Through a range of business and community collaborations, JWU supports public schools and a wide variety of nonprofits in each campus market, as well as environmental organizations and local police and fire departments.
Students and faculty also help entrepreneurs, small businesses and nonprofits develop and achieve their strategic business goals through a partnership with the US Small Business Administration.
Save the Bay Headquarters on the Harborside Campus Our community affiliations also include the six-acre waterfront parcel which JWU provided for the headquarters of Save the Bay, a nationally recognized and award-winning environmental organization.
Feinstein Technology & Design Center Through this street-front center, School of Technology students provide nonprofit organizations with design, graphics, technology and marketing services.
RI Small Business Development Center Hosted on campus, the RISBDC connects current and aspiring minority and small business owners with JWU faculty, students and resource partners for counseling, training in financial management, marketing and technical assistance and educational workshops to help clients secure capital and increase sales.
North Miami Campus
North Miami's Parks & Recreation Department Join! Work! Unite! is an annual celebration of National Public Lands Day in which roughly 500 JWU students, faculty and staff partner with the city of North Miami's Parks & Recreation Department to clean up the city's green spaces. The Big Chef, Little Chef program The program pairs students from nearby W.J. Bryan Elementary School with JWU mentors in order to learn about nutrition, food preparation and etiquette.
Wachovia Community Outreach Program Through this program, students, faculty and staff make a difference in the Charlotte community through community service-learning, volunteer programs and in-kind support, particularly in the focus areas of hunger, homelessness and education.