Founders Day 2017

On April 5, 2017, The Founders’ Day Honors Convocation celebrated outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students.  As we recognize these achievements, we remember the efforts of those women and men who made this university a reality, and we prepare for the accomplishments of the future. Awards for Rosen College of Hospitality Management […]

Professor & Disney Legend Recognized for Bringing “The Festival of the Lion King” to Life

On Saturday, Jan. 24, Ron Logan, an associate professor at Rosen College and former executive vice president and executive producer for Walt Disney Entertainment, was recognized for his instrumental role in bringing Disney’s “The Festival of the Lion King” to life on stage. Almost 20 years later, the award-winning live show is still going strong […]

Faculty Paper Wins Tourism Economics’ Highest Honor

Robertico Croes, professor and associate dean of administration & finance at Rosen College, received the 2015 Thea Sinclair Award for Journal Article Excellence from Tourism Economics for his 2014 paper titled, “The role of tourism in poverty reduction: an empirical assessment.” His research assessed how tourism affects absolute poverty beyond its effects on growth using […]

Professor Recognized for Research Achievement & Graduate Education

Dr. Fevzi Okumus received the University of Delaware’s Michael D. Olsen Research Achievement Award at the 2016 Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Philadelphia. The honor recognizes top scholars who have made a significant contribution through sustained and focused research leading to important contributions to the body of knowledge in hospitality and […]