In the current national debate over the value of higher education, lines are often drawn between business education and the liberal arts. Some argue that business knowledge provides the most appropriate education for today’s world; others take just the opposite approach, elevating arts and sciences as creating supple learners who can thrive in a changing environment.
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Bentley graduates are armed with superpowers, thanks to Bert and John Jacobs, brothers and co-founders of the Boston-based Life is good (LIG) company. The dynamic duo addressed approximately 1,000 Bentley University undergraduate students at the 94th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
It’s one thing to be skilled at studying concepts and earning good grades. It’s another to actually use those concepts on the job. Kristine Clements ’10 MSA ’12 learned how to do both early on. Her ability to apply technical training in software such as SAP software and Excel helped her navigate an internship into a full-time position at Boston Scientific (BSC).
In today’s rapidly shifting global marketