Meet Our 1863 Society Members
Members receive invitations to special events, inclusion in the Bryant University Honor Roll of Donors, and a special 1863 Society memento.
If you have already arranged for Bryant in your estate plan, please download and complete the Bequest Intention form so that we may honor you as a member of the 1863 Society. If you prefer anonymity, you will receive all of the benefits of membership with the exception of public recognition.
"Every day I get my inspiration from somebody. Hopefully my choice to do this will inspire somebody else. Bryant really is a special place."
David and Barbara Allardice '61
Committed to helping Bryant students, the Allardices establish a lasting scholarship. They hope their gift will inspire future alumni to do the same.
Robert L. G. Batchelor '56
Robert L. G. Batchelor arranges a “permanent give-back” to provide students with the same opportunities that launched his 45-year accounting career.
Frank '61, '72 and Caryl '61, '71 Bingham
As students, alumni, faculty, and parents, Frank and Caryl Bingham find many ways to keep the Bryant connection strong.
Eric J. Bisighini III '80 and Lynn (Donnelly) Bisighini '81
From their time as students to their campus visits today, the Bisighinis see a great school that continues to diversify its academic profile and its global identity.
Eileen Cioe '69
Alumna recognizes the tuition burden for families and resolves to help others.
J. Steven Cowen '69
J. Steven Cowen finds Bryant graduates a continual source of new ideas. His recent planned gift is just one facet of his active connection to the University.
Siro De Gasperis '57
A bit of faculty advice motivated Siro De Gasperis to establish lasting ties to the Bryant community.
† Nicholas A. DiRienzo '59
A forward-looking gift from Nicholas A. DiRienzo provides opportunity for students of business who have financial need.
Mary Dupont '68 and Robert Decelles
After leading the way for women in accounting and founding a nonprofit, Mary Dupont ensures that a scholarship will last well into the future.
†Raymond J. Fallon '58
After a long career in public service, Raymond J. Fallon leaves a meaningful gift with University-wide impact.
William J. Fox '64
William J. Fox '64 credits Bryant as the source of his professional success in sales and marketing.
Jeffrey '91 and Kimberly (Roy) '92 Fryer
The Fryers remember their parents’ sacrifices and make a gift to allow others the opportunity of a Bryant education.
W. Dustin Goldstein '95
International sales manager W. Dustin Goldstein shares his expertise with current students while supporting the University’s ongoing growth.
John Joyce '53
A partial scholarship combined with hard work led John Joyce to a Bryant degree and his own business. He remains committed to helping others, through a scholarship for students of accounting and finance.
David Leigh '54
A 60-year accounting career begins with Bryant. David Leigh '54 wants to make the same success possible for his grandchildren and others.
Edmund Lorenzo '68
Edmund Lorenzo '68, a long-time business teacher, creates opportunity for hard-working students.
Gregory Lyden '82
Grateful for his education, alumnus makes Bryant a beneficiary of a portion of his estate.
Ronald Pittori '62
Ronald Pittori capitalizes on his success as a Blue Cross/Blue Shield sales leader and independent entrepreneur to fund an endowed scholarship.
Janet Rutter ’54
Through a charitable gift annuity, Rutter has helped to ensure Bryant's commitment to a rigorous education.
Dan Santos '52
Dan Santos credits Bryant for launching his 60-year career with New York Life. Loyalty, coupled with Bryant’s rise in national rankings, inspire him to give back.
Dorothy (Hill) Smith ’48 and William R. Smith
The Smiths found a way to merge financial planning with their commitment to helping students.
Wayne Stickles '67
After serving in the US Air Force, Wayne Stickles experienced the rapid rise of a career in sales management. He now hopes to help others create lasting memories as they pursue a Bryant education.
Please contact Ed Magro, Executive Director of Development, at 401-232-6528 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about planned giving.