JWU News

Meet the 2015 Emeril Lagasse Scholars

9/30/15 | University News

In 2003, Johnson & Wales University partnered with Chef Emeril J. Lagasse '78, '90 Hon. to create a unique event dedicated to making culinary education more affordable. Since then, the annual Emeril Golf Classic has become a signature university event that benefits the Emeril Lagasse Endowed Scholarship Fund.

Topics: Alumni Academic Honors

JWU Students Contribute to Holocaust Memorial


9/21/15 | Engineering + Design

Students from JWU’s School of Engineering and Design played a major role in enhancing the visitor experience at the new Rhode Island Holocaust Memorial, located at Memorial Park on South Main Street in Providence.

Topics: Providence Engineering + Design

Meet JWU Providence Changemaker Fellow Linda Garcia

9/18/14 | Business & Entrepreneurship

JWU Providence student Linda Garcia and 10 other college students from across Rhode Island have been named 2015-16 Changemaker Fellows by Social Enterprise Greenhouse and Founders League, two organizations dedicated to strengthening the state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Topics: Careers Providence Business Entrepreneurship

What Does It Take to Be a Counselor? Ask Professor Mari Dias.

A co-founder of the Counseling Psychology program at JWU’s Providence Campus, Professor Mari Nardolillo-Dias '03, EdD, makes activists out of students. The outspoken and dynamic Dias answers questions about what it takes to be a good counselor, as well as her own community involvement.

Topics: Providence Arts & Sciences Counseling + Psychology

JWU + RWU Law Announce Unique 3+3 Program

Science + Liberal Arts

A newly-signed agreement between Johnson & Wales University (JWU) and Roger Williams University School of Law (RWU Law) provides a pathway for JWU students to complete undergraduate and law studies in 6 years. The “3 + 3” program becomes the first agreement of its kind between a Rhode Island university and RWU Law.

Topics: Arts & Sciences

Denver Campus Unveils New Centennial Hall

Professional Studies

After 30+ years of being shuttered and $17 million in renovations, Centennial Hall — which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places — will be the new heart of Johnson & Wales University’s Denver Campus.

Topics: Denver Campus Renovations