Signature Events on Campus

One of the reasons so many Bryant students choose to live on campus for all four years is that there’s so much to do. Visiting speakers, guest lecturers, and performing artists complement the excitement of Division I athletics.

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Bryant has welcomed such notable figures as Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton ; economist Jeffrey Sachs, Ph.D., journalists Mika Brzezinski and Jean Chatzky ; author David McCullough ; and film maker Ken Burns .

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festival of lights


December's Festival of Lights celebrates the holidays with food, music, and a candlelight ceremony that honors the Bryant community's customs and traditions for celebrating light and the spirit of giving. The 2013 celebration was Dec. 11.

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH


February is Black History Month , and Bryant brings the community together with speakers, events, and music. Events include a soul food dinner, gospel festival, and a program remembering the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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President's Cultural Series

Bettye LaVette

Twice a year, the President's Cultural Series presents internationally acclaimed performers. The list has included blues singer Bettye LaVette, entertainer Michael Feinstein, jazz vocalist Catherine Russell, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

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Women's Summit®

Women's Summit 2014

At the Bryant’s Women’s Summit® renowned keynote speakers and experts provide innovative ideas and practical success strategies for 1000 women and men from around the region. It’s a day of personal and professional inspiration and empowerment.

  Tickets for the event have sold out.

ReSEARCH & ENGAGEMENT


Research and Engagement Day (REDay), on April 23, 2014, is one of the most important events at Bryant. It is a forum to showcase research collaboration, creativity, and innovative academic accomplishments between faculty, and students, as well as industry and community partners.


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world trade day


At World Trade Day in May, attendees gain an insider’s view into firms achieving global success ; join interactive discussions on best practices for navigating the global marketplace, and network to build relationships, and processes to achieve their goals.

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reunion @ homecoming


Football, philanthropy, food, family -- just some of the highlights of an event-filled weekend Sept. 12-13, 2014. Throughout the gathering, many alumni take the opportunity to reacquaint themselves with a campus that has grown and transformed since their student days.

Highlights from 2013

Student Arts & Speakers Series


The Student Arts and Speaker Series organizers bring a number of impressive speakers to campus including baseball legend Cal Ripken and gay rights activist Judy Shepard. For more information about coming events, contact the Office of Campus Engagement, (401) 232-6160.