JWU Student Blogs

A Life-Changing Event

Editor’s Note: Several JWU students from the College of Hospitality Management attended a 4-day National Society of Minorities in Hospitality conference, including Katherine Zecena Constanza, who shares her experience with us, below.

Topics: Johnson & Wales University Travel & Tourism

Advertising Alum Talks Shop with Students

The ADTEAM and the Advertising & Marketing Communications program at Johnson & Wales have an incredible and lengthy list of alumni who hold highly valued positions in the advertising industry. On occasion, some of these alumni reach out to current students to help them on their journey to post-college life. This past week, JWU grad Bayla Werman’15, now an account executive (AE) at Mullenlowe U.S. in Boston, Massachusetts, visited the ADTEAM and Advertising Club members to give them a little insight into the advertising industry and her position at Mullenlowe.

Topics: Providence Johnson & Wales University ADTEAM

Adventures in Portugal: Hospitality Students Loving Lisbon

Editor's Note: Liz Cunningham, a student majoring in Hotel & Lodging Management, shares her experience, in her own words, about a class trip to Lisbon, Portugal. Liz and several other students from JWU’s Providence, Denver and Charlotte campuses spent 5 days in Lisbon as part of their International Hotel Operations course. Associate Professors Jane Boyland, International Hotel School, Providence Campus, and Sharene Reed, College of Hospitality Management, Denver Campus, led the trip.

Topics: Johnson & Wales University Travel & Tourism

JWU MBA Students Tour Upserve Software Developer

Editor's Note: Nikhilesh Dey, a student in JWU's MBA degree program, gives a firsthand account in his own words about a trip to Upserve, a software company in Providence, Rhode Island, that he toured with his Technology in Hospitality in Tourism class, taught by Associate Professor Debbie Howarth.

Software is an application so versatile yet so complex, there's no wonder that software controls and aids the majority of work we do in today's day and age.

Topics: Providence Johnson & Wales University MBA

JWU ADTEAM Visits Hill Holliday and CEO Karen Kaplan

The JWU student ADTEAM and Ad Club received an invitation from Hill Holliday, a prestigious, national advertising agency based in Boston, Massachusetts, to visit and take a tour there this past November. The visit included a panel presentation by Hill Holliday representatives, including a JWU alumnus, and the chance to meet and talk with Hill Holliday Chairman and CEO Karen Kaplan, one of the few female CEOs/chairmen in the US.

Topics: Graphic Design Advertising & Marketing Media Studies Providence Johnson & Wales University Business Engineering + Design Arts & Sciences ADTEAM