Hospitality Office of Graduate Programs Staff

Dr. Tony Henthorne, Associate Dean of Academics and Faculty Program Director of the PhD Program
Hospitality Hall, room 347 | (702) 895-4967
Dr. Henthorne provides overall direction and vision for hospitality graduate education.

Rhonda McElroy, Assistant Dean of Student Success
Hospitality Hall, room 346 | (702) 895-5430
Rhonda provides oversight and management of the day-to-day operations of the Hospitality Office of Graduate Programs. She assists HOS graduates with questions or concerns about degree requirements, policies and procedures, CPT requests, GA requests, and concerns that might arise during time in the program.

Valerie Calbert, Administrative Assistant for Graduate Programs
Hospitality Hall, room 361 | (702) 895-3321
Valerie is the primary office support and the first point of contact for hospitality graduate students. Valerie assist students with general questions about policies and procedures. She is also the primary person to assist students with the processing of their completed graduate forms during the course of the degree program.

Faculty Program Directors

Office of Graduate Programs works closely with each of Faculty Program Directors to help students be successful in their degree program.

Dr. Billy Bai
Program Director for the following programs.

  • HOA-MIS Dual Program
  • HOA-MBA Dual Program
  • HOA Program
  • PhD Program.

Dr. Finley Cotrone
Program Director for the online Master in Hospitality Administration (MHA) degree