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Bentley Students Receive Traveler’s Book Award on February 8


Bentley Students Receive Traveler’s Book Award on February 8




Fifteen Bentley students were honored with the Travelers Book Award, each receiving a $500 gift from the Travelers Financial Management Leadership Development Program (FMLDP). The awards were presented on February 8 at the Multicultural Center's Lunch and Learn series, where representatives from Travelers discussed job and internship opportunities for students.

This year's winners are seniors Stephen Jones and Chris Pagano; juniors Jon Carlson; Anne Desmond; Ken Griggs; Ankit Hira; Paige Roland; and Sean B. Smith; and sophomores Kimberly Brown; Katherine Donnellan; April Gammal; Ian Markowitz; Ross Milne; River Paison; and Kaitlyn Quirk.

The annual award is popular among students, and with a competitive application process.

Travelers is a prominent corporate partner with Bentley, with a history of supporting students, programs and academic initiatives, and serving as a leading recruiter.


Travelers Book Award Recipients

Back Row (l to r):  Len Morrison (Career Services), Anne Desmond, River Paison, Paige Roland, Sean Smith, Ian Markowitz, April Gammal,  Ken Griggs, Jonathan Carlson, Stephen Jones, Ankit Hira.

Front Row (l to r): Mike Grosso (Travelers), Christopher Pagano, Ross Milne, Kim Brown, Katie Donnellan, Jamie Sullivan (Travelers).

BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,200 full-time undergraduate, 82 part-time undergraduate, 1,000 graduate and 24 doctoral students. Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranks Bentley among the top 10 undergraduate business programs in the country. The Princeton Review’s Annual Best Colleges Guide names Bentley number one in the nation for career services and internship opportunities. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education.


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