An Educator’s Guide to
Johnson & Wales University
JWU Mission Statement
The mission of Johnson & Wales University is to empower its diverse
student body to succeed in today’s dynamic world by integrating general
education, professional skills and career-focused education. To this end,
the university employs its faculty, services, curricula and facilities to equip
students with the conceptual and practical tools required to become
contributing members of society.
Johnson & Wales University is accredited by the New England Association of
Schools & Colleges Inc. (NEASC)
A s educators, you play a very important role in the lives of
your students. Having the most up-to-date information is
important in helping your students make the right education decisions.
We’ve produced this reference guide to help you stay connected to
Johnson & Wales. Use it to learn more about our educator programs,
articulation agreements, special events, scholarship programs and other
ways that Johnson & Wales can serve you and your students.
For Educators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Scholarship Opportunities . . . . . . 13
Baking & Pastry Arts — Level I & II National Student Organizations
Culinary Arts — Level I & II
Culinary Nutrition Application Procedure . . . . . . . . . 14
Certified Culinary Essentials Educator
Center for the Advancement of Find Out More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Foodservice Education (CAFÉ) Admissions Information Sessions
Classroom Field Trips
Accelerated Programs for Credit . . 4 Educator Weekends
Accelerated Management Program Student Visitor Programs
Advanced Standing For More Information
Transfer Credit Agreements Admissions Representatives . . . . . 16
Programs for Contact Information . . . . . . . . . . 19
High School Juniors . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Early Enrollment Program Educator Programs, Accelerated Programs
Career Explorations or Scholarships
Schools and Colleges at JWU . . . . . 8
College of Business
College of Culinary Arts
The Hospitality College
School of Technology
John Hazen White School of
Arts & Sciences
Alan Shawn Feinstein Graduate School
Johnson & Wales University hosts various
educator programs designed to keep your
classroom skills current with the latest changes
in the fields of business, culinary arts, hospitality
and technology. At our week-long summer
educator programs you’ll have the opportunity
“I have attended the to update your skills and share ideas with other
Summer Educator Programs educators while earning professional development
for many summers at the
Providence Campus. credits. Accommodations are provided for those
The teaching techniques living outside of commuting distance.
by top chef-educators, the
hands-on experience and the
networking with teachers
SUMMER EDUCATOR PROGRAMS
from all over the U.S. make
the week so worthwhile.” Baking & Pastry Arts — Level I & Level II
Penny Reynolds Topics include food safety and sanitation
Carson City High School standards, fundamental bakeshop skills,
ProStart®/SkillsUSA introduction to cake decorating, and plated
Culinary Arts — Level I & Level II
Topics include kitchen terminology, garde manger, spa cuisine,
international cuisine and more.*
Developed especially for educators interested in applying nutrition
principles to their culinary skills, the Johnson & Wales Culinary
Nutrition program is the only program in the country to receive full
accreditation from the American Dietetic Association.
Certified Culinary Essentials Educator
Designed for food service educators who
want to improve their knowledge and
teaching skills in using the “Culinary
Visit www.jwu.edu/educators for a
complete listing of current Educator
Program offerings at JWU.
* Depending upon level selected.
Online Resource for Food Service Education
As a global partner of the Center for the Advancement
of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ), Johnson & Wales
invites educators, especially those teaching
culinary and baking and pastry arts, to visit
The site provides valuable resources including
• “The Gold Medal Classroom,” a monthly e-zine including
columns and feature articles designed for the food service
• Videos and podcasts for both instructors and students
that feature the latest on culinary, baking/pastry and
• Workshops and conferences that are relevant and current
and provide hands-on practice. Annual conferences present
world-class speakers and panel discussions.
• Instructor scholarships, awards and contests.
Accelerated Programs for Credit
Accelerated Management Program
The Accelerated Management program at JWU is a two-year program
leading to the bachelor of science degree for graduates with an associate
degree in any subject area, except for management.
To be eligible for the Accelerated Management program, students must
have earned an associate degree from an accredited college within the
past 10 years.
