Our accounting program, ranked No. 4 in the country by College Factual, is renowned for educating professionals who play a crucial role in the success of their organizations. Our graduates are prepared to excel because they possess first-rate communication skills and understand a complete range of business functions.
In the course of the competition, 10 teams of students hone their analytical thinking, fact-based decision making, and collaboration skills by applying them to actual business scenarios.
"With accounting, you can branch off into many different areas,” recalls Barlow, who today is president and CEO of The Moore Company.
She believes every leader has the responsibility to guide and influence the next generation of leaders by serving as a mentor and role model.
Through the annual case competition, Bryant students gain insight into PwC, the profession, and issues faced by global business leaders.
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.
His research on professional judgment and decision-making has been widely published, and he has provided his expertise to national accountancy organizations, public companies, and public accounting firms.
Alphonse Lucarelli's gift was motivated by his appreciation for how much his Bryant education and the guidance of his faculty mentor contributed to his career success.
“He was never just my professor,” Jeffrey Fryer ’91 MST says of Accounting Professor Michael Lynch. “Our relationship was more about the personal connection we had and his commitment in mentoring me.”
For Rosalie (Spallone) Morrison ’86 and daughter Michela '16, hands-on learning was a two-way street as team launched clothing boutique.
It was no surprise to anyone when he moved from auditor to product controller to public accountant to chief financial officer of a private hedge fund operating on Wall Street.
“The profession has done so much for me,” the Bryant accounting professor writes. “The opportunity to make a positive difference in somebody else’s life and my community is a sacred obligation."
A chapter she co-wrote for "Advances in Accounting Education" is deemed "one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2014.”