Rosen College Alumni Mentorship 2020-21 applications are now OPEN!

We are happy to announce that applications for the Rosen College Alumni Chapter Board’s Mentorship Program for the 2020-21 year are now open. This year promises to be one like no other and we are thrilled about your participation interest! Completing an application does not automatically guarantee that you will be matched. The participant selection is based off the number of applications received and your ability to participate in a monthly virtual call hosted by the Rosen Alumni Mentorship Committee Members. The pairing process will be completed by the committee later this month. Communication regarding participation status and pairing information will be released to all applicants during the first week of October. If you have any questions in the interim, please contact the Mentorship Committee at

DEADLINE to APPLY: Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.



2019-20 Mentor of the Year

On behalf of the UCF Rosen College Alumni Chapter Mentorship Committee, we are honored to award the 2019-20 Mentor of the Year award to alumna, Laurel Gromatsky. She was nominated by her mentee, Elizabeth Rutkovsky.

Laurel, thank you for your commitment to the students of Rosen College, especially your mentee, Liz. Watch and Listen to the joy and appreciation in the voice of Laurel’s mentee Liz as she congratulates Laural on the award:

More about Laurel: Laurel Gromatsky is a Development Coordinator at Cornell University based in New York City. Working in the Alumni Affairs and Development division, she supports the Northeast gift officers for the University by engaging alumni, parents, and friends. Laurel began her career in the Food and Beverage industry, working at Centerplate while attending UCF where she gained experience in Finance, Events and Human Resources. After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in 2012, Laurel moved back to New York to work at The Culinary Institute of America as a Human Resources Coordinator. Laurel has also held positions in Human Resources and Office Management at Tough Mudder and A.T. Kearney.

During her time at UCF she was a part of HSMAI, LEAD Scholars, Eta Sigma Delta, Pi Beta Phi, Student Government Association and the Knight-Thon Executive Team. In the fall, you can find her at Carragher’s in NYC, rocking her black and gold with other UCF alumni and cheering on the Knights!

Congratulations, Laurel!

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A Special Message to the Class of 2020:

To our spring 2020 graduates, this has been an unprecedented time. The semester and commencement did not go as planned. We still celebrate your accomplishments and wish you all the best in your future endeavors. Please take a look at the videos of well wishes and download the commencement poster with all your names on it. This is a time we will never forget. Congratulations Class of 2020. Go Knights and Charge On!

Family & Friends Graduation Wishes:
Alumni, Friends and Staff Graduation Wishes:
Dean Youcheng Wang’s special message for our graduates:

Commencement spring 2020 poster: Click HERE!