Prospective students who possess advanced knowledge and skills in
food-related areas may apply for the Culinary Arts or Baking & Pastry
Arts Advanced Standing program which allows students to earn an
associate degree in one year (four consecutive terms of study).
For more information, students should contact admissions at the
campus where they plan to enroll.
Credit for College/FAST
(Freshman Advanced Study Track)
Johnson & Wales awards credits to high school students based upon
the business or culinary curriculum in participating high schools.
For information about the Freshman Advanced Study Track, speak
to your area admissions representative.
Transfer Credit Agreements
Transfer credit agreements — offered through the College of
Business, College of Culinary Arts, The Hospitality College, the
School of Technology and John Hazen White School of Arts &
Sciences — have been established between JWU and many high
schools. Be sure to ask a JWU transfer advisor if your school has
an articulation agreement with us. Through these agreements, students
who have taken the approved classes earn credits toward their degree
programs at JWU. Students who have successfully completed the
National Academy Foundation, ProStart®, Lodging Management,
or American Culinary Federation curricula are eligible for such credits.
High School Juniors
Early Enrollment Program (EEP)
High school students can attend classes at Johnson & Wales during
their senior year while still attending functions at their high school.
High school seniors
(program requirements must be met)
4 APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Students must apply during their junior year
All Johnson & Wales campuses
Earn credit for both high school and college at the same time.
Pay half the tuition rate of regular programs during their
first year at JWU.
JWU Admissions or visit www.jwu.edu, select “Admissions &
Aid” and then click on “High School Juniors.”
High school students “experience” a particular
career and learn about their career options by par-
ticipating in a JWU Career Explorations program.
4 ELIGIBILITy: “I wanted to get a head start
High school juniors and and came in as an EEP
student. I knew I wanted
sophomores to study business, so I picked
JWU because of its great
4 REGISTRATION: reputation as a business
school. As a finance major,
During the summer before their junior or I’ve been exposed to the ‘real
senior year world’ of banking and the
fast-paced stock market system.
That’s something I wouldn’t
4 AVAILABILITy: get at most colleges.”
All Johnson & Wales campuses Michelle Mathewson ’08
Explore career options before choosing a
college degree program
Read more about the program at www.jwu.edu, select
“Admissions & Aid” and then click on “High School Juniors.”
Schools and Colleges at JWU
Johnson & Wales is an internationally recognized and acclaimed
university offering business, culinary arts, hospitality, technology and
arts & sciences degree programs. Scores of degree programs
are offered at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level.
Unique programs offered at JWU include equine studies, culinary
nutrition and a golf management concentration.
College of Business
Johnson & Wales University was founded in
1914 as a business school. Our students enter
the business world with knowledge of modern
consumer behavior and the technology needed
to compete in a constantly changing world.
Our graduates are employed at companies such
“Johnson & Wales graduates as Morgan Stanley, Walt Disney World, ABC,
are dynamic individuals ESPN and Dean Witter Reynolds.
who have a business focus.
They join corporations Business majors include:
yearning for continued
learning experiences which • Accounting
aid in their personal and • Advertising and Marketing
while supporting the
company’s mission statement. • Criminal Justice
They provide fresh perspec- • Entrepreneurship
tives • Fashion Merchandising
to resolving challenges in
today’s competitive business & Retail Marketing
environment.” • Finance
Fran Olean • International Business
Target Corporation • Management Accounting
• Risk Management
College of Culinary Arts
Johnson & Wales offers a culinary career
education with a full university experience,
preparing 21st century chefs for success in
the global economy. More than 6,619
“Your graduates are the best in
students are enrolled in culinary arts pro- the industry.”
grams universitywide. We offer the broadest
selection of culinary-related majors and a Gary Green
President and CEO
world of exciting career options in the fast-
growing culinary and hospitality industries. North America Division
Culinary majors include
• Baking & Pastry Arts
• Culinary Arts
• Culinary Nutrition
JWU culinary alumni include
Emeril Lagasse ’78, ’90 Hon.
Celebrity chef, author and television host.
Tyler Florence ’94, ’04 Hon.
Author, celebrity chef and television host.
