JWU Student Blogs

JWU's Alternative Spring Break

Bianca M. Giron finds purpose and meaning in her recent Alternative Spring Break adventure in Baltimore, Maryland. She shares her memorable experience in a poem about the beauty of giving back.

Topics: Providence Campus Life

JWU Superheroes: Experiential Education & Career Services

Karon Green compares JWU's Experiential Education & Career Services to a team of special superheroes fighting for the future careers of all JWU students.

Topics: Careers Providence Admissions

Land of the Lotus Eaters: An Irish Literary Journey

Samantha Riley embarks on an Irish literary journey to discover the hidden treasures of James Joyce’s Ulysses. She also squeezes in time to see David Ireland's Cyprus Avenue at the Peacock Theatre.

Topics: Study Abroad

Gateway to the Future: My NSMH Journey

JWU student Karon J. Green reflects on his many leadership roles with the JWU-RI National Society of Minorities in Hospitality and how his involvement is paving the way for a bright future.

Topics: Hospitality Providence Campus Life

Start Spring Tri the Right Way

JWU freshman David Allen offers positive advice on making this spring term fun and productive. Savor every moment and soak in that sun, but don’t forget the books!

Topics: Providence Campus Life

Being a Vegetarian at JWU

Bianca Giron is passionate about poetry, animals, vegetarianism and activism. Her latest project is creating a new JWU club, the JWU Students for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Topics: Sustainability Providence Campus Life

Edinburgh, Scotland: Land of the Unicorns

Samantha Riley journeys to the land of the unicorns in a Scottish adventure chock-full of culture, cathedrals and castles. In Edinburgh, she spies kilts, beauty and even a spot of sun. 

Topics: Study Abroad

The Doorway to Ireland

Booklover and travel-extraordinaire Samatha Riley explores Dublin in a three-day study abroad voyage. Riley explores museums, churches, a jail and a city that never ceases to amaze her.

Topics: Study Abroad