Prof. Karen Goodlad’s Profile

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Prof. Karen Goodlad
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Hospitality Management
Office
N200
Academic interests

Wine and Beverage: Service: Hospitality

Bio

An Assistant Professor in the Department of Hospitality Management at CUNY’s New York City College of Technology specializing in food and beverage management. Recently she has taught Dining Room Operation, Wine and Beverage Management and Perspectives in Hospitality Management. In addition to her joy of teaching she is often found working with students as the Faculty Advisor to the Walt Disney World College Program Campus Representatives.

Finding it important to continually increase her understanding of the teaching and learning practices, she works as the Co-director of General Education for the Title V Grant, A Living Laboratory. Here she facilitates seminars for full-time and part-time faculty focused on Incorporating High Impact Educational Practices, Place Based Learning and Assessment Measures.

As an industry professional, Prof. Goodlad has become a Certified Specialist of Wine with the Society of Wine Educators where she is also a member. This certification is evidence of her passion for expanding her own knowledge about wine and beverages but also her desire to effectively teach the subject.

Prof. Goodlad is a member of the board of directors of Les Dames d’Escoffier the premier international organization of women leaders in food, beverage and hospitality. Here she finds pleasure in working on various committees throughout the organization and is the Co-Chair of the Scholarship Committee whereby she can help further the organization’s mission in support of education, advocacy and philanthropy.

It is through all her work that she seeks to provide endless opportunities for students to pursue their passions and attain their goals.

Phone
718-206-5638

My Courses

HMGT2402s16
HMGT2402s16

Prof. Goodlad Leads students through an historical introduction to fermented beverages throughout the world. Study of beverage making and tasting procedures including jargon particular to the beverage trade.

Wine & Beverage Management, Spring 15
Wine & Beverage Management, Spring 15

Prof. Goodlad Leads students through an historical introduction to fermented beverages throughout the world. Study of beverage making and tasting procedures including jargon particular to the beverage trade.

The Art of Vegetarian Cuisine
The Art of Vegetarian Cuisine

Vegetarian cuisine focusing on culinary and dessert preparations utilizing grains, beans, plant proteins, vegetables, and dairy. Through classical and contemporary cooking techniques and styles, meal preparations will concentrate on balanced menus using plant-based ingredients that fit into three classifications: vegan, lacto and lacto-ovo vegetarian diets

Goodlad HMGT 1101 s16
Goodlad HMGT 1101 s16

An overview of the history, likely directions and organizational structure of the hospitality industry and its role in local, national and global economies. Students are introduced to the nature and scope of the hospitality industry, basic terminology, management concepts, career path explorations and the department’s mission and culture.

WDW College Program
WDW College Program

Internship with the Walt Disney Company, Orlando Florida

My Projects

The Open Road
The Open Road

The Open Road is our place to highlight all that’s possible on the OpenLab. Join now to keep up on OpenLab news, events, and updates. Check our weekly In the Spotlight posts for a glimpse into the incredible work being done by City Tech students, faculty, and staff. Follow OpenLab News for announcements and site updates. And see our OpenLab Calendar for office hours, events, and workshops. You can find our workshop schedule and signup for workshops here as well. The Open Road is also a place for the OpenLab community (meaning you!). We would love your feedback, insight, and comments. Please send along anything on the OpenLab that you love! We are always available for any questions you might have. Email us anytime at openlab@citytech.cuny.edu!

First Year Experience Committee
First Year Experience Committee

As a committee we are working on enhancing our new student orientation process. We are assessing and enhancing all steps from the moment a student is accepted into the college to their first year experience. The departments involved in the pilot are: African American Studies, Architectural Technology, Computer Systems Technology, Construction Management and Civil Engineering Technology, Dental Hygiene, English, Entertainment Technology, Hospitality Management, Human Services, Nursing, and Radiologic Technology & Medical Imaging.

Writing Across the Curriculum
Writing Across the Curriculum

WAC encourages courses throughout the college to incorporate formal and informal writing into the course practices and requirements. Avatar retrieved from Bridgeline Digital, Creative Commons License

Living Lab General Education Seminar
Living Lab General Education Seminar

This is a collaborative space for use by Living Laboratory General Education Seminar participants. This seminar will concentrate on incorporating the general education outcome of Information Literacies into our courses focusing on Kuh’s High Impact Educational Practices, place based learning, open pedagogy and assessment practices.

General Education Committee
General Education Committee

The General Education Committee at City Tech is charged with defining and re-envisioning General Education at the College.

My Clubs

Student Government Association
Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the representative body for students. We are responsible for recommending student activity fee allocations, shaping policies affecting student life, coordinating extracurricular events and chartering new organizations. Feel free to contact SGA President, Lucas Almonte, with any questions, suggestions or concerns. He can be reached at SGAPresident@CityTech.Cuny.Edu If you wish to start a club on campus contact SGA Vice President, Sylwester Dombroski, at SGAVP@CityTech.Cuny.Edu