Category Archives: Education of the Whole Person

Bryant IDEA 2020: Design Thinking for Good

Nearly a decade since it began, Bryant’s IDEA (Innovation and Design Experience for All) program continues to break new ground. Faculty practice what they teach, taking a design thinking approach to enhancing the program each year. For IDEA 2020, Jan. 20 to 22, organizers have added projects that will build and test students’ design thinking skills while […]

Launching great careers well beyond graduation

Well before graduation, many Bryant seniors have already secured their first-choice jobs in a crowded and competitive job market. Through challenging coursework, support from dedicated faculty mentors, and an education that emphasizes real world experience, they are ready to thrive in their chosen fields. Accounting major Nick Parent ’20 says the adaptability he learned at […]

College Factual rankings spotlight top academic programs

In the recently-released College Factual 2020 national rankings, several programs in the College of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences are recognized among the top 10 in the country for academic excellence and student outcomes. International Business (IB) and Marketing stand out at No. 3; Business, Management, and Marketing (combined) and Accounting are ranked No. 4; Entrepreneurial Studies is No. 8; and Applied Mathematics is No. 10. Overall, Bryant is No. 189 […]

SIE Japan students expand their global perspective

Last summer, 19 SIE (Sophomore International Experience) students traveled to Japan to explore business and culture, and develop a deeper understanding of an increasingly interconnected world. “This was not just a course, or just a trip. It was truly a profound international experience,” says Aziz Berdiev, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics, who led SIE Japan with Crystal Jiang, Ph.D., Professor […]

Summer Internship Fellowships provide valuable experience for work and life

Summer Internship Fellowships, offered through Bryant’s Amica Center for Career Education, provide opportunities for students to pursue high-level internships that offer only a small stipend or are unpaid. Students supplement their academic coursework, explore career options, and develop skills for long-term success. Read more about the program through the experiences of 2019 Summer Internship Fellowship students […]

Investing in teaching and learning effectiveness through Faculty Innovation Grants

Faculty Innovation Grants are among the many ways Bryant invests in building a culture of innovation and academic excellence. Through the Faculty Innovation Grant program , now in its eighth year, the Provost’s Office annually awards grants for faculty to introduce innovative teaching and learning into the classroom. “The grants encourage faculty to be creative, test new ideas, and discover […]

Advancing excellence through the Bryant Honors Program

Committed to scholarship, service, success, and self-awareness, Bryant’s Honors program creates an environment that sparks students’ curiosity and enhances their personal lives and professional futures. “Students become better scholars, better leaders, better professionals, and better citizens,” says Edinaldo Tebaldi, Ph.D. , Professor of Economics and the program’s new Director. Susan Baran, MA , Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication, is […]

Annual Block Party showcases College of Arts and Sciences offerings

The 5th annual College of Arts & Sciences Block Party, held Oct. 2, connected Bryant students, faculty, and staff with the opportunity to learn about the many academic and co-curricular offerings for Arts and Sciences majors. “One of the best things we can do to prepare students is to introduce students to people with a wide range of […]

Open-minded, well-rounded, adaptable Emily Katz ‘20 sees the big picture

Bryant’s integrated Business and Arts and Sciences curriculum is helping International Business major Emily Katz ’20 of Bethpage, N.Y., apply what she’s learned to understand the big picture. “You’re not just learning finance in your finance class. And you’re not just learning about poetry in your Spanish class. You’re learning about how all of that, all those […]