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 […]

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 […]