In addition to his work with local organizations, Dr. Palabiyik is also actively involved in promoting tourism and cultural activities in the area. He has organized events and activities that showcase the region's unique history, culture, and natural beauty, helping to attract visitors and promote economic development in the area.
Dr. Palabiyik's classes are known for their student-centered, interactive, and engaging format. He brings in guest speakers, organizes panel discussions, and arranges field trips to give his students a first-hand look at the hospitality and tourism industry. Through these experiential learning activities, students are able to apply the concepts they learn in class to real-world situations and gain a deeper understanding of the industry as a whole.
In addition to hospitality, Dr. Palabiyik has collaborated with Dr. Harrison and his team to launch a Sports Management program that provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue careers in the rapidly growing field of sports management.
Furthermore, Dr. Palabiyik is working closely with the university's new director, Mrs. Garcia, to revamp the university's Entrepreneurship Center. Their goal is to transform the center into an international entrepreneur's ecosystem that provides resources and support to entrepreneurs worldwide.
Throughout his career, Dr. Palabiyik has been recognized for his outstanding contributions to the field of business and hospitality management. In addition to publishing scholarly articles, he mentors students and employees. He also consults with companies regarding hotel and restaurant operations, customer service, profitability, and the travel industry as a whole. In addition, he has been invited to speak at conferences and events around the world, sharing his insights and expertise with other academics, industry professionals, and policymakers.
As the Chair of Management and Business IT, Dr. Palabiyik is responsible for overseeing a wide range of academic programs and initiatives. In addition, he manages a team of talented faculty members. In his role as Hospitality and Tourism Management Coordinator, he works closely with students to help them develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in this exciting and dynamic field.
In order to transform the industry to the next level, Dr. Palabiyik and his talented team are always looking for high-achieving students, industry leaders, institutions, and companies that are willing to collaborate. In case you are one of these individuals and are interested in the following majors or minors, please do not hesitate to reach out to him.
John Umit Palabiyik, Ph.D., Mba.
Chair, Management, and Business & Information Technology
Coordinator, Hospitality and Tourism Management Program
College of Business, Framingham State University
Web del Departamento de Hostelería: www.framingham.edu/hospitality