Bentley University welcomes the Progressive Business Leaders Network (PBLN) CEO Summit on Friday, October 8. This year’s theme, Products, Practices and Public Policy: Inventing of a More Sustainable, Competitive Economy, will feature a variety of business and government leaders speaking about the most pressing business issues today, including:
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Bentley senior Matthew Krawiec, a management major at Bentley University, is the recipient of the 2010 SCORE/SBA Scholarship Award in Entrepreneurship. A Management major, Krawiec won the competition for the $1,000 scholarship on the basis of his academic performance and entrepreneurial perspective. The competition is sponsored by the Bentley University Management Department under the leadership of management faculty members Jeffrey Shuman, Hans Thamhain, and Fred Tuffile.
The Bentley University Center for Marketing Technology and the Bentley Marketing Department host Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com, on Tuesday, September 28, from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. in Koumantzelis Auditorium.
The Boston Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) named Bentley University junior Jonas Grazulis a 2010 Scholarship winner at the annual Academic Awards Dinner on April 14, 2010. Criteria for the scholarship includes outstanding academic achievements, along with extracurricular activities and leadership.
Professor of Mathematical Sciences David Carhart led a team of Bentley Mathematical Sciences faculty to judge the Moody's Mega Math Challenge, marking the second year that Bentley has served as a host site. Those participating were assistant professors Nathan Carter and Mingfei Li; and senior lecturer Peter Ciccarelli.
P. Thompson Davis, Professor of Geology and Climatology in the Natural and Applied Sciences Department, was named as a fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA). He will be recognized at the GSA Annual Meeting on October 31, 2010, in Denver. According to GSA, members are elected to fellowship in recognition of distinguished contributions to the geosciences, an honor that is bestowed upon the best in the profession.
Bentley alumna Jennifer Midgley '03 may be an accountant by day, but she's sketching out a dream as a shoe designer after hours. Midgley recently entered a national shoe design competition sponsored by Lucky magazine and Vince Camuto shoes.
The Modern Languages Department honored outstanding language students at the Annual Modern Languages Honor Society Induction Ceremony on April 12.
A business co-founded by sophomore Danny Wong is garnering national media attention. Blank Label, an online custom-design dress shirt company, has been featured by outlets such as Boston.com, Forbes, FastCompany and Bloomberg/BusinessWeek. Wong, who is majoring in Information Design and Corporate Communication, serves as the company's marketing guru. He launched the business in October 2009 with co-founder and CEO Fan Bi.
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