Bryant Stories

Joseph Trunzo research links energy drink consumption to lower GPA

β€œIt’s ... a stronger predictor of poor academic performance than is the use of recreational drugs," Professor of Applied Psychology says.


Jeffrey Covitz ’15: DI football program breeds success

Lessons in preparation, focus, and attitude affected his work on and off the field.


Sarah Philipp '15: Bryant connections led to a tech position with Bose

Strong presentation skills and experience with team-based projects helped this CIS major land a job by the end of fall semester her senior year.


Ana Pascual '15: Finding courage, confidence, and a career

Knowing no one as a first-year, she jumped into campus life, grew as a leader, and so impressed Target execs during an internship that she was offered a full-time job junior year.


Connor Norat '15: Hands-on investment experience pays dividends

His Archway Investment Fund course work and experiences with the Bryant Finance Association and Bryant Ventures land him a position with EMC.


Jillian Bonafede '15: Gaining confidence through campus engagement

Leadership opportunities and SIE transformed a "totally lost" teen into a confident grad who will begin her career as a Cigna benefit analyst.


Stephanie Shepherd '15: Purposefully preparing for anything

Graduating with a degree in Communication, she's heading to Liberty Mutual Insurance's human resources department.


A conversation with Jack and Suzy Welch touches on globalization, leadership, adapting

"One of the great leaders" in business reflects on changes at GE, which he built into most valuable company in world.


DECA chapter heads to Orlando for international competition

The club recently achieved a new pinnacle of success: Every member who competed in the regional DECA tournament earned a medal.


Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership: Five years of making a difference

The Institute is the go-to source for RI public officials to acquire skills, training, and research to help them become more effective leaders.


Cassandra Sulmeisters ’18: Drawn by Bryant's 'excellent international relationships' and diversity

This volleyball player traded Colorado's mountains for New England coast as she pursues an IB degree.


Marcia Chong '12: A career path that aligns with interest in social causes

Now an analyst at a leading nonprofit advisory firm, she's helping to build a new global industry in the fields of Pay for Success and Social Impact Bonds.