Category Archives: Purposeful Collegial Community

Bryant again a Top Military Friendly® School

Bryant University has again been named a Top 10 Military Friendly® School in the country, and this year is ranked No. 2 in its category. Founded in 1863, near the end of the Civil War, Bryant welcomed veterans into a fast-track program so they could quickly begin working and building their new lives. The commitment to veterans remains strong today. […]

Save the Date for TEDxBryantU: February 20, 2021

Bryant will host the fourth annual TEDxBryant U, “Breaking Barriers,” on Saturday, February 20, 2021. This year’s event will combine both in-person and virtual viewing opportunities. Additional details, including registration information and this year’s slate of speakers, will be announced soon.

Caroline Meizen is making the most of her Bryant education

“I want to make the most of my four years of college,” says Caroline Meizen ’21 of Douglas, MA, “and that means challenging myself and exploring.” A Marketing major concentrating in Sports Studies, Meizen says that adaptability is a key to success. “You need to be open to what’s around you. There will always be changing methods […]

Bryant announces 2020-21 Senior Advisory Council members

Bryant President Ross Gittell, Ph.D. has announced the 2020-21 members of the University’s Bryant Senior Advisory Council (BSAC). In announcing the appointment of the BSAC members, President Gittell said, “During these challenging times and in the first year of my presidency, I have learned a lot about and from our students. Their insights and perspectives…will […]

The times are right for developing toolkits for social change, Honors Program speaker says

Against a backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, a U.S. presidential election, and complex issues such as inequality, racial justice, climate change, Bryant University welcomed an expert in complex problem solving, Beth Simone Noveck, Ph.D., to launch this year’s Honors Program Speaker Series. Noveck presented her case for 21st-century public entrepreneurship and society’s need to train more public problem solvers […]

Krupp Library podcast collection spotlights faculty research

A dedicated team at the Douglas and Judith Krupp Library has created a podcast series that spotlights Bryant faculty scholarship. The Bryant Faculty Spotlight features interviews with Bryant faculty members as they talk about their latest research. Faculty featured so far include: Brian Blais Ph.D., Professor of Science and Technology, Stefanie Boyer, Ph.D., Professor of Marketing, Martha Kuhlman, Ph.D., Professor of English […]

US News rankings and praise from NECHE

In rankings news released last week, Bryant is No. 7 in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report College Rankings, rising 17 places overall in the 17 years since entering the Regional Universities North category, and is No. 2 Best College for Veterans.  Also, at the conclusion of the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) accreditation campus visit last […]

“Paths to Recovery” fall panel series kicks off with focus on health care

Registration is open for the Oct. 7 panel, “Restoring the Social Fabric: Opportunities and Challenges,” organized by Brad Martin, Ph.D., Professor of History, and moderated by Neil Steinberg, President and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation. Thanks to the more than 260 people who attended the first panel, “Health Care in Pandemic Times,” moderated by […]