Bentley University’s Develop U community prevention and outreach initiative received national recognition with a Silver Excellence Award from NASPA–Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession. Under the category “Student Health, Wellness, Counseling, and Related,” the award was announced at the NASPA annual conference in March.
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Bentley University students Anthony Bella ‘13 and Tèa Trebicka ‘14 were among 10 college students throughout the U.S. selected to join the Liberty Mutual Responsible Scholars™ Community Project team in Los Angeles during winter break. January 2 to 8, the group headed west to assist the Angeles National Forest Rangers with ongoing recovery efforts stemming from recent natural disasters.
Research by Assistant Dean of the McCallum Graduate School George Thompson was recently published in the College Student Affairs Journal (Volume 29, No. 2). The study, “Efficacy of Orientation for New Student Affairs Professionals,” explores the critical role of workplace orientation in the retention of new employees in the field of higher education and student affairs.
A team of Bentley graduate students was one of six to make it to the final round of the National Black MBA Association case competition in Atlanta, GA.Bentley’s team -- Patrick Bates, Brandon Cooley, Gary Morton and Jennifer James – competed against 22 other teams from schools such as MIT, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Vanderbilt University and Florida A & M.
Bentley sponsored and hosted an ASUG (Americas' SAP Users' Group) New England Chapter meeting. The day-long meeting provided more than 100 attendees from large local companies with sessions aimed at enhancing and expanding their companies’ use of SAP. The meeting also provided information about SAP’s University Alliance, an organization that supports the integration of SAP into college curricula.
As part of its continued commitment to the community, the Bentley University Police Department, in conjunction with the Waltham Police Department, will hold the 10th annual holiday toy drive for local area families in need. The program runs through December 19.
Bentley placed second in the regional 2011 College Fed Challenge, an annual monetary policy debate competition for undergraduate college students, held on November 9 and sponsored by the Federal Reserve System and select regional Federal Reserve districts.
On November 3, students in Ellen Miseo’s Consumer Chemistry course visited Analytical Answers, Inc. in Woburn, Mass. Analytical Answers is one of the largest independently owned microanalysis, surface characterization and failure analysis laboratories in the United States.
President Larson and student Sarah Benson 11' BS, MBA '12, joined an impressive cast of speakers and performers at the inaugural TEDx New England held at the WGBH studios.
The free program, “Educated, Trained, Or Called? Moving from a Business Education to a Satisfying Profession,” will be held on Thursday, November 3, from 3:35 to 4:50 p.m. in LaCava 375AB.