Posts Tagged with “community service”

Students’ project boosts Corridor Facebook page

March 28th, 2012

The Worcester (Mass.) Telegram reports that "a group of Bryant University students have set their sights high for their spring semester project. As participants in Bryant's Management 200 class, the students ... are working with the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor to dramatically increase the visibility of the Heritage Corridor's Facebook page."

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Bryant’s Alternative Spring Break Club receives $1,000 grant from Liberty Mutual Insurance

February 7th, 2012

For a second year in a row, Bryant's Alternative Spring Break Club was one of 10 undergraduate organizations from campuses across the country to receive a grant from Liberty Mutual Insurance's Responsible Scholars™ Alternative Spring Break Grants program.


For his inspirational leadership in social change, Campus Compact names Brida ‘12 a Newman Civic Fellow

May 12th, 2011


SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - Look for the impetus behind many Bryant University initiatives to create social change and you'll often find Christopher Brida '12.

For his leadership and commitment to making a difference, Brida, of Southampton, Mass., is one of 135 college students from across the United States to be selected as a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. The award, named for Campus Compact co-founder Frank Newman, honors "the next generation of public problem solvers and civic leaders," said Campus Compact President Maureen F. Curley. The winners "serve as national examples of the role that higher education can - and does - play in building a better world," she said.


Bryant students help Johnston school make connection to Haiti

December 11th, 2010

As part of a management course, a group of Bryant students helped St. Rocco's School in Johnston, R.I., forge a connection with The Haitian Project, a Rhode Island-based organization that supports a Port au Prince school for children who may not otherwise be afforded an education.

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Bryant students part of the America Reads Challenge

August 5th, 2010

This fall, Bryant students, working through the Greenville Public Library, will tutor young readers through the America Reads Challenge.

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A new broadcast studio for Lincoln High

June 10th, 2010

Journalism students at Lincoln (RI) High School will be more prepared for the future of the industry thanks to a new broadcast studio installed with the advice and assistance of Bryant University's Department of Communication and Office of Information Services.

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R.I. students gathering at Bryant Feb. 19 for community engagement, leadership summit

February 10th, 2010

SMITHFIELD, R.I. - One hundred students representing the state's colleges and universities will gather at Bryant University on Feb. 19 to discuss community engagement, student leadership, service and service learning.


Bryant University named to Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service

February 9th, 2009

SMITHFIELD, R.I. - The Corporation for National and Community Service honored Bryant University today with a place on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to America's communities. It is the second consecutive year Bryant has received the honor.


A world of difference

November 20th, 2008

As part of their "Management Principles and Practice" course with Professor John Poirier, Bryant students Kim McHugh and Pat Helmas are teaching grant writing to youngsters at the Highlands Charter School in Providence. The grants will benefit a secretarial school in Ghana.

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Volunteers pack a touch of home for troops overseas

November 9th, 2008

Bryant students enrolled in a management class embrace Operation Holiday Cheer as a team project.

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