Now in its 11th year at Bryant, the program has benefited 601 middle school and high school students and 277 high school teachers from around the country.
The award places her in "an elite club of excellence" and recognizes her "extraordinary career potential,” says director of Bryant Scholars.
“You really get to see how in-depth the students go,” one panelist says. "We asked some pretty tough questions and I didn’t see one student get flustered," another notes.
The assignment was part of Global Foundations of Organizations and Business, a three-credit component of Bryant’s nationally recognized First-Year Gateway.
For the 10th consecutive year, U.S.-China Institute has been awarded a grant by the National Security Agency to conduct the 2016 STARTALK Chinese Language and Culture Program.
Global entrepreneur is CEO and co-founder of international telecommunications carrier and consultancy business APTelecom LLC, an award-winning company specializing in emerging markets.
Quijano’s talk just one example of how Bryant internationalizes campus experiences. He also is working with faculty to establish internships in Panama for IB students.
The funds enable collaborative opportunities with scholars in Brazil (Tebaldi, Economics), Mexico (Visich, Management), and China (Jiang, Management; Zhang, Computer Information Systems).
Sophomore International Experience participants have prepared all semester for business presentations, service learning, cultural experiences in Argentina, Chile, China, Germany, Spain, Malaysia, Singapore, and Italy.
The exceptional results qualified Diwas Puri '17 for a scholarship and prompted King of Bhutan to release his parents, political prisoners for a decade.
"The best thing about Bryant is if there is something you want to see get done on campus, you have the resources available to accomplish it,” he says.
Recipients of these prestigious awards return to their Bryant classroom with expanded international connections and cross-cultural perspective.