Bryant Stories

The Bryant Institute for Public Leadership: Schooling Skilled Policy Makers

The Bryant Institute for Public Leadership creates customized training for newly elected mayors and school committee members who face pressing issues. The institute's Bryant-affiliated faculty teach them skills in management, leadership, economics, and other fields.


Service learning opportunities are eye-opening experiences

Students spent their spring break volunteering in the Dominican Republic, New Orleans, and Washington, DC.


Creating an unforgettable day for Special Olympians

Bryant students have a longstanding relationship with Northern Rhode Island Special Olympics. The event has been held on campus since 1980, and Bryant students successfully run the show each hear. Here's why they volunteer.


Finance students get an inside look at potential careers

Finance concentrators reflect on experiences, including attending an exclusive Q&A with Fed Chairman Bernanke.


A dynasty continues – Bryant SIFE advances to nationals for 9th time in 10 years

The University's chapter of Students in Free Enterprise has gone to the nationals nine times in past decade. “What I believe really sets us apart from other teams is how much we all love SIFE and how close we are with each other,” one student said.


Internships provide a glimpse into possible career paths

Eligible Bryant juniors and seniors gain significant work experience while earning academic credit through internships. Past students have interned for Fortune 500 companies, sports teams, museums, newspapers, nonprofit organizations, and businesses abroad.


First-year students develop business plans, pitch ideas

In “Business 101,” students are challenged to come up with a product or service and create a full-scale business plan, then present their ideas to a panel of executives in an e-pitch competition.


Seniors present research and strategy ideas to Target executives

For a Target Case Competition, students presented ideas to help the retail giant break into the urban market.


Saving the environment – one filtered water bottle at a time

In less than a year, a team of dedicated sophomores who won a major business plan competition has taken steps to bring their product to market.


At Bryant, students discover their passion

Leo Kozyrev ’12 traveled to D.C. to lobby on behalf of a humanitarian organization, while members of the Bryant Republicans attend the Conservative Political Action Conference.


Opening a world of opportunities

Summer leadership institutes like the PricewaterhouseCoopers Accounting Careers Leadership Institute and the Linkages in International Business & Foreign Affairs Empowerment for Youth introduce multicultural high school students to the Bryant experience and careers in business.


A reverse mentorship

Bryant students were the teachers when they met with the CEO and executives from Campbell’s, the world’s largest soup maker, to share insights about the power of social media.