Bryant PA Program Director Jay Amrien provides a health care perspective on COVID-19

“One of the most important takeaways [from the COVID-19 pandemic] will be a very real understanding of the shortcomings in the many interconnected systems involved in managing a global crisis,” says Jay Amrien, MPAS, PA-C, Director of Bryant’s Physician Assistant Program. Amrien’s decades of clinical experience, combined with his leadership and teaching experience, give him […]

Bryant selected to participate in sustainable investing competition

Citing the need to train finance professionals in the area of sustainable investing, a top sustainable investing educational organization known as the SIILK (Sustainable Impact Investing Learning and Knowledge) Network recently hand-picked Bryant University alongside Yale University, UC-Berkeley, and Arizona State University – all leaders in sustainable investing education – to pilot and participate in […]

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 […]

The mind-body connection in managing coronavirus with Psychologist Joe Trunzo, Ph.D.

The mind-body aspects of the human response to coronavirus are inextricably linked. As a follow up to a recent Q&A with immunology expert and Science Professor Kirsten Hokeness on the physical impact of coronavirus, Psychology Professor Joe Trunzo addressed the mental health perspective. Trunzo provides strategies for staying emotionally healthy during these challenging times.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]