College of Arts & Sciences – Noteworthy

Kevin DeJesus, PhD, assistant professor in the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences, was recognized as a “Leader As Host” by Mike Ritz, executive director of Leadership Rhode Island, during a recent visit to his class. Ritz also spoke with his students about qualities that make a good leader and opportunities available for them through College Leadership Rhode Island. Learn more about the coin DeJesus received and about this program.

College of Hospitality Management – Noteworthy

Matt Samel, PhD, CHE, FMP, professor in the College of Hospitality Management, reveled with a stellar academic year. The May/June issue of Club Management magazine, the official publication of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA), profiled him (see page 15: Lessons Learned).

As a faculty advisor to the JWU CMAA Student Chapter, he was proud to see them recognized at the 91st World Conference on Club Management in San Francisco (see page 11: Student chapter award winners).

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Sixth Annual JWU Athletics Golf Classic

Join JWU Athletics at this year’s annual Golf Classic on Mon, Aug 13, at Metacomet Country Club, Veterans Memorial Parkway, in East Providence, RI. Registration opens at 8 am, and a shotgun start at 9 am. Lunch and awards are scheduled for 2pm.

Participation helps to ensure that Athletics will continue to be a robust part of the student experience on the Providence Campus. Help provide the support that our 500 student-athletes so richly deserve, and continue the legacy of an exceptional educational experience at JWU. Learn more about sponsorship and play opportunities.