JWU professors, like students, are experiencing the “new normal” during the global pandemic, COVID-19. In this series, we’ll explore how they are navigating their day-to-day, both inside and outside the online classroom, and their observations of the world.
Considering that Apple launched the App Store 12 years ago, the majority of Generation Z, the age range of today’s college students, has likely never owned a mobile device without apps. Out of the now millions to choose from--2.6 million Android offerings and 2.2 million on iOS--according to Business of Apps’ 2019 count, surely there are a few that make staying on track with your studies and organized a little easier. Here are our picks for the top apps for college students.
When you’re the first to do something, it means even more when you do it well. Danielle Shirley '20 BS – Business Studies knows this to be true. She’s the first in her family to graduate from college and she did so with Latin honors. Shirley, who recently completed her degree online at Johnson & Wales University, earned the distinction of Magna Cum Laude and would have celebrated her achievements at commencement this spring. She said finishing her degree during the COVID-19 pandemic was stress-free thanks to the support she received from her JWU advisor.
With all the social media options grabbing our attention these days, many people wonder if it’s worth keeping up with yet another social profile. If you’re a career-minded professional, keeping up a current LinkedIn profile is a must. Here are six reasons why:
LinkedIn does not charge for a basic membership, and it includes all the features you need to build a professional web presence. Unless you work in sales or you are a serious networker, there is no need to pay for a premium membership.
As we approach the 2020 U.S. presidential election, our collective interest in public sector activities remains incredibly strong. With so many changes occurring within the federal government and daily stories breaking about public organizations and agencies, it truly feels like both an important and enriching time to be associated with (or at least “in the know” about) government in America. Elected officials, top cabinet members, and appointees receive the lion’s share of the spotlight, so they must run the government—right?
Well…yes and no.
Why Earn an MBA in HR?
Today, if you walked a mile in Mark Brewington’s shoes, you’d likely end up with your toes in the Pacific Ocean. The double Johnson & Wales University alum, ’11, ’18 MBA – Hospitality, (triple alum if you count his '08 associate degree in culinary arts) lives within a few blocks of the beach and keeps his horses on a horse farm outside of San Diego.