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All Bentley Magazine Stories

A Home Run Experience

Issue: Centennial

1982, Fenway Park: Jim Rice, Wade Boggs and Dwight Evans lead the Red Sox, as former Triple Crown winner Carl Yastrzemski begins his penultimate season with the team. Mark Balaban ’84, P ’20, then a Bentley sophomore, takes the “T” from Waltham to Yawkey Way more than 30 times from April to September. His seat in the sunshine costs $7.50.

Student Organizations: Then & Now

Issue: Centennial

Study and work were the predominant student activities for most of Bentley’s first 40 years. The Boston campus lacked spaces to gather other than smoking lounges.

More Than a Game

Issue: Centennial

There are reports of a football game that occurred against MIT when what was then the Bentley School of Accounting and Finance was only a couple of years old. And there’s a picture of a basketball team from the early 1930s. But for most of the first half-century in Bentley’s history, the only organized sport at the school was candlepin bowling on Wednesday afternoons

Team Spirit for All

Issue: Centennial

Harry Bentley loved all sports, everything from baseball to horseback riding. He was even known to do gymnastics on the Boston Common during his lunch breaks.

Camaraderie by Design

Issue: Centennial

Putting a career on hold for graduate study can make for some anxious moments. Frances Karandy, MBA ’04, MSHFID ’05 took the plunge in 2002, while living and working in Boston after receiving a BA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Success by Degrees

Issue: Centennial

In February 1917, 30 young men eager to study accounting gathered in a rented room on Boston’s Huntington avenue. They came to learn from a man who had left his teaching job at Boston University ... and was the best teacher of the subject they’d ever had.

First Person: Katherine (O’Keefe) O’Leary ’64

Issue: Centennial

Growing up, Katherine (O’Keefe) O’Leary ’64 was athletic, but couldn’t play sports in her all-girl school. She spent a lot of time playing with kids in a local park — and the guys never minded that she was a girl.

On the Campaign Trail

Issue: Summer 2016

Four hours’ sleep in a nondescript motel room. Meals grabbed on the run. Hours logged in airports and miles in rental cars. A head cold that never quite goes away. They all signal one thing to political reporter Dan Merica ’10: dream job.

Leading with Care

Issue: Summer 2016

Surviving a heart attack. Beating cancer. Managing diabetes. These outcomes are a reality for many in the United States, which devotes more of its GDP to health care than other nation in the world (17 percent according to the World Health Organization). Meet two women whose leadership of Boston-area hospitals includes keeping people healthy—and out of their emergency rooms.

Pauline (Callender) Han '91

Issue: Summer 2016

When Pauline Callender watched The Little Mermaid in her dorm room at Bentley, she was not thinking about professional opportunities at The Walt Disney Company. 

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