April 9, 2019

Culinary Nutrition student Amy Peralta ’19 was selected to work with the Boston Bruins’ executive chef to prepare a pre-workout breakfast and post-workout lunch for players and staff at Warriors Arena, the Boston Bruins’ practice facility. This is an opportunity made possible through the university’s education partnership with TD Garden and the Boston Bruins. 

A portion from the visit will appear on a short segment on NESN’s Behind the B today, Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30pm. Please note: Do not promote the airing of this segment on university or personal social media accounts prior to its airing tonight due to the contractual agreement between JWU and the Boston Bruins. Thank you.

Photos of the Week

Students Compete in GAME Conference
Members of the Wildcat Investment Value Fund (WIVF) and Finance & Investment Academy (FIA) attended the G.A.M.E. IX Forum 2019 in New York City, March 27-30. The group of students competed in the portfolio competition with their qualified JWU WIVF student-managed fund. JWU was also invited to participate in the NASDAQ closing bell ceremony. Brandon Kauffman ’19 was selected as the student representative to accept the honor.

The 12 students who participated include: Brandon Kauffman ’19, Nick Pezza ’19, Chris Behen ’19, Joe Simasek ’20, Christian Pagnini ’19, Kevin Divver ’19, Tyler Troiano ’20, Cassandra Wakefield ’20, Danielle Melendy ’20, Alexander Liang ’21, Anna Zhou ’20, Zachary Walsh ‘19

JWU Denver Creates World’s Longest Vegan PB&J
On April 2, in honor of National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, JWU Denver Culinary Nutrition students collaborated with Southmoor Elementary, under the guidance of JWU Chef Adam Sacks, to build the World’s Longest Vegan Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich, a record submitted for an entry in Guinness World Records. The final length came in at 108 feet—over 875 pounds of student-made vegan bread, peanut butter and jelly. The students spent three months baking the vegan bread from scratch and ingredients (made from beans, grain and fresh fruit) as a part of their end-of-term class project for their vegetarian cuisine course.

Campus Announcement

Senior Send-Off
Previously announced in a memo from Ronald Martel, vice president of student affairs and dean of students, the JWU community will come together to celebrate the graduating class of 2019 at the university’s first Senior Send-Off event. On Sunday, May 5, festivities will begin in Schneider Auditorium at 7:15 p.m. where Alumni Relations will officially welcome our seniors into the JWU alumni community of more than 112,000. Each senior will receive their alumni pin and a blue senior send-off t-shirt to wear that night. The class will proceed down Weybosset Street to Gaebe Commons for a celebration that will include food, games and music. Faculty and staff participation: Gather a group of colleagues for a JWU night out or bring your family. Volunteers are also needed – sign-up today.  

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