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Student Organizations

Hilton College is home to 13 different student organizations, offering a myriad of ways to get involved, give back to the community, make friends, network with professionals and gain experience in all sectors of the hospitality industry. Students who’d like to join any of the groups may do so at the Student Organizations Fair (org fair), which is held at the beginning of each semester.

Hilton College student organizations include:

  • Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)
    • Faculty advisor: Simone Doudna
    • Staff advisor: Joel Jaffe
    • Contact Email:
  • Conrad N. Hilton College Ambassadors
  • Eta Sigma Delta International Hospitality Management Society
  • Graduate Student Association (GSA)
  • Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals – Cougar Chapter (HFTP-CC)
  • Hotel & Lodging Association of Greater Houston - UH Chapter
  • Meeting Professionals International – Cougar Chapter (MPI-CC)
  • National Association for Catering and Events – UH Student Chapter (NACE)
  • National Society of Minorities in Hospitality – Cougar Chapter (NSMH-CC)
    • Faculty co-advisor: Anthony Chevalier
    • Staff co-advisor: Gloria Ratliff
    • Contact Email:
  • San Antonio Hotel & Lodging Association - Student Chapter
  • San Antonio Restaurant Association - Student Chapter
  • Texas Restaurant Association – Cougar Chapter (TRACC)