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BLAIRE C. M.

THOMPSON
Phone: (234) 233-9516 1425 Petrarca Drive
Email: Bthomp58@kent.edu Kent, OH 44243

EDUCATION
M.Ed. Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs Expected May 2021
Certificate: Internationalization of Higher Education
Kent State University - Kent, OH

B.Sc. Food Service Management October 2018


Johnson & Wales University – Miami, FL

A.S. Culinary Arts May 2016


Johnson & Wales University – Miami, FL

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
General Studies February 2018 - May 2018
CIEE Berlin - Berlin, Germany

Culinary & Hospitality Studies August 2014-November 2014


University of The Bahamas – Nassau, BAH

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Graduate Assistant July 2019-present
Department of Residence Services, Kent State University

Head Resident Assistant August 2017-February 2018


Department of Residential Life, Johnson & Wales University
Miami, FL

Disney College Program Intern February 2016-May 2016


Crystal Palace, Disney World
Orlando, FL

Resident Assistant August 2015-July 2017


Department of Residential Life, Johnson & Wales University
Miami, FL

Additional Experiences in Hospitality Industry November 2018-June 2019


Nassau, BAH

HONORS AND AWARDS


Summa Cum Laude May 2016 & May 2018
Johnson & Wales University

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Dean’s List (3.8-4.0 GPA) November 2014-May 2018
Johnson & Wales University

Mandarin Oriental Hotels Scholarship Recipient August 2017


James Beard Foundation

Azurea at One Ocean Resort Hotel Scholarship Recipient August 2016


James Beard Foundation

Scholarship Recipient August 2016


Caribbean Hotels & Tourism Association Education Foundation

TK Foundation Scholarship Recipient August 2015


Lyford Cay Foundation

Presidential Scholarship Recipient August 2014


Johnson & Wales University

SCHOLARLY PROJECTS
Kiser, E., Reed, K., Thompson, B., & Word, K. (Fall 2019). Model of Black Greek Men
Development – Divine 9 Edition. The Student Stories Research Project of College
Student Development course at Kent State University, Kent, FL.

Garrett A., Flax-Clark, A., Gore, N., Hawes, A., & Thompson, B. (Fall 2017). Nostimo:
Mediterranean Cuisine. The Restaurant Business Management Project of Advanced
Food Service Management course at Johnson & Wales University, Miami, FL.

Pope, L., & Thompson, B. (Spring 2017). Strategic Marketing Plan: Virgin Hotels Chicago.
The Marketing Research Project of Hospitality Marketing Strategy course at Johnson
& Wales University, Miami, FL.

Thompson, B. (Fall 2016). Analysis of a Working Menu: Giraffas Brazilian Grill. The Menu
Planning Project of Menu Planning & Cost Controls course at Johnson & Wales
University, Miami, FL.

PRESENTATIONS & CONFERENCES


Attendee November 2019
NAFSA: Association of International Educators - Region VI
Indianapolis, IN

Co-Presenter – Social Justice 201: “It’s Privilege to Meet You” August 2019
Resident Assistant Training, Department of Residence Services
Kent State University - Kent, OH

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Presenter – Life in a Fishbowl: Under the Public Eye August 2017
Resident Assistant Training, Department of Residential Life
Johnson & Wales University – Miami, FL

Presenter – “What are Microaggressions?” September 2017


Human Resource Training, College of Hospitality Management
Johnson & Wales University – Miami, FL

Presenter – Break a Difference: Alternative Spring Break September 2017


Town Hall, Student Government Association
Johnson & Wales University – Miami, FL

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Member February 2019-present
Eta Sigma Delta Hospitality Honor Society
Johnson & Wales University

Scholar August 2016-present


James Beard Foundation of Scholars

Scholar August 2015-present


Lyford Cay Scholars’ Association

UNIVERSITY SERVICE
KSU Ambassador January 2020-May 2021
Kent State Alumni Association
Kent State University

Committee Member August 2019-present


Student Staff Training, Department of Residence Services
Kent State University

Committee Member September 2016-May 2017


Allocations, Student Government Association
Johnson & Wales University

Team Lead November 2014-Februrary 2018


Special Functions Team, College of Culinary Arts
Johnson & Wales University

Student Ambassador November 2014-Februrary 2018


Admissions & Department of Residential Life
Johnson & Wales University

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PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING
Social Justice & Restorative Justice Training August 2019
Mental Health and Crisis Response Training August 2019
Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Training August: 2015, 2016, 2017
Title XI Training August: 2015, 2016, 2017
Food Safety Manager Certification February 2015

LANGUAGES & PROFESSIONAL SKILLS


Languages: German and Spanish – foundational familiarity speaking, reading and writing

Online Communication & Website Development: Microsoft Office-Word, Excel,


PowerPoint, Google: G-Suite, Mailchimp, Weebly, Survey Monkey, Canva Graphic-Design

Social Media Applications: Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram

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REFERENCES

Anastacia Solomon
Assistant Director of Residence Services
Kent State University
Email: asolom10@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-3638

Heather Munns
Director of Admissions
Johnson & Wales University
Email: hmunns@jwu,edu
Phone: 305-892-7002

Jeremy Houghton
Department Chairman
College of Culinary Arts – Johnson & Wales University
Email: jeremy.houghton@jwu.edu
Phone: 305-892-3847 or 954-707-2033

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