Category Archives: Education of the Whole Person

Honors thesis presentations showcase academic excellence

For the students in Bryant’s Honors Program, the Honors thesis is often the biggest project they have ever undertaken – and may well be among their greatest research achievements. Known for their rigor, the research projects test every element of their education, from project management to researching and analyzing key data to presenting and often publishing […]

Tapping into your employees’ creativity in a time of need

With the magnitude of change that has occurred practically overnight, it’s more important than ever for leaders to tap into the creative power of each individual as organizations must reimagine the way they do business. “The answers will not always come from the top. The best leaders will tap into the creativity of all employees, […]

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 […]

Superior academics, real-world learning prep Bryant grads for CFP exam

Through the Certified Financial Planning track of Bryant’s Financial Services program, Evan Soraci ’19 and Savanah Miles ’19 received the intensive preparation they needed to pass the notoriously difficult CFP exam. The six-hour, 170-question exam covers everything from the underlying principles of financial planning to managing risk to ethics and professional standards of conduct, all […]

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.

Co-op at FM Global puts Data Science major front and center in a burgeoning field

Data Science major Breanna Tulig ’20 recently completed a co-op as an Analytics Reporting and Technology Intern with FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers. The key to her success? “Bryant’s Data Science program empowers students to build a diverse skillset, including experience with programming and analytics, which prepares them to work in […]

IB Practicum students travel to Vietnam for research and strategy development

As part of their International Business Practicum, five Bryant seniors traveled to Vietnam as consultants for TCIEXPRESS, the largest full-service delivery company in India. The students were tasked with conducting in-depth analysis and making recommendations on which country the company should enter as part of its expansion into Asia, as well as suggestions for market […]

IDEA 2020: Immersive design thinking “boot camp” opens minds and hearts

Nearly a decade since it was founded by a group of forward-thinking faculty, Bryant’s IDEA (Innovation and Design Experience for All) program continues to break new ground as organizers apply the design thinking principles they teach to evaluate and enhance the program each year. This year, the IDEA leadership committee added a slate of new challenges to […]

Career success comes early for Bryant seniors

Inspired, confident, and prepared, members of Bryant’s Class of 2020 are already demonstrating they have the skills, experience, and qualities of character necessary to thrive in the competitive job market. Constance Tang ’20, an Actuarial Mathematics major, will start her career as an actuarial analyst with the health consulting group Milliman. Jeffrey Moise ’20, a Data Science […]