Bentley University welcomes two new Executives-in-Residence this fall. Michael A. Boss, PhD, MBA, and Nancy Hsiung, PhD, will collaborate on research and mentor students in Bentley’s newly established Center for Integration of Science and Industry.
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In response to Bentley’s growing visibility in the global business arena, Bentley University has been selected to be a member of a global research team composed of universities from Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, and China.
Dr. W. Michael Hoffman, the founding executive director of the Center for Business Ethics (CBE) at Bentley University and co-founder of the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association (ECOA), was honored with a lifetime achievement award in the field of ethics and compliance by the ECOA. Mary E. Chiasson, the CBE’s senior associate director, was also honored with an outstanding support and dedication award for 20 years of service to the ECOA.
Bentley University hosts the 19th annual IRS Town Meeting on Monday, October 22, 2012 featuring a keynote address by IRS Fraud and Bank Secrecy Act Director William P. Marshall.
As part of the Tufts Health Plan Speaker Series, the Center for Women and Business at Bentley University presents Linda Mason, Founder of Bright Horizons Family Solutions. The program will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 on the Bentley campus in the Wilder Pavilion at 3:30 pm.
Bentley University President Gloria Larson was named to the Boston Business Journal (BBJ) Power 50, an award designed to honor the region’s 50 most influential business people of 2012. Larson and other members of the 2012 Power 50 will be recognized during a special event on November 1st in Boston.
In the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings of America’s Best Colleges 2013, Bentley University is ranked #4 among “Best Regional Universities - North.” Bentley is also ranked among the Top 50 “Best Business Programs” in the country at #47. These two ranking categories are based on results from peer assessment surveys.
Bentley recently partnered with Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car-sharing network, to offer the transportation option to its community. The car-sharing option is now available for students, faculty, and staff ages 18 and older, as well as members of the local community ages 21 and over.
Fernando de Mello Barreto, Consul-General and former Brazilian Ambassador to Australia, will join the Bentley campus on Thursday, September 27to discuss the Brazilian economy today.
The $5,000 grant will be used to fund undergraduate research assistants working in the “health and industry” field. “This grant represents a healthy fusion between arts and sciences and business,” said Chris Beneke, associate professor of history and previous director of the Valente Center. “The foundation’s recognition of a business school’s role in academic research in the sciences should be applauded.”