Professional Internship Office

April 23, 2018 by
ATTENTION: The UCF Rosen College Professional Internship Department will NOT HAVE WALK-IN OFFICE HOURS BEGINNING Tuesday, April 24, 2018 – Friday, May 11, 2018. REGULAR OFFICE HOURS WILL RESUME Monday, May 14, 2018. Appointments can be made if there are extenuating circumstances. Reach out via email to or!

Camp Pineapple, June 24-29

April 17, 2018 by
REGISTER BY MAY 1, 2018 to attend CAMP PINEAPPLE! High school students if you’ve completed freshman, sophomore and junior courses, join us for behind the scenes tours, culinary workshops, and FUN in the heart of hospitality at UCF Rosen College in Orlando, Florida. Register TODAY! Have the best week of summer vacation…EVER! June 24-29.

Dr. Alan Fyall Interviews Carlos Eduardo Costa

April 15, 2018 by
Disruption Comes From All Destinations Tourism Marketing is a major part of what we teach here at the UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management. In recent years, we have taken a pathway which proved to be a challenging one. That is to lookout for innovative ideas and executions that somehow relate to or better the […]

Game Day Ambassadors Wanted!

April 2, 2018 by
Game Day Ambassadors are needed for the 2018 UCF Football season this fall! Staff work in the premium seating areas including the Carl Black & Gold Cabana, J & J Rosengren Lounge and Field Cabanas, Stadium Club, Roth Tower Club, and Roth Tower Suites, as greeters, floaters, stair attendants, suite attendants and floor captains. Approximately 75 to 85 […]

UCF Rosen College Students, Order of Pegasus Class of 2018

February 15, 2018 by
UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management is proud to announce that two of the College’s students will receive the Order of the Pegasus during a special ceremony on April 2, 2018. Taylor Wickey, a Master’s Degree student studying Hospitality Management/Tourism, and undergraduate student Eliana Benevento, who is studying Event Management, are two of 22 UCF […]

CFHLA Student Lounge Meet & Greet Schedule

February 5, 2018 by
UCF Rosen College students, the last CFHLA Student Lounge Meet & Greet for this semester is Wednesday. Don’t miss it! Tues., Apr. 17, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Marylouise Fitzgibbon: Alumni Spotlight

January 11, 2018 by
Meet Marylouise Fitzgibbon 94′, Regional General Manager for the Walt Disney Company. Marylouise graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management. In her role, she oversees nine Disney resorts; including Caribbean Beach, Coronado Springs, Port Orleans Riverside, Port Orleans-French Quarter, Old Key West, Saratoga Springs, Fort Wilderness, Disney’s Hilton Head Resort, and Disney’s Vero Beach […]

New Dean Named to the Rosen College of Hospitality Management

December 19, 2017 by
Dr. Youcheng Wang has been selected as the next Dean of the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. Dr. Wang joined UCF in 2003 as an assistant professor and was named Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Research for the college in 2010. He also holds the title of William Peeper Destination Marketing Preeminent Professor. Prior […]

ARDA President Speaks at Rosen College

November 29, 2017 by
On Monday, November 20, 2017, more than 100 UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management students, faculty and staff gathered in the Darden Auditorium for a special presentation delivered by Howard Nusbaum, President and CEO of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA). The event, hosted by Futures in Vacation Ownership (FiVO) with invitations to the National […]

UCF Rosen College Trains Hospitality Partners

November 20, 2017 by
Thirty-four General Managers (GMs) from regional hospitality partners recently participated in a training program on guest service management designed and offered by UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management. The half-day program was crafted specifically for GMs who are associated with the Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association (CFHLA).  The program was facilitated and organized  by Associate […]

Sophomore Lillian Bell is FRLA Scholarship Recipient

November 14, 2017 by
Congratulations Lillian Bell! Lillian, a sophomore at UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management, is this year’s recipient of a $1,900 scholarship from the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA). The scholarship, given over the year’s two semesters, will allow Lillian to complete her degree and graduate in May 2020. Lillian is currently a line cook […]

UCF Rosen College Hosts Florida Board of Governors’ Dinner

November 14, 2017 by
“Be our guest” took on new meaning in the Disney Dining Room at UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, when the College and the dean, Dr. Abraham Pizam, hosted the Florida Board of Governors at a spectacular dinner. Compliments from the Florida Board of Governors included: “the dinner was the […]