JWU News

A Full-Circle Journey: Scenes from Denver Commencement

5/29/18 | Graduation season at JWU’s Denver Campus is a time of celebration and anticipation for what the future holds. This year’s festivities began with seniors walking through the Robert E. Taylor Gates — a ceremony that brings students full-circle on their journey. (Convocation begins with that same procession through the gates.)

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‘Stay on Your Path’: Pride + Gratitude at North Miami Commencement

5/25/18 | A little rain couldn’t stop the excitement of the nearly 300 graduates who graced the stage  during JWU North Miami’s 2018 Commencement ceremony.

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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.

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Charlotte Commencement Celebrates New Beginnings

5/23/18 | Bailie McEntire '18 remembers crying in her residence hall her freshman year. She was 500 miles from her home in Florida, and terrified. “All I could think was how alone I was and how was I possibly going to get through the next 4 years. That day I decided I was either going to have to hide in my room for the remainder of college or get outside my comfort zone and make some new friends.”

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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.”

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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.

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JWU to Honor Industry Leaders at 2018 Commencement Ceremonies

April 18, 2018 | This May, Johnson & Wales University will award 9 honorary doctorate degrees to industry luminaries and a total of 3,200 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 2018 commencement ceremonies, to be held at the university’s 4 campuses.

Can’t attend in person? Choose your campus and watch the livestream:

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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.

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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.

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Transitioning to ‘What's Next’: Charlotte Commencement Highlights

6/9/2016 | The Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte was bustling with excitement on the morning of May 21 as family, friends and loved ones waited to see the campus' 415 students receive their undergraduate degrees.

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