JWU News

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

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

JWU Alums Garner 2018 James Beard Award Nominations

2/17/18 | This week, the James Beard Foundation released its much-anticipated list of 2018 James Beard Award semifinalists (chef categories) — and JWU alumni are well-represented.

Topics: James Beard Foundation Alumni

‘Grow + Evolve’: Denver Commencement Highlights

5/25/16 | The excitement was palpable as JWU Denver’s Class of 2016, their families and alumni gathered on the Coors Family Commons for the Robert E. Taylor Gate Ceremony.

Topics: Denver Alumni Commencement

‘Work Hard, Be Humble’: North Miami Commencement Highlights

5/25/16 | “Commencement means the beginning,” Paul Damico '86 told the Johnson & Wales North Miami Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 21. “Today marks the beginning of your career.”

Topics: North Miami Alumni Commencement

2016 Providence Grads Get Ready for the Next Chapter

5/25/16 | If a picture is worth 1,000 words, JWU Providence’s 2016 Commencement ceremony could compete with “War & Peace.”

Laughter. Tears. Lifelong friendships forged of hard work and dedication. Gratitude for faculty mentors and a Wildcat support network that just doesn’t quit. Shouts of “I love you, mom!” yelled across a crowded arena.

Topics: Providence Alumni Commencement

‘Go Change the World’: Highlights from Commencement 2016

5/23/16 | Saturday, May 21, was an important day for Wildcats across all four of Johnson & Wales University’s campuses — almost 3,000 undergraduate degrees were awarded during JWU’s 2016 Commencement ceremonies.

Topics: Hospitality Culinary Arts Providence Alumni Commencement

2016 Honorary Degree Recipients Announced

4/21/16 | Johnson & Wales University will award 9 honorary doctorate degrees along with 3,277 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 2016 commencement ceremonies across all 4 campuses. See below for a list of honorary degree recipients, which includes two JWU alums, Paul Damico '86 and Champe Carter Speidel '00.

Topics: Providence Denver North Miami Charlotte Alumni Commencement

JWU Alumni Nominated for 2016 Beard Foundation Awards

2/17/16 | The James Beard Foundation has released its much-anticipated list of 2016 James Beard Award semifinalists (chef categories) — and JWU alumni are well-represented.

Topics: Culinary Arts James Beard Foundation Alumni

Exploring the Ethics of Hacking with Joshua Wright '97

2/4/16 | Johnson & Wales University alum Joshua Wright’s recent talk at the Providence Campus opened with a loaded question about the dividing lines between “white hat” and “black hat” computer hacking: “What’s the difference between me and a bad guy? One word: Permission.”

Topics: Providence Alumni Engineering + Design Distinguished Visiting Professor