Category Archives: Updates on COVID-19

Announcing plans for Winter Session, spring 2021 academic terms

Bryant stands out as one of the few academic institutions in the country with five weeks of programs delivered in the classroom and 90 percent or higher residency. This encouraging start for the fall semester provides a solid foundation for winter session and spring 2021.

“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 […]

Bryant invests more than $500K in hybrid classroom technology

One of the many ways Bryant has adapted to ensure the health and safety of students and faculty during the pandemic is to invest in technology and system upgrades of classrooms. The new technology and hybrid course delivery model enables effective social distancing and an optimal learning environment.  

Celebrating resilience, innovation, success

Bryant University celebrates the resilient, innovative, and prepared Class of 2020 who join a powerful network of more than 50,000 accomplished alumni who are inspired to excel and make a difference as leaders in their organizations and communities around the world. Congratulations also to those whose achievements landed them on the spring 2020 President’s and Deans’ lists.

Bryant community mobilizes to address COVID-19

College campuses, and indeed all communities across the country and around the world, are facing unprecedented and previously unfathomable challenges in the face of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. At Bryant, one of the first schools in the region to transition to online learning, dedicated individuals across every facet of the organization have stepped up and […]

Bryant experts share perspectives about the virus and its far-reaching impacts

Bryant faculty have been generously sharing their expertise to help inform the broader community about the impacts of the coronavirus. Faculty experts such as Peter Nigro, Ph.D., Professor of Finance, Kirsten Hokeness, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Science and Technology, and Michael Gravier, Ph.D., Professor of Marketing have provided expert commentary on the impact the virus has had on […]

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.

Amica Center transitions career services online for students

To meet the needs of the Bryant community during the coronavirus pandemic, the staff of Bryant’s award-winning Amica Center for Career Education has made all services- from career counseling to mock interviews to the Bryant Career Connection- available online to students anywhere in the world. Delivering services virtually through a variety of platforms from smartphones to Zoom, […]