Study Abroad

hospitality management students

EVENT PLANNING MINOR COHORT IN FLORENCE, ITALY

The first Event Planning minor cohort was being offered at the 2017 Florence Summer Institute (FSI).  Participating students can enroll in the following two classes that are part of the Event Planning minor.

RPTM 26060 Introduction to Global Tourism (Global Diversity course)
SPAD 45024 Sport in Global Perspective

Students can take other courses offered as part of the Florence Summer Institute.  For a complete list of course offerings that are part of FSI, please visit http://www.kent.edu/globaleducation/course-offerings-0

Extracurricular activities including field trips are built into the FSI.

For more information on the Event Planning minor, please visit http://www.kent.edu/ehhs/fla/hm/minor-event-planning

For more information on FSI, please visit http://www.kent.edu/globaleducation/kent-state-florence-summer-institute

“Working in a Destination Marketing Organization requires knowledge in all areas of hospitality including hotels, event planning, restaurants, economics, and finance. Thanks to the diverse curriculum and experienced professors of the Kent State University Hospitality Program, I was fully prepared to begin my career in the DMO sector of the hospitality industry.”
– Molly Evans
Destination Services Coordinator, VisitPITTSBURGH

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP IN FLORENCE, ITALY

Hospitality Management majors and minors and Event Planning minors have the option to complete HM 43092 Hospitality Management Practicum in Florence. 

To read about the experiences of former students who completed their internship in Florence in summer 2016, please visit http://kentstateselite8.wixsite.com/elite8

If you are interested in either the Event Planning minor cohort or the Hospitality Management internship in Florence, Italy, please your academic advisor for more information!