Press Releases

Hassenfeld Institute releases survey of opinions on state direction, tolls, more

43.9% favor Raimondo's proposal to assess toll on large trucks to pay for revenue bonds to fix roads, bridges; 49.4% say they oppose the plan.

01.22.16

Bryant to host 19th annual Women's Summit

Sheila Heen, Carla Hall among the keynote speakers who will empower women to "make their mark" on the world around them. Registration for the March 18 event opens Jan. 21.

01.12.16

Fed's interest rate increase "a sign of confidence" in U.S. economy

The Federal Reserve's actions this week will help savers and provide banks greater incentives to lend, says Professor of Finance and Sarkisian Chair in Financial Services Peter Nigro, Ph.D., a leading authority on financial saving, credit risk, and fair lending issues.

12.17.15

Bryant to offer CFP board-registered undergrad program in financial planning

University is among few in New England to offer this specialization within Bryant's Financial Planning program. It consists of seven courses and an internship.

12.10.15

Deluga an authority on presidential charisma, narcissism, effectiveness

Time magazine picks up on the findings of his seminal paper, published in 1997, that used historical data and psychological diagnostic tools to rank U.S. presidents.

12.07.15

Annavarjula named Dean of College of Business

The appointment underscores Annavarjula’s role in growing the university’s nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate international business offerings since he came to Bryant in 2006.

12.04.15

All Bryant students traveling abroad are reported safe

There are 144 Bryant students studying abroad this semester. Of that number, 11 are in Aix-en-Provence, France. All have full access to University support systems.

11.16.15

University revokes Bill Cosby's honorary degree

Board of Trustees determined that "the egregious conduct that Mr. Cosby has acknowledged ... is inconsistent with the character, values, and behavior that we expect of an honorary degree holder."

11.12.15

Global Supply Chain Management team wins Bose competition

The five-student team's case analysis and recommendations, complemented by their commitment to teamwork and presentation skills, led to victory over nine other collegiate teams.

10.29.15

Victory is sweet for winner of fifth annual New Venture Competition

YummyBazaar.com, an online service featuring international foods, claimed the $20,000 top prize. The company was co-founded by David Meskhi '01.

10.26.15

Annual ethics event features political reform advocate Phil West

"Getting the Government We Deserve" on Oct. 28 also includes former R.I. Auditor Gen. Ernest Almonte, Alan Hassenfeld, former R.I. Atty. Gen. Arlene Violet, and former U.S. Congressman and R.I. Lt. Gov. Robert Weygand.

10.15.15

Hassenfeld Institute poll shows Rhode Islanders want bridges fixed, Pawsox to stay

Although 75.9% of those surveyed said the state spends too little on road, bridge maintenance, almost 70% said they would not support an increased gas tax for such repairs.

10.06.15