Chaplin School receives USDA grant for research in food safety

Dr. Aaron Welch and Dr. Miguel Alonso Jr., along with Associate Professor John Berry from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, received a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to investigate risk factors for certain types of toxins in US based wines. The project aims to develop a machine learning system that will […]

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and Lodging Practices

By DR. NANCY SCANLON While the UN SDG’s seek to protect the planet and global population, they in turn protect the industries that depend on; the integrity of resources such as food supply and water, the health of local populations for a work force and the climate related conditions of destinations. According to the World […]

Jovani Salceiro fulfills a promise, graduates Worlds Ahead

Growing up in Little Haiti in a Cuban family, Jovani Salceiro is the first in his family to attend college or even finish high school. Since being diagnosed at age 10 with epilepsy due to a brain tumor, he has lived with frequent seizures. He almost dropped out of high school and never thought of […]

Professor John Thomas joins panel of experts to discuss new research on the future of Tourism in Cuba

Watch the full panel discussion at By ASHLYN TOLEDO The Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management partnered with the Brookings Institution and the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center’s Cuban Research Institute to launch a new report on the future of the tourism industry in Cuba titled “Tourism in Cuba: Riding the […]

Quirch Foods names facility at Chaplin School, establishes first-generation scholarship

Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and Quirch Foods, a wholesale food distributor with distribution centers in the continental U.S. and Puerto Rico, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Quirch Foods Hub, a newly branded space within the school’s food production laboratories. Quirch Foods also established the Quirch Foods First-Generation Scholarship […]

Memorandum of Understanding: University of Malta and Florida International University

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the University of Malta and Florida International University on Wednesday 29 March at 11:50 at the Office of the Rector, University of Malta, Msida. The MoU was signed by Professor Alfred J. Vella, Rector, University of Malta, and Dr Terry Lease, Associate Dean, Florida International University. Present […]

John “Chip” Acierno III ’83, recognized as Chaplin School’s Distinguished Alumnus at Torch Awards Gala

John “Chip” Louis Acierno III is an owner of the Executive Transportation Group (ETG) and directly responsible for sales, marketing, and customer service. Under his direction and tenure, ETG has grown into the largest business-to-business ground transportation provider in the metro New York City market. ETG provides service and does business with a majority of […]