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Harris Rosen, Black History Tours and Heritage Conference

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Black History Tours talks with Harris Rosen, owner of Rosen Hotels and Resorts. Mr. Rosen is honored to host the Florida Department of Education's African American History Task Force~ African American Heritage Tours (FAAHTF) 

We are sure you will enjoy Mr. Rosen's very inspiring interview.

Mr. Rosen's Spirit reflects the Spirit of a great philanthropist of the past, Mr. Julius Rosenwald. Mr. Rosenwald and Booker T Washington built over 500 schools in Black Rural communities.  Similarly, Mr. Harris Rosen provided a $2 million scholarship endowment for the Tangelo Park neighborhood. The Program has over the past eighteen years provided free preschool to all who live in the Tangelo, and in addition, an all expense paid education including tuition, for those who are accepted to a higher ed. institute or public college in the state of Florida. Thus far approximately 350 youngsters have been provided with full college scholarships

In addition, Rosen donated a 20-acre site to the Univ. of Central Florida for the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. Rosen provided approximately $10 million in additional funds to construct the college. Rosen's most recent philanthropic endeavors have include a $2 million scholarship endowment for the Tangelo Park neighborhood. The Program has over the past eighteen years provided free preschool to all who live in the Tangelo, and in addition, an all expense paid education including tuition, for those who are accepted to a higher ed. institute or public college in the state of Florida. Thus far approximately 350 youngsters have been provided with full college scholarships

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