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Bentley College to host College Bowl National Championship Tournament in April

February 14, 2000


WALTHAM, MASS.- Bentley College will host the College Bowl National Championship Tournament on April 28 through April 30. The tournament will take place on Friday, April 28 from 5:00 to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, April 29 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 30 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. in the college's LaCava Campus Center in Waltham, Massachusetts.

College Bowl is a intercollegiate question and answer game of general knowledge and quick recall, known as "the varsity sport of the mind." Colleges and universities from across the nation compete in the annual event, which has received Emmy and Peabody Awards and presidential citations from every president from Eisenhower to Clinton.

Formerly known as GE College Bowl, the game was broadcast on radio in the 1950s and on television in the 1960s and 1970s, with TV moderators Dick Cavett, Robin Earl, Allen Ludden and Pat Sajak.

The tournament is open to the public and admission is free. For more information about the tournament, please call 781/891-3424. For directions to Bentley College, please call 781/891-2100.

BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,100 full-time undergraduate, 140 adult part-time undergraduate, 1,430 graduate, and 43 doctoral students. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education. For more information, please visit

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