Success Stories

In making the transition from student to successful professional, Bryant alumni have followed a variety of paths. Here are a few of their stories.

Accomplished scholar and outstanding teacher: David N. Ricchiute '70

"Bryant awakened me to a professional career that became my life’s work," says this award-winning professor of accountancy at the University of Notre Dame.

03.27.14

One of Canada’s most powerful women: Diane Kazarian ’83

A senior partner at PwC Canada, she considers the relationship-building skills learned early in her childhood and further developed at Bryant as the key to her success.

03.27.14

Stephanie Griffith '13: Survey of campus attitudes

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Hochberg Women's Center resources led her to research campus climate as it relates to homophobia, LGBTQ issues.

09.30.13

Nastazia Coirin '13: Empowering women in Haiti

Her coursework at Bryant and her affiliation with the Gertrude Meth Hochberg Women's Center launched Nastazia on a path to help women gain visibility in leadership positions.

09.30.13

William Gowen '13: Aiming for a career in public service

A semester-long internship doing economics research at a Washington, D.C., think tank "was an important part of how I chose my career," he says.

08.05.13

Eva Mahan ’13: Building a foundation for success one internship at a time

Learning the importance of hard work and dedication set the stage for Mahan's Honors Program capstone, her path to a graduate degree, and a job as a tax accountant.

06.25.13

Timothy Drechsler-Martell ’13: A path enriched by faculty and alumni

Bryant taught Drechsler-Martell to take advantage of opportunities, meet the right people and build great relationships.

06.04.13

Michael Leonard '13: Using a flexible curriculum to incorporate broad interests

Bryant’s integrated curriculum gave Leonard the flexibility to chart a unique path that incorporated finance, economics and applied statistics.

06.04.13

Christina Nadolny '13: Reaching her full potential

Nadolny thought she would go into finance or accounting. Instead, her experience conducting research with antibiotics has led her to a doctoral program in pharmaceutical sciences.

06.04.13

Cristine Cox '11: Internships, workshops led her to nation's capital

Cristine Cox’s association with PwC began at an orientation program for international and multicultural students.

06.03.13

Renee Chapman ’11: assistant sports manager at U.S. Sports Camps

Renee, who majored in Communication, is responsible for marketing and social media for baseball, football, and softball.

06.03.13

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04.23.13