New Faculty at UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management for Fall 2018

July 20, 2018 by
With the growing number of students in its hospitality, event management, entertainment management and tourism courses, UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management is expanding its faculty roster in order to accommodate the increased student population.  Five new faculty members are joining the ranks of those who are educating the next leaders of the hospitality industry. […]

Disney Cohort Wraps up for 2018

July 20, 2018 by
Six months of working in the “happiest place on earth” and studying at the largest hospitality college in the United States ended on July 5, 2018, for 34 students from China and Korea. The students graduated from the Disney Cohort, a program in partnership with Walt Disney World that is taught at UCF Rosen College […]

UCF Parking Permits on Sale Aug 6

July 19, 2018 by
UCF Rosen College Faculty Staff and Students, please purchase a UCF Parking Decal  to park your car on the UCF Rosen Campus and on main campus. The 2018-19 parking decal is available for purchase starting on Monday, August 6, 2018. Choose the mail option to receive your tag.  Questions about parking decals may be directed to […]

Culinary Medicine – A Partnership in Hospitality

May 2, 2018 by
They wear white coats and white hats! They are definitely the good guys and they’re fighting against obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and other illnesses that are often the result of poor diets. The good guys in this case are 13 fourth year medical students from UCF College of Medicine, They are about to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]