At DCTC, the Hospitality Classroom is Everywhere!

Students in Dakota County Technical College’s hospitality programs get to share inspiration from a variety of hospitality professionals.  Insider tips and insights provide great learning for meeting-event, hospitality lodging, and spa-resort management students almost every Saturday as the online course students visit real companies and hear from real professionals.  But wait . . . are they online courses or are they classroom courses?  The answer is YES – they are both.  Local students (including some who drive as far away as from Duluth MN or Madison WI or sometimes fly in from other Midwest locations, can opt to participate in Saturday morning classroom visits.

This spring we have visited venues, suppliers, and planners. Here’s our list to date . . .

 

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At Midway Party Rental, Rhonda DuCharme and Theresa Sullivan shared event and production rental insights.

 

At Apres Party & Tent Rental, Sheree's design skills shined

At Apres Party & Tent Rental, Sheree’s theatrical and design background are integral to client satisfaction


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Cara Tuenge is Event Coordinator at Care Providers


 
Heather Proskey is Director of Marketing, Events & Business Partnerships at Care Providers

Heather Proskey is Director of Marketing, Events & Business Partnerships at Care Providers


This Minneapolis Hope Lodge serves as a haven of hope and caring for adult cancer patients and their caregivers.

This Minneapolis Hope Lodge serves as a haven of hope and caring for adult cancer patients and their caregivers.


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Dusty Perryman, Human Resource Director of the Hyatt Regency Mpls and Liz West, Meeting Concierge, shared info for job seekers and meeting professionals.

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From career planning to operations detailing, students gleaned great info at the Hyatt.

Give Your Gifts: A Call to DCTC Hospitality Club Students and Alumni to Share the Spirit of Hospitality

holding_open_box_of_light_6904 For more than a decade DCTC hospitality students have been delivering memories to guests and ROI to employers and clients. You have spread your talents throughout the United States and many other countries and I am thrilled to receive continuing testimonies of your successes in a myriad of hospitality professions.

Our gift is in giving the spirit of hospitality! That’s why hospitality professionals are well known for sharing their time and talents throughout the community.

If you are looking for a place to give a gift of your talents, consider volunteering at the Art of Possibilities event at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute – Golden Valley Campus. To view the roles and shifts available, please follow this Art of Possibilities link. Click here to learn more about the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute.

If you would like to share information about an organization for us to gift our talents in your geographic area, please send information to me at rosealee.lee@dctc.edu. Watch for future Give Your Gifts notices!