began his hospitality career at the Statler Hotel which at the time was a 1000 room facility in downtown Buffalo. With a Business and Marketing degree from the University of Buffalo Florczak worked his way up in the industry working at various hotels around...

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Chang  Huh, Ph.D., CHE, CHIA

Chang Huh, Ph.D., CHE, CHIA

Professor

Phone:
(716)286-8223
Fax:
(716)286-8277
Office Location:
Glynn Hall, Room 415
Fax:
(716)286-8277

Dr. Chang Huh is a professor in the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University. He teaches courses in Hotel and Restaurant Marketing, Strategy, Analytical Methods, and Global Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism. His philosophy of teaching is “practical knowledge and skills for life,” which means that in...

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Darren  C. Treadway, Ph.D.

Darren C. Treadway, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone:
(716) 286-8274
Fax:
(716) 286-8277
Office Location:
Glynn 413
Fax:
(716) 286-8277
Darren C. Treadway Vita:
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Darren C. Treadway received a Ph.D. from Florida State University, an MBA from Virginia Tech, and a B.S. from Concord College. Dr. Treadway’s research interests include social influence and human resource processes in organizations. Specifically, his research focuses on how political skill, leadership, occupational stigma, and bullying impact employee productivity...

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Paul D. Waite

Paul D. Waite

Expert in Residence

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(716)286-8270

Paul began teaching at Niagara University in the summer of 1979 for the College of Business Administration. He taught classes in Financial & Managerial Accounting, Intermediate & Cost Accounting, Auditing, Advanced Accounting & Governmental & Not-for-Profit Accounting. After joining the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, he teaches the Hospitality Industry...

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