Banners commemorating Bryant’s 150th milestone lined the driveway throughout the year.  Dignitaries gathered in the Koffler Rotunda to launch the year-long 150th celebration. The Bryant community – faculty, staff, students, and alumni – attended the launch on Feb 1. A special reception at Bryant’s former East Side location drew many alumni from that era.  Alumni gathered for the launch of Judy Barrett Litoff’s Bryant College Goes To War. The Sesquicentennial Gala at Rosecliff in Newport garnered support for student scholarships.

150th Anniversary

Founded in 1863 and on a trajectory toward "Vision 2020," Bryant University is celebrating 150 years of innovation and success in higher education.

Excerpts from FALL 2013 Bryant Magazine

Bryant magazine cover fall 2013

Taking a look at the role philanthropy plays in Bryant's evolution

interactive timeline

Take a moment to view the timeline of Bryant University, featuring key moments in Bryant history, ranging from its founding in 1863 and up through the latest initiatives that are making Bryant a campus for a new generation.

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Sesquicentennial Gala

Sesquicentennial Gala

A black-tie gala celebrating Bryant's 150th anniversary was held Oct. 12 at Rosecliff mansion in Newport, R.I. Proceeds benefited the Presidential Scholarship Fund.

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150 years of reunions

Reunion Class of 1899

Beginning with the What Cheer Lyceum club and now through the fall Reunion @ Homecoming, Bryant graduates and students have gathered to learn and celebrate in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.

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Special East Side evening

Festival of Lights 2013

Reunion @ Homecoming

The 37th annual Festival of Lights marked the conclusion of the University's sesquicentennial celebration, launched in February.

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