We’re making a difference now, and training you to make a difference in the future. Community leadership is a foundational principle at JWU, so you develop the skills and personal commitment to be strong, ethical leaders in your industry.
Why do our Providence, North Miami, Denver or Charlotte campus community service programs win awards?
Because we combine service with academics, from service-learning courses to volunteer opportunities in your field.
Our students performed over 250,000 hours of community service last year, building essential leadership and career skills at schools and nonprofits in our campus communities.
President’s Community Service Honor Roll JWU has made this select honor roll every year since it was founded in 2006 to salute colleges who stand out for their achievement in community service.
Princeton Review’s College with a ConscienceJWU was also one of The Princeton Review’s Colleges with a Conscience: 81 Great Schools with Outstanding Community Involvement.
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Our Providence Campus was recognized for its service work in Rhode Island. In 2008, JWU was one of just 118 higher education institutions nationwide — and the only one from Rhode Island — for Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification for Curricular Engagement and Outreach & Partnerships.
All four JWU campuses have been recognized by the highest federal recognition a university can achieve for its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. read more