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 […]

2018 Hospitality Entrepreneurship Competition

February 8, 2018 by
The deadline to apply for the 2018 Hospitality Entrepreneurship Competition has been extended to Monday, February 26, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. UCF Rosen College students, you still have time to apply to compete to win $5,000 for your new hospitality product or service?  See application details HERE! Questions? Email  Dr. Jeffrey Weinland, Competition Coordinator at Jeffrey.Weinland@ucf.edu.

LEAD Scholars Academy Leadership Week, Feb 19-23

February 5, 2018 by
LEADERSHIP WEEK 2018  is a week filled with exciting guest speakers, leadership workshops and educational activities designed to  develop leadership and inspire social change on our campus and in the community. All sessions will  be held February 19- 23, 2018 in the University of Central Florida Student Union. Speakers include: Jane Elliot— American former third-grade […]

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 […]

UCF Rosen College Ranked No. 2 By CEOWorld Magazine

October 5, 2017 by
Best Hospitality And Hotel Management Schools In The World, 2017 (This article is from CEOWorld Magazine) The results are in, and Cornell School of Hotel Administration once again ranked as the best hotel management school in the world, according to a new study out by the CEOWORLD magazine, Rosen College of Hospitality Management placed second on 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 […]