Dedman School receives $2 million Marriott Foundation gift for hospitality career center

An artist's rendition of the Dedman School of Hospitality's Marriott Career Center.

An artist's rendition of the Dedman School of Hospitality's Marriott Career Center.

Author: Bob Branciforte

Florida State University’s Dedman School of Hospitality announces a gift from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation to establish the Marriott Career Center.

The $2 million gift provides for an endowed fund supporting the center’s ongoing operations, as well as $250,000 for renovations in the development of its facilities.

The hospitality-focused career center will provide valuable support to the school’s students. It will be hub for online and in-person recruiting, workshops, and branded events aimed at connecting industry professionals with Dedman’s world-class students.