Bentley Assistant Professor of Geology David Szymanski was elected chair of the Geological Society of America (GSA) Geology and Public Policy Committee for a one-year term that will begin in July 2011. The announcement was made at the GSA annual meeting recently held in Denver, CO. He is currently serving as chair-elect for 2010-2011.
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In the recently released College Sustainability Report Card 2011, an independent evaluation of sustainability in campus operations and endowment practices published by the Sustainable Endowments Institute, a Cambridge-based nonprofit organization, Bentley scored B+.
Front row, left to right: Satyajeet Jadhavrao, Shohana Jannat, and Victoria Lee Tran; holding the cup are Pranay Kumar Jain and Eric Rosengren, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Back row, left to right: Aaron Jackson (adviser), Maximillian Barco, Peter Jurik, David Norrish, Christina J. Harstad, David Gulley (adviser)
Scholars from around the world gathered at Bentley University for the Dewald Roode Information Security Workshop 2010 IFIP WG 8.11/11/13, in October. Aimed at advancing the research discipline of information systems security through the creation, dissemination, and preservation of well-formed research, the highly competitive workshop is held annually in locations around the globe; the inaugural event was held in Cape Town, South Africa in 2009.
Bentley Executive Education hosted a group of 16 managers and executives from Stellenbosch University in South Africa for a one-week executive education study trip focusing on socially responsible business management practice in September 2010.
Medicus International New York and Bentley University will collaborate on the development of a curriculum to train healthcare providers in interpersonal communication skills. Medicus International New York will be working with Helen Meldrum, EdD, Associate Professor of Psychology at Bentley University, to create educational programs to enhance interpersonal communication that can be delivered as in-service presentations in a wide variety of healthcare settings across the country.
Workshop Teaches Undergraduate and Graduate Women How to Build a Network The Women’s Leadership Institute (WLI) hosts “Shattering the Glass Ceiling: It Starts On Campus,” a workshop for undergraduate and graduate women on building your network on campus and beyond. The program will be held Monday, October 18, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. in the Executive Dining Room at LaCava Center. Registration is required.
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:
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.