Florida International University is pleased to announce that its top-rated hospitality school has been named the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Designated in honor of the Chaplin family, the School will continue to provide cutting-edge management education for students who intend to pursue careers in the hospitality and tourism industries. Harvey R. Chaplin is the chairman and chief executive officer of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, which hosts the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival. Festival proceeds benefit the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. “Southern Wine & Spirits and the Chaplin family are passionate supporters of FIU and the superior hospitality management education we offer students from all over the world,” said FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg. “This naming recognizes that commitment and augurs an even stronger partnership going forward.” Dean of the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Michael Hampton echoed President Rosenberg’s words. “This naming affirms the shared dedication of FIU, the Chaplin family and Southern Wine & Spirits to champion industry leadership and it reflects the school’s determination to ascend to the next level of academic excellence,” said Hampton. Read the full story at FIU News.