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AeSC Me About My Five-Year Plan

In Spring 2019, John Chambers College of Business and Economics AeSC (Academic engagement Success Center) program–a study center that assists students in a variety of business and communication subjects–held an event for freshman students enrolled in our College to better prepare them for their future careers. In order to do so, they had to first create an infographic that demonstrated their five-year plan.

Approximately 80 students attended.

CWT Leader Joins WVU Hospitality Program

MORGANTOWN — Jeff Zidell has joined the faculty of West Virginia University as an adjunct professor of practice within the Hospitality and Tourism Management program in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics.

Zidell is Senior Vice President and Customer Experience Officer of RoomIt by CWT (the specialist hotel distribution division of CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform). He is also the former Senior Vice President of Loyalty Marketing and Partnerships for Hyatt Hotels, where he led a global team responsible for strategy, innovation, promotions, customer communications, partnerships, training and operations for the guest loyalty experience.