Academic And Practitioner Conferences
Ethics, Civic Engagement, Social Responsibility and Sustainability
PRME Affinity Group Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 26. Heikki Topi, Associate Dean of Business Graduate and Executive Programs, spoke on Bentley's role in the UN Global Compact's Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative and its latest Communication on Progress report.
Plagiarism in the Digital Age: Voices from the Front Lines - A Webinar Series
"What's Happening on College Campuses Today?" April 24, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. William Connolly, president of the Bentley Student Council on Academic Integrity, will join Donna Bell, Academic Integrity Officer at Ryerson University; Dr. Teresa Fishman, Executive Director of the Center for Academic Integrity at Clemson University; and Professor Jon Radue of Brock University; for a discussion of plagiarism and academic integrity.
First Global Forum for Responsible Management Education. New York City, United Nations. December 4-5. Mike Page, Bentley's Dean of Business, spoke on "Global Trends for the Education of 21st Century Business Leaders." Tony Buono, Coordinator of Bentley's Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, also shared his comments on Bentley's latest Communication on Progress as a signatory of the PRME initiative.
Academy of Management, Anaheim, California, August 11. Tony Buono (MG/Alliance) was part of a Showcase Symposium on “What is the Consultant’s Responsibility with regard to the Client’s Social Responsibility? A Long Overdue Examination.
Leadership and Management Studies in Sub-Saharan Africa, July 7 to 9, Accra, Ghana. Diane Kellogg (MG) will present a symposium on the Bentley-Mmofra Trom Partnership entitled, “U.S.-Ghana Partnerships: Comparing and Contrasting Management Styles.”
Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council, Andover, Massachusetts, May 12, 2008. Tony Buono (MG/Alliance) was the dinner speaker, talking about “Preparing the Next Generation of Business Professionals: The Role of Business Ethics Education.”
2008 Business Ethics and Compliance Conference, The Conference Board, March 11 and 12, San Diego, Calif., and April 8 and 9, New York, N.Y. Tony Buono (MG, San Diego) and Aaron Nurick (MG, New York) will talk about “Reaching Your Next Generation of Employees.”
Business School Review: Today’s Students — What Are They Thinking? Human Resources Countil, February 12, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Tony Buono (Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility) will talk about today’s students, the role that ethics, social responsibility and civic engagement play in their lives, and their expectations as they prepare for tomorrow’s workforce.
ICT, Transparency and Corporate Responsibility: Social and Ethical Considerations in the Global Economy, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, November 7 to 9, Lisbon, Portugal. W. Michael Hoffman (Center for Business Ethics) will be speaking at the event.
Center for Academic Integrity Annual Conference, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia, October 18 to 19. Coralee Whitcomb (CIS, Academic Integrity System Coordinator), along with members of Bentley’s Academic Integrity Council (Bentley students William Englund, Richard Doyle, Emily Ayers and Christina Tedeschi) presented a workshop on “Developing the Student Integrity Activist.”
Alliance for the Study of Adoption, Identity and Kinship, University of Pittsburgh, October 12, Pittsburgh, Penn., Ruth Nemzoff (IS) will speak on “How Feminism Changed the Adoption System.”
Leadership Conference 2007 — IGNITE: Leading the Passion Within, October 4 to 7, Humbolt State University, Eureka, Calif. Tony Buono, coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, will speak on “Business Ethics and Social Responsibility: An Evolving Ideal.” He will also be facilitating a session with Owen Bacewicz, Bentley undergraduate student, on the Bentley Civic Leadership Program.
National Alliance for Corporate Ethics, September 27, Bogotá, Columbia. W. Michael Hoffman (Center for Business Ethics) was a keynote speaker at the event.
20th Annual EBEN Conference, Catholic University of Leuven, September 18–20, Belgium. W. Michael Hoffman (Center for Business Ethics) gave a talk on “How to define and to develop the European identity in the field of business and social ethics.”
