JWU News

2019 Honorary Degree Recipients Announced for JWU Commencement

4/11/19 | This May, Johnson & Wales University will confer 7 honorary doctorate degrees to industry luminaries and will award more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate degrees during its 2019 commencement ceremonies, to be held at all four of its campuses.

Topics: Commencement

A New Era: Runey Invested as JWU Chancellor

3/13/19 | On Tuesday, March 12, Johnson & Wales University entered a new era with the Chancellor Investiture Ceremony of Mim L. Runey, LP.D. Speakers, dignitaries and guests gathered to celebrate the university’s past, present and future at the historic Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC).

Topics: Johnson & Wales University

Scholar Day Connects Thankful Students with Scholarship Donors

3/7/19 | Ninety-three percent of all JWU students receive institutional scholarships and/or grants from the university, amounting to more than $20 million in endowed scholarships awarded universitywide each year — and that makes for a lot of room to say thank you.

Topics: Scholarships Campus Life

JWU Alumni Nominated for 2019 Beard Foundation Awards

2/28/19 | This week, the James Beard Foundation released its much-anticipated list of 2019 James Beard Award semifinalists (chef categories) — and JWU alumni are well-represented.

Topics: James Beard Foundation

Lessons from History: Professor Griff Shares Black History 101

2/27/19 | Student Life recently arranged to have the Black History 101 Mobile Museum visit the Charlotte Campus and with it, a collection of more than 200 original artifacts of black memorabilia dating from the trans-Atlantic slave trade era to hip-hop culture. The museum offered a timeline of experiences, achievements and contributions — stories that need to be told.

Topics: Charlotte

JWU Wrestling Captures 3rd NCAA Regional Title

2/25/19 | JWU Wrestling captured their 3rd regional championship in a row this past weekend at the NCAA Division III Regionals, which were hosted at JWU’s Providence Campus.

Topics: Providence Athletics

JWU Providence to Host NCAA Division III Wrestling Regional

2/20/2019 | This February 23 and 24, JWU Providence will be hosting the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Wrestling Regional.

In addition to JWU’s top-ranked Wrestling team, the regional will also feature Bridgewater State, Castleton, the Coast Guard Academy, New England College, Norwich, New York University, Rhode Island College, Plymouth State, Roger Williams, Southern Maine, Springfield, Trinity, Wesleyan, Western New England, Williams and WPI. D3Wrestle.com has a preview.

Topics: Providence Athletics

New Summer Program to Help Prepare High School Students for College Success

2/6/19 | Johnson & Wales University (JWU) has partnered with Landmark College, a global leader in educating students with learning differences (LD), to host a new program that will help high school students prepare for success in higher education.

Topics: Denver educational partnerships

CBS News’ Mo Rocca Visits JWU to Film Super Bowl Segment

1/29/19 | CBS News correspondent Mo Rocca and his crew arrived at JWU Providence’s College of Culinary Arts last week to shoot part of a Super Bowl showdown segment pitting Providence (stand-in for New England, home of the Patriots) against Los Angeles in a battle for historic supremacy.

JWU Culinary Students Serve Up New Dishes for Bruins and Celtics Fans

1/22/19 | Boston Bruins and Celtics fans are gaining a culinary experience direct from JWU’s College of Culinary Arts. As part of a multi-year partnership between TD Garden, the Boston Bruins and JWU, the university’s culinary arts students have created menu items available for a limited time to the patrons of Legends, the private, members-only restaurant and bar located on level 3 of TD Garden.

Topics: educational partnerships