For many Bryant faculty members whose expertise includes the political arena, the 2016 presidential election is a living teaching lab.
He will work with other R.I. college and university students to build awareness and secure resources for student entrepreneurs.
Their joint program, the Fantastic Girltastic Code Company’s App Challenge, encouraged girls to develop passion for STEM fields.
The rating by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education acknowledges advancement in resource efficiency, social equity and access, environmental stewardship, and education.
President Machtley recognized Bryant trustees and the team of faculty, staff, architects, engineers, and builders who came together to reimagine the future of higher education.
"There is nothing like it in the world," President Machtley tells a crowd of nearly 500 who gathered for the official ribbon-cutting.
The arrival into the category's top 10 represents a 15-point jump since Bryant's classification as a Masters North university in 2003.
In addition, Accounting and Finance/Financial Management are cited as among "most focused," and 8 majors/concentrations are among nation's top 12.
Opening Convocation on Sept. 7 welcomed first-year students who come to Bryant from 27 states and 24 countries, selected from the largest applicant pool ever.
Sept. 23 set for unveiling of Academic Innovation Center; stadium complex, including Strength & Conditioning Center, to be dedicated Sept. 24 in name of David M. ’85 and Terry Beirne.
Outstanding academics earn Bryant a spot in Princeton Review's "The Best 381 Colleges" guidebook, which also lists Amica Center for Career Education among top 20. Students praise job placement, "great internships."
Six Bryant students conducted graduate-level research for 10 weeks this summer and presented their findings at annual conference at URI.