Four Campuses Hold May 2012 Commencement Ceremonies PROVIDENCE, R.I. — April 13, 2012 — Johnson & Wales University will award eight honorary doctorate degrees across its four campuses during commencement ceremonies on Thurs., May 17 (graduate) and Sat., May 19 (undergraduate). Recipients have notable reputations in their field and are recognized for their distinguished careers and positive influence on their industries and communities.
Alan Shawn Feinstein Graduate SchoolThurs., May 17 at 6:45 p.m., Providence Performing Arts Center
The Hospitality College & College of Culinary ArtsSat., May 19 at 8:45 a.m., Dunkin' Donuts Center
College of Business & School of TechnologySat., May 19 at 2:45 p.m., Dunkin' Donuts Center
North Miami CampusSat., May 19 at 10 a.m., Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
Denver CampusSat., May 19 at 8:45 a.m. (MST), Coors Family Commons
Charlotte CampusSat., May 19 at 10 a.m., Time Warner Cable Arena
MEDIA CONTACTSProvidence Campus CommencementMiriam Weinstein, communications & media relations manager Phone: 401-598-1157 Email: email@example.com. North Miami Campus CommencementTonya Evans, director of communications & media relations Phone: 305-892-7551 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Denver Campus CommencementJohn Rogers, communications & media relations manager Phone: 303-256-9452 Email: email@example.com. Charlotte Campus CommencementContact Melinda Law, communications & media relations managerPhone: 980-598-1004 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic photos available upon request.
Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University (JWU)is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students at its four campuses in Providence, RI; North Miami, Fla.; Denver, Colo.; and Charlotte, NC. An innovative educational leader, the university offers programs in business, nutrition and health sciences, hospitality, culinary arts, technology and education. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal growth. The university’s impact is global, with alumni from 152 countries pursuing careers worldwide.