JWU’s active civic participation includes a variety of community and business affiliations.

Save the Bay Headquarters on Harborside Campus
JWU provided a six-acre waterfront parcel for the headquarters of Save the Bay, a national award-winning environmental organization. This project has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency and GreenSource: the Magazine of Sustainable Design as one of the nation’s top brownfields redevelopment projects.

Feinstein Technology & Design Center
Through the street-front Feinstein Technology & Design Center, students build their portfolios while providing nonprofit organizations with design, graphics, technology solutions and marketing services.

Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of Rhode Island
Former Campus President Irving Schneider, PhD is executive committee chairman of AICU Rhode Island, a consortium of the state’s eight independent institutions of higher learning.

Community Collaborations
The Feinstein Community Service Center has established long lasting relationships with many local nonprofit organizations and schools. These collaborations provide real world learning experiences for our students while also meeting the need for skilled, enthusiastic volunteers in the nonprofit sector.

Our faculty have developed partnerships within the community that give students the opportunity to put course content into practice while making a difference. Additionally, many student organizations have developed partnerships with both local and national nonprofits that give a focus to their philanthropy and service efforts.

JWU Culinary Arts Building Wins Two Prestigious Design Awards

Culinary students already know that the Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence is an inspiring place in which to master their craft. Thanks to two new design awards, word's getting out to the rest of the world. read more