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- 91%of our students have jobs upon graduation
- 54countries represent our student body, making us the most diverse hospitality program in the world
- 931 undergraduate students
- 82MS and Executive Master's students
- 34MS in Global Hospitality Business students
- 15Ph.D. in Hospitality Administration students
- $1,000,000 in merit-based college and university scholarships awarded
- 8,026 alumni work in hospitality leadership positions in more than 50 countries around the world
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Drs. Chris Taylor and Jason Draper, along with Dr. Rhonda Hammond of Washington State University, have had their paper titled “Hotel Food and Beverage Services: Cannibalistic or Complimentary” accepted for publication in the Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism.
The University of Houston Teaching Excellence Award Committee and the Office of the Provost have selected Dr. Stephen Barth as the recipient of the 2018 Teaching Excellence Career Award; Dr. JéAnna Abbott for the Teaching Excellence Award for Group Teaching; and doctoral candidate Elizabeth Whalen for the Teaching Excellence Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.
Co-authors Drs. Priyanko Guchait and Juan M. Madera, along with Drs. Fevzi Okumus and Nan Hua of the University of Central Florida, have had their paper titled “Can error management culture increase work engagement in hotels? The moderating role of gender” accepted for publication in Service Business, an SSCI journal. Their study examines the influence of error management culture on employees’ work engagement; how gender affects the proposed relationship; and the mediating effect of work engagement between error management culture and organizational citizenship behaviors.