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Last Blog of 2016

  On December 8, I had a surreal opportunity to return back to my former school (Community College of RI) to give a talk with Brenda Doran, Director of Transfer Admissions at Bryant to potential transfer students. I had not been here in a year and a half, and frankly, had no intentions of ever […]

Thanksgiving & the lead up to finals….

Thanksgiving break surely came at the right time because never had I needed a break more than now. This break was not solely a break from school work, but rather, a break to catch up on it and prepare in advance for brutal finals two weeks ahead. On Wednesday I was back at school to […]

CLRI Session 3 – Pathway to Service

Session 3 of CLRI kicked off at the Boys and Girls Club of Pawtucket on November 4th. The theme of the day was “Pathway to Service” where the class had the opportunity to primarily explore the not-for-profit sector industry in Rhode Island among other things. I must say, since I am more of a Financial […]

Using SAS to solve problems in the grocery retail industry

Last week, I had the privilege of listening to Jeff Thomas, Principal Industry Consultant, Retail and CPG Practice of the SAS Institute present on his topic “Not Your Parents’ Trip to the Store:  How Analytics is Re-shaping the Retail Landscape.” This was part of the annual Analytics using SAS® organized by the University’s Advanced Applied […]

Russia and Ukraine: From the Past into the Future

On Tuesday, October 25th, I had the privilege of listening to a special presentation by Dr. Sergei N. Khrushchev, the son of former Soviet Prime Minister Nikita Khrushchev, during a lecture at Bryant. Dr. Khrushchev has been a senior fellow at Brown University since 1966 and was a senior visiting scholar from 1991-1996.  He has […]

Dean’s List Celebration

On Saturday the 22nd of October Bryant held its Family and Friends Weekend on campus. Of course as one can imagine parents and family members of students swarmed the campus from all corners of the earth. It was my first ever time of seeing campus like this so I was quite intrigued. I was on […]

CLRI Session II- Navigating Rhode Island’s Private Sector. Part II

Another equally laid back panel that was available to us was on “The Ins and Outs of Networking.” On the panel was Ting Barnard, a young entrepreneur with past experience on “The Street” (code name for Wall Street among folks in financial services), Travis Escobar, Co-Founder & President at Millennial Professional Group of RI and […]