The Hospitality College
Hospitality is the fastest growing business in
the world, and Johnson & Wales is a leader in
hospitality education. More than 4,111
“Johnson & Wales and Disney
share a commonality — hospitality employers have recruited Johnson &
they are both respected Wales graduates, and with good reason. Our
and recognized names. students get practical, on-the-job experience at
When you are looking for a
job, having Johnson & Wales
on- and off-campus properties. Our graduates
on your résumé definitely are employed at leading companies worldwide.
gives you an advantage over
other candidates.” Hospitality majors include
• Hotel & Lodging Management
Manager of • International Hotel
Guest Service Operations & Tourism Management
Disney Boardwalk Resort • Restaurant, Food
and Conference Center & Beverage Management
& Hospitality Management
Employers hiring JWU hospitality graduates include
Marriott International, Universal Studios and ESPN’s X-Games.
School of Technology
In the School of Technology at Johnson & Wales,
the curriculum is designed with industry input to
match the latest developments in the field. “Because of JWU’s internship
programs and alumni
School of Technology majors include connections, I got an
internship at Intel. (I was
• Computer Programming involved with the design,
• Electronics Engineering research and testing of
cellular processors, and took
• Graphic Design & Digital Media on schematic design review
• Network Engineering and update projects).This
• Robotic Engineering Technology really jump-started my
career. I was able to prove
myself, and got offered a
Companies employing our graduates include full-time position.”
Lockheed Martin, Intel, GTECH, Brown Ted Bennett ’05
University and Hasbro. Hardware Team Engineer
Marvell Semiconductor Inc
(formerly part of Intel.
John Hazen White
School of Arts & Sciences
The John Hazen White School of Arts & Sciences now offers a
degree in Counseling Psychology at the Providence Campus. The
curriculum in this bachelor’s degree program is designed to prepare
students for a career as a counselor who assists clients in resolving
personal, family, educational, mental health or work-related issues.
Depending on their career goal, students may choose from three
• Addictions Counseling
• Mental Health Counseling
• Career and School Counseling
M.Ed. and M.A.T. Programs
JWU’s Alan Shawn Feinstein Graduate
School offers two education programs
at the master’s level: an M.Ed. program
in Teaching and Learning for those who
are currently teachers, and an M.A.T.
“My experience with the Johnson & program in Teacher Education for those
Wales Teacher Education program who want to become teachers. These
has been most rewarding. The
class schedule is very convenient,
programs offer JWU’s own distinct brand
considering most students have of career-focused education, providing
full-time jobs. Faculty work closely current and future teachers with the
with all students to ensure satisfac- professional skills and knowledge
tion at all levels. I am proud to
be earning my master’s degree at needed to improve student learning
Johnson & Wales, and know it in an increasingly diverse educational
will pay off in the future.” environment.
Johnson & Wales plans to award up to $130
million in financial aid in the 2011–2012
academic year. Visit www.jwu.edu/financialaid
for a partial list of the scholarships offered.
National Student Organizations (NSO)
“The NSO scholarship
Scholarships I received has allowed me
More than 25 percent of JWU students to continue my education
have received a Johnson & Wales University at a school where I fit in
and love. If it weren’t for
NSO scholarship. my DECA scholarship to
Johnson & Wales University
4 ELIGIBILITy: I’m not sure I would have
Students who were members of a National gone on to become the
president of Delta Epsilon
Student Organization in high school Chi. I am very grateful
for my NSO scholarship
4 AVAILABILITy: and can’t wait to continue
my education and
Apply to full-time, day school study lifelong experience with
at any of JWU’s four campuses Johnson & Wales University.”
4 AMOUNT: Nicole McAlister ’12
$1,000 to full tuition
(renewable for up to four years) International President
4 ELIGIBLE ORGANIZATIONS:
Business Professionals of America (BPA)
Family Career and Community Leaders
of America (FCCLA)
Junior Achievement (JA)
National FFA (FFA)
Future Business Leaders of America/
Phi Beta Lambda
Technology Student Association (TSA)
Visit www.jwu.edu/nso or email email@example.com.
