Two of the four Bentley teams that competed on November 21 and 22 in the Eastern Regional Moot Tournament of the American Collegiate Moot Court Association (AMCA) advanced to the national tournament slated for January 2009 in Orange County, Calif. Advancing teams are Jon Krug and Joel Johnson; and Amanda Mongell and Will Tao.
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Gerri Taylor M.S., A.N.P., Assistant Dean for Health and Wellness, has been elected to the position of secretary of the Board of Directors of NECHA, the New England College Health Association for 2008 – 2009. She served from 2007 – 2008 as a Member-at-Large.
A team of Bentley students was selected by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as one of five national finalists in the xTAX (xTREME Taxation) case competition. Team members Meghan Norton (Junior), Rachael Reale (Sophomore), James Angelo (Sophomore), Justin Rubbo (Senior), and Andrew Kenyon (Senior) and Coach Professor Jay Thibodeau will travel to Washington, D.C., on January 28, 2009, to compete in the finals.
A team of three Bentley graduate students placed third in the fist-ever International Case Competition on Strategic Value of IT Management, hosted by the CA World 2008 conference in Las Vegas on November 24. Bentley winners Chris Chesebro MBA '09, Henry Cipriano MSIT '09, and Kristin Wicks MBA '09 each received a $2,500 stipend. MSIT Director William Schinao served as faculty adviser.
Mary Culnan, Slade Professor of Management and IT, was appointed to the advisory board of a new Washington DC-based think tank, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), which launched on November 19, 2008. Led by privacy experts Jules Polonetsky, former AOL chief privacy officer and Christopher Wolf, chair of the Privacy and Data Security Practice Group at Proskauer Rose LLP, the Future Privacy Forum has a mission to provide thought leadership on the Internet privacy discussion, to educate consum
Fred Ledley, chair of the Natural and Applied Sciences Department, was named one of 20 members of the second cohort of BEN (BiosciEdNet) Scholars.
Roseann Cotoni, administrative assistant for the Law, Taxation, and Financial Planning (LTFP) Department, was honored as a nonimee at the Lawyers Weekly 4th Annual Unsung Heroes Awards Luncheon held at the Boston Convention Center on October 23 with more than 350 lawyers and their staff in attendance.
On September 22, 2008, KPMG LLP selected Bentley sophomore Schantelle Henry for its 2008 Future Diversity Leaders (FDL) program. Henry was among 51 students from across the nation chosen to participate as a result of their commitment to high academic achievement, community and campus involvement and active participation in diversity organizations. Launched in 2007, the program provides leadership training and financial support for outstanding minority undergraduate business students.
Girl Scouts USA named Bentley freshman Carla O'Connor as one of its 2008 National Young Women of Distinction, among 10 Girl Scout Gold Award recipients honored for extraordinary leadership demonstrated through remarkable community service projects. She will receive the award and be the guest of honor at the Girl Scouts National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, in October.
The student-run Bentley Investment Group (BIG) - responsible for managing nearly $600,000 of endowment funds - had an outstanding performance year in a very difficult and challenging market environment, according to the group's president Eric Wald. The equity portfolio is managed solely by students, under the advisement of faculty adviser Kartik Raman. There are more than 100 active members.