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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Student Programming Board

Barbara Corcoran

The Student Programming Board's Arts & Speakers Committee brings to campus such people as "Shark Tank" investor Barbara Corcoran and Marcus Luttrell, author of "Lone Survivor." For information, contact Center for Student Leadership and Involvement, (401) 232-6160.


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.

Women's Summit®

Women's Summit 2018 speakers

The 21st annual Women's Summit will take place Friday, March 16, 2018.   Registration will open in mid-January. More than 1,000 people attended 2017's summit,  "20 Years of Inspiring, Empowering, and Advancing Women!"

Video highlights from 2017


The annual Research and Engagement Day (REDay) April 18, 2018, is one of Bryant's most important academic events – a showcase of faculty and student research collaboration, creativity, and innovative academic accomplishments.

world trade day

World Trade Day May 23, 2018, offers an insider’s view into firms achieving global success, interactive discussions on best practices for navigating the global marketplace, and networking to build relationships and processes to achieve their goals.

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reunion @ homecoming

Throughout the weekend, many alumni take the opportunity to reacquaint themselves with a campus that has grown and transformed since their student days. Reunion@Homecoming 2017 was held Sept. 22-23.

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Family and Friends Weekend

Family and Friends Weekend features a packed schedule of family-friendly fun and games featuring music, entertainment, and food for all ages. Family and Friends Weekend 2017 was held Oct. 13-14.

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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 2017 Festival will be held Dec. 6.