Published 02/04/14

Feb. 5 update: Afternoon, evening classes canceled; concert will go on as scheduled

UPDATE 2:10 p.m. Feb. 5: Due to the heavy accumulation of snow and ice in our region and on the campus, all afternoon and evening classes will be cancelled for today, February 5. The Graduate School of Business information session scheduled for tonight will be rescheduled.

The President's Cultural Series concert featuring Bettye LaVette will take place at 7 p.m. in Janikies Theatre as planned. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Please continue to exercise caution when traveling on our campus sidewalks and roads.


The following message from President Machtley was distributed on Feb. 4:

Dear Bryant Students, Faculty, and Staff,

Due to the winter storm expected to cause severe weather conditions and hazardous travel tomorrow morning, all day classes will be cancelled and all administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday, February 5. A decision regarding evening classes will be made at Noon tomorrow.

The President's Cultural Series concert featuring Bettye LaVette will take place at 7pm in Janikies Theatre as scheduled, regardless of cancelled classes, so please plan to attend a great evening performance. The following night Bettye will play at the famed Apollo Theatre in New York, as part of a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Beatles arrival in the U.S.

Bryant's student-centered mission and residential campus provide several outlets for students to pursue their studies and a productive schedule of activities tomorrow.

The Chace Wellness and Athletic Center will remain open throughout the day. The Fisher Student Center hours for Wednesday will be 10 a.m. - 12 a.m., and the Information Center hours will be 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

For campus dining during the storm, Salmanson Dining Hall will be open and The Scoop will be open 11 a.m.- 11 p.m. Nick's Place and our auxiliary dining facilities will be open based on the availability of personnel.

For updated information regarding hours for the Koffler Library, please call 232-6125.

Icy conditions and a heavy accumulation of snow are forecast throughout the day. Please exercise caution when traveling on our campus sidewalks and roads, and limit any driving. Our dedicated Facilities team will be working to keep the campus clear throughout the storm, so please be patient and considerate of their efforts.

Sincerely,

Ronald K. Machtley