As young people face daunting personal and professional financial challenges including college loans, employee benefits, budgeting, and investing for the future, Bentley University is providing incoming freshmen with tools to find effective financial solutions.
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The National Science Foundation awarded Bentley University a three-year grant totaling $376,471 on behalf of Professor M. Lynne Markus for the project entitled "The Performance Effects of Administrative Innovations-IT Organizational Design Changes in U.S. State Governments," beginning July 1, 2010.
Bentley University faculty member Dipayan Biswas received an award from the American Marketing Association (AMA) at their Annual Summer Marketing Educators' Conference held August 13 to 16, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. Biswas received the Award for Best Paper in the Consumer Behavior Track at the AMA Conference for his research on how consumers might make erroneous judgments when trying to compute mathematical averages.
In the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings of America’s Best Colleges 2011, Bentley University is ranked #4 among “Best Regional Universities - North.” Bentley is also ranked among the Top “Best Business Programs” in the country at #57.
Bentley University is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the university in the just-published 2011 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 373 Colleges" (Random House/Princeton Review). In the subcategories that feature rankings based on student surveys, Bentley ranked #6 for the Best Career Services, moving up from #12 last year.
Bentley University is pleased to announce a gift of $125,000 from 1978 alumnus Steven Griffin for the establishment of two named funds; one that is perpetually endowed with the University, and one for current use, which will provide immediate need-based support to an undergraduate student at Bentley. Griffin is senior vice president and co-owner of Isaacson Structural Steel, Inc., in Berlin, New Hampshire.
High school students from across the country have gathered at Bentley University 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 that runs from July 18 to July 24 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.
Effective July 1, 2010, the National Science Foundation awarded a $130,347 grant to Bentley University for the project titled "Integrating Earth and Environmental Science Education into a Business Curriculum Using Technology Enhanced Learning." Eric (Rick) Oches, associate professor of Natural and Applied Sciences, and P.
The American College Health Association (ACHA) presented the national E. Dean Lovett Award to Geraldine Taylor, assistant dean for Health and Wellness and director of the Center for Health and Wellness at Bentley University, recognizing her contributions to Bentley, the community and ACHA -- particularly in regard to the H1N1 pandemic.
Changes in federal regulation in the late 1990s spurred spending on direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of pharmaceutical drugs in the U.S. from $150 million in 1993 to $4.24 billion in 2005.