JWU News

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: educational partnerships Denver

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

JWU Wrestling Returns to Providence Performing Arts Center

12/18/19 | It’s not every day that a regulation NCAA Wrestling mat gets rolled out onto the stage at Providence’s historic Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC). Saturday night brought collegiate wrestling to the former movie palace that typically hosts Broadway shows, concerts and comedians. The third-ranked Wildcats took on the Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals, ranked #7 in NCAA Division II.

JWU Welcomes Newbury College Students

12/17/18 | If you are currently enrolled at or were recently accepted to Newbury College and are impacted by the news of its intention to close, Johnson & Wales University’s Providence Campus is here for you.

Topics: Admissions

JWU, RISD and Farm Fresh RI Share 2018 Food Vision Prize

11/13/18 | The combined power of two of the region’s prominent higher education institutions — one an internationally recognized food authority, one an internationally recognized design authority — and a venerable local food hub is changing the way college students eat.

Johnson & Wales University (JWU), Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and Farm Fresh RI will share a 2018 New England Food Vision Prize, a $250,000 award from the Henry P. Kendall Foundation, to encourage colleges and universities to increase the amount of regionally-produced food on campus menus.

Topics: Academic Collaborations Providence

Athletics Highlights: GNAC Championship, DI Wrestling Matchup and More

11/5/18 | This past weekend was a busy and extremely successful one for JWU Providence Athletics. On Saturday, women’s volleyball won their fourth Great Northeast American Conference (GNAC) championship title with their 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 25-18) decision over Rivier. That same day, the #3-ranked wrestling team was put to the test against a pair of Division I programs, Rutgers and Fresno State, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (In parallel, a JWU contingency also took part in the Ithaca College Invitational in upstate New York.)

Topics: Athletics Providence

JWU’s Career Outcomes Rate Much Higher Than National Average

10/23/18| A recent survey of graduates from Johnson & Wales University shows that 95.4 percent have found successful career outcomes — much higher than the national average, based on 2017 data.

Topics: Internships Careers

JWU Launches Programs in Health and Wellness, Economics and Tech

9/27/18 | JWU has added several new undergraduate degree programs to its total lineup of more than 60. Like all JWU programs, the latest ones are designed to meet the needs of today’s growing industries and career opportunities, while also giving students a well-rounded arts and sciences background and experiential learning opportunities.

Topics: Economics Health & Wellness Engineering + Design Advertising & Marketing