There is no fee or deadline for applying to Johnson & Wales.
Acceptance to the university is valid at any campus.
1. Complete the application for admission.
2. High school transcripts should be mailed to admissions at the
JWU campus where the student plans to enroll.
3. Students applying for honors admission must submit SAT or
ACT scores to the university.* (Although SAT and ACT scores
are not required for general admission, students who have taken
these tests are encouraged to submit their scores.)
4. Students may apply online at www.jwu.edu/apply.
Paper applications are also available by calling any JWU
* Minimum 3.0 high school GPA, rank in the top 25 percent of their
high school class, and score a minimum of 500 math and 500 critical
reading on the SAT or 21 math and 21 verbal on the ACT.
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Admissions Information Meetings (AIMS)
The university holds Admissions Information Meetings (AIMS) throughout
the country during the school year. Students and their families are welcome
to attend and learn more about JWU and have questions answered by
an admissions representative and other JWU staff members. To view our
AIMS schedule, visit www.jwu.edu/aims.
Classroom Field Trips
Field trip opportunities are available to educators and their students who
wish to tour a JWU campus and meet with admissions representatives.
Current JWU students will take your class on a tour and answer their
questions from a student’s point of view.
Visit a campus and see for yourself what makes a JWU education unique.
Educator Weekends feature round-trip airfare, lodging and meals at reduced
rates. For more information, visit www.jwu.edu/educators.
Student Visitor Programs
JWU offers a variety of visitor programs which include daily tours, open houses,
weekend visitor programs and shadow programs. These programs allow
students to experience the campus firsthand to help them decide if
Johnson & Wales University is the school for them. For more information,
For More Information
For more information, helpful resources and to join our mailing list visit
Notice of Nondiscrimination
Johnson & Wales University does not discriminate unlawfully on the basis of race, religion, color,
national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or
disability in admission to, access to, treatment of, or employment in its programs and activities.
For our full nondiscrimination policy, visit www.jwu.edu/legal.
JWU has local admissions representatives who’ll take students through
the application process and act as a link between students and the university.
Contact your local representative with questions or to schedule him/her
for a college fair, classroom presentation or a personal meeting with
any of your students. Visit www.jwu.edu/admissionsreps for the most
current listing of representatives in your area.
Alabama Colorado Southwest
TBD Southeastern Robin Phifer
205-267-9844 Jon Rowley 813-495-1425
Southeast, Naples and Fort Myers
Stephanie Azarcon Metro Denver Mary Wintercorn
425-761-1863 Michele Lloyd 561-714-5470
firstname.lastname@example.org 303-522-6865 email@example.com
Melissa DiFilippo North & Western Georgia
602-369-3254 Samantha McQuillen North
firstname.lastname@example.org 303-520-1536 Angela Caso
East & Southwest Deborah Summers-Walsh
Margie Coupe 904-534-0163
North Coast & Central (including
San Francisco & San Jose)
Jody Levratto Northwest Hawaii
415-596-7605 Kathy Bailey Stephanie Azarcon
email@example.com 413-222-1233 425-761-1863
Northeast (including Sacramento)
Amy Neckes Samantha McQuillen
Southern Metro area (L.A. area, firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
San Fernando Valley to Paso Robles/
Visalia/Antelope Valley) Florida Illinois
Minh Dang Central Brittney McLawhorn
562-965-3352 Jane Bowers 630-886-1597
firstname.lastname@example.org 772-713-6025 email@example.com
South (San Diego, Orange County, firstname.lastname@example.org
Inland Empire) Greater Miami area Ebben Sample
Michael Taylor Michael Dubanewicz 317-201-1852
619-459-5066 305-725-9515 email@example.com
