The Society for Business Ethics presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to W. Michael Hoffman, founding executive director of the Center for Business Ethics (CBE) and Hieken Professor of Business and Professional Ethics at Bentley University. Hoffman was honored for “Outstanding Service to the Field of Business Ethics” at the society’s annual meeting in August in San Antonio, Texas.
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The China Medical Board of the Rockefeller Foundation awarded a $149,000 grant to Bentley University. Assistant Professor of History Bridie Andrews will use the funding to organize a conference on the history of medicine in China, scheduled for December 10 to 12 at Endicott House in Dedham, Mass.
Beginning this fall, Bentley University will require all junior-year business students to take a Business Processes and Systems course. A key component of the course is the use of SAP ERP software.
Bentley University presented the $25,000 Mee Family Prize and medal to James Hunton, Darald and Juliet Libby Professor of Accounting at the university’s convocation ceremony on August 30. Established by a generous gift by Michael (1966 alumnus) and Judy Mee, the new annual award highlights a lifetime of scholarly work demonstrated by a distinguished faculty member.
A group of 45 U.S. and international high school students gathered at Bentley University this summer to get an inside look at the financial industry and a taste of college life. Wall Street 101 is a week-long residential business camp held on the Bentley campus in Waltham, Mass. First offered in 2000, the educational summer camp gained immediate popularity among future financiers and has been featured in USA Today and on CNBC.
Bentley University is open today, Monday, August 29.Graduate Orientation will take place as planned today.The university’s plans for undergraduate first year student move-in, First Week, and Convocation are also scheduled to take place as planned on Tuesday, August 30.Undergraduate students are encouraged to contact the Residential Center at 781-891-2148 if they have questions.
Bentley University announces the appointment of Michael Quinn as associate PhD director. Quinn, who most recently served as associate professor of economics and associate director of the honors program at Bentley, will promote and develop the university’s doctoral program.
Bentley University seniors Taylor Haney, Nolan Karthol, and Elizabeth Sisson are among Boston-area college students serving on a Student Advisory Committee for the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) to organize a student-focused track for the 2011 FutureM event taking place in Boston from September 12 to 16.
For the seventh consecutive year, Bentley hosted the International Summer Institute at Bentley (ISIB), held July 11 to July 30. This year's program brought 41 advanced undergraduate and graduate business students from 12 different countries -- including Australia, Austria, China, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Malaysia, Moldova, Morocco, Russia and Ukraine -- for a three-week intensive study of key prevailing business trends.
Bentley University Cammarata Professor of Management Susan Newell and co-authors received a Best Paper Award at the 19th European Conference on Information Systems, held June 9 to 11 in Helsinki, Finland.