JWU Student Blogs

Ready to Run the Family Bakery: Boulangerie St.  Antoine

I was born and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts, and spent much of my time in a small, traditional Haitian bakery, Boulangerie Street Antoine, owned by my parents. They started the business 22 years ago, right around the time I was born. My mother, with just a high school diploma, and my father, with an associate degree that he earned in Haiti, gave it their all from the start and are still running a successful business to this day.

Topics: Culinary Arts Providence Baking & Pastry Arts

ADTEAM Begins Work for New Client: Ocean Spray

My name is Maddy Hernandez, and I’ve had the incredible privilege of working as a research strategist on Johnson & Wales University’s student-run advertising agency, Candlelight Communications. I am an Advertising & Marketing Communications major, and I’m working to complete my degree in the upcoming year.

Topics: Advertising & Marketing Providence

Gaining Confidence (and Pasta Skills)

I started at JWU Providence’s College of Culinary Arts last fall. At that point, I was only taking academic classes, and I was dying to know what culinary labs were going to be like! I had very little prior experience in the food service industry and was anxious and excited to see how I would adapt to labs.

Topics: Providence

My Early Enrollment Journey to JWU

Throughout my 17 years of life, I have endured many challenges, varying in nature. Some of the challenges were quite exciting and positive, while others were more difficult and exhausting. These challenges, however, eventually led to something amazing! My journey to starting the Early Enrollment Program (EEP) at JWU’s College of Culinary Arts exemplifies this perfectly.

Topics: Providence Admissions

ADTEAM’s Amazing Win

Lorianna Logan, an advertising student at JWU Providence, tries to put into words a truly unforgettable experience: JWU’s recent 1st place win in the National Student Advertising Competition, held by the American Advertising Federation. Read about her involvement:

Topics: Providence