In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, higher ed expert Jeff Selingo writes, “providing students, regardless of their major, with the skills that employers are seeking should be part of every academic department’s curriculum.” What Selingo suggests for all of higher education is precisely Bryant’s strength, placing our graduates in the top 2% nationally for return on […]
When the global pandemic made it necessary to pivot to a virtual experience, IDEA (Innovation and Design Experience for All) leaders applied the design thinking process—empathize, define, ideate, prototype, and test—to reinvent the program after eight increasingly successful years on campus. Virtual IDEA 2021 was a huge undertaking and an even bigger success.
Increasing demands for high-quality healthcare at manageable costs are driving the need for business leaders and clinicians to work collaboratively and think across disciplines to improve outcomes. To help meet these demands, Bryant University will launch the new online Innovative Healthcare Leadership (IHcL) Graduate Certificate program in March.
Amber Day, Ph.D., Professor of English and Cultural Studies, is a leading scholar on American political satire. Her book Satire and Dissent: Interventions in Contemporary Political Discourse has been cited extensively, and she serves as a go-to resource for journalists writing about political satire. She’s working on a new book about feminist comedians such as Samantha Bee, Amy Schumer and […]
Bryant faculty and leaders understand the importance of creating an organization nimble enough to rapidly and effectively address the demands of the marketplace and society. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty teamed up last summer to develop a new interdisciplinary course in time for fall. Navigating a Crisis tackled the leadership, communications, economic, and financial challenges associated […]
Bryant students develop the skills and experience to make a difference in their chosen field. Read more about Accounting Major Shannon Flaherty ’21 who secured a position as Tax Associate for KPMG; Kojo Appiah who starts as Associate Financial Analyst at Fidelity after graduation; and Melissa Robbio ’21 who is currently working as a Caseworker […]
Bryant University’s spring Honors Program Speakers Series kicked off on Wednesday, Feb. 10, with a discussion of the Social Media and Cultural Impact. The series will continue on March 3 and March 31 and address important issues including racial injustice and immigration, and the economic development challenges in a post-pandemic era.
Bryant University is pleased to recognize the students who have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to academic excellence and achievement during the fall 2020 semester. “The challenges of the last year have revealed the character and grit of our community of scholars,” said Provost and Chief Academic Officer Glenn Sulmasy, JD, LL.M, reflecting on Bryant’s successful fall semester. “I am impressed […]
Bryant University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Glenn M. Sulmasy, JD, LL.M, announces key appointments in the College of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences. Wendy Samter, Ph.D., has been appointed interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, as the University conducts a comprehensive national search to fill the role permanently, and Christopher Morse, Ph.D., will serve […]
Jacqueline Saslawski, JD, MPIA, has been appointed Director of the International Business (IB) Program. She is part of a successful academic leadership team that continues to garner national recognition for developing innovative graduate and undergraduate programs. “With her depth of experience in developing academic programs and global strategies, she is the right person to take our IB […]