Category Archives: Purposeful Collegial Community

Professors Gorvett, Morse, and Volkman publish article on “Communicating in Crisis Situations”

For experts in the quantitative disciplines, it can be challenging to translate detailed information about complex issues into key points that can be understood by non-experts. In a recent paper published in the Casualty Actuarial Society E-Forum, the cross-disciplinary team of Rick Gorvett, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Mathematics department; Christopher Morse, Ph.D., Professor of Communication; […]

From Bryant, to State Department, to Marines: Accomplished student looks to a future of possibilities

Last fall, Michael Biskupic ’20 worked as a political and economic affairs intern with the U.S. Department of State at the U.S. Consulate General in Frankfurt, Germany. He says his Bryant experience helped him make the most of a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Biskupic credits Jongsung Kim, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, as having been a “guiding light,” and for […]

Faculty rise to the challenge of online teaching and mentoring

Personal attention provided by mentoring faculty is a hallmark of the Bryant educational experience. Now that Bryant has become a virtual campus due to the COVID-19 crisis, faculty continue to rise to the challenge, recreating the Bryant learning experience with new methods while preserving the close connections with students that drive them to achieve their […]

Professor Stefanie Boyer pivots to take Bryant University Sales Competition virtual

The Bryant University Sales Competition (BUSC), originally scheduled to be an in-person event, proceeded as scheduled as a virtual competition on March 19. With the help of Carousel, the event’s presenting partner, the competition was hosted on WebEx, a video conferencing platform that enabled students and judges to meet in virtual rooms. “Everyone came together offering innovative […]

Bryant’s Douglas and Judith Krupp Library recognized as Library of the Year

Bryant’s Douglas and Judith Krupp Library has been recognized as Library of the Year by the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies (GSLIS) at the University of Rhode Island. Library Director Laura Kohl and her staff were acknowledged for their many contributions including hosting the Rhode Island Library Association conference each year, contributing to information […]

Innovation and collaboration speed up transition to online classrooms

The switch to online learning in response to the coronavirus brought Bryant together to do what it does best: innovate as a team to find solutions that make an impact. The Bryant community has developed new ways to provide students with the same engaging learning experiences they have come to expect from the in-person classroom.

Amica Center transitions career services online for students

To meet the needs of the Bryant community during the coronavirus pandemic, the staff of Bryant’s award-winning Amica Center for Career Education has made all services- from career counseling to mock interviews to the Bryant Career Connection- available online to students anywhere in the world. Delivering services virtually through a variety of platforms from smartphones to Zoom, […]

Center for Teaching Excellence announces inaugural Faculty Fellows

Bryant’s Center for Teaching Excellence has announced six inaugural Faculty Fellows. Appointed by the Provost for a one-year term, the new Fellows represent a broad diversity of interests and were chosen for their disciplinary expertise, academic accomplishments, and commitment to teaching excellence. Here are the 2020 Fellows: From the College of Arts and Sciences: Ilisabeth Bornstein, J.D., […]