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Brenda Lidy

Associate Professor and Internship Coordinator for Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Hospitality Management, and Information Technology

Business, Management, and Technology  | School of Professional Studies

Harris Hall 108


  • Professor Brenda Lidy came to Keystone in 1998
  • State and national trainer for the food safety program called ServSafe
  • 20 years experience in the hospitality industry
  • Certified Wedding Planner
  • Board for the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International
  • Northeastern Chapter of the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association Board of Directors

Education – Degrees & Certifications

  • Ph.D. Business Management with a Concentration in Marketing – Pace University, Anticipated Graduation 2025
  • M.S. Organizational Leadership – Thomas Edison State College, 2005
  • B.S. Hotel & Restaurant Management – Marywood College, 1995
Brenda Lidy inducted into the PRLA

Associate Professor Brenda Lidy Inducted to The Northeastern Chapter PRLA Board of Directors

“There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.” —Zig Ziglar

  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Workplace Environments
  • Marketing
  • Career Prep
  • Introduction to Hospitality Management
  • Event Planning
  • Fundraising and Sponsorship
  • Conference and Convention Planning
  • Service Management
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • 2017 Recipient of the Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Chair Award for Distinguished Faculty Service
  • 2010 Leadership Lackawanna Graduate
  • Certified Educator for the National Servsafe Program in Food Safety
  • State approved trainer for the PA Liquor Control Board, Server/Seller Responsible Alcohol Management Program
  • Round Table Discussion – Teaching and Learning Conference, Hawaii
  • Internship Seminar – IACBA, San Diego
  • Board Member of the PA Restaurant Association
  • Board Member of the Susquehanna Elk Lake Career Tech Center
  • Past Board Member of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association
  • Conduct yearly etiquette training to graduating seniors in the hospitality and business management program