Named after Sol Koffler '70H, former Bryant Trustee, and member of Bryant's Jubilee Club. Born December 24, 1907 in what is now Poland, Mr. Koffler immigrated to this country as a young man and was educated in the Providence Public Schools. He founded American Tourister Luggage in 1932. Koffler Rotunda in the Unistructure is also named after Sol Koffler. Koffler was a Bryant trustee from 1973/74-1987/88.
The Koffler Center, formerly Bryant's student center, was dedicated in honor of Koffler's family on October 19, 1978. The building was rededicated on September 22, 1987 as the Koffler Technology Center.
The Koffler Center houses Bryant’s Communication Complex, a state-of-the-art digital and multimedia TV studio.
COMMUNICATION COMPLEX – MAIN FLOOR – KOFFLER TECHNOLOGY CENTER AND TV STUDIO/RADIO STATION
The television studio serves as a pre- and post-production training ground for students enrolled in the communication degree program, those who minor in communication, or any member of the Bryant community who would like to learn more about video production.
The studio has the capability to broadcast programming on campus.
The 3,000-square-foot studio has a control room, three advanced multimedia editing/support rooms, and a multimedia classroom.
The Communication Complex includes a dedicated studio for WJMF, Bryant’s student-run radio station, which is broadcast worldwide via the web at WJMFradio.com and locally on 88.7HD2.
COMMUNICATION COMPLEX – UPPER LEVEL
Faculty offices from various departments are located on this level.