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Championship Saturday: JWU Providence Athletics Gets NCAA-Ready

11/13/19 | This past weekend JWU Providence Athletics racked up not one but 3 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) titles — securing National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament placement for all 3 teams.

Be a JWU World Traveler: Explore Study Abroad

10/28/19 | Did you know that JWU Study Abroad oversees more than 80 programs all over the world? (This includes programs they oversee directly, as well as partnership programs with other institutions.) And it’s possible to start traveling as early as your first year at JWU — students from all campuses (including the College of Online Education) can apply. (A limited number of programs are also open to non-JWU students.)

Topics: Study Abroad Providence

By the Numbers: Examining Value, Outcomes + Why JWU Works

10/24/19 | As one of the first colleges founded by women, a progressive and pragmatic approach to learning has defined our education model since 1914. Its value begins with our students, who are invested in their education and intentional about their experiences. Learning at JWU is authentic and purposeful.

Topics: Alumni Admissions

JWU’s Voice Grows Louder in the Performance Food Conversation

Across the globe, healthy eating and performance nutrition are becoming increasingly critical components of the lives of elite athletes and weekend warriors. Jobs in the field are growing rapidly, and the thirst (or hunger) for a performance edge is stronger than ever.

Enter Johnson & Wales University.

Topics: educational partnerships Events

2019 Faculty Showcase Highlights Research + Expertise

In late September, faculty and other members of JWU’s academic community came together to celebrate scholarship and exchange ideas at the 3rd annual Faculty Scholarship Showcase. Faculty were invited to submit presentation proposals aligned with the Boyer Model of Scholarship for inclusion in this showcase. (The branch campuses will hold their own Showcases throughout the Fall.)

Topics: Providence Academic Collaborations

Students Get Wellness Advice + Recharge at the Good Life Expo

From studying and test-taking to finding the elusive work/life balance, college is crammed so full of rapid-fire new experiences that self-care often falls to the bottom of the to-do list. To remedy this, JWU Providence Health Education — in collaboration with multiple university departments, including Human Resources and Counseling Services — holds an annual Good Life Expo to actively engage the greater JWU community around issues of health and wellness.

Topics: Providence Nutrition & Wellness

U.S. News, WSJ, Money Rank JWU on Diversity, Best Value & More

Each of Johnson & Wales University’s campuses — Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina — have been recognized among a number of noteworthy rankings, including five prestigious U.S. News & World Report rankings.

JWU Announces New Undergraduate Academic Programs for 2020

9/16/19 | Johnson & Wales University (JWU) has unveiled more than 10 new undergraduate programs for the 2020-21 academic year.

North Miami Campus Rallies to Support Relief for the Bahamas

9/6/19 |North Miami Campus President Larry Rice, Ed.D, '90 has organized a relief drive to support Miami-Dade County relief initiatives for the Bahamas:

I wanted to share the great sense of empathy for the families, relatives and friends affected by the catastrophic damages caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. As active members of this community, it is our duty and responsibility to assist our neighbors in these critical times as they begin the long process of recovery.

Topics: Community Service North Miami

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)