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JWU + URI to Offer Dual Degree in Pharmacy and Physician Assistant Studies

9/5/18 |  Johnson & Wales University and The University of Rhode Island (URI) will offer a dual degree in pharmacy and physician assistant studies beginning in Fall 2018 — the first such collaboration between public and private universities in the country.

Topics: Physician Assistant Studies Academic Collaborations

Advice for Acing Your First Year at JWU

9/4/18 | You’re moved in. Your dining card is loaded up. You’ve got change for approximately 1,000 loads of laundry (give or take). Your academic schedule is committed to memory. You’ve explored Downtown Providence and you’re getting the hang of where everything is. You think you’re ready for anything the academic year can throw at you. Mostly.

Topics: Providence Campus Life

A Warm Welcome for New + Returning Wildcats

9/3/18 | New and returning Wildcats alike were welcomed back to JWU’s Providence Campus this past weekend. Although Wildcat Welcome officially lasts the entire first week of the academic year, Labor Day weekend is especially jam-packed — from the hustle and bustle of move-in to all kinds of athletics (men’s and women’s soccer and field hockey teams play their season openers), food, karaoke and a Saturday night appearance by comedian Matt Bellassai.

Topics: Providence Campus Life

JWU Welcomes Students Impacted by Art Institute Announcement

7/3/18 | If you were recently planning to attend an Art Institute “on campus” program and are impacted by news of many of their locations no longer accepting new enrollments, Johnson & Wales University’s four campuses may offer an option for you.

Topics: Admissions

JWU Competes and Wins at 2018 SkillsUSA Conference

7/3/2018 | The 2018 SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference drew more than 6,000 students from across the US — all regional winners in their career field — to Louisville, Kentucky, to compete in more than 100 different tests of leadership, technical and trade competencies. This year, 12 JWU students — the highest number in attendance to date — competed or took part in leadership events.

Topics: Academic Honors National Student Organizations (NSOs)

Advice from JWU Providence’s Class of 2018

5/24/18 | At JWU Providence’s Commencement ceremony this year, more than 1,600 undergraduate degrees, 17 doctoral degrees and 350+ graduate degrees were awarded at JWU Providence’s Commencement ceremonies.

Topics: Providence Commencement

Fall in Love + Embrace Change: Life Lessons from 2018 Commencement

 

5/20/18 |Today, Maribeth Bisienere '18 Hon. oversees the park system at Walt Disney World. But, as she admitted to the crowd assembled at Dunkin’ Donuts Center for JWU Providence’s 2018 Commencement, there was a time when she lacked purpose: “When I graduated, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. So I headed out West.”

Topics: Providence Commencement

Find Challenges + Joy: 2018 Graduate Commencement Highlights

5/18/18 | “Growth never happens in comfort zones,” graduate student speaker Marissa Mayo ’18 told the assembled crowd of jubilant soon-to-be-grads, parents, families and friends at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.

Topics: Providence Commencement

2018 Leadership Awards Honor Wildcats Who Are Making a Difference

5/14/18 | Every year, JWU’s 4 campuses each present their annual Leadership Awards as a way to acknowledge the great strides made by groups and individuals alike towards building a greater sense of community.

Topics: Community Service

JWU’s Oscar Chilabato Named AAF’s 2018 Distinguished Advertising Educator

5/9/18 | Oscar Chilabato, associate professor in the Johnson & Wales University’s College of Business, has been named the 2018 Distinguished Advertising Educator by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The annual award, which recognizes the best advertising professors in the United States, will be presented on June 9 at ADMERICA, the AAF’s national conference in Chicago.

Topics: Advertising & Marketing Academic Honors ADTEAM