JWU News

Scholar Day Connects Thankful Students with Scholarship Donors

3/7/19 | Ninety-three percent of all JWU students receive institutional scholarships and/or grants from the university, amounting to more than $20 million in endowed scholarships awarded universitywide each year — and that makes for a lot of room to say thank you.

Topics: Scholarships Campus Life

JWU Alumni Nominated for 2019 Beard Foundation Awards

2/28/19 | This week, the James Beard Foundation released its much-anticipated list of 2019 James Beard Award semifinalists (chef categories) — and JWU alumni are well-represented.

Topics: James Beard Foundation

Lessons from History: Professor Griff Shares Black History 101

2/27/19 | Student Life recently arranged to have the Black History 101 Mobile Museum visit the Charlotte Campus and with it, a collection of more than 200 original artifacts of black memorabilia dating from the trans-Atlantic slave trade era to hip-hop culture. The museum offered a timeline of experiences, achievements and contributions — stories that need to be told.

Topics: Charlotte

JWU Wrestling Captures 3rd NCAA Regional Title

2/25/19 | JWU Wrestling captured their 3rd regional championship in a row this past weekend at the NCAA Division III Regionals, which were hosted at JWU’s Providence Campus.

Topics: Providence Athletics

JWU Providence to Host NCAA Division III Wrestling Regional

2/20/2019 | This February 23 and 24, JWU Providence will be hosting the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Wrestling Regional.

In addition to JWU’s top-ranked Wrestling team, the regional will also feature Bridgewater State, Castleton, the Coast Guard Academy, New England College, Norwich, New York University, Rhode Island College, Plymouth State, Roger Williams, Southern Maine, Springfield, Trinity, Wesleyan, Western New England, Williams and WPI. D3Wrestle.com has a preview.

Topics: Providence Athletics

New Summer Program to Help Prepare High School Students for College Success

2/6/19 | Johnson & Wales University (JWU) has partnered with Landmark College, a global leader in educating students with learning differences (LD), to host a new program that will help high school students prepare for success in higher education.

Topics: Denver educational partnerships

CBS News’ Mo Rocca Visits JWU to Film Super Bowl Segment

1/29/19 | CBS News correspondent Mo Rocca and his crew arrived at JWU Providence’s College of Culinary Arts last week to shoot part of a Super Bowl showdown segment pitting Providence (stand-in for New England, home of the Patriots) against Los Angeles in a battle for historic supremacy.

JWU Culinary Students Serve Up New Dishes for Bruins and Celtics Fans

1/22/19 | Boston Bruins and Celtics fans are gaining a culinary experience direct from JWU’s College of Culinary Arts. As part of a multi-year partnership between TD Garden, the Boston Bruins and JWU, the university’s culinary arts students have created menu items available for a limited time to the patrons of Legends, the private, members-only restaurant and bar located on level 3 of TD Garden.

Topics: educational partnerships

JWU Wrestling Returns to Providence Performing Arts Center

12/18/19 | It’s not every day that a regulation NCAA Wrestling mat gets rolled out onto the stage at Providence’s historic Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC). Saturday night brought collegiate wrestling to the former movie palace that typically hosts Broadway shows, concerts and comedians. The third-ranked Wildcats took on the Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals, ranked #7 in NCAA Division II.

JWU Welcomes Newbury College Students

12/17/18 | If you are currently enrolled at or were recently accepted to Newbury College and are impacted by the news of its intention to close, Johnson & Wales University’s Providence Campus is here for you.

Topics: Admissions