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July 5, 2014

The results of Bentley's recent PreparedU survey, exploring the perceived millennial skills gap, is referenced. 

Source: OregonLive Type: Media Coverage Permalink
Tagged as: Millennials
July 4, 2014
(Venture Beat)

A study by Bentley's Center For Women & Business is cited in this story asserting that the majority of millennials use mobile devices to job search. The CWB study found 72 percent of millennials are interested in working for a big corporation.

Source: Venture Beat Type: Media Coverage Permalink
July 2, 2014
(USA Today)

Bentley is the #2 business school in the nation, according to College Factual.  USA Today reported on the new ranking of the top 10 business schools in the country with the strength of each school highlighted.

Source: USA Today Type: Media Coverage Permalink
July 1, 2014
(WCVB News)

WCVB News Center 5 reports that Lauren Battista, recent graduate and basketball standout, is named the 2014 Honda Division II Athlete of the Year by The Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA). The all time leading scorer in Bentley history, Battista is ranked first out of the 45,000 women who play in Division II college sports in the United States.

Source: WCVB News Type: Media Coverage Permalink
Tagged as: Women's Basketball
July 1, 2014
(New York Times)

Bentley accounting professors Jacob M. Rose and Anna M. Rose were part of a team behind a revealing study on the questionable ethical practices between directors and CEOs.  The study, “Will Disclosure of Friendship Ties between Directors and C.E.O.s Yield Perverse Effects?" is examined by the New York Times in relation to recent high profile cases such as American Apparel.

Source: New York Times Type: Media Coverage Permalink
June 30, 2014

President Gloria Larson discusses obstacles for women in the workplace including the wage gap, innate gender partiality, and a lack of mentorship.  But also points out ways we can overcome them. "Women can be risk takers. [Risk taking] comes from playing sports and opportunities in the classroom, so, it can be built.”  

Source: Forbes Type: Media Coverage Permalink
June 30, 2014
(Fast Company)

Toni G. Wolfman, executive-in-residence at Bentley's Center for Women in Business, highlights the importance of women looking out for each other.  "Those of us who have made our way in the business world can make a big difference for all those who follow after us." 

Source: Fast Company Type: Media Coverage Permalink
June 30, 2014
(The Washington Times)

An opinion piece on the preparedness gap highlights the Bentley PreparedU Project and survey -- highlighting that millennials and businesses need to meet in the middle if they are going to successfully bridge the gap. 

Source: The Washington Times Type: Media Coverage Permalink
June 26, 2014
(HPC Wire)

A group of Bentley students joined with peers from MIT and Northeastern to form a team that competed with others from around the world in the ISC14 Student Cluster Competition, a supercomputing event.

Source: HPC Wire Type: Media Coverage Permalink
Tagged as: Innovation, technology
June 25, 2014

Kathleen Burns Kingsbury, Adjunt Lecturer and Guest Contributor for CNBC, offers her insight when considering the question, "Should parents leave money to their adult children, or should the latter have to 'make it' on their own?"

Source: CNBC Type: Media Coverage Permalink