Events

Tuesday, November 1

Day of Understanding

Bryant’s annual Day of Understanding is an opportunity for the entire community to explore topics surrounding creating and supporting a community of...

Opening Ceremony & Keynote featuring Michael Murphy

OPENING CEREMONY & WELCOMING REMARKS 8:30- 9:00 am | Chace Athletic Center, MAC Please Join us in the MAC for light refreshments as we kick off our Day of...

An Experiential Learning Approach to Engage Students with Climate Change: From Geoscience to Sustainability

10:00 - 12:00 pm | Fisher Center, 1st Floor Taylor Vahey '23 Climate change has emerged as the defining issue of the century for humanity with far-reaching...

Breaking Bias, Building Belonging Exhibit

10:00 - 5:00 pm Fisher Student Center, 2A (Meet the artist 10:15 - 11:00 am, and 4:15- 5:00 pm) Inclusivity is a hallmark of a strong community. Learn about...

Dress for Success

10:00 - 9:00 pm ACE Workshop Room & Rotunda The Centers for Student Success strive to provide all students with the resources needed to be successful during...

Power Flowers

10:00 - 12:00 pm | Fisher Center, 1st Floor Kylie Truong and the American Marketing Association Even with our differences, there are many similarities that...

Refugee Displacement Viewing and Workshop

10:00 - 4:00 pm | Unistructure, 354 (45-minute workshop begins at the beginning of each hour) Presented in Partnership with Dorcas International Institute...

A More Sustainable Future featuring Kim Anderson

10:15 - 11:15 am | Academic Innovation Center, Forum Kim Anderson has built a community of sustainability-minded organizations, entrepreneurs, and...

Building Belonging Taskforce: Exploring the Experiences

10:15 - 11:00 am | Academic Innovation Center, 130 Kelly Boutin In this session, we will present the charge of the Belonging Taskforce. We will break down...

Fostering the Beloved Community in Teaching

10:15 - 11:00 am | Academic Innovation Center, 212 Cathy Zheng, Gao Niu, Maura Dowling Dr. Josiah Royce and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. believed when...

I Am An Immigrant Panel

10:15 - 11:15 am | Unistructure, MRC4 Patricia Gomez and Alejandro Vaquerano '23 Presented in Partnership with Department of Modern Languages, BUSCO How do...

SOLD OUT - Connecting Through Comedy

10:15 - 11:45 am | Fisher Student Center, Papitto Melissa Bowler is an Improv Comedian and Advocate whose passion is teaching people to be better humans...

SOLD OUT - Know Where You Stand: Land Acknowledgement and Performance

10:15 - 11:00 am | Fisher Student Center, Fire Side Lounge Featuring Music by the Eastern Medicine Singers Ever heard of a land acknowledgment? Do you know...

Universal Design for Learning: Effective Teaching Across Disciplines

FACULTY & STAFF ONLY 10:15 – 11:15 am | Academic Innovation Center, 237 Kirsten Behling Presented in Partnership with the Center for Teaching...

Community in the Classroom: Reflections from Bryant Community on Positive Learning Environments

10:30 - 2:30 pm | The Rotunda The Center for Teaching Excellence Building community through shared experiences is an effective way to strengthen...

25 Bough Street: A Community Project featuring Lanre Ajakiye

11:00-12:00 pm | Unistructure, Janikies Auditorium As the first person in the northeast approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission to crowdfund the...

A Multifaith View of Community, A Conversation with Bryant Chaplains

11:00 - 12:00 pm | Academic Innovation Center, 118 Rabbi Steven Jablow, Pastor Kevin White, Chaplain Aisha Manzoor, Father Joseph Pescatello The Bryant...

Bryant Culture and Community Experience

11:00 - 12:00 pm - Fisher Center 2B Paris Flynn '22, MBA '23 and Danielle Latty '24 Each session will be a unique opportunity for students and staff alike...

