Category Archives: Purposeful Collegial Community

“Paths to Recovery” fall panel series, an interdisciplinary approach to creating a better future

Bryant University and the Rhode Island Foundation will partner again this fall to deliver a four-part virtual panel series, “Paths to Recovery: Strategies for Getting Back to Work and to a Better Future.” The series, sponsored by Citizens Bank and Fidelity Investments, will feature distinguished experts, scholars, leaders, and policy makers who will focus on the […]

“The teachers are rising to the occasion,” says Provost Sulmasy in op-ed

“I have never witnessed a more mobilized faculty, student affairs team and support staff in my career,” said Provost and Chief Academic Officer Glenn Sulmasy, JD., LL.M, in his Aug. 21 Hartford Courant op-ed titled, “As campuses prepare to deal with the return of students during coronavirus, the teachers are rising to the occasion.” Read more about how the Bryant community […]

Welcome Class of 2024

Bryant University recently welcomed the 835 students of Bryant’s Class of 2024 to campus. Selected from more than 7,500 applicants, the second largest applicant pool in Bryant history, they earned admission through their academic accomplishments, commitment to leadership, and strength of character.  

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 […]