On October 6, 2011, James S. Turley, Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, visited the Bentley University Campus for a series of events and discussions with administrators, faculty and students focused on topics including global leadership, international economics, and developments in the accounting profession.
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For the seventh consecutive year, Bentley University is joining MLB.com to sponsor the “Break into the Business of Baseball” program, in which high school students from across America can win a one-month internship at the offices of the Boston Red Sox during summer of 2012. Students will go behind the scenes and learn the ins-and-outs of running a Major League Baseball (MLB) team in areas such as marketing, sales, and corporate relations and partnerships. The program is now accepting submissions for the summer 2012 internship program.
Bentley University Associate Professor of Law Marianne DelPo Kulow was recently named the 2011 Charles M. Hewitt Master Teacher by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB), the international organization of professors who teach law in business schools. The award was announced following Kulow’s presentation as one of four finalists at the ALSB annual conference in New Orleans.
Bentley University has named David Perry as Chief Marketing Officer. Perry has more than 20 years of experience in brand management, strategic marketing and communications across a broad spectrum of industries including healthcare, high tech, and consumer packaged goods. He joins Bentley from Seattle Children’s Hospital & Research Institute, where he served as Vice President of Marketing and Communications.
Bentley University’s full-time MBA program has, once again, been ranked among the Top 100 business schools worldwide as part of “Beyond Grey Pinstripes” for its commitment to integrating social and environmental stewardship in both teaching and research. The McCallum Graduate School was ranked #58 globally and in the top five in New England.
In August 2012, Bentley University debuts The Bentley MBA, a masters of business administration program, making it one of a handful of schools in the nation to develop a dramatically new approach to management education. In today’s ever-changing marketplace, organizations are looking to business schools to deliver a new kind of leader -- one who is able to nimbly adapt to social change and identify creative solutions to global issues.
In the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings of America’s Best Colleges 2012, Bentley University is ranked #6 among “Best Regional Universities - North.” Bentley is also ranked among the Top 50 “Best Business Programs” in the country at #46. These two ranking categories are based on results from peer assessment surveys.
Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, President, and CEO of Stonyfield Farms, will be the keynote speaker at the 17th Raytheon Lecture in Business Ethics at Bentley University on Tuesday, October 18, at 3:30 p.m. in the Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center. A reception will immediately follow the program, which is free and open to the public.
The Central and Eastern European Management Association (CEEMAN) has selected W. Michael Hoffman, founding executive director of the Bentley University Center for Business Ethics, to receive a Champion Award for outstanding achievement in fostering responsible management education. The award will be presented at CEEMAN’s annual conference in Tbilisi, Georgia, September 21 to 24.
The Center for Women and Business at Bentley University will once again present a workshop series for mothers who are weighing their career options. “(M.O.M.) More Opportunities for Mothers: Helping Women Professionally Refocus, Reinvent, Reconnect” is designed to assist women who are beginning to make decisions about the next phases of work and life. The five-week series runs on Tuesdays - September 20, October 4, October 18, November 1, and November 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Bentley campus in Waltham. Mass.