Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing and Management
Bachelor of Science, Hospitality Leadership
Sidhu School of Business and Leadership
Hometown: Zhengzhou, China
Activities and Achievements:Yue was the president of the Asian Cultural Society and vice president of the Hospitality Leadership Club at Wilkes. She completed three internships, which included traveling to China, working with local digital marketing agency LSEO and witt the Best Western Genetti Hotel in Wilkes-Barre. She helps with social media management as a work-study student at Sidhu and does research about the hospitality industry with HyeRyeon Lee, assistant professor, with whom she has presented research papers at conferences in Fort Worth, Texas and Las Vegas, Nev. Yue also presented research at the 2018 Sidhu Student Showcase at Wilkes and at the University’s Research and Scholarship Symposium.
Noteworthy:With fellow Sidhu student Kacee Diehl, Yue won the award for Best Undergraduate Research Proposal Presentation from THEREPS, a tourism, hospitality, event conference for researchers, educators, practitioners, in April 2019.
Favorite part of the Wilkes experience:“I know Wilkes-Barre is a quiet city, and Wilkes University is not a big school; however, the people here make this place warm and lovely. I am so glad that I chose to study at Wilkes.”
Future plans: She plans to earn her master’s degree in hospitality management after graduation. As Wilkesmagazine went to press, she already had been offered a scholarship from Boston University.