Hospitality Services Employees Elected to Office In National Food Service Organization

NACUFS appoints Sam Bennett as national president and Kirk Rodriguez as president of Southern region.

Sam Bennett, Texas Tech Hospitality Services

Sam Bennett, director of Hospitality Services

Kirk Rodriguez, Texas Tech Hospitality Services

Kirk Rodriguez, associate director for retail sales

Two Texas Tech University Hospitality Services employees were sworn into office during the 51st Annual National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) National Conference, which was held July 10 in Milwaukee.

Sam Bennett, assistant vice president of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management and director of Hospitality Services, became national president of the organization. Kirk Rodriguez, associate director for retail sales, took office as president of the organization’s Southern region.

“Texas Tech Hospitality Services is proud to be a part of NACUFS because of our shared goals,” Bennett said. “The drive of NACUFS is to promote the highest quality of foodservice on school, college and university campuses by providing members with educational and training opportunities, technical assistance, scholarships, industry information and research.”



Hospitality Services

Hospitality Services promotes each student’s learning experience by nourishing
the minds of tomorrow and serving a savory experience.

Hospitality Services serves over 3 million award-winning meals in two traditional
dining halls, two food courts, five mini-markets, retail operations, a food emporium
and catering services each academic year.

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