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."
Bryant students are tagging Instagram photos of themselves with #Bryantintern14 in a contest run by the Amica Center for Career Education through Aug. 1.
Bryant gave him a chance to blend his passion for music with his interests in business and technology.
An internship, experience with team projects and campus leadership, and strong showing at the National Collegiate Sales Competition opened the way to multiple job offers before graduation.
Now at the Federal Reserve in Boston, Ballance is engaged in research analyzing trends in "upskilling" during the Great Recession, and hopes to pursue a doctorate in economics, an academic passion ignited at Bryant.
For his senior capstone, Lemieux rose to the challenge posed by the imperfections of using real data. He and his faculty mentor, Dr. Billie Anderson, present findings at a major conference next month.
Taking a leap of faith, he traveled more than 2,200 miles from Managua to attend Bryant where he's learned "as long as you really want something, there is always a way."
Linked Through Leadership programs hosted by Office of Campus Engagement "helped me discover my capabilities," says stellar student-athlete.
Her hands-on management of the $850,000 Archway Investment Fund is opening doors with prospective employers who are taking note of her experience in financial markets.
The new president/COO of Care New England is a savvy businesswoman with more than 30 years of experience in a hospital setting.
Through athletics, student organizations, and in the classroom, the lessons in leadership "taught me a lot about myself."
He's creating a path to the political arena by blending studies in economics, public policy, and entrepreneurship, with internships in the office of a congressman.