Stay Connected

The L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality & Tourism Management is proud of its alumni who have participated in the HTM and RTM programs over the decades. With our reach spanning the globe, it is vital that we stay connected.

There are several ways to be an active participant in the growth and community of the Payne School:

Keep your contact information updated with us!

We use our Alumni contact information to keep you informed about events and opportunities at the Payne School. We appreciate knowing your new email, new job, or new life events (marriage, children, etc..). Please contact Tresa Hightower at 619-594-2353 or with any new or changing information (name, email, phone, address, employer, job title, etc..).

Your new hire or intern is waiting for you at the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality & Tourism Management!

You have firsthand knowledge of what a Payne School student brings to a hospitality, recreation, or tourism operation. Recruit from the best and receive the benefit of having a team member with exceptional education and industry experience. For more information, contact Christina Jeffries, Associate Director of The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Student Center for Professional Development, at or 619-594-0390.

Become a Professor For A Day, Be A Mentor or Assessor!

We invite industry experts to share their knowledge and insight with our HTM and RTM students. Please contact HTM/RTM office at 619-594-4964 or for more information.

Stay In Touch

Follow us on facebook or Linkedin to network with current students and alumni, find new employees and job opportunities, and discuss industry issues.

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Attend a HTM/RTM Alumni Networking Event

The Payne School hosts Alumni Networking events throughout the year. This is a great way to catch up with other Alumni and reconnect with the Payne School. Previously we have had events in San Diego, Las Vegas, New York, San Francisco. Find out about events on our social media pages or contact Tresa Hightower at 619-594-2353 or

Give to the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality & Tourism Management

To make a gift to the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and for further information on other ways to give, contact Tresa Hightower, Development Coordinator, at or 619-594-2353.