In October 2019, Johnson & Wales University proudly started an educational partnership with SSA, a Denver-based company that specializes in the management of culinary and retail operations for over 60 different properties. Those properties stretch across the nation, with sites ranging from zoos, aquariums, to museums. That’s why it’s almost a no brainer as to why JWU and SSA make a perfect fit for one another. For SSA employees, a JWU education means industry-tailored programs and courses to help further their career.
At the College of Online Education, our staff is thankful for a lot of things. In fact, they’re thankful for so many things that they filled an entire wall with sticky notes of what they’re thankful for this holiday season. But most of all, here at the College of Online Education we’re thankful for you, our students.
Check out the video to see everything our hardworking staff had to be grateful for this year and let us know what you’re thankful for by connecting with us on social using #JWUOnline.
A trade war is an economic conflict in which states increase trade barriers against each other, usually in the form of tariffs. The ultimate purpose of participating in a trade war is generally to improve imports or exports for the participating countries. However, increasing the cost of imports is a significant risk which often occurs when the involved nations refuse to compromise. Historically trade wars have led to military conflicts, although this is rarely the case in modern times.
Historical Trade Wars
It’s no secret that Johnson & Wales online students are go-getters. Whether it is studying or in their professional lives, an online student’s potential is limitless. Don’t believe me? Let me introduce you to Kristi Bogunovich. She’s currently on track to receive her MBA - Business Administration in Hospitality this December. But, that’s not the only thing she has going on. Kristi is working her magic, not only pursuing her degree but also working full-time at the most magical place on Earth.
As an online student at Johnson & Wales University, you have a dedicated team of people behind you ready to help. Nevertheless, we know you can’t just walk into our office and ask us a question, so we’re pleased to introduce you to your newest support resource, OSCAR!
Who is OSCAR? Well, the question isn’t so much about a “who” but rather a “what.”
The JWU Online graduate admissions team hit the road reccently attend the Idealist Graduate School Fair in Boston, Massachusetts. The event was held at Boston University, where the hall was decked out with a sea of brightly colored table banners covered with institutional branded knick-knacks and perfectly aligned rows of pens.
Students filed in and walked table to table in a speed-dating-like fashion in hopes of finding the perfect fit among the nearly 200 graduate programs represented.
Since a young age, Alexis Kievning ’18, ’20 MBA – Organizational Leadership says she wanted to call the shots. “I just want to be an entrepreneur and I want to be my own boss and work towards my own goals.”
But right now, you can catch her bustling around Providence, working in the local political scene throughout the city.
“I never expected to be working in politics, but one thing led to another and that's then how I was offered the opportunity to work with the city,” she says.
As we begin new courses and a new semester—and I say “we” because I recently began my master’s program at JWU—let us remember that success comes with proper preparation, time-management, and focus. A lot of focus.
If you’re worried about starting your courses online, don’t be! Read the following advice from my JWU Online colleagues, all of whom completed one of their degrees online. You got this, wildcat!
“What helped me was to create a calendar with intentional days that are for studying only.”
—David Cartwright, Dean of the College of Online Education