JWU College of Business

JWU ADTEAM is On a Roll as They Head to National Final

When it comes to the American Advertising Association’s (AAF) National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC), there’s a lot of secrecy. Teams are given numbers rather than names and must remain anonymous, and their campaign details cannot be revealed until the conclusion of the NSAC in June. However, without giving away too many details, students shared what it’s been like to spend the last eight months preparing an advertising campaign worthy of competition. And, strangely, it involved eating a lot of hot dogs.

Topics: Competitions Advertising & Marketing

Need a Good Marketing Campaign? There’s a Place For That.

(Hint: The place is JWU.)
As the school year comes charging to an end, students have to start preparing for moving out of their dorms — and figuring out what to do with all the stuff they've accumulated this year that definitely won't be fitting in the car for the trip home. Marketing students contemplated this common problem as they created the marketing strategy for the Move Out and Donate campaign, and they’ve unveiled the answer, or at least an angle to build their strategy on: Do you have stuff that you’re going to throw away? There's a place for that.

Topics: Sustainability Advertising & Marketing

7 Questions with Manal Jakhar '19

Manal Jakhar ‘19 has taken full advantage of all JWU has to offer during her time here as an Advertising & Marketing Communications major. From her hard work with JWU’s ADTEAM and other clubs to her stellar academic performance, it’s no wonder she was chosen by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) to attend their prestigious Most Promising Multicultural Student program in New York City. She shared with us what her college life has been like, how she copes with a busy schedule and what it means to her to be chosen for the Most Promising program.

Topics: Advertising & Marketing Business

Making Connections: Social Media and Digital Marketing

The innovative nature of social media and digital marketing presents exciting new career paths along with challenges that are unraveling as fast as the industry is evolving. Businesses are relying on digital marketing experts to personalize messaging that leads to sales in a cost-effective and measurable way. Four JWU alumni reconnected on campus to speak with students from the College of Business and the College of Engineering & Design at a social media and digital marketing panel.

Topics: Advertising & Marketing Business Social Media

2018 College of Business Senior Spotlights

Johnson & Wales University will award 9 honorary doctorate degrees and a total of 3,138 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees at its 2018 commencement ceremonies, across the university’s 4 campuses. Here are just a few of the 443 undergraduate students graduating this weekend from the Providence Campus' College of Business

Topics: Advertising & Marketing Fashion Merchandising Business Accounting


Joining JWU Providence’s ADTEAM — 2017 winner of the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) — is an option open to JWU students of any major. At a recent meeting for students interested in joining the ADTEAM or the ADCLUB, more than 60 students attended to hear from Associate Professors Oscar Chilabato and Christine Ure, who explained what the organizations are all about.

Topics: Advertising & Marketing Providence