Fourth Edition of the Politeia Annual Forum on Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility in a Global Economy. University of Milan, September 13-14, Milan, Italy. W. Michael Hoffman (Center for Business Ethics) spoke on “Restoring Responsibility: The Accountable Corporation.”
Academy of Management, Annual Conference, August 3 to 8, Philadelphia, Penn. Tony Buono, coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, was part of a Professional Development Workshop on “Institutionalizing Business Ethics: The Mandate and the Challenge.” Susan Adams (MG) was part of a Symposium on “Women on Boards Research: Can New Research Do Good by Changing the Representation and Treatment of Women Directors for Organizations to Do Better?” (AOM)
First International Conference on Service-Learning in Teacher Education, Brussels, Belgium, July 5 to 7. Edward Zlotkowski (EN) gave the keynote presentation on “Education, Globalization, and Democracy: Taylor vs. Dewey Déjà Vu.”
Mathematics of Social Justice Workshop, Middlebury College, June 21, Middlebury, Vt.. Charlie Hadlock (MA) presented a paper on Service-Learning in the Mathematical Sciences.
Shambaugh Conference on Service-Learning with Government Partners, University of Iowa, Department of Political Science, June 4, Ames, Iowa. Charlie Hadlock (MA) spoke on Pandemic Flu Planning Support for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Conference on Community-Based Learning: A New Challenge for Irish Education, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, May 22. Edward Zlotkowski (EN) gave the keynote presentation entitled “Service-Learning in the United States: Addressing the Needs of a Society in Transition.”
Understanding Other Minds and Moral Agency Conference, College of the Holy Cross, April 19 to 21, Worchester, Mass. Axel Seemann (PH) presented a paper entitled “Joint Attention, Affective Perception, and Trust.”
Society for the Advancement of Management, Annual International Conference, March 25 to 28, Las Vegas, Nev. Tony Buono, coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, spoke on “Institutionalizing Ethics and Social Responsibility in Business Education: Going Beyond the Business Ethics Course.”
Institute on College Student Values’ Conference on “College Student Conduct in a Consumer Age: Is Higher Education Doing Enough to Teach, Model and Monitor Student Ethical Behavior on Campus?“ Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, February 8 to 10. Bentley undergraduate students Michael Ginzburg and Owen Bacewicz, and Tony Buono, coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, presented a session on Bentley's Civic Leadership program. Gerard Stenerson (Dean, First Year Programs) and Lynne Johanson (BSLC) presented a session entitled “How to Build a Meaningful Spring Break Experience for Today's Students: Building Moral Character for Tomorrow’s Leaders,” focusing on Bentley’s alternate spring break program with Habitat for Humanity.
Service-Learning Institute, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, January 11. Edward Zlotkowski (EN) gave a keynote address on “Linking Academic and Civic Engagement: A National Imperative.”
43rd Annual Combined Institute on Federal and State Taxation, November 14, Burlington, Mass., November 21, Worcester, Mass., and November 28, Plymouth, Mass.. Brigitte Muehlmann (LT&FP) served as a panelist on Ethical Issues, focusing on the fiduciary responsibility of of accountants and financial planners, client records and powers of attorney, avoiding conflicts of interest with joint representation letters, being careful with contingent fees; and defensive engagement letters and IRC Section 7525 "tax adviser" privileged communications.
Students as Colleagues Institute: Expanding the Circle of Service-Learning Leadership. Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts, November 2 and 3, 2006. Co-sponsored by the Bentley Service-Learning Center, Massachusetts Campus Compact (MACC) and New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE). The conference focuses on successful models for nurturing and utilizing student leaders in academic service-learning programs. Interactive workshops feature three core themes: Finding and Training Student Leaders, Student-Designed Academic Work, and Students as Colleagues. Edward Zlotkowski (EN), founder of the Bentley Service-Learning Program was the keynote speaker.
New England Philosophy of Education Society (NEPES) 2006 Annual Meeting, Framingham State College, Framingham, Massachusetts, October 21, 2006. Robert McNulty (PH) presented a paper on “On The Problem of Relativism, Absolutism, and Universalism in Moral Education.”
