Our programs blend a strong liberal arts education with a focus on management. You will gain the skills and confidence to excel in the fastest-growing business sector in the world.

White Lodging School for Hospitality and Tourism ManagementOur interdisciplinary degrees build a solid business foundation, covering all aspects of the hospitality industry, including food and beverage management, travel and tourism, gaming, recreation, private-club management, event and meeting management, conference planning–and much more.

We offer a wide variety of hands-on classes taught by professors with significant experience in the hospitality, tourism and fitness industries.

The White Lodging Hospitality and Tourism Management Center provides technology-rich computer labs and classrooms, a state-of-the-art beverage lab and kitchen spaces, and a professionally-equipped restaurant offering both front-of-the-house and back-of-the-house experiences.

Explore Our Programs

Student is pictured in HTM Restaurant.

The Restaurant at Purdue Northwest

The Restaurant allows students interested in hospitality and tourism the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in an elegant setting.

Explore The Restaurant

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Faculty Success

Our faculty are dedicated to improving instruction and understanding in their fields of interest. Here are some notable achievements.

Obi and Ogbeide Exploratory Grant

Bauman Exploratory Grant


We provide a thorough grounding in industry principles across a wide variety of hospitality contexts.  Leadership, communication, and team skills are stressed to help students critically evaluate and apply key Industry Principles.


Kwangsoo Park

Kwangsoo Park, Ph.D.

Associate Dean and Director of the White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management


(219) 989-2940

Hammond, HTM 195A


Chynisse Browder

Chynisse Browder

Academic and Student Success Advisor



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Rosita Rivera




Contact Us

White Lodging School for Hospitality and Tourism Management
2300 173rd Street
HTMB Room 195
Hammond, IN 46323-2094
Email: river203@pnw.edu

Phone: (219) 989-2340
(855) 608-4600, ext.2340