September 24, 2019


JWU Newsmakers

Scammers are now targeting Google Calendar. In an interview with NBC 10 Consumer Advocate Emily Volz, Nicholas Tella, director of information security and adjunct faculty in the College of Engineering & Design, shared safety tips users should know when encountering unfamiliar calendar entries.
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Roger Achille, professor in the College of Business, contributed a commentary piece to SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Magazine that reviews a case of possible workplace discrimination involving a member of the military.
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Photos of the Week

Reception in honor of Providence Campus President Marie Bernardo-Sousa, LP.D., ’92 - September 20, 2019

Reception in honor of Providence Campus President Marie Bernardo-Sousa, LP.D., ’92 - September 20, 2019


Providence Downtown 5K
JWU Sports, Entertainment, Event - Management (SEEM) students volunteered at Providence’s Downtown 5K on September 15. This effort was organized by SEEM Associate Professor Kathy Drohan.


College Leadership Rhode Island Class of 2020
Fourteen of the 49 college students accepted in to the College Leadership Rhode Island Class of 2020 represents Johnson & Wales University. See class roster.

Photo courtesy of Leadership Rhode Island.

Campus Announcements

A New Academic Year Has Begun
Read Providence Campus President Marie Bernardo-Sousa’s recent memo, A New Academic Year Has Begun.

Emergency Management Plan Training
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognizes September as National Preparedness Month to encourage and remind people to be better prepared for disasters or emergencies in their homes, businesses and communities. JWU is committed to educating and preparing its community by providing the necessary resources to react and respond to a variety of emergency situations that may occur. All JWU full- and part-time faculty and staff members are asked to take the online Emergency Management Plan (EMP) training by October 31, 2019. This is an annual requirement by the university. Instructions to access the training are included in the recent memo sent by Christopher Harwood, director of emergency management.

Alarm and Sprinkler Testing
Facilities Management will be conducting fire alarm and sprinkler testing throughout the Harborside and Downcity campuses from Monday, September 16, through Friday, September 27. These tests will occur sporadically and throughout all of our buildings, including residence halls. The fire alarm will set off short beeps. The sprinklers will not discharge, and no alarms will sound. We apologize 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.

Wildcat Way
JWU and the City of Cranston officially renamed 100 Harborside Boulevard (the address for some buildings within Harborside Village) to 55 Wildcat Way on the Harborside Campus.


Homecoming & Family Weekend, October 18-20, 2019
All members of the JWU are invited to attend. Early bird pricing now available through September 30. View schedule and purchase tickets online.

Experiential Education & Career Services fall part-time job and career fairs.

Eat Healthy Recipe


Homemade Soft Pretzel
By: Jonathan Poyourow '03, RD, LD, CSCS

Looking for something else? Check out JWU’s Changing the Way the World Eats library of recipes.



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