A Celebration Brunch for Fall 2018 Commencement

A chance to start the celebration early and an invitation to a delicious brunch, brought about half of Rosen College of Hospitality Management’s fall graduates to a pre-commencement brunch on Saturday, December 15, 2018.  With commencement starting at 2:30 p.m. on the main campus in the CFE Arena, the 9:30 a.m. brunch gave the future […]


Decades of Service Awards Honor Faculty and Staff at Holiday Luncheon

On December 7, 2018, UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management hosted a holiday luncheon, to not only celebrate the season, but to highlight outstanding faculty and staff members as well. Several faculty and staff members were recognized with the Decades of Service award, to honor individuals that have devoted 10, 20, 30, or even 50 […]


UCF Rosen College honors Rosen College Founding Dean at The Pineapple Ball®

Abraham Pizam, Ph.D., honored for 35 years of service Thunderous applause was heard in the Panzacola Ballroom at Rosen Shingle Creek on November 3, 2018, as the audience rose to its feet when UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management honored its founding dean Dr. Abraham Pizam during his induction into The Central Florida Hospitality Hall […]


Dick Pope Sr. Institute November 2018 Research Colloquium

November’s Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies Research Colloquium featured outstanding and engaging presentations by UCF Rosen College Assistant Professors Dr. Xiaoxiao Fu and Dr. Wei Wei. In attendance were members of the Orlando Tourism Industry, interested academics from UCF’s main campus, and UCF Rosen faculty, leadership, and Graduate students. Dr. Fu led with […]


$300K+ Awarded in Scholarships for 2018-19

UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management had the honor of recognizing over 100 students with nearly 120 scholarships. The auditorium was filled with friends and family members to celebrate the achievements these students have accomplished. This year’s Award Ceremony took place on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. in the Darden Auditorium, with a […]


Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies Research Scholar Series: GIS in Tourism & Hospitality

The UCF Rosen/Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies Research Scholar Series featured Dr. Jinwon Kim on Tuesday, November 13th. Dr. Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management at the University of Florida. Dr. Kim’s presentation, “Why a GIS Approach in Tourism and Hospitality Research?” highlighted the concepts […]


Meet the Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies Visiting Research Fellows

UCF Rosen College provides many opportunities for research and scholarship, among them is a program from the Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies that invites Visiting Research Fellows (VRF) to the college to engage with faculty and students on courses, presentations, projects. The Institute invites a scholar established in his or her field to conduct […]


Around the Globe in 16 Years

Deborah Weissberg’s communications class had a rare opportunity  in early September 2018 to hear from Somen Debnath when he visited the campus of Rosen College. Mr. Debnath is traveling around the globe via bicycle to bring awareness to HIV and Aids. He began his travels in 2004 from the village of Basanti, which is located […]


Festivals and Fairs Featured on Short Term 2018 Summer Study Abroad

The summer of 2018, found 16 Rosen College students and one Instructor, Ray Eddy, touring western Europe and the British Isles on a study abroad trip geared toward those who want to manage large scale events and entertainment. The group visited fairs and music festivals in Geneva, Switzerland; Lucerne, Switzerland; Paris, France, London, UK and Edinburgh, […]


A Conversation About the Professional Tennis Management Program

The Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program has been a successful component at UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management for the past two years. With collaboration from the United States Tennis Association (USTA), PTM has given students the opportunity to get involved with internships, which provides the advantage to work within clubs, events, and much more. […]