NEW YORK—Commemorating its 80th year of service and leadership in the hospitality industry, the Penn State University School of Hospitality Management’s alumni group, the Penn State Hotel & Restaurant Society (PSHRS) will honor hotel industry veterans Leland Pillsbury and Ray Schultz at a gala reception at the Nittany Lion Inn on April 20. The award and events coincide with the University’s 2017 Blue-White Weekend and football game.
Lee Pillsbury will receive the society’s Hospitality Industry Executive of the Year Award and Ray Schultz will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Donna Quadri-Felitti, Marvin Ashner Director of the School of Hospitality Management, said, “We are elated to honor these two legendary industry leaders amidst two days of robust discussions focused on thought leadership while interacting with students, faculty and distinguished guests. We are immensely grateful for Lee and Ray’s support and friendship and as together we seek to advance our school’s assets into the future. We look forward to a memorable and milestone event in our prestigious history.”