Academic and Community Coordinator, Irwin W. Steans Center for Community-based Service Learning, DePaul University
Lessons learned at Bryant created the foundation for a resume now filled with senior leadership positions. She currently is chief of staff and director of external affairs in the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
As a participant in the Archway Investment Fund class, "I was surrounded by discussions of current events in the business world and I found myself wanting to work harder in order to make the portfolio a success."
A biotechnology course led to research in the field of proteomics. “Mine was similar to the work required for a Ph.D. or master’s project in microbiology – only miniaturized,” he says.
Joseph R. Beretta ’78 MBA lives by a simple, yet significant, credo: Always be honest with everyone in your business and professional life, and stay close to your family.
“If a company’s management team is fraudulently representing itself, I am happy to uncover the truth in its accounting and operations.”
Experiences at Bryant, where students' ages and ethnicities are so varied, taught her to recognize and appreciate different perspectives at work and home.
The businesswoman shared her ideas about what it takes to succeed, including imagination, creativity, and youthful enthusiasm.
The Unistructure's iconic dome in the Koffler Rotunda gets a facelift thanks to new acrylic panels.
Since 2005, the U.S.-China Institute at Bryant has forged partnerships that offer students and faculty broad global perspectives and experiences.
"The general ideas of management were tied with teaching more than I expected them to be,” says Brida, who teaches algebra.
His educational path led from Burundian refugee camps, to CCRI, to Bryant, where, as a transfer student, "I was inspired by everyone I met." Now, "the sky's the limit."