Category Archives: Purposeful Collegial Community

TEDxBryantU 2019 will explore the “Keys to the Future”

TEDxBryantU on Feb 23, 2019 will bring together 10 presenters, drawn from faculty, students, alumni, and friends of Bryant University, to share their ideas devoted to identifying “The Keys to the Future.” A student-run initiative that is independently organized by Bryant students and licensed by the TED media platform, TEDxBryantU provides the University community with an opportunity to […]

Alumni mentors enrich student learning at IDEA

The entire Bryant community mobilizes for IDEA, including about 100 alumni who come from all over the country to share their experience and perspective with first-year students. Alumni mentors offer feedback and guidance on students’ concepts, and in the process, many report they learn a lot too.

Gearing up for Bryant IDEA 2019, preparing innovative leaders for the future

Bryant’s annual IDEA (Innovation and Design Experience for All) will take place January 21-23, 2019, when approximately 900 first-year Bryant students return to campus for a three-day design thinking boot camp that prepares students to think, create, and bring their best ideas to life during their time at Bryant and beyond.

Ghosts of the past: Students survey an historic cemetery for a course taught by Professor Gail Mohanty

Centuries-old cemeteries near the Bryant campus are reminders that the town of Smithfield has a long and storied past. As part of a Special Topics in History course taught by Adjunct Professor Gail Mohanty, Bryant students recently surveyed a cemetery adjacent to campus. The materials they gathered – photographs, maps, transcriptions, gravestone rubbings, and more – […]

Bryant grads attend prestigious post-grad programs

In addition to professional outcomes that other colleges envy—a $59k median first-year salary with 99 percent employed and/or enrolled in post-graduate programs within six months—Bryant University alumni are accepted into some of the most rigorous and prestigious graduate schools across the country and around the world, including our own.

Passionate faculty help transform a classroom into a creative arts studio

An innovative team of Bryant English and Cultural Studies (ECS) Professors – Maura Coughlin, Amber Day, Janet Dean, Terri Hasseler, Martha Kuhlman, and Joan Zaretti – are behind the transformation of a once-traditional classroom into a creative arts studio, the new home for the University’s popular studio courses in the visual and material arts.