Bryant Stories

Art is a powerful canvas for Professor Coughlin

The Nineteenth Century Studies Association acknowledged her outstanding research and teaching contributions by presenting to her the 2017 President's Award.


Catherine Parente '78: Breaking barriers, giving back

Catherine Parente '78 was often the only woman in her classes at Bryant while studying to be an accountant, and she became the first woman to be named partner at her firm. In honor of her parents who instilled a good work ethic, Parente established a scholarship as part of Bryant's capital campaign.


At the foundation of Project Playhouse, lessons in applied management

In Prof. Ratcliffe's Management 200 course, the payoff of planning, leading, organizing, and controlling helps to sustain a local nonprofit that works with children.


Julia Messina ’16 explored marketing and found a career

“I like to be creative, and marketing is such a broad field. ... You can go in so many directions,” says Messina, whose coursework, internships helped land her a marketing assistant position.


Brianna LaGuardia ’19: A Newman Civic Fellow committed to community

The fellowship will open doors and generate opportunities for LaGuardia, who already is finding ways to address global challenges through service learning.


Nick Candito ’10: Early on in your career, opportunity looks a lot like work

Recently named to the Forbes "30 Under 30" list, this tech entrepreneur draws lessons from his Bulldog football years. "Team unity is crucial," he says.


Elizabeth Oluokun ’18: Knack for managing projects leads to leadership

She's blending Communication and Management to chart a path toward a career running a financial literacy company for immigrants and their families.


Liam Rice '17 creates his own vision

The academic rigor of his senior capstone helped this self-described "arts crusader" realize a long-held ambition to be a playwright, but the real magic occurred when he saw "The Gate" brought to life on stage.


Amreen Ahmad ’17: Finding connections between science and international business

Finding a school that would let her study her twin passions at a high level was difficult until she found Bryant.


William Tondo ’19 breaks news, makes connections

Bryant's close-knit community of faculty and students offers a surprising "big-school atmosphere" and opportunities that open doors for the editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper.


Experts examine the changing health care industry

Alumni who are distinguished leaders in this important sector share their perceptions during "The Business of Health Care: Innovation and Opportunities," part of Alumni Engagement Day.


Inspired innovators begin with the question “Why?”

Panelists at "Start-Up Solutions – Entrepreneurship and Innovation" offer advice and support for new entrepreneurs attempting to turn their ideas into reality.