JWU News

Planning Pays Off: Lessons from JWU’s Student-Run Event Conference

10/27/16 | The Sports/Entertainment/Event Management program at Johnson & Wales University’s Providence Campus is the School of Hospitality’s largest, enrolling more than 900 students.

Each year, event management majors put their skills into action by organizing the SEEM Leadership Conference, which brings together trailblazers and emerging leaders from across the industry to share their career successes, advice and best practices.

Topics: Hospitality

#JWUVotes: 5 Ways to Get (and Stay) Involved

10/14/16 | How can we all make a difference during election season? The ninth session of JWU Providence’s Global Speakers series, titled Civic Engagement & Informed Citizenship, took a head-on approach to demystify the current political climate — and offer strategic methods to ensure that all JWU students can make their voices heard.

Topics: Political Science

Honoring Chancellor Emeritus Morris Gaebe (1920-2016)

10/12/16 | The Johnson & Wales University community is deeply saddened by the passing of Morris Gaebe '98 Hon., JWU trustee emeritus and chancellor emeritus.

“Mo,” a longtime resident of Barrington, RI, died on Saturday, October 8 at the age of 96.

Providence Women's Volleyball off to a Record Start

10/11/2016 | The Johnson & Wales University Providence women's volleyball team has extended their winning streak to 20 after a pair of non-conference victories over Columbus Day weekend. This is the best season start in program history, head coach Nancy Somera said.

Topics: Providence Campus Life

‘Data Is the Way Forward’: Business Lessons from Dunkin’ Brands’ Nigel Travis

10/6/16 | Dunkin’ Brands Chairman and CEO Nigel Travis opened his hour-long talk at JWU’s Providence Campus with an unusual request. “Call me Nigel,” he told the crowd of roughly 400 School of Business students. “Let’s keep this informal.”

Topics: Providence Business