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Woody Kim
March 20, 2017

Kim Named NO. 3 Worldwide in Hospitality Research Impact


Woo Gon “Woody” Kim, the Robert H. Dedman Professor of Hospitality Management, ranks third in a list of the “Top 32 Hospitality Faculty by Research Impact,” in a study published in the Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism.

Ohlin
March 20, 2017

Ohlin takes on new role as director of Strategic Development


After almost eight years of service as director of the Dedman School of Hospitality, Jane Boyd Ohlin has moved into a new role as the school’s first director of Strategic Development.

Rivers
March 20, 2017

Smokehouse’s Rivers supports school and students


Restaurateur John Rivers, owner and head chef of 4 Rivers Smokehouse, and his wife, Monica, have committed $105,000 to create the John and Monica Rivers 4 Rivers Dedman School of Hospitality Endowed Scholarship.

2016 Master's Augusta National
March 20, 2017

35 interns experience the 2016 Masters Tournament


While the world’s greatest professional golfers were teeing off at Augusta National for the 2016 Masters Tournament, 35 Florida State students were behind the scenes sharing in the excitement.

Seminole Tribe
March 20, 2017

Seminole Tribe Hosts Student Hard Rock Casino Tour


The Seminole Tribe of Florida hosted 28 hospitality majors from Dr. Nathan Line’s Integrated Marketing for Hospitality class on a two-day familiarization tour of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.

Rubinacci
March 20, 2017

Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Rubinacci, Class of '91


Andrew Rubinacci, who graduated from Florida State University in 1991 with degrees in hospitality administration and marketing, recently funded the Andrew and Marybeth Rubinacci Dedman School of Hospitality Director's Office in Legacy Hall. His wife, Marybeth, is a 1993 Florida State graduate, who majored in speech pathology.

Bachelder
March 20, 2017

Popeyes’ CEO receives Cecil B. Day Ethics Award


Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, was awarded the 2016 Cecil B. Day Ethics Award before several hundred gathered for the company’s annual corporate kickoff in Atlanta on Jan. 19.

Haney
March 15, 2017

Dale Haney is Dedman's 2016 Alumnus of the Year


Dale Haney, a 1971 hotel and restaurant administration alumnus, has been selected as the Dedman School of Hospitality’s 2016 Alumnus of the Year.