Rosen College of Hospitality Management Alumni

Be part of a network of more than 10,000 Hospitality Knights through the UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management Alumni Chapter! The hospitality industry is built on relationships — both personal and professional. Our chapter gives you a way to keep in touch with old classmates and make new friends and contacts. We welcome you to get involved today! Best of all, there are no membership dues!

Get Involved

All Knights are welcome to join us for social, career and community events throughout the year.
Getting involved is easy! Here's how:
  • Update your contact information and share your news.
  • Connect with us on social media.
  • Volunteer with the college alumni chapter and directly affect the lives and future careers of UCF students.


Kyle Trager ’08 ’12MPA

Director of Advancement
Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Chapter Leadership

  • Emily Smith ’13 | Chair
  • Selina Mullenax ’12 | Chair-elect
  • Natalie Maniatis ’10 | Immediate Past Chair
  • Amanda Schneider ’10 | Mentorship Co-chair
  • Ashley Schmid ’13 | Mentorship Co-chair 
  • Giovanna Gorra ’08 ‘20MS | Mentorship Co-chair
  • Jenna Kelly ’13 ’14MBA ‘15MSBM | Mentorship Co-chair
  • Amanda Williamson ’12 | Events Co-chair
  • Katie Dallas ’12 | Events Co-chair
  • Kelly Burris ’11 | Events Co-chair
  • Ashley Germano ’15 | Communications Co-chair
  • Jacob Metts ’18 | Communications Co-chair 
  • Michael Stewart ’16 ’19MS | Communications Co-chair
  • Caitlin Canning-Glassman ’16 ’20MS | Philanthropy Co-chair 
  • Elise Hecht ’09 | Philanthropy Co-chair 
  • Bailey Glessner ’16 | Philanthropy Committee
  • Jennifer Fallon ’08 | Member-at-large
  • Bailey Glessner ’16 | Member-at-large
  • Christine Glessner ’14 | Member-at-large
  • Haley Hitzing ’18 | Member-at-large
  • Aimee McGovern ’15 | Member-at-large
  • Ashley Johnson ’20 | Member-at-large
  • LaDarius Pugh ’18MS | Member-at-large
  • Michael Ridgewell ’11 | Member-at-large
  • Hope Doherty ’19 | Member-at-large
  • Lauren Sigmund ’19 | Member-at-large
  • Tierney Stecher ’12 | Member-at-large
  • Jessica Richards ’02 | Faculty Advisor


Applications for the Rosen College Alumni Chapter’s Mentorship Program for the 2023-24 year will open Aug. 27 and close on Sept. 10. Please check back then as we will be welcoming your participation.
Please note:
Completing an application does not automatically guarantee that you will be matched. The participant selection is based off the number of applications received and your ability to participate in a monthly virtual call hosted by the Rosen Alumni Mentorship Committee Members. The pairing process will be completed by the committee mid-September. Communication regarding participation status and pairing information will be released to all applicants during the last week of September. If you have any questions in the interim, please contact the Mentorship Committee at

Signature Events

Hospitality Knight 
The Rosen College of Hospitality Management Alumni Chapter hosts various networking and celebration events throughout the year, but the chapter celebrates extra big during its annual signature event.
View our photos from events over the years!

Give a Gift Today

We owe our successes in large part to the generous contributions of the alumni, friends, corporations, and foundations who have supported our efforts. At the College of Medicine, every gift has an impact that extends beyond the campus into our communities, and every gift is deeply appreciated. We thank those who have invested in the college and inspired our students and faculty to pursue their academic and professional dreams.

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