In February, Professor and Chair of Mathematical Sciences Richard Cleary was appointed to a two-year term as chair of the Joint Data Committee of five mathematical organizations: Mathematical Association of America; American Mathematical Society; American Statist
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In recognition of Mathematics Awareness Month in April, an essay from Bentley Professor and Chair of Mathematical Sciences Richard Cleary is featured on the web site for Math Awareness Month (www.mathaware.org), which this year focuses on the theme "Mathematics and Sports."
The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) honored Bentley University academic adviser Henrietta Genfi, with 2010 Academic Excellence Advising Award for Region 1 (Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and the eastern provinces of Canada.) An academic adviser in the Undergraduate Academic Advising Center, Genfi received the award at the regional conference March 10 to 12 in Newton, Massachusetts.
The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) honored Bentley University academic adviser Henrietta Genfi, with 2010 Academic Excellence Advising Award for Region 1 (Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and the eastern provinces of Canada.) An academic adviser in the Undergraduate Academic Advisi
Bentley students rallied for the 2010 Blackout Challenge to reduce electricity usage in residence halls during four weeks in February - saving enough electricity to power 5.3 homes for one year. The top three residence halls - Cape, Castle and Stratton - each produced a 9.4 percent change in electricity use.
The 13th annual Bentley Business Bowl drew 270 students to participate in the business case competition on February 27. Bentley alumni were among the representatives from 76 companies and agencies who joined Bentley faculty and administrators to judge student presentations that analyzed and solved business cases centered on ethics issues.
On March 25, Bentley will host La Quinzaine de la Francophonie, a celebration of Francophone culture. Samba Gadjigo, professor of French at Mount Holyoke College, will present "Ousmane Sembene: Man as Culture," a discussion about the life and work of famous Senegalese filmmaker, Ousmane Sembene. A film screening of Sembene's acclaimed Senegalese film, Xala, will take place from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
The American College Heath Association (ACHA) recently named Geraldine (Gerri) Taylor as recipient of the E. Dean Lovett Award for 2010 for her contributions to the development of an exemplary college health program. This award will be presented at ACHA's 2010 Annual Meeting on June 4, 2010, in Philadelphia.
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.
The Law, Taxation and Financial Planning Department at Bentley University announced 2010 scholarships awarded to graduate students for academic achievement in the Master of Science in Financial Planning (MSFP) and Master of Science in Taxation (MST) programs.