March 26, 2019

Two recent inductees into JWU’s chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon were featured in their hometown newspapers. Morgan Reilly ’19 was recognized in The Sandwich Enterprise. Bianca Ebanks ’19 was recognized by the Jamaica Observer.

Providence Business News published a story highlighting JWU’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and the services available to those in the community who meet income limits set by the IRS. Read more.

Did you know that some apps on your phone are capable of recording everything you do? In an interview with NBC 10 Consumer Advocate Emily Volz, Nicholas Tella, director of information security and adjunct professor in the College of Business, shared tips on how consumers can protect their personal data. Watch now.

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Thank You! oneJWU: 24 Hours of Giving
A message from the JWU Fund: We could not be more proud of the Johnson & Wales University community. We not only met, we TRIPLED our donor goal for JWU’s very first oneJWU: 24 Hours of Giving. Thank you to the more than 900 donors – faculty, staff, alumni and friends. We provided significant resources to support our students, and we unlocked an additional $10,000. We’re exceptionally grateful, but this is just the beginning. There is so much more ahead for the Johnson & Wales community. Together, we are oneJWU.

Campus Announcements

Inaugural Message from Providence Campus President
Read President Marie Bernardo-Sousa’s inaugural message to the JWU Providence community.

Visiting Industry Professional (VIP) Speaker Series
In May, Johnson & Wales University will be launching a new, high-profile speaker series called the Visiting Industry Professional, or VIP. Cindi Bigelow, the third generation president and CEO of family-owned Bigelow Tea, will serve as our inaugural VIP on Thursday, May 2. Read more in a recent memo from Provost Lily Hsu, Ed.D.

Alarm and Sprinkler Testing, March 18-29
Facilities Management is conducting fire alarm and sprinkler testing throughout the Harborside and Downcity campuses from Monday, March 18, through Friday, March 29. These tests will occur sporadically and throughout all of our buildings, including residence halls. The fire alarms will set off short beeps. The sprinklers will not discharge and no alarms will sound. Facilities apologizes in advance for the disruption. If you have any questions, please call Andre Vafiadis in Facilities Management on his cell phone at 401-741-3287.

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