JWU News

PA Students Earn Their White Coats

6/20/18 | On Friday, June 15, 36 students in the Class of 2019 Physician Assistant Studies program filed in to the front rows of Schneider Auditorium. Thirty-six white coats hung on a rack on stage as families, friends, faculty and university leadership filled the auditorium, waiting for the start of a rite of passage for the medical profession: The White Coat Ceremony.

Topics: Physician Assistant Studies Academic Honors

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.)

Topics: Denver Commencement

‘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.

Topics: North Miami Commencement

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.

Topics: Providence Commencement

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.”

Topics: Charlotte Commencement

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.”

Topics: Providence Commencement

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.

Topics: Providence Commencement

2018 Leadership Awards Honor Wildcats Who Are Making a Difference

5/14/18 | Every year, JWU’s 4 campuses each present their annual Leadership Awards as a way to acknowledge the great strides made by groups and individuals alike towards building a greater sense of community.

Topics: Community Service

JWU’s Oscar Chilabato Named AAF’s 2018 Distinguished Advertising Educator

5/9/18 | Oscar Chilabato, associate professor in the Johnson & Wales University’s College of Business, has been named the 2018 Distinguished Advertising Educator by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The annual award, which recognizes the best advertising professors in the United States, will be presented on June 9 at ADMERICA, the AAF’s national conference in Chicago.

Topics: Advertising & Marketing Academic Honors ADTEAM

Reuse Expert Alex Eaves Kicks Off JWU Sustainability Week

4/22/18 | Each year, JWU Providence’s Sustainability Week — which is always scheduled around Earth Day, April 22 — gets bigger and better. This year’s lineup includes tree plantings, free yoga by the water, Columbia Park clean-up, and the annual Sustainability Fair, which runs in tandem with JWU Global’s VegFest on April 25. The week kicked off with a visit from reuse expert Alex Eaves, a filmmaker, writer and “reuse pro.”

Topics: Sustainability