Deborah Summers-Walsh Jennifer Swenson
Kansas Mississippi New Mexico
JC Crane Karen Varieur Jon Rowley
816-645-3562 205-267-9844 719-660-4063
firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Kentucky New York
Eltra Butler Long Island, New York City
615-473-3208 Linda Craine
Louisiana Northeast, Albany area, Dutchess
Karen Varieur and Ulster counties
205-267-9844 Carly Conners
Maine Westchester, Orange, Putnam,
Wendie Marro Nebraska
Sullivan & Rockland counties
email@example.com Samantha McQuillen
Kasey McWilliams Upstate, central & western
Eastern Tammy Ruiz
JC Crane 585-802-5958
Central & South Shore
North Marisa Marsey
Paula Zabala 757-575-9265
Southeast & Cape Cod firstname.lastname@example.org West
Barbara DiSaia Maurice Hall
email@example.com Bob Purfurst
Northeastern & Metro Boston firstname.lastname@example.org Central
Diane Maynard Kathy Jo Mitchell
email@example.com New Hampshire
West 603-682-5973 Southeast
Kathy Bailey firstname.lastname@example.org Melisa Bates
Excluding Cherry Hill Charlotte metro-area
Michigan & Hickory, Boone
& Camden areas
Jeff Fleming Jan Jordan
Mike & MaryAnn LaPorte
Minnesota Cherry Hill & Camden areas North Dakota
Jennifer Swenson Amy Neckes Jennifer Swenson
320-492-4705 484-769-2761 320-492-4705
email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Ohio Northwest Southwest
North & Southeast Maurice Hall Jan Jordan
Sue Puffer 864-363-4355 704-207-9577
216-896-0672 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
South Dakota South Central
Southwest Central & East Jerry Todt
Ebben Sample Jennifer Swenson 804-687-7391
317-201-1852 320-492-4705 firstname.lastname@example.org
Oklahoma David Freitas
Elena Doerrie 305-527-2763
Oregon Eltra Butler Stephanie Azarcon
Stephanie Azarcon 615-473-3208 425-761-1863
425-761-1863 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Texas Washington, DC
Pennsylvania East & Southeast BJ Friedery
Central & Northeastern, portions Marty Stout 703-864-2420
of western, as well as Bucks, 832-722-9815 email@example.com
Montgomery, & Delaware Counties firstname.lastname@example.org
Sharon Macko Central West Virginia
484-554-1092 Lauren Kahn Excluding Wheeling
email@example.com 254-466-7432 BJ Friedery
Southeast & South Central
Amy Neckes North & West
484-769-2761 Elena Doerrie Wheeling
firstname.lastname@example.org 214-563-0721 Sue Puffer
Sue Puffer Utah
216-896-0672 Jon Rowley Wisconsin
email@example.com 719-660-4063 South
firstname.lastname@example.org Brittney McLawhorn
Puerto Rico 630-886-1597
David Freitas Vermont email@example.com.
305-527-2763 Wendie Marro edu
firstname.lastname@example.org Northern & Central
Rhode Island Jennifer Swenson
Barbara DiSaia Virginia 320-492-4705
401-598-1116 North email@example.com
firstname.lastname@example.org BJ Friedery
South Carolina email@example.com Samantha McQuillen
Central & Southern Southeast 303-520-1536
Melisa Bates Marisa Marsey firstname.lastname@example.org
to find the JWU representative in your area.
Educator Programs, Accelerated
Programs or Scholarships
Director of Educator Partnerships and Scholarship Programs
1-800-DIAL-JWU (342-5598), ext. 2345
The JWU Difference
• Students learn by doing at university-owned, -operated or
partnership facilities or at worldwide internship sites.
• Scholarships — Johnson & Wales plans to award up to $130
million in financial aid in the 2011-2012 academic year.
• Upside-down curriculum allows students to start taking courses
in their major right away.
• Full university experience — dozens of opportunities to get
involved in clubs and athletics.
• Internship programs in the U.S. and abroad; more than
50 percent of past internship assignments have led to offers
of employment after graduation.
• More than 85,000 JWU alumni from 140 countries are pursuing
career success across the globe.
• JWU is the nation’s largest food service and hospitality educator.
Companies who hire our graduates include:
– Marriott International
– Compass Group
– Morgan Stanley
– Prudential Financial
– Spago, Chicago
– Walt Disney World
– Celtic Manor, Wales
– PGA National Resort