Since joining Hilton College-San Antonio this January, Assistant Dean Ashli Johnson has infused our Alamo City program with an invigorating energy that aims to take enrollment levels to new heights. She’s also committed to strengthening the College’s relationships with the area’s top employers.
“With San Antonio being the Tourism Capital of Texas, our students have endless opportunities in terms of hands-on training and job placement,”
Hilton College-San Antonio opened its doors in 2014 to become the city’s first provider of a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant management. The program allows students from San Antonio and the surrounding areas to take classes close to home with the full benefit of receiving their degree from the University of Houston.
“The reputation of Hilton College precedes itself,”
Before joining the College,
She also has extensive experience in human resources and training at the corporate level, as well as a master’s degree in hospitality and tourism management with a concentration in hotel investments from Florida International University.
Two weeks after learning she had gotten the job,
“It was a really fast turnaround, but I’m used to starting over in a new city,” she said. “My father is a retired Marine, so I spent my entire childhood moving around.”
By the time she was a freshman in high school,
With her first semester in San Antonio in full swing,
“There is something magical about people who really know service because they have worked in hospitality,”
(Story & Photo by Pearl Cajoles)
Posted on March 23, 2018