David Crumb, assistant professor of hospitality and service management at Rochester Institute of Technology, was recognized for five years service on the board of directors of the New York State Tourism and Hospitality Association. He received the award at the International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.
Crumb, of Hilton, specializes in hotel operations, hotel sales and marketing, and yield management. A member of the RIT faculty since 1988, he has 25 years experience in the hotel industry.
Note: RIT’s 111-year-old School of Hospitality and Service Management, part of the College of Applied Science and Technology, offers undergraduate degrees in food management, food marketing and distribution, hotel and resort management, nutrition management, and travel and tourism management; and graduate degrees in career and human resource development, health systems administration, hospitality-tourism management, instructional technology and service management. The college instructs hotel and resort management at RIT’s American College of Management and Technology in Dubrovnik, Croatia, and offers the world’s only university-level course in space tourism development.