school of hospitality & tourism management
FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management Honors Alumni Accomplishments With First Ever Rising Star Awards
FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management | December 12, 2019
Alumni Top in Their Field from Hotel, Beverage, Cruise Management to Restaurants North Miami, Florida, December 12, 2019 … Florida International University’s (FIU) Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management awarded 18 of their top alumni with the very first Rising Star Awards during the first on campus alumni reunion in the school’s 47-year history. The alumni all graduated after the year 2000 and are top in their field in every aspect of the hospitality and tourism industry, from Beverage Management, to Hotel Management to Cruise Management and Restaurant Ownership and Operations. “We’re proud of our alumni and al...
November 4, 2019
Professor Patrick “Chip” Cassidy, founder and director of the Wine Program at the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University, passed away peacefully on October 28th in home hospice care. The cause of death was complications of esophageal cancer. Considered South Florida’s foremost wine expert and affectionately known as “Miami’s Wine Guru,” Professor Cassidy brought his love of wine, travel and country to his students and to the South Florida community. Says Michael Cheng, Ph.D., CHE, Interim Dean, Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, “Chip was a born tea...
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