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JWU Wins Big at 2019 SkillsUSA Conference

7/10/19 | SkillsUSA’s annual National Leadership & Skills Conference is one of the best ways for JWU students to test their technical, presentation and leadership skills on a national stage.

The 2019 event brought more than 6,500 students from across the U.S. — all regional winners in their career fields — to Louisville, Kentucky, to compete in more than 100 trade, industrial, STEM, health and leadership skill competition areas. This year, 14 JWU students competed or took part in leadership events.

Topics: Competitions National Student Organizations (NSOs)

JWU Launches RI’s First Entry-Level Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program

6/20/19 | Johnson & Wales University officially unveiled its new entry-level Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) — the first of its kind in Rhode Island — with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony in the newly-renovated Mathewson St. building that formerly housed the College of Engineering & Design.

Topics: Health & Wellness Occupational Therapy

‘Bend With the Road’: Life Lessons from 2019 Commencement

5/18/19 | It is ironic that an event as deeply anticipated as Commencement seems to go by in a flash. JWU Providence’s 2019 ceremonies were no exception, and the day was filled with laughter, tears, joyous memories and the high-wattage power of unlimited potential.

Topics: Commencement

New Traditions: Senior Send-Off

5/14/19 | This year, JWU’s Providence Campus introduced a new tradition: Senior Send-Off. Developed by Alumni Relations, this program is a new way to celebrate graduating seniors while simultaneously welcoming them into the JWU Alumni family.

Topics: Alumni Campus Life

Explore Robotics, Food + Forensics: JWU Summer Camps for Kids + Teens

5/8/19 | This summer, Johnson & Wales University (JWU) is offering kids and teens an alternative to traditional summer camp. JWU Summer Camps, taught by the university’s industry-experienced faculty and held on its Providence campus, are reflective of the university’s signature academic programs. Camps are designed for young people interested in culinary arts, baking & pastry arts, criminal justice, and engineering & design.

Topics: Providence summer camps

‘Define What Is Important to You’: Grad Commencement 2019

5/3/19 | “Class of 2019, you inspire us and reaffirm our belief in the transformative power of higher education,” JWU Providence Campus President Marie Bernardo-Sousa, LP.D. '92 told the assembled crowd of jubilant soon-to-be-grads, parents, families and friends at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.

Topics: Commencement

2019 Commencement: Honorary Degree Recipients, Keynote Speakers, Livestream Details and More

4/11/19 | This May, Johnson & Wales University confers 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

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

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