Hospitality Clubs & Associations

NYIT Society of Hosteurs

NYIT Society of Hosteurs

The Society of Hosteurs founded in 1995, helps to keep students of all majors informed about the Hospitality Industry. We educate members through programs, hotel/restaurant tours, community service, fundraising events, industry interaction as well as guest speakers. SOH supports a number of charity programs including: Autism Speaks, Nation Breast Cancer Foundation, Covenant House of NYC, and City Harvest. Each year, SOH plans semesters full of actives and events. In the past, SOH has coordinated events such as tours of the Hilton New York,  Brotherhood Winery, "America's Oldest Continuous Winery Trips," and Atlantic City Casino Tours.  Join the Society of Hosteurs for a fun and educational way to build your resume! For more information, please contact Marcus Manning, President at or visit our Facebook page at 

Manhattan President: Mr. Marcus Manning
Old Westbury President: Ms. Diana Martinez
Founder: Dr. Robert J. Koenig
Manhattan Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robert J. Koenig & Patthara Chandaragga
Old Westbury Faculty Advisor: Professor James Dunne

National Society of Minorities in Hospitality NYIT Student Chapter

National Society of Minorities in Hospitality NYIT Student Chapter

"Today's Students ARE Tomorrow's Leaders"

The National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (here forth referred to as NSMH) is a non-profit student run organization. Since its founding at Cornell University in 1989, this professional trade organization has grown from 4 members to over 1000 members. NSMH prides itself on preparing minority students to be leaders in the hospitality industry. NSMH provides its members with a competitive advantage through programs and conferences, networking opportunities, scholarships, and career development services. NSMH is comprised of over 75 chapters at colleges and universities throughout the United States. NYIT-NSMH will help you with the skills you need and TOGETHER have a good time doing so throughout each semester. Major Events include Regional’s, Nationals and Hospitality Week. NYIT Chapters Events on campus include:

  • Giving to the Community: Breast Cancer Month, Relay for life, Food/Clothing Drives etc
  • Fund Raising: Raffles, Snack/Bake sales, Game Night, Basketball Tournament, etc.
  •  Social: T-Shirt Day, PE Programs, A Taste of Culture, Mock-tail Parties, Field trips, etc.

Come join NSMH and help us help you get to where you want to be in the career world within hospitality while having fun the possibilities are endless! For more information, please contact Dr. Jim Murdy, Faculty Advisor at or visit

Chapter President:
Chapter Founder & Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jim Murdy

PCMA New York Institute of Technology Student Chapter 

PCMA NYIT Student Chapter

PCMA is the leading organization for meeting and event professionals. Their mission is to deliver superior and innovative education and promote the value of professional convention management.  Headquartered in Chicago, PCMA represents more than 6,000 meeting industry leaders from 17 chapters in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our members include planner professionals, suppliers, faculty and students.

As a student preparing to launch your career in the meetings industry, we invite you to consider membership with PCMA. For more than 50 years, PCMA has provided its members with the essential benefits they need to learn, connect, and grow in the meetings industry. As a PCMA student member you’ll have access to vital tools necessary for your professional development. Whether you are seeking educational resources, networking opportunities, scholarships or internship opportunities, PCMA membership is an important next step in launching your career! 

Student membership is available to students enrolled in a post secondary academic program directly related to hospitality or meeting management. The student must be enrolled in at least six credit hour and more than six months from their anticipated graduation date. The cost of student membership is $40 per year. Student memberships are valid from October 1 – September 30 of the following year. Students who join after April will have membership extend to September of the following year. For more information, please contact Jagoda Mielcarek, NYIT PCMA Student Chapter President at

Chapter President: Jagoda Mielcarek
Chapter Faculty Advisor: Professor Alan Fairbairn
Chapter Founders: Dr. Jim Murdy, Dr. Robert J. Koenig & Ms. Stephanie Langdon
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