Rosen College Knight-thon Team Sets Records for Donations

May 8, 2017 by
Rosen College’s own Miracle Makers were a part of the philanthropic-minded UCF students who contributed time, money and dancing, to set records this year for the annual Knight-Thon fundraiser. This year, a team of 30 students raised almost $16,000 for Knight-thon, through events such as Rent-a-pup, partial proceeds night, and individual fundraising. Eighteen of the […]

CFHLA Awards $100,000 for 2017 Hospitality Student Scholarships

May 5, 2017 by
Thirty-one UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management students have additional funds to continue their education thanks to the Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association (CFHLA).  On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, during the CFHLA membership luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, CFHLA awarded nearly $100,000 in scholarships to the students. While the majority of students received […]

NACADA Honors Peer Mentoring Program with Award

May 4, 2017 by
The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) has awarded UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management’s Peer Outreach Mentoring Program  (POMP) its award for Outstanding Advising Program. NACADA, the Global Community for Academic Advising, will present the award to POMP’s Director Vanessa Blackmon, at its fall awards ceremony, held in St. Louis, MO.  Blackmon will also receive […]

International Hospitality and Tourism Honor Society Welcomes 167 Rosen College Inductees

May 3, 2017 by
UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management’s chapter of Eta Sigma Delta (ESD), an international honor society for hospitality and tourism students, inducted 167 new members during a ceremony on April 18, 2017, one of the largest groups ever inducted at the college.  ESD recognizes outstanding academic achievement, meritorious service and demonstrated professionalism. Rosen College of […]

Research Shows Vacation Homes Hot for the Summer

April 25, 2017 by
In the age of Airbnb, HomeAway, and HomeToGo, it’s no secret that consumers are opting for other ways to vacation besides hotel and resort stays. And while the options noted are generally short-term accommodations, it appears that consumers are also choosing to buy vacation homes as an investment, and that investment is a boost to […]

Mr. and Miss Hospitality 2017

April 14, 2017 by
(L-R) Cristy Dill and Matthew Temmer We’ve got Royalty on campus! Cristy Dill and Matthew Temmer are the winners of the 4th Annual Mr. and Miss Hospitality Pageant. Dill and Temmer competed for the title on April 6, 2017, and will receive scholarships as prizes. Dill is a junior at Rosen College of Hospitality Management, […]

2017 Entrepreneurship Competition Winner Announced

April 14, 2017 by
The second Rosen College of Hospitality Management Entrepreneurship Competition was held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. on the beautiful Mediterranean resort-style campus. And the winner is, drum-roll please, Slip & Set Event Covers.  Following presentations by the five finalists to the judges, Q&A, and sequestered judges’ deliberations, Slip & Set Event Covers, a catering […]

HT-NEXT Visits Rosen College of Hospitality Management

April 14, 2017 by
Almost 300 HT-NEXT conference attendees filled the Rosen College of Hospitality Management’s Darden Auditorium on Monday, April 10, 2017, as part of the conference’s first day of sessions. For a little over an hour, information and ideas about hospitality technology workgroups was shared, in a lead up to the soft-opening of the Rosen College’s Hospitality […]

We’re Growing, Things to Eat on Campus!

March 22, 2017 by
With a working kitchen lab for restaurant management and foodservice management courses, and a catering kitchen, the farm to table initiative was one that Rosen College embraced. However, without a garden on the Universal Boulevard campus, UCF’s main campus Arboretum, a half-hour drive away, was one source of fresh produce used in the Rosen College […]

$350K in Scholarships Awarded to UCF Rosen College Students

March 22, 2017 by
Ninety-two of UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management’s best and brightest students and graduates, were awarded a total of $350 thousand in scholarships on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in a ceremony in the College’s Darden Auditorium. Of the 92 recipients, 74 attended the awards presentation along with College faculty, family and friends who applauded their […]

International Students Welcomed to UCF Rosen College

February 13, 2017 by
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Dr Youcheng  Wang along with members of the International Relations Committee headed by Dr Po-Ju Chen, and other UCF Rosen College staff met with a group of international hospitality students, and recently hosted them for lunch. Seventeen students from seven partner universities, are taking courses at the college this semester as part […]