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‘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.

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‘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.

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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.

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A Full-Circle Journey: Scenes from Denver Commencement

5/29/18 | Graduation season at JWU’s Denver Campus is a time of celebration and anticipation for what the future holds. This year’s festivities began with seniors walking through the Robert E. Taylor Gates — a ceremony that brings students full-circle on their journey. (Convocation begins with that same procession through the gates.)

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‘Stay on Your Path’: Pride + Gratitude at North Miami Commencement

5/25/18 | A little rain couldn’t stop the excitement of the nearly 300 graduates who graced the stage  during JWU North Miami’s 2018 Commencement ceremony.

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Advice from JWU Providence’s Class of 2018

5/24/18 | At JWU Providence’s Commencement ceremony this year, more than 1,600 undergraduate degrees, 17 doctoral degrees and 350+ graduate degrees were awarded at JWU Providence’s Commencement ceremonies.

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Charlotte Commencement Celebrates New Beginnings

5/23/18 | Bailie McEntire '18 remembers crying in her residence hall her freshman year. She was 500 miles from her home in Florida, and terrified. “All I could think was how alone I was and how was I possibly going to get through the next 4 years. That day I decided I was either going to have to hide in my room for the remainder of college or get outside my comfort zone and make some new friends.”

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Fall in Love + Embrace Change: Life Lessons from 2018 Commencement

 

5/20/18 |Today, Maribeth Bisienere '18 Hon. oversees the park system at Walt Disney World. But, as she admitted to the crowd assembled at Dunkin’ Donuts Center for JWU Providence’s 2018 Commencement, there was a time when she lacked purpose: “When I graduated, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. So I headed out West.”

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Find Challenges + Joy: 2018 Graduate Commencement Highlights

5/18/18 | “Growth never happens in comfort zones,” graduate student speaker Marissa Mayo ’18 told the assembled crowd of jubilant soon-to-be-grads, parents, families and friends at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.

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JWU to Honor Industry Leaders at 2018 Commencement Ceremonies

April 18, 2018 | This May, Johnson & Wales University will award 9 honorary doctorate degrees to industry luminaries and a total of 3,200 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 2018 commencement ceremonies, to be held at the university’s 4 campuses.

Can’t attend in person? Choose your campus and watch the livestream:

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