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Brian Ford
July 3, 2018

Dedman School names Tampa Bay Buccaneers COO Brian Ford as 2018 Alumnus of the Year


Ford, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality administration in 1989, will be honored at the school’s 2018 Honors & Awards Dinner on the university’s main campus, Oct. 18.

Robert Brymer
July 3, 2018

Retiring faculty member Bob Brymer focused on career opportunities as a key to student success


The 37-year career of Dedman School of Hospitality’s Cecil B. Day Distinguished Professor of Ethics leaves a lasting imprint on the university, the hospitality industry, and thousands of alumni.

Don Farr speaking in Hong Kong
July 3, 2018

Farr and Bonn travel to China and engage in regional hospitality education conferences


Dedman School of Hospitality faculty members Don Farr and Mark Bonn each traveled to cities in China to participate in academic conferences this summer.

Student interns in Turkey
July 3, 2018

Two student interns opening EDITION Hotels in Turkey, Spain, and China with VP Dan Flannery


An exciting internship opportunity has two FSU Dedman School of Hospitality students traveling the world for openings of EDITION Hotels with managing director Dan Flannery this summer.

Dedman student speaking at CMAA world conference.
July 3, 2018

Club management students open 'Gold Gate' to career opportunities at CMAA World Conference


Twenty-five students traveled to San Francisco for the CMAA 91st World Conference on Club Management and Club Business Expo for inspiration, professional growth, and unparalleled career prospects.

Dr. Ernest Lanford
May 18, 2018

Dedman’s ‘Coach’ Ernie Lanford retires leaving a legacy of successful students


Dr. Ernest Lanford’s retirement from Florida State University’s Dedman School of Hospitality this summer will end a career filled with countless academic and athletic successes, but many will remember his impact as an affirming, effective teacher.

Tracy Marple
May 18, 2018

Dedman School of Hospitality and ClubCorp’s University Center Club: A shared history


A small percentage of the hundreds of thousands of visitors to FSU’s Doak S. Campbell Stadium each year are aware of the long-standing relationship between the Dedman School of Hospitality and the University Center Club sharing University Center Building B.

Sheila Johnson
May 7, 2018

2018 Cecil B. Day Award conferred on Sheila C. Johnson of Salamander Hotels


Sheila C. Johnson, founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, was awarded the 2018 Cecil B. Day Ethics Award at the company’s Salamander Innisbrook Resort in Tarpon Springs, Fla., March 9.

Lydia Hanks
May 3, 2018

Hanks gains 2018 ICHRIE Best Paper designation


Dedman School of Hospitality faculty member Lydia Hanks and fellow researchers Makarand Mody and Tarik Dogru have been awarded an International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) Best Paper for 2018 designation.

Dr. Nathaniel Line
April 9, 2018

Line recruited for editorial board of Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research


Dr. Nathaniel Line, assistant professor at the FSU Dedman School of Hospitality) has joined the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research (JHTR).