United Against Trafficking: Celebrating Change at the 2024 Polaris Star Awards and HTMS Center’s New Beginnings UCF Rosen College hosted the 2024 Polaris Star Awards, uniting leaders and organizations against human trafficking, underscoring their commitment to education and advocacy in the fight against exploitation. By Sarah Hall & Holly Robbins | February 1, 2024 Celebrating […]


UCF Rosen College Career Fair Sets New Record as Largest Event Ever with “Big 12—Charge on to Your Career” The UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management recently hosted its largest career fair to date, breaking records as the biggest event in the college’s history. By Holly Robbins | October 25, 2023 The UCF Rosen College […]


Road to F.A.M.E. Festival promises a star-studded lineup We’re diving into the exciting world of entertainment, with a focus on Live Entertainment, Television, Film, Theatre, Sports, and Music. This event promises to be more than just a passive experience; it’s designed to immerse you fully in the entertainment industry. By Holly Robbins | November 6, […]


53 Faculty Scholars Honored at 4th Biennial Faculty Authors’ Celebration This year’s celebration recognized faculty from across eight colleges, the library and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning. By Robert Wells | February 9, 2024 Pegasus Professor of History Luis Martínez Fernández delivered the keynote address at the 2024 Faculty Authors’ Celebration. The University […]


Celebrating 60 Years of UCF: A Legacy of Excellence, A Future of Possibilities Recognizing six decades of milestones in student success, academic quality, research and economic impact — and a look ahead to a potential future. By UCF | June 19, 2023 Then and now photos of the Reflecting Pond to celebrate UCF’s 60th anniversary. […]


With World-Class Faculty and Unrivaled Industry Partnerships, UCF’s Rosen College Again Ranks No. 1 in Nation With ShanghaiRanking’s latest release, UCF’s hospitality management, transportation science and public administration programs rank among the nation’s best. By UCF | October 30, 2023 Located in the heart of the world’s top tourism destination, UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality […]


UCF Among First in the Country to Train Students in Lifestyle Community Management Students will learn how to become leaders of rapidly growing lifestyle communities, many of which are master-planned neighborhoods with wellness programs, activities and top-tier hospitality amenities for residents. By Rachel Williams ’15 ’20MA | June 19, 2023 In southeast Orlando is Laureate […]


UCF Rosen College Study Reveals Economic Impact of Florida’s Red Tide on Tourism One of the most striking conclusions of the study is the relationship between the severity of red tide blooms and their economic impact on tourism. By Holly Robbins | January 23, 2024 The approximately $2.7 billion in tourism losses from the 2018 […]


Cynthia Mejia Named UCF Rosen College New Interim Dean The associate professor of foodservice and lodging management has more than two decades of industry experience and has supported academic excellence across the college since 2013. By Holly Robbins | October 27, 2023 “Rosen has a long history of continuous growth and established success because of […]


UCF Student Honors Celebration Spotlights Top Achievers The Founders’ Day event on April 5 will honor 48 students – including Order of Pegasus inductees – who exemplify excellence in academics, service and leadership. By Joe Adams | April 3, 2023 UCF’s stellar students being honored on Wednesday for Founders’ Day have unleashed their potential and […]