Category Archives: Education of the Whole Person

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 […]

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 […]