After a semester at sea as a Santander fellow, Sully Jiminez ’17 says she’s ready for the next chapter of her life. The voyage — from San Diego across the Pacific to Japan, China, Vietnam, Myanmar, Mauritius, South African and England — was simply life-changing.
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The “Suburban Opioid Study” will focus on suburban populations of opioid and heroin users including interviews with users and former users in and around Boston, New Haven, Conn., and Atlanta. With Associate Professor of Sociology Miriam Boeri as co-principal investigator along with a colleague at Southern Connecticut State University, Bentley will receive $142,025 of the $341,565 grant, the first NIH grant to a Bentley faculty member.
"Growing up, going to college was my number one goal," Jaclyn Leduc ’18, a marketing major, remembers. "I did everything I needed to do to make sure I would get there one day. My family was supportive, my high school was helpful and encouraging during the process, and my achievements up to that point seemed to be enough to push me to the college life I’d dreamed of for so long.
Hector Jiminez-Guerrero ’17 thrives on the challenge of adapting to new environments. While studying abroad as a Santander fellow in Barcelona, Spain — his first trip to Europe — he was able to do just that, and much more. From seeing his favorite team, Real Madrid, in action to networking with likeminded students, Hector says his time abroad was a tremendous experience that strengthened his character:
The idea was cooked up over breakfast one day by Peter Cowie ’81, P ’10 and David Splaine ’81: create an endowed class scholarship — the first of its kind at Bentley — in honor of their 35th reunion.
The Center for Women and Business (CWB) at Bentley University has joined forces with insurance giant Liberty Mutual Insurance to strengthen young women’s leadership and education.