Posts Tagged with “Facilities”

Two universities cutting cord on land lines

January 8th, 2011

As more and more college students rely on their cell phones, colleges and universities are questioning the practicality of installing telephone lines in residence halls. As this Providence Business News article reports, Bryant is among the universities in Rhode Island in the process of removing land lines from some of its residence halls.

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Bryant names interfaith center in honor of university president and his wife

October 22nd, 2010

The New England Business Bulletin reports on the dedication of the Ronald K. and Kati C. Machtley Interfaith Center.

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Interfaith center is named in honor of President Machtley and wife, Kati

October 8th, 2010

"Naming a building for a sitting president and his wife is not a traditional step for a university to take. ... Our Board, however, was unanimous in wanting to recognize Ron and Kati's distinguished service at this time." — Thomas A. Taylor '63

"This dedication recognizes nearly 15 years of leadership and the Board's anticipation of [the Machtleys'] continued service." — Michael E. Fisher '67

Machtley Interfaith Center

President Ronald K. Machtley, center left, says a few words that draw smiles at the dedication ceremony held Oct. 8. Standing to his left is Kati Machtley. Seated from left are Rabbi Navah Levine, the Rev. Philip Devens, Board Chairman Michael E. Fisher '67 (partially obscured), and Trustee Thomas A. Taylor '63.

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  - The Bryant University Board of Trustees today honored President Ronald K. Machtley and his wife, Kati, by dedicating Bryant's award-winning Interfaith Center in their names. (Watch a webcast of the event.)


Bryant U. will dedicate new Interfaith Center on Friday, Oct. 2, at 12:45 p.m.

September 30th, 2009

Interfaith Center


WHAT: Dedication of Bryant University's new 10,000-square-foot Interfaith Center

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 2, at 12:45 p.m.

WHERE: Bryant University campus, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield

SMITHFIELD, R.I.  — Journalists are invited to cover the dedication of Bryant University's new Interfaith Center on Friday, Oct. 2.

The dedication begins at 12:45 p.m. and will feature musical selections, Bryant students reading from the Old and New Testaments and the Koran, and remarks from Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley and Bryant's Catholic, Protestant and Jewish chaplains.


Residence hall among magazine’s ‘Dorms of Distinction’

August 1st, 2008

Residence Hall 17SMITHFIELD, R.I. - Bryant University's Residence Hall 17 has been selected by University Business magazine as a runner-up in the publication's Dorms of Distinction competition.

The residence hall, which opened in September 2007, is one of four winners and eight runners-up featured in the magazine's August issue. The Bryant residence hall was chosen for its ability to meet students' needs, including:


Bryant IT leading the charge

July 2nd, 2008

Campus Technology magazine focuses on Bryant's converged security network.

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