JWU News

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?”

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‘Data Is the Way Forward’: Business Lessons from Dunkin’ Brands’ Nigel Travis

10/6/16 | Dunkin’ Brands Chairman and CEO Nigel Travis opened his hour-long talk at JWU’s Providence Campus with an unusual request. “Call me Nigel,” he told the crowd of roughly 400 School of Business students. “Let’s keep this informal.”

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Meet the 2016 Sharkfest Entrepreneurship Competition Winners

4/6/16 | Now in its fifth year, JWU Providence’s annual Sharkfest competition tests the business acumen, creativity and ambition of student entrepreneurs from a broad spectrum of majors.

Topics: jwu providence jwu north miami Denver Charlotte Business Entrepreneurship

Show Me the Money: Meet the Wildcats of Wall Street

After a generous commitment from the JWU Board of Trustees Investment Committee, the Finance and Investment Academy hopes to turn play money into hard cash.

Topics: jwu providence Alumni Business Finance

Meet the Winners of JWU Denver’s Sharkfest


11/9/15 |

Student entrepreneurs were in the spotlight at JWU Denver’s second annual Sharkfest competition, which featured 7 teams vying for a spot in the universitywide contest.

“I was really impressed with the caliber of thinking from these students and I see some successful concepts here,” noted judge Peter Casillas, publisher of the Denver Business Journal.

Topics: Denver Business Entrepreneurship

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 jwu providence Business Entrepreneurship

Networking with 1 Million Cups at JWU

Topics: Business Entrepreneurship

Ad Team Places First at AAF Districts

Advertising

Update: The Ad Team won the second round of the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) and are now District Champions. In June, the group will head to Las Vegas for the the national competition ADMERICA2015.This is our fifth year in row of qualifying for Nationals. Congratulations to the team, and to coaches Oscar Chilabato and Christine Ure. (May 8)

JWU Providence’s Ad Team has another award for the shelf: They took first place at the district level National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) held at Simmons College in Boston.

Topics: Competitions Business Advertising

2015 Sharkfest Winners

Business


Now in its fourth year, JWU Providence’s annual Sharkfest tests the mettle of student + alumni entrepreneurs from the business, culinary and hospitality fields. Out of 12 finalists — including representatives from each JWU campus, and two alumni — here are this year’s winning business pitches:

Topics: Business Entrepreneurship

Video: Charlotte Sharkfest Showcases JWU Entrepreneurs

Business

Four JWU Charlotte students grew closer to making their business ideas a reality by winning that campus' annual Sharkfest entrepreneurship competition.

Topics: Business