Building Inclusive Learning Communities Through Experiential Education

11:00 - 12:00 pm | Academic Innovation Center, 131 Ally Baldwin Every member of the Bryant community has a shared commitment to learning and the practical...

Checking In When You and Others May Be Feeling Checked Out

FACULTY & STAFF ONLY 11:15 - 12:00 | Academic Innovation Center, 236 Constanza Bartholomae Presented in Partnership with the Center for Teaching...

Community Engagement to Make Our Planet Livable: Poster Presentation

11:15 - 12:00 pm | Unistructure, Rotunda Students from Science 355: Energy Management Strategies and Professor Paul A. Roselli Using the principles of the...

SOLD OUT - Building Community In The Workplace - What Can a New Hire Do?

11:15 - 12:00 pm | Academic Innovation Center, 235 Professor Robert Massoud, Jaqueline Saslawski, Christopher Ratcliffe, Russell Sylvia Using real-world...

The Goodlife Garden featuring Kofi Thomas

12:15 - 1:15 pm | Chace Athletic Center, MAC Kofi Thomas transformed an abandoned lot in his Brooklyn neighborhood to become a 13,000-square-foot public...

Counterform Studio: Press Printing

1:00 - 4:00 pm | Fisher Patio (outdoor) Hands-on press printing demonstration with renowned master printer Jacques Bidon. Jacques will be freely sharing his...

Forgiveness Meditation

1:00-1:30 pm | Interfaith Center, Reflection Sanctuary Noelle Harris Personal well-being contributes to a healthy community. Forgiveness Meditation is a...

SOLD OUT - A Performance by Bryant Jazz Ensemble

1:00 -2:00 pm | Fisher Student Center, Fire Side Lounge Come and enjoy a performance by Bryant's very own Jazz Ensemble! Food truck available to...

Tie Dye with Bryant Best Buddies and Delta Alpha Pi: Building a Better Campus for Individuals with Disabilities

1:00 - 4:00 pm | Fisher Patio (outdoor) Best Buddies and Delta Alpha Pi invite faculty, staff, students, and alumni to stop by and tie-dye a t-shirt while...

Bryant Community Resources Showcase

1:30 - 3:30 pm | Unistructure, Rotunda Showcase of resources that are freely available to the Bryant community. Equity Library, Dress for Success Closet,...

Bryant Culture and Community Experience (Session 2)

1:30 - 2:30 pm | Fisher Student Center, 2B Paris Flynn '22, MBA '23 and Danielle Latty '24 Each session will be a unique opportunity for students and staff...

CANCELED DUE TO COVID EXPOSURE - Social Enterprise Greenhouse

1:30 - 2:15 pm | Academic Innovation Center, 118 Kristine Pearson, Ruthy Rodriguez, Akisch Lenus A growing network of entrepreneurs, businesses and...

Connecting with our First Generation Community: A Discussion with Alpha, Alpha, Alpha

1:30-2:30 pm | Unistructure, 352 Alpha Alpha Alpha, Moderated by Emily Magri '23, and Rebecca Senna Bryant’s First-Generation Honor Society invites faculty,...

Creating Community Through Art Panel

1:30-2:45 pm | Fisher Student Center, Papitto Garza, Ryan Parker, Agonza, Troy Robinson, Moderated by Joan Zaretti Art brings people together from various...

Human Library

10:15 - 12:00 pm | Krupp Library 1:30 - 4:00 pm | Krupp Library The Human Library brings together volunteers who serve as “books” - people who will share...

It Takes a Village featuring Lanre Ajakiye

1:30 to 2:15 pm | Unistructure, MRC 4 With an ambitious eight figure development project in mind, Lanre Ajakaiye mobilized his network to help realize a...

SOLD OUT - Period Packing Party with Amenity Aid

1:30 - 2:30pm | Fisher Student Center, 2C Liz Duggan Amenity Aid’s mission is to improve the health & well-being of vulnerable populations by creating...

