JWU News

JWU Denver Joins NCAA Division III

2/22/17 |The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Membership Committee announced that Johnson & Wales University’s Denver Campus has been accepted as an Exploratory Member, effective September 1, 2017.

Topics: Denver Campus Life

JWU Wrestling Retains Providence Rivalry Cup

1/19/17 | Only 8 miles separate Johnson & Wales University from Rhode Island College, but the Wildcat wrestling team showed the divide is bigger than that on the mat, dominating the Anchormen 45-3 during the team’s annual Friday Night Fights.

Topics: Providence Campus Life

Join Us for JWU Ice Hockey at the Dunk

1/9/17 | Calling all #JWUCats! Join JWU Providence Athletics on Thursday, January 19 for our annual hockey game at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.

Topics: Campus Life

Midnight Madness Showcases Wildcat Spirit

11/14/16 | Midnight Madness is a favorite campus tradition at JWU’s Providence Campus, and with good reason. This late night event showcases Wildcat spirit in all forms.  

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Women's Volleyball Caps Undefeated Season with GNAC Championship Win

11/7/2016 | Fans packed the Wildcat Center Saturday afternoon to watch the Providence women's volleyball team extend their winning streak to 33 matches as they defeated Rivier, 3-1 (27-25, 25-20, 21-25, 25-19), to claim their second straight GNAC Championship. This win secured the team an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament. This is the Wildcats' seventh conference championship, the most of any volleyball program in the GNAC.

Topics: Providence Campus Life

Providence Women's Volleyball off to a Record Start

10/11/2016 | The Johnson & Wales University Providence women's volleyball team has extended their winning streak to 20 after a pair of non-conference victories over Columbus Day weekend. This is the best season start in program history, head coach Nancy Somera said.

Topics: Providence Campus Life

No Butts About It: All 4 JWU Campuses Now Tobacco Free

7/5/2016 | As of Friday, July 1, 2016, all 4 of Johnson & Wales University’s campuses are officially tobacco free. Faculty, staff and students assembled on the lawn in front of the Yena Center on JWU’s Providence campus to celebrate becoming the first university in Rhode Island to become tobacco free. JWU joins approximately 1,100 other colleges and universities across the country.

Topics: Providence Denver North Miami Charlotte Campus Life

Two Wildcat Teams are NCAA Tournament Bound

3/1/16 | Both JWU Providence men’s and women's basketball teams have officially advanced to the NCAA tournament.

Topics: Providence Campus Life Athletics

Men's Basketball Debuts in NCAA Regional Rankings

2/16/16 | Providence men's basketball earned the program's first NCAA ranking earlier this month.  Johnson & Wales' men's program is currently ninth in the Northeast Region. The Providence women's program, which is currently tied for first place in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), also made the cut and is currently ranked seventh. Johnson & Wales is one of only 4 schools to have both of its women's and men's programs in the rankings. 

Topics: Providence Campus Life Athletics

VIDEO: Wishing You a Wildcat Holiday

12/17/15 | As the entire Johnson & Wales University community heads into a much-welcomed holiday break, we’d like to give thanks for a successful year.

We asked Wildcat Willie and a choral supergroup made up of members of the JWU Players and the JWU Vocal Ensemble to set a festive mood with a special JWU version of “Winter Wonderland.”

Topics: Campus Life