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.

Inspiring Africa: Vimbainashe Masiyiwa ’17 drives change using skills learned at Bryant

She helped develop and run the Innovate Elevate Youth Conference in Zimbabwe, aimed at helping young adults build stronger communities.

10.06.17

Eric Bonin '08: An awkward spill launches an entrepreneurial success

Using hard-earned practical business wisdom, analytics, and skills honed as a Finance major, he launched Pillars, a drinkable Greek yogurt company.

10.03.17

Bryant mindset helps alumni power Google

Nearly a dozen Bryant alumni work for the tech giant, where a devotion to innovation is a key element to success in the Google culture.

09.14.17

Mentors connect Bryant students to invaluable experience

CVS Women's Success Network, College of Arts and Sciences Mentor Match with faculty, Alumnifire each provide unique postgraduate advantages.

06.11.17

Sarah Rudkin ’15: IB program prepared her for leadership opportunities at United Technologies

Bryant’s IB program "gave me a strong base in all parts of business, which made me a stronger competitor for the program.”

05.04.17

Julia Messina ’16 explored marketing and found a career

“I like to be creative, and marketing is such a broad field. ... You can go in so many directions,” says Messina, whose coursework, internships helped land her a marketing assistant position.

04.18.17

Nick Candito ’10: Early on in your career, opportunity looks a lot like work

Recently named to the Forbes "30 Under 30" list, this tech entrepreneur draws lessons from his Bulldog football years. "Team unity is crucial," he says.

04.10.17

Margaret Dickinson '10: From Archway Investment Fund to Fidelity and an MBA

You can turn unexpected news into surprising opportunities, says the four-year varsity swimmer who concentrated in finance and marketing.

03.13.17

Shanel Anthony ’02, ’03 MBA: "Success doesn't happen in a vacuum"

Now regional manager for Medtronic, the former president of Multicultural Student Union, Intercultural Center, and football team captain takes pride in building team players.

02.23.17

Allison Hubbard '14, '15 MSGES: "In science – and in life – it is okay to fail"

Now an applications engineer, she was inspired "to try different aspects of science" as she worked with her faculty mentor, environmental engineer and Assoc. Prof. Dan McNally.

08.29.16

Jason Lambert '15: Experiential learning solidified course of study, career path

Taking part in the PwC xTax Competition and four internships helped him narrow his career field and led to his job as international tax associate at PwC.

08.29.16

Alexia Bayer '15: Young professional on the move

A financial analyst at The Hartford, her IB (Finance) major and concentration in French helped her land a spot in leadership development program's Middle Market International Finance rotation.

08.29.16