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.
Through athletics, student organizations, and in the classroom, the lessons in leadership "taught me a lot about myself."
Many of the University’s student-athletes broke conference and school records while earning high marks in academics.
The 17 graduating seniors represent four teams: men's lacrosse, women's softball, men's golf, and Ultimate Frisbee.
The Bulldogs never trailed in the monumental 10-9 win at the Carrier Dome. Next up: seventh-seeded Maryland Saturday, May 17, at noon.
The Bulldogs now advance to the NCAA tournament first round, where they will meet second-seeded Syracuse University at the Carrier Dome Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Having discovered a passion for research through an internship while at Bryant, Black is heading toward a career in molecular biology.
Before entering Bryant’s MBA program, he will take part in a third summer internship at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he will work with clients in the auditing practice.
Internships at Bryant and at TBS "provided me with a variety of skill sets and confidence in knowing I can adapt and learn quickly," says accomplished softball player.
The evidence of alumni who were athletes in their day returning as benefactors to help current athletes is visible throughout campus.
Impressive statistics help tell the story: conference Players of the Year, Rookies of the Year, Coaches of the Year, All-Americans, and the school's first NCAA Division 1 tournament game victory.