Johnson & Wales University Establishes College of Health & Wellness

NEC member Johnson & Wales University (JWU) recently announced the establishment of the College of Health & Wellness.

Located at the university’s Providence, Rhode Island, campus, the college will offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science as well as a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies. George Bottomley, who founded the physician assistant studies program in 2014, will be the dean of the college. The creation of the college will help add more students to the university and offer more degrees being sought by employers.

Mim Runey, president of JWU’s Providence campus, said, “This academic expansion is another step forward to ensure that a Johnson & Wales education remains relevant to market demand and employer needs.”

The New England Council congratulates JWU for opening the College of Health & Wellness and for expanding its academic offerings.

Read more about the college on Johnson & Wales University’s website.

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