Deborah Pasquarella

Associate Professor + College Chair,  College of Hospitality Management

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I teach venue management and other event-related courses at JWU Denver’s College of Hospitality Management.“


Associate Professor Deb Pasquarella serves as the chair of the Denver Campus’ College of Hospitality Management. She is beginning her 21st year with JWU, having first served at the Providence Campus before transitioning to Denver in 2000.

Pasquarella has served the university in multiple roles, including first-year student programs, academic administration, and teaching in the College of Hospitality Management and College of Arts & Sciences (where she also served as interim chair).

Her career in higher education began in 1988 after earning a Bachelor of Science in business administration and Master of Education. She is an honors graduate from the IAVM Venue Management School as well as the Creative Education Foundation’s Creative Problem Solving Institute.

She is an active member of Meeting Planners International and has previously been an awarded member for distinguished service of the National Association of Campus Activities.