2006 Center for Academic Integrity International Conference, University of Colorado at Boulder, October 19 to 21. Coralee Whitcomb (CIS/Academic Integrity Coordinator) and four Bentley students — Chris Liptrot (President, Academic Integrity Council), William Englund (AIC Program VP), Richard Doyle (AIC Organizational VP) and Emily Ayers (Sophomore Class Representative) — presented a workshop on “Developing the Student Integrity Activist” and running a Resource booth promoting Bentley’s AI System.
Society for Business Ethics, Atlanta, Georgia, August 10 to 13, 2006. Tony Buono, coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, served on a panel on “Diverse Approaches to Teaching Business Ethics.” Tony focused his comments on the Alliance and the Global Business Ethics Symposium and Teaching Workshop sponsored by State Street Corporation. Cynthia Williams (Assistant Director, Ph.D. Program) presented a paper entitled “Courting Stakeholders: Ethics of Shifting Ownership Structures.”
Teaching Business Ethics Conference, Boulder, Colorado, June 7 to 9, 2006. Tony Buono, professor of management and sociology and coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, served on three panels: "Teaching Business Ethics: Mature Programs,” “Integration of Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Across the Curriculum,” and “Engaging Students: Service-Learning and Related Curricular Initiatives.”
First Global Symposium on Growth Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs, May 22 to 23, 2006, Stockholm, Sweden. Tatiana Manolova (MG) presented a paper entitled "Women's Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies: Dissipation of Human Capital or Creative Destruction."
National Undergraduate Business Symposium 2006, “Our Campus Communities: Global, National, and Local Outreach,” April 7 to 8, 2006, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio. Judith Kamm, (Associate Dean of Business), Franklyn Salimbene (Director of the Bentley Service-Learning Center) and Manuel Carneiro (Bentley Junior) will present “National Outreach for Natural Disaster Recovery: the Bentley Bayou LaBatre Clinic Project.”
Northeast Regional Campus Compact Conference, Telling our Stories: Measuring Our Impact, April 6 to 7, Nashua, New Hampshire. Edward Zlotkowski (EN) will be presenting a pre-conference workshop on “Students as Colleagues.” Ellen Foxman (MG) and Shawn Hauserman (BS-LC) will talk about their current course project focused on helping victims of Hurricane Katrina, “Bentley College and Bayou La Batre (AL): Building Relationships Between a Suburban College and a Rural Fishing Village.”
International Association for Business and Society Annual Meeting, Merida, Mexico, March 23 to 26. Tony Buono, coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, and Franklyn Salimbene, Director of the Bentley Service-Learning Center, will be part of a panel on International Service-Learning Programs.They will focus on the Bentley College-University College Dublin Service-Learning Partnership.
Institute on College Student Values’ Conference on “Finding Wholeness: Students’ Search for Meaning and Purpose in College,” Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, February 2 to 5, 2006. Bentley Seniors Ethan Manning and Ross Kukish and Tony Buono, coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, presented a session on Bentley’s new Civic Leadership Program.
Civic Engagement Imperative Conference, American Association of Colleges and Universities, Providence, RI, November 10 to 12, 2005. Tony Buono, coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, Franklyn Salimbene, Director of the Bentley Service-Learning Center, and Bentley seniors: Ross Kukish and Ethan Manning, will be presenting a session on “The Bentley Civic Leadership Program: Student Partnership in the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility.”
Promotion of Research and Education on Corporate Social Responsibility, Conference sponsored by ISEOR and the Social Issues Division, Academy of Management, Lyon, France, October 18 to 19, 2005. Tony Buono, professor of management and sociology and coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, gave a presentation entitled “Beyond the Business Ethics Course: Institutionalizing Commitment to Ethics, Service and Social Responsibility.”
