Skip Navigation
Oklahoma State University

Alumnus Nick Starns: ‘Hospitality never goes out of style’

In this video spotlight, Nick Starns, a 2002 OSU College of Human Sciences graduate in hotel and restaurant administration, shares his insight about the hospitality industry and how the education he received at OSU prepared his for a successful career.

A Certified Hotel Administrator with extensive experience as a leader for hospitality venues and hotels, Starns currently serves as the general manager of the historic Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton in Exeter, New Hampshire. Prior to his move to New Hampshire, he was the area general manager for the Artesian Hotel, Casino and Spa and Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center in Sulphur, Oklahoma, for five years. He also worked at the WinStar World Casino and Resort in two different positions – as the operations manager for non-gaming amenities and as the hospitality manager. Starns was recently presented with the College of Human Sciences 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award.