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 […]

Rosen College Professors Honored with Pre-eminent Status

September 18, 2017 by
UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management is ranked second in the world among the top hospitality colleges. A contributing factor to that ranking is attributed to the college’s stellar faculty, who hail from 17 different countries around the globe. At the recent faculty retreat, two of the college’s distinguished professors were honored for their outstanding […]

Rosen College Faculty and Staff Receive Employee of the Year Awards

September 18, 2017 by
Behind every great organization there is always a dedicated team, and there is no exception for Rosen College of Hospitality Management. To recognize and promote employee excellence, each year Rosen College selects and presents awards to employees representing faculty, staff and associate members. Following a nomination process, a committee is charged to select the employees […]

Rosen College Catering and Culinary Staff: Down on the Farm and at the Winery

August 23, 2017 by
  Over the summer, Rosen College of Hospitality Management’s Culinary and Catering Staff “beefed up” their skills and “drank” from the fountain of knowledge during several continuing education sessions that took them off campus and out of the classroom. The four days of culinary excursions was designed to expose the culinary and catering staff to […]

Rosen College Doctoral Student Wins Emerging Scholar Award

August 3, 2017 by
UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management PhD student Trishna Gajjar recently received the Emerging Scholar Award at the 17th International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations. The conference was held in Toronto, Canada, from July 26 – 28, 2017. The emerging scholar awards are presented to outstanding graduate students and emerging researchers who have […]

International Hospitality Students in Disney Undergrad Program Complete Studies at UCF Rosen College

July 13, 2017 by
A hot July day marked the culmination of this year’s Disney Undergraduate Program, quite a contrast from the chilly weather upon their January 23 arrival at UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management that found them wearing jackets and scarves. Fifty-three international students from China and South Korea donned tasseled Disney ears and received their certificates […]

Rosen College Leadership Council Celebrates Success

July 10, 2017 by
A new Rosen College student organization celebrated its successes with a Mardi Gras-themed inauguration ceremony on Tuesday, April 26, 2017.  The Rosen College Leadership Council (RCLC) has only been operating for two semesters, but its accomplishments have been impactful, including a partnership with Valencia College to encourage transfer students.  Ten students made up the initial […]

Summer Session Sees Inaugural Study Abroad to China

July 7, 2017 by
The first ever Rosen College 21-day Study Abroad trip to China led by Dr. Cynthia Mejia and Dr. Wei Wei began on June 3 and ended on June 24, 2017. A group of 21 undergraduate students from UCF, 20 from Rosen College and one theater major from main campus, visited five cities in China, including […]

Rosen College Expands Study Abroad Program Doubling Capacity

June 6, 2017 by
With the addition of five new partner universities overseas within the past six months, UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management can now provide Study Abroad experiences for an additional 30 students each year. These new partnerships boost the number of international education opportunities open to students studying Hospitality, Event Management, Entertainment Management, and Restaurant and […]

Rosen College hosts BELA Conference for 4th Year

May 31, 2017 by
A group of 40 graduate students from Universidad de Bogota Jorge Tadeo Lozano in Colombia spent three days at UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management for the 2017 Business Entrepreneurship in Latin America Conference (BELA). The 2017 BELA Conference, held in late May, is a unique opportunity for students from Latin America to learn more […]