Bryant University. Alumni Connections.
Upcoming Events

September 16th
RI Regional Alumni Network
Sakonnet Vineyards Private Tour and Tasting
Join Alumni for a tour and a tasting of various wines at Sakonnet in Little Compton.
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September 21st

CA Regional Alumni Network
SOL Cocina
Join Bryant alumni for an evening of informal networking as we enjoy drinks and hearty hors d'oeuvres at SOL Cocina in Newport Beach.
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September 23rd

CT Regional Alumni Network
Hartford Boathouse
Enjoy an Indian summer evening of elegant hors d'oeuvres and sweeping views of the Connecticut River at the Hartford Boathouse.
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September 25th

CT Regional Alumni Network
Bryant Football @ Central CT
Come tailgate and cheer on the Bulldogs as they take on the Central CSU Blue Devils!
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September 28th
MA Regional Alumni Network
Wine Tasting at Gran Gusto, Cambridge
Join Alumni for a tasting of various wines at the popular Gran Gusto.
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September 30th
NY Regional Alumni Network
Honors Program Reception
Join host Nick Bohnsack ‘00 in welcoming Bryant students to New York.
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October 2nd
CA Regional Alumni Network
Wine Tour & Luncheon
Join Bryant alumnus Bill Bishop ‘78 and take a special insiders tour at Steele Winery in Lake County.
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October 8th
Bryant University Alumni
Alumni Reunion Golf Challenge
Join Bryant alumni and friends for a round of golf
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OCT. 8-10, 2010

October 22nd

Pacific NW Regional Alumni Network
Seattle Bellevue Hilton
Join us for the evening and catch up with other Bryant alumni living and working in the Pacific Northwest.
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October 27th

Executive Advice for Aspiring Leaders
Dowtown Harvard Club, Boston
Join President Machtley and area alumni for this powerful networking reception and panel discussion.
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November 12th

MA Regional Alumni Network
Seaport Elite Boston Harbor Cruise
Join alumni and friends for a great night out on the harbor.
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Your Alumni Newsletter
Volume 4, Issue 7
September 2010

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Bryant Spirit Day
Pull out that Bryant sweatshirt or t-shirt from your closet!

Bryant Spirit
Bryant’s Reunion @ Homecoming will bring hundreds of alumni and their families back to campus the weekend of October 8-10.  We hope everyone will celebrate the day and sport your Bryant pride by wearing that special Bryant t-shirt, hat or sweatshirt on Saturday, October 9. 

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Alumni Helping Alumni
On the MOVE to end Alzheimer's

Brittany Slater '10 and Gerald A. Juaire '59

Brittany Slater '10 and her grandfather,
Gerard A. Juaire '59

Join Brittany and other alumni and friends to raise money for Alzheimer's Disease, and to recognize one very special Bryant alumnus, her grandfather Gerard A. Juaire, Class of 1959.

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Alumni Profile

Alan Duro '07
Finding a niche in which to prosper:
Alan Duro ’07
Entrepreneurial alumnus recognizes great business opportunity while still in college and helps grow thriving company providing dorm room essentials.

Alan Duro ’07 admits he hadn’t really thought much about the spartan furnishings provided in a dorm room before going to college. “Bryant’s partnership with a company that provided the room essentials opened my eyes to the need for dorm-room related products,” he says.

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Alumni Profile

Kim Butler '89 '97 MBA
Planning for the future:
Kimberly (Murray) Butler ’89, ’97 MBA

Alumna finds her passion helping others create a charitable legacy for Bryant.

When Kim (Murray) Butler ’89, ’97 MBA was a little girl, she watched her mother walk out the door in her business suit every morning, off to her job as Treasurer and Controller at J.F. Moran. “Watching my mom put on her ‘power suit’ and set off to work as a respected corporate executive inspired me,” she says. “I always knew I wanted to get a degree in business because of her enthusiasm for her career.”

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Ringing in a New (Fundraising) Year
The Bryant Fund supports scholarships and student enrichment

A group of 30 talented and enthusiastic students, freshmen through seniors, will reach out to the Bryant community during evenings to update alumni on campus activities, academic accomplishments and to ask for support of The Bryant Fund.   

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President Machtley joins Alumni at Upcoming Regional Programs

As Bryant University begins its 148th year of educating young men and women for success, we invite you to join other alumni and friends to hear an update from President Machtley and celebrate the University’s achievements at three upcoming regional alumni events in Little Compton, Hartford, and Boston. 

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Headlines from Bryant

Interfaith CenterThe Bryant Interfaith Center has won the 2010 Honor Design Award from Faith & Form magazine/The Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture. The award, presented in the category of Religious Architecture -- New Facilities, will be included in the winter awards issue of Faith & Form and will be exhibited at the American Institute of Architects national convention.

A group of Bryant marketing majors won the statewide competition to name Rhode Island's new transport hub. The new Intermodal facility at T.F. Green Airport will be known as the INTERLINK, according to the announcement from the Rhode Island Airport Corporation.

Edinaldo TebaldiAssociate Professor of Economics Edinaldo Tebaldi and Bryant alumni Lelani S. Bonner '06, Kevin M. Ricci '94 and David C. Sweet '05 are among the 40 Rhode Islanders selected by the Providence Business News to receive the 2010 "40 Under Forty" awards for their contributions to the state. In Connecticut, Dan O'Brien '03 was one of 40 similarly honored by the Hartford Business Journal's 2010 "40 Under Forty" award.

Bryant Football makes National Television Debut

Bryant's Charlie Granatell '08
The Northeast Conference announced their football television package for the 2010 season which marks the largest deal in conference history and will feature Bryant University vs. Monmouth University, October 16, 2010.

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Bryant's 2010 Football Season Tickets
Now Available!

Season tickets for the 2010 Bryant Bulldogs' football team are $64 for reserved seating and $48 for general admission; these tickets are a steal! Contact the Bryant University Ticket Office at (401) 232-6942, Ext. 2, or buy them online at (scroll to the bottom of the page for ticket link).

Join us on Bryant's campus for the home games or tailgate with us at Central Connecticut State, Wagner, and Monmouth.

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The Job Source is a weekly list of available positions in a variety of fields published by the Amica Center and is available to alumni via email. To subscribe, send an email to the Amica Center for Career Education and ask to be put on the electronic distribution list.  For a complete list of the last month's Job Source listings, please click on "Job Openings" below.

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