Mr. Joe McCully has been one of the full-time hospitality management instructors since 2003. He teaches a variety of courses primarily in the core curriculum of the hospitality management program, and well as for the culinary arts program such as HRTM 105 Restaurant Operations, HRTM 265, 275 Financials I, II, and the capstone course HRTM 290 Hospitality Leadership. Joe was instrumental in developing and creating the current hospitality management curricula for both the Second-year AAS degree and the 1-year Certificate of Completion. He also created an elective course CA 130 Oregon Wine Country, which is highly popular with both program students and the Lane student and staff community.
Joe is a seasoned professional with over 40 years of restaurant management and ownership experience encompassing all facets of concept design, marketing, advertisement as well as hands-on operational leadership. An accomplished journalist, Joe writes frequent articles about current trends in the culinary arts and hospitality management industry, which are published locally. He has also written food and wine articles for regional publications in Oregon and Florida. In 2010 Joe completed a three-month sabbatical in China where he taught hotel operations at Tianjin University. He is an active volunteer in the Eugene community and a passionate advocate supporting Oregon Education and Lane Community College.
Joe is a Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) through the American Hotel Lodging Association, and holds the following degrees:
MS, Hospitality Management; Florida International University, 2003
BS, Business Administration; University of Denver, 1969