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Bentley is cited for Senior Lecturer Mark Frydenberg's adoption of the "flipped classroom" model whereby students watch lectures at home and collaborate on homework in class. Students feel that this type of class time allows for more of a hands-on approach that is much more rewarding.
United Technologies Corporation (UTC), a global leader in high technology products for the building and aerospace industries, has committed $250,000 to sponsor Bentley University's Honors Program. UTC has a long-standing relationship with Bentley University, with nearly 100 alumni in its ranks. Its prestigious Financial Leadership Program recruits on campus each year resulting in five Bentley graduates from the Class of 2013 joining the company this year.
Michael Page, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, is featured for being selected to serve on the 2013-2014 Board of Directors for the AACSB International, the longest serving global accrediting body and membership association for business schools world wide.
Bentley's president, Gloria Larson, wrote an article for the New York Times about determining college fit and value. The article focuses on the college search process and finding the college that will give you the most rewarding life and successful career when your college years are over. To read the full article, click here.
A service-learning faculty award to Michael Goldberg will establish a full-service graphic design business to serve nonprofit organizations, as a fourth-credit practicum for qualified students in his courses. In the Bentley Student Studio, students will write headlines and copy, and design and produce campaigns based on realisitic budgets and marketing strategies for clients.