JWU News

JWU Launches Early Action Admission

9/26/2017 | When it comes to planning for college, why not start sooner?

For the first time and beginning this year, Johnson & Wales University is offering Early Action Admission – a non-binding application program allowing applicants to find out as early as mid-November if they’ve been accepted to the university. Applicants will also receive a scholarship notification (if applicable) and can begin working with a financial advisor that much sooner.

Topics: Admissions

Meet the 2017 Emeril Scholars

9/25/17 | Since 2003, Johnson & Wales University has partnered with Chef Emeril J. Lagasse '78, '90 Hon., to raise money for student culinary scholarships. Since then, the annual Emeril Golf Classic has become a signature university event that benefits the Emeril Lagasse Endowed Scholarship Fund.

Topics: Providence Scholarships

JWU Study Abroad: Nepal

9/11/17 | Of all the Study Abroad programs that JWU runs each year, the Sustainability, Community Engagement & Leadership trip to Nepal is one of the most unique.

Topics: Study Abroad

Wildcats Welcome the Class of 2021

9/5/2017 | Our 4 campuses were bustling with activity over the weekend as  Wildcats returned for the start of a new academic year. We especially want to extend a warm welcome to our newest Wildcats, the Class of 2021, as they join a student body of over 15,000 students from 78 different countries.

Project Scientist’s STEM Academy Fosters Young Scientists at JWU

8/11/17 | This summer, Johnson & Wales University’s Charlotte Campus collaborated with Project Scientist to offer a STEM-focused summer academy for girls ages 4-12 with a passion, talent and aptitude for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This marked the first time the academy was held at JWU Charlotte.

Topics: Charlotte

Meet the Next Generation of Wildcat Financiers

8/7/17 | The Wildcat Investment Value Fund (WIVF) started with a seemingly simple question: “Why don’t we have a student-managed portfolio fund at JWU?”

Topics: Providence Business

Dann-Messier '00 Named RI’s Commissioner of Postsecondary Education

8/3/17 | Following a period as acting commissioner, Brenda Dann-Messier ’00 EdD has been named Rhode Island’s Commissioner of Postsecondary Education.

Topics: Graduate Programs

JWU’s PA Program Achieves 100% Pass Rate

7/28/17 | For the second year in a row, 100% of JWU’s graduating class of physician assistants have passed the board certification exam administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. All 24 Class of 2017 students passed on the first try.

Topics: Physician Assistant Studies

JWU Hosts First New England Edition of Picademy

6/14/17 | JWU Providence’s College of Engineering & Design recently hosted the first New England-based edition of Picademy, a free training intensive designed to give educators the tools to teach computing with confidence and creativity.

Topics: Providence Engineering + Design

JWU’s ADTEAM Wins the 2017 National Student Advertising Competition

6/12/17 | JWU Providence’s ADTEAM has won the 2017 American Advertising Federation (AAF) National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC), held in New Orleans. Their historic first-place win surpasses their previous best — a second-place finish at Nationals in 2015.

Topics: Competitions Providence