Emerging Professional Award

2021 Nominations are OPEN

You can submit your nominations for the 2021 Emerging Professional Award through our online form. The deadline is March 26.

For additional information, contact Alishia Piotrowski.

Submit Nomination  

The Dedman College of Hospitality Emerging Professional Award honors the outstanding accomplishments of recent graduates. This award recognizes alumni who have graduated within the past ten years, who have shown outstanding professional growth and commitment to the hospitality industry.

The award is presented at the annual Honors & Awards ceremony and dinner in the fall. The 2021 Honors & Awards is set for Thursday, October 21.

The criteria for selection:

  • Graduation from the Dedman College of Hospitality within the past ten years
  • Outstanding professional accomplishments
  • Exceptional promise for future success
  • Community involvement and recognition
  • Support of the Dedman College of Hospitality and Florida State University
2019 Emerging Professional Award Recipients

Dylan Monteiro

Dylan Monteiro

Senior Manager, Guest Experience & Mobile Operations

Marriott International

Holly Simmons

Holly Simmons

Pricing Manager


Patrick Jabbour

Patrick Jabbour

Senior Regional Operations Manager, Greenlight Program


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