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Dr. Tarik Dogru
April 18, 2019

Airbnb’s explosive growth jolts hotel industry’s bottom line


New research from Florida State University finds Airbnb’s exponential growth worldwide is devouring an increasing share of hotel revenues and also driving down room prices and occupancy rates.

Dr. Woody Kim
April 15, 2019

FSU Dedman School recognized for research productivity by leading hospitality journal


Florida State University’s Dedman School of Hospitality has been recognized as one of the world's most productive hospitality research institutions during the last 35 years by a leading academic journal.

Cynthia Johnson
April 12, 2019

A faculty interview with Dedman’s Cynthia Johnson


Cynthia Johnson, CHE, serves as director of the Global Club Management & Leadership Program at Florida State University’s Dedman School of Hospitality. Her passion for developing internships at the world’s top clubs and golf courses has been instrumental in launching many school intiatives, and the successful careers of hundreds of graduates since 2007.

Emerging Professional Alumni
March 05, 2019

School introduces Emerging Professional Award


The Florida State University Dedman School of Hospitality announced the creation of an annual Emerging Professional Award to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of an alumnus who has graduated within the past ten years.

Great Give
April 01, 2019

Dedman supporters shatter school’s Great Give goal with generosity


An extraordinary outpouring of generosity by supporters of the Florida State University Dedman School of Hospitality during FSU’s Great Give, March 28–29, shattered previous records and current expectations.

Dedman students

FSU’s Dedman School of Hospitality leaps 22 spots in global rankings


Florida State University’s Dedman School of Hospitality has jumped 22 spots to No. 18 in the world in the 2018 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.

Dedman's 2019 CMAA Student Chapter of the Year
March 14, 2019

Students win 2019 CMAA Student Chapter of the Year Award


FSU’s student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America was named 2019 Student Chapter of the Year at the CMAA World Conference & Club Business Expo.

Faculty and students chat
January 17, 2019

Dedman faculty engagement recognized as important factor in student career success


Graduates of the FSU Dedman School of Hospitality often cite the contribution its faculty — especially the support and direction given outside the classroom — as an important factor in preparing them for successful careers.

Alishia Piotrowski
January 02, 2019

Long-time staff member Alishia Piotrowski joins Dedman School faculty


After more than eight years of service as a staff member at the Florida State University Dedman School of Hospitality, Alishia Piotrowski has joined the school’s specialized teaching faculty.

Sarishni Patel
January 02, 2019

Dedman School welcomes director of development Sarishni Patel


When Sarishni Patel joined the staff of the Dedman School of Hospitality as director of development in November, she was impressed.