Cynthia Mejia, Ph.D. recently received a Best Paper Award during the 2nd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference and 15th Asia Pacific Forum for Graduate Student Research in Tourism, which took place May 16-18 in Hong Kong. Her paper titled, “A Place for Senior Living in Hospitality Management Research” was honored by the Journal of Quality […]
Abraham Pizam, Ph.D. was inducted into the UCF Scroll & Quill Society at a ceremony on April 16 for his outstanding achievements that have brought national and international attention to the university. The UCF Scroll & Quill Society honors faculty members who have distinguished themselves through “sustained and outstanding achievements in research and/or creative activities” […]
Vanessa Cogswell, a former academic advisor at Rosen College who was recently promoted to assistant director of student services and oversees the successful Peer Outreach Mentoring Program, has already received several awards this year in recognition of her professional accomplishments. Cogswell was the recipient of the 2016 UCF Excellence in Professional Academic Advising Award, which […]
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Rosen College is proud to announce the first two graduates of the Hospitality Management Ph.D. program, Marissa Orlowski and Yoshimasa “Nancy” Kageyama. Orlowski, who completed research in team cohesion in the restaurant industry, has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position with Rosen College and will start in August. She looks forward to continuing her research, […]
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UCF celebrated its 20th Annual Knight-Thon on April 2-3, a 20-hour dance marathon benefiting the Greater Orlando Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. In 2014, the Rosen College Peer Outreach Mentoring Program (POMP) and Rosen Life led the college’s first Knight-Thon Team, the Rosen Miracle Makers, and raised a little more than $2,000. This year, the team […]
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Join us for Rosen College’s student-produced Paris/Moulin Rouge-themed fundraiser on April 9!
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Rosen College welcomed 43 international students for the start of the Disney Undergraduate Program on January 17. They hail from Rosen College’s six partner universities in China and South Korea, which include Beijing International Studies University, Nankai University, Hainan University, Sun Yat-sen University, Kyung Hee University and Sejong University. This competitive program is a once-in-a-lifetime […]
On Wednesday, Jan. 27, UCF’s Rosen College welcomed 17 high school students from the YMCA of Central Florida Teen Achievers program to learn about careers in the hospitality industry. The group toured campus, learned about admissions requirements and financial aid opportunities, and met current students from various backgrounds and hospitality majors. To get a sense of […]