Dale Silva

Associate Professor,  College of Hospitality Management

Contact Information
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I love traveling with students while they learn about new cultures and gain an understanding of cultural differences.”

Bio

Dale Silva's background is in the hospitality industry where she has held a variety of positions, from her first role as a night auditor to a position of director of operations for a full-service Sheraton resort.

Silva's industry experience was focused in the area of hotel operations. She spent over 12 years in the industry prior to changing her career to education.

She is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University, with a master’s degree in Global Business Leadership and a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management.

Silva enjoys sharing her experience with students and providing them with the support they need to be successful. She has been a faculty leader for more than 14 Study Abroad programs. She loves traveling with students while they learn about new cultures and gain an understanding of cultural differences.

Sample Courses

  • HOSP 1015: Managing the Hotel Guest Experience
  • MRKT 1001: Principles of Marketing
  • HOSP 2011: Hospitality Sales and Meeting Management

Certifications

  • American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
    Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE)
  • American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
    Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA)