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Sovereign, Bryant sign abroad-study deal

April 5th, 2011

The Providence Business News reports on the three-year agreement Sovereign Bank signed with Bryant University that will provide second-year students the opportunity to travel abroad and participate in international study.

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Sovereign Bank, Santander Universities announce agreement to support Sophomore International Experience

March 24th, 2011

SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Sovereign Bank, a part of Banco Santander, announced today it has signed a three-year agreement with Bryant University in support of the University's Sophomore International Experience. The program provides second-year students the opportunity to travel abroad and participate in international study. Sovereign Bank will provide financial support through Santander Universities, a major initiative created by Banco Santander to support higher education and advance the bank's goal of expanding knowledge and experience throughout the world.

 "At Bryant University, we strive to contribute significantly to the larger world through the leaders we produce. The Sophomore International Experience is one component of this effort," said Ronald K. Machtley, president of Bryant University. "Since its inception in 2007, this unique international program has helped 928 second-year students go abroad to gain a better understanding of their place and purpose in the global community. We are grateful to Sovereign Bank and Santander Universities for their support of our innovative program."

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