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AROUND CAMPUS - NOVEMBER 2013
Approximately 200 students, faculty and staff attended the grand opening of the BRIDGE Center throughout the afternoon on Oct 17.
There was a brief speaking program to kick-off the day. Speakers included Mim Runey, president and chief operating officer; Katie Gilbertson, director of international student services; Loren Intolubbe-Chmil, Ph.D., director of international and intercultural engagement; Shelley Stephenson, Ph.D., dean of international programs and development; and students Nicole Marcelin and Martha Walch.
Forty-five people participated in “Bootcamp Blowout” held in Pepsi Forum on Oct 23.
The Blowout, sponsored by JWU Athletics through Fitness and Recreation programming, is the first in a series of fitness classes that will be offered on the Downcity Campus during the 2013-14 year. A good mix of students and staff were led through a vigorous workout by Debra Becker, assistant director, Residential Education.
Culinary Nutrition graduate Simon Lusky '10 is the chef and nutrition specialist to the St. Louis Cardinals.
On the eve of the team’s first visit to Boston during October’s World Series, he brought his teammates back to his alma mater for a tour and catch-up with faculty and current students.
Pictured (left to right) is Cardinal’s second baseman Matt Carpenter, Lusky, pitcher Trevor Rosenthal, and Chef Todd Seyfarth, culinary nutrition department chair.
Hundreds of students, families and members of the JWU community attended the dedication and ribbon cutting of the Scotts Miracle-Gro Athletics Complex during Family Weekend on Oct 19.
Pictured is President Mim L. Runey, LP.D. and Su Lok, director, Corporate and Community Partnerships with the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Wildcat Willie and student-athletics cheer on in the background.
Thanks to the generosity of those who attended Staff Recognition Day, the Feinstein Community Service Center donated 10 boxes of toiletries and $686 to the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless.
Thank you for your commitment to caring for our neighbors in need.
Pictured (left to right) is Barbara Kalil, chairperson, Rhode Island Homeless Advocacy Project; Susan Connery, director, JWU Feinstein Community Service Center; and Karen Jeffreys, associate director, Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless.
Stephen Andrade, associate professor at the School of Engineering & Design, makes a point during a recent in-service held at the Westminster Technical Conference Center.
Ricardo Lagos, former president of Chile, and his wife visited campus on Oct 10 for a private luncheon and tour of the CCCE building
to better acquaint himself with opportunities that may exist for Chile’s burgeoning higher educational system and fast growing tourism industry and Johnson & Wales University.
Pictured (left to right) is Ed Korry, department chairman, Beverage & Dining Service, College of Culinary Arts; Shelley Stephenson, dean, International Programs and Development; Ken Levy, senior vice president of special projects; Peter Lehmuller, dean, College of Culinary Arts; Luisa Duran de la Fuente, President Lagos’s wife; Former President Ricardo Lagos; Michael Petrillose, dean, College of Management; and Maureen Dumas, vice president, Experiential Education & Career Services.
Over 1,900 students attended the Hospitality Career Fair on Oct 24 to network with employers.
The event hosted 114 companies including CW 28, Compass group, Hilton Worldwide, Dunkin’ Brands, The Waldorf Astoria and Wegmans. Employers interviewed over 500 students for internships and jobs as a result of the career fair.
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