Student Chosen as Programs Director for National Hospitality Organization

Yolanda Suarez was elected to be serve on the 2015 – 2016 National Board as the National Programs Director for the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality. She will be in charge of nationwide chapter awards, High School Outreach, Scholarships, National résumé booklet, NSMH Internship E-Fair, National Hospitality Week, and other NSMH national programs. She […]

Hospitality Career Week Spring 2015 Recap

From January 26 – 29, over 200 hospitality students at the Chaplin School participated Hospitality Career Week, sponsored by Chipotle Mexican Grill. Twenty-four employers came on campus to impart interviewing advice to students and review their resumes and portfolios. Hospitality students had the opportunity to network with hospitality professionals in the industry and learned about […]

FIU Hospitality New York Reception

Nearly 70 FIU-hospitality alumni joined Dean Hampton, Associate Dean Rocco Angelo and a select group of students for the annual New York reception, which takes place in conjunction with the International Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Show and The American Hotel & Lodging Association Fall Conference. The event took place at the Sofitel New York Hotel.

Chaplin Students Attend Young Presidents’ Organization Luncheon for the First Time

A group of Chaplin School students attended the YPO-WPO luncheon on November 5 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, hosted by Humberto “Burt” Cabanas ‘76, immediate past Chairman of Chaplin School’s Industry Advisory Board and current member of FIU’s Board of Directors.  Students had the opportunity to perfect their elevator pitch and network with young presidents […]

Professor’s Modified Procedure Streamlines Winemaking

Before harvesting, winemakers give their grape crops “checkups” to ensure that acid levels are just right for picking. Among the tests administered are titratable acidity (TA titration) and yeast assimilable nitrogen (YAN), which both give winemakers an idea of how successful fermentation will be. Both tests require time and two separate samples for analysis. Dr. […]

Students, Faculty Get Access to Trends in Shared Ownership Investments

The 16th Annual Shared Ownership Investment Conference (SOIC) welcomed more than 500 guests at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach on October 13 – 14, 2014. For the first time this year, the Chaplin School has been designated the Exclusive Educational Partner, providing a great opportunity for students and faculty to attend the conference. Dean Mike Hampton […]

Paid Part-Time Employment Opportunities Available for SOBEWFF 2015 – Be Part of the Action!

The 2015 Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Food & Wine (SOBEWFF) will take place February 19 – 22, 2015 and the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management is looking for students to take on key leadership roles within the Festival. Several opportunities are available now. Students […]