Center for Academic Integrity Conference,“Promoting Academic Integrity: Teaching, Research and Practice,” Blacksburg, Virginia, October 20 to 22, 2005. Coralee Whitcomb, Bentley’s academic integrity coordinator, presented a session entitled “The Devil is in the Details,” which focused on three fundamental conflicts inherent in implementing an academic integrity system.
American Accounting Association 2005 Annual Meeting, August 7 to 10, 2005, San Francisco, CA. Dorothy Feldmann (AC), Karen Osterheld (AC) and Jay Thibodeau (AC) presented “Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility into the Accounting Curriculum.”
Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference, August 2005, San Francisco, CA. Franklyn Salimbene (LA and Director, Bentley Service-Learning Center), Steve Lichtenstein (LA) and Jerry Ferrera (LA) spoke on “Service-Learning as a Component of Legal Education.”
Teaching Business Ethics Conference, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), Boulder, Colorado, July 20 to 22, 2005. Tony Buono, professor of management and sociology and coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, spoke on the role of Centers for Business Ethics in colleges and universities.
The Fifth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Beijing, China, June 30 to July 3, 2005. Ophera Davis, assistant psychology, presented a paper on “Counseling First-Generation African-American Students.” Barbara Paul-Emile, professor of English and Goldman Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, presented a paper on “Honoring Diversity: Self-discovery and the ‘Voice of the Other’ in Selected African-American and Caribbean Works.”
International Conference on Civic Engagement and Service Learning, National University of Ireland, June 23 to 24, 2005, Galaway, Ireland. Franklyn Salimbene, director of the Bentley Service-Learning Center spoke on “Preparing Students for Working in the Community.” Edward Zlotkowskiki (EN) gave a talk on “Rethinking the Academy’s Social Commitments.”
Conference of the National Association of Black Accountants, June 2005, Detroit, MI. Claudette Blot, Director of Bentley’s Contractual Admission Program (CAP), spoke on “Community Service Outreach Program with the Detroit Youth Foundation.”
Eastern Academy of Management, 2005 Conference on “Managing Ethically in Times of Change,”
Springfield, Massachusetts, May 11 to 14, 2005. Tony Buono, coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, was part of a symposium on “AACSB and Business Ethics Education.” Tony spoke on “Institutionalizing Business Ethics: The Mandate and the Challenge.” Bob Frederick, professor and chair of the Philosophy Department, was a keynote panelist on the Conference theme.
Investment Management Consultants Association, 2005 Conference on "Looking Forward: Consulting in the 21st Century. Palm Desert, California, April 10 to 13, 2005. Mark Rowe, Senior Research Associate, Center for Business Ethics, talked about his survey of IMCA's 4,500 members of their perceptions, experiences and attitudes toward business ethics. The survey focused on taking the “ethical temperature” of the investment industry and exploring the needs and concerns of IMCA’s membership.
Boston Society for Financial Service Professionals Ethics Symposium,
Newton Marriott, Newton, Massachusetts, March 3, 2005. Panelists included Michael Hoffman, executive director, Center for Business Ethics and Tony Buono, coordinator, Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility. Mike discused the evolution of Bentley's Center for Business Ethics and trends in business ethics education. Tony commented on “Preparing the Next Generation of Business Professionals” and the role of Bentley's Alliance.
International Association for Business and Society, Annual Meeting,
Sonoma Valley, California, March 31 to April 3, 2005. Tony Buono, coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, spoke on “Founding, Growing and Sustaining Centers for Business Ethics.”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, National Council of Teachers of English, March 17 to 19, 2005, San Francisco, CA. Angelique Davi (EN) presented a paper entitled “The Intersections of Race and Ethnicity in the Service-Learning Basic Writing Composition Classroom.
Institute on College Student Values, Conference on “Leadership with Spirit: How Colleges Prepare Students to Lead with Moral Purpose and Commitment,”
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, February 3 to 5, 2005. Several members of Bentley's Student Government Association (SGA) — Ethan Manning(President), Ross Kukish (Executive Vice President), Jennifer Stark (Senator) andMike Ginzburg (Senator, Speaker of the Senate) — attended the conference.