Impact of Giving
Brittany Glenn '11 sees a big impact through small contributions
Brittany Glenn ’11 enjoyed a “truly unforgettable” experience at Bryant — one that challenged her academically and athletically. The recipient of a varsity field hockey scholarship, the business administration major launched her career in sports marketing five years ago with the Corporate Partnerships division of the Boston Celtics; today she oversees more than 15 corporate sponsorships.
“We are fortunate as alumni to be able to attach the Bryant University reputation to our names. I will never be able to put a value on the opportunities Bryant gave me.”
A member of her Senior Class Gift Committee, Glenn is a firm believer in the “power of small contributions.”
She can envision how the combined power of many gifts from recent alumni can continue to propel the success of Expanding the World of Opportunity: The Campaign for Bryant’s Bold Future.
“If every one of my fellow classmates donated $50 a year, we could provide a free education to a worthy candidate,” says Glenn. “I am so grateful for the scholarship Bryant provided me. I will always feel motivated to give back in whatever way possible.” In addition to her annual gifts, Glenn attends Bulldog field hockey games, participates in alumni activities, and has been a guest speaker for Bryant’s Sport Studies program.
Glenn acknowledges it may be difficult for some people “to grasp the idea of giving back to the University when you are currently making loan payments for that education.” But she takes the long view.
“Bryant University gave me my start in the sports industry and helped build a foundation for my career in professional sports,” she explains. “We are fortunate as alumni to be able to attach the Bryant University reputation to our names. I will never be able to put a value on the opportunities Bryant gave me. But by making even a small donation once a year, I am doing my part to give back to the school that gave so much to me.”