Press Releases

Interfaith Prayer Breakfast features Muslim chaplain

The Feb. 7 event, patterned after the annual National Prayer Breakfast held in Washington, D.C., is designed to give attendees an inspirational hour of music, prayer, and a spiritual message.


Nationally-recognized Gateway kicks off "Innovation Design Experience for All" Jan. 21

IDEA is the new 72-hour immersion experience designed to cultivate crucial teamwork and creative problem-solving skills in freshmen. In a 72-hour marathon, students will work in teams alongside faculty, alumni, and executive mentors to solve real–world challenges.


Tickets are sold out for Preservation Hall Jazz Band performance

The performance, which begins at 7 p.m., is part of the President’s Cultural Series and is held in conjunction with Black History Month.


Women's Summit® features keynote speaker Arianna Huffington

"Aspire, Achieve, Advance" is the theme of the 16th annual summit to be held March 14.


Bryant poised for major initiatives in China

Groundbreaking for the unprecedented Shu Fang Zhai project will be in spring 2013 as part of the University's 150th anniversary celebration; discussions continue for a joint venture with Beijing Institute of Technology, Zuhai.


$1 million gift supports Institute for Public Leadership

President Machtley, Bryant’s faculty and the Institute’s founding director are praised for creating "a world-class program that can make a tremendous difference in Rhode Island’s future.”


Accounting, healthcare, IT experts meeting at Bryant to explore models for healthcare information standardization

Professor of Accounting Saeed J. Roohani, who helped introduce XBRL to the international accounting community, believes its development and adoption might serve as a roadmap for the healthcare industry.


Immigration and citizenship are topics for 6th annual African Studies Workshop

Newly arrived African immigrants to the United States face a host of hurdles. The founder of African Immigrant and Refugee Foundation will talk about those challenges at the Oct. 27 workshop.


MEDIA ADVISORY: Major gift to Institute for Public Leadership will be announced at conference

Approximately 150 public sector leaders from Rhode Island’s cities and towns will attend “Public Leadership: Governing and the Art of the Possible,” sponsored by the Bryant Institute for Public Leadership. At the conference, President Ronald K. Machtley will announce a major gift to the Institute.


Bryant MBA is featured in Princeton Review’s “Best 296 Business Schools”

Students consider the faculty very accessible, praised them for their ability to bring real-world experiences into coursework. Also praised: the distinctive cohort approach.


New study abroad program includes three-month internships in Salamanca

The specialized program, under way with an inaugural group of 14 IB students, is a partnership among Bryant, the University of Salamanca and the city's chamber of commerce.


Kathryn Cantwell joins Bryant Institute for Public Leadership

Cantwell comes to Bryant with significant experience in communications and project management. She will collaborate with the institute’s founding director, Gary Sasse, to expand the work of the institute.