JWU News

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: jwu 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: jwu 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 jwu providence

2017 JWU Providence Commencement Highlights

5/24/17 | The roar of the crowd. The joy on every face. The closing of one chapter and the start of another. JWU Providence’s 2017 Commencement ceremonies had no shortage of laughter, tears and intense pride.

Topics: jwu providence Commencement

REVEAL 2017 Showcases the Best of JWU Design

5/18/17 | The College of Engineering & Design’s annual exhibit is always a highlight of the academic year, and REVEAL 2017, this year’s installment, was no exception.

Topics: jwu providence Engineering + Design

2017 Honorary Degree Recipients Announced

4/25/17 | This May, Johnson & Wales University will award 8 honorary doctorate degrees and a total of 3,279 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 2017 commencement ceremonies, to be held at the university’s 4 campuses.

Topics: Commencement

JWU’s 6th Annual ZEST Awards Recognize Miami Culinary Leaders

3/30/17 | Johnson & Wales University’s North Miami Campus hosted the sixth annual JWU ZEST™ Awards to showcase and honor Miami’s culinary leaders in 10 categories.

Topics: jwu north miami Culinary Awards