Tipping During a Pandemic

Tipping wait-staff, at its heart, is a problematic system, says College of Hospitality Managmenet Professor Paul BagdanBut in this age of coronavirus, customers are heeding the calling within to take care of their fellow humans.

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Back to School Shopping

Back to school shopping looks a bit different this year. Kristen Regine, professor in the College of Business, spoke with NBC 10's Ashley Cullinane about what students and families are buying this year and how the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic is influencing spending decisions

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09.17.20 - As retailers prepare to adjust their plans for the holiday season in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kristen Regine says consumers should prepare for an earlier start to the traditional holiday shopping season. Watch her interview with NBC 10 Consumer Advocate Emily Volz.

09.16.20 - Shopping malls have seen an increase in store closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Diane McCrohan, associate professor in the College of Business, explained to NBC 10 I-Team reporter Parker Gavigan how malls can evolve and adapt to these circumstances. Watch now.

08.28.20 - With many meetings now held virtually during the pandemic, Diane Santurri, associate professor in the College of Engineering & Design, discussed best practices for Zoom meetings with ABC 6 reporter Amanda Pitts. Watch now.

08.22.20 - In a commentary published by The Providence Journal, Heather Cosimini, associate professor in the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences, outlines the affect masks can have on individuals both physically and psychologically during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.

08.17.20 - Back to school shopping is looking a bit different this year. Kristen Regine, professor in the College of Business, spoke with NBC 10's Ashley Cullinane about what students and families are buying this year and how the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic is influencing spending decisions. Watch now.

08.16.20 - Tipping wait-staff, at its heart, is a problematic system, says College of Hospitality Managmenet Professor Paul Bagdan. But in this age of coronavirus, customers are heeding the calling within to take care of their fellow humans. Read "What should you tip during a pandemic?" in the Portland Press Herald.

07.23.20 - What can we expect at sporting events, concerts, festivals and community events in this COVID-19 era?  Lee Esckilsen, CFE, CHE, TCM, associate professor, College of Hospitality Management, offered a glimpse of the future in an interview with Bruce Newbury, 1540AM WADK Newport, Talk of the Town.