Wildcat Spirit!

JWU Providence Cheerleading Squad


The Johnson & Wales cheerleading team will hold fall tryouts on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 from 9 am - 6 pm in Delaney Gym in the Wildcat Center. There will be an afternoon break from 12:00-3:00 pm.

Participants should wear a plain white shirt, dark shorts and cheerleading shoes or sneakers. Participants should also bring a water bottle and their student schedules.

If you are interested in trying out but cannot attend the tryouts, a video can be submitted in place of a tryout. Requests will be accepted on a case-by-case basis and must be approved by cheerleading advisor, Cassandra Dib, prior to tryouts.

To arrange a video tryout or for any additional questions, please contact Coach Dib at Cassandra.Dib@jwu.edu

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JWU wins fifth straight GNAC Division Championship in 2016!

Photos from the 2016-17 Season


The JWU Cheerleading Squad performs at all home men's and women's basketball games, as well as "Midnight Madness."  The squad attends a number of home games throughout the academic year for all varsity teams to show support and encourage fans.

Since 2010, the Wildcat Cheerleaders have also worked as staff during many JamFest competitions in the Northeast Region.



Wildcat Dancers


The JWU Wildcat Dancers are a competitive dance team at Johnson & Wales University Providence. The team performs the styles pom, hip hop, jazz, contemporary, and musical theatre. You can support the dance team at home basketball games and performances around campus.  

President: Kayla Stokes

Vice President: Toni Pastore 

Manager: Linc Gleeton

Advisor: Jillian Withington 

Team Members:

Amanda Bogardus

Alana Puciato

Lauren Falconer

Cara Lin

Theresa Deer 

Katy Cahill

Kalli Sarik



Wildcat Willie

Here are some photos of our beloved mascot Wildcat Willie!