College of Hospitality & Tourism Mgmt Convocation — Oct. 18, 2012

Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management held its 12th annual convocation Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in the university’s Alumni Chapel. Sponsored by the Maid of the Mist Corporation, the convocation is the college’s showcase event, during which it annually honors national and international leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry. This year’s honorees were Nancy Johnson, executive vice president, development, the Americas, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group; Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame member Nancy Lieberman, also an accomplished commentator, author and motivational speaker; and Catherine F. Schweitzer, the executive director of The Baird Foundation who was instrumental in bringing the National Preservation Conference to Buffalo last October.