Supporting Refugees to Find Community

1:30 - 2:15 pm | Unistructure, 354 Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island strives to create a...

The Art of Storytelling

1:30-3:00 pm | Academic Innovation Center, 236 Rhode Island Black Storytellers Rhode Island Black Storytellers (RIBS) will guide participants through an...

Building Classroom Communities: Inclusive Pedagogies and Design Thinking

FACULTY & STAFF ONLY 2:30 - 3:45 pm | Academic Innovation Center, 237 Ryan Marnane and Allison Butler Presented in Partnership with the Center for Teaching...

Facilitating Organizational Inclusion through Employee Resources Groups

2:30- 3:15pm | Academic Innovation Center, 212 John K. Visich and Lucy Smith, ‘23 Employee Resource Groups assist in creating a culture of inclusion within...

SOLD OUT - Creating Inclusive Communities with Hilina Ajakaiye

2:30-3:15 pm | Fisher Student Center, Heritage Hilina D. Ajakaiye Hilina D. Ajakaiye, Executive Vice President of the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors...

Building Community in Your Student Organization

(STUDENTS ONLY) 2:45-4:15 pm | Academic Innovation Center, Forum Alison Jackson Frasier, Chief People Officer of Simply Development, in collaboration with...

Bryant Change Makers Alumni Panel

3:00 -4:15 pm | Fisher Student Center, 2B Kayla Batalha '22, Quinton Law ’19, Aliana Soto’ 04 Bryant University has a robust Alumni community who enjoy...

CANCELED DUE TO COVID EXPOSURE - Student Business Pitch with Social Enterprise Greenhouse

3:00 - 4:15 pm | Unistructure, MRC4 Join the student organization Enactus, as they provide select Bryant students the opportunity to pitch their business...

Guided Rest, A Form of Resistance

Haus of Glitter offers a guided meditation that focuses on challenging and unlearning our ideas around rest and productivity. It reframes rest and...

Guided Rest, A Form of Resistance (Cancelled)

3:15 – 4:15pm | Chace Athletic Center, Eannarino Aerobics Room Haus of Glitter offers a guided meditation that focuses on challenging and unlearning our...

SOLD OUT - Steel Drum Presentation and Concert

3:15 -4:15 pm | Fisher Student Center, Fireside Lounge By partnering with PVD World Music, Bryant extends its borders to the greater Providence community....

Building Community Through Poetry Workshop

3:30 -4:15 pm | Academic Innovation Center, 236 Ryan Parker's mission is to disrupt the oppressive legacy embedded in educational spaces and to influence...

Knowing Self, Building Community: The 2022 Women's Leadership Living and Learning Community

Presenters: Kelly Boutin, Kristin Pidgeon, Jana Valentine Time: 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. The first-year students of the Women’s Leadership Living & Learning...

Paint Your Pride

4:00 - 5:30 pm | Fisher Patio (outdoor) Arts and Creativity Club Join the Arts and Creativity Organization and paint your flag and/or sign for the Bulldog...

A Celebration of Art: Bryant Student and Faculty Work

5:00 - 7:00 pm | Art Barn Bryant students along with Professors Carrigan and Kuhlman will be showcasing their work at the Art Barn. This exhibit features...

Finance Association - Rob DeLucca

Tuesday, November 1st, at 5:00 pm in Bello 102, we will host speaker Rob DeLucca, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of The Andriole Group, a...

FOOD TRUCK & ART BARN ACTIVITIES STILL ON - Bulldog Spirit Parade CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER

5:45 - 6:00 pm | Short Procession From the Fisher Student Center to the Art Barn (outside) with entertainment continuing until 6:45 pm This band procession...

Vibes Cafe

7:00 - 9:00 pm Fisher Student Center, Fireside Lounge Cam Bells, Mike Rollins, Walter Pearson Jr., Seth Xavier, Josh Abreu, Zealous, Tony T, Nino Francis,...

Tuesday, November 1