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Part-Time Faculty

Eve Ruhlman

Eve Ruhlman

Part-Time Faculty
Hospitality Management

Eve Ruhlman brings a combination of 15 years of experience in both the Hospitality and Recreation industries as well as deep passion for teaching college students. Before joining our Hospitality Management faculty, she taught at Kookmin University in Seoul, South Korea and University of Houston at the Conrad N. Hilton School of Hotel and Restaurant Management.

Prior to moving to California, Ms. Ruhlman was the Executive Director of the Texas Dragon Boat Association and organized numerous cultural festivals and dragon boat paddling competitions. 

Her hospitality and event planning industry experience includes working at the NASA Johnson Space Center Conference Center and at the Landry’s Signature Downtown Aquarium as well as the event planner for several diplomats in the Houston area.

Special areas of interest include Event and Festival Planning, Tournament Organization, International Tourism, Sustainable Tourism, Catering Management, Right of Passage Tourism, and Spanish in the Hospitality Industry. She also teaches at California State University - East Bay in the Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism department.


  • M.S., Hospital Management
    • University of Houston
  • B.A., International Studies and Spanish
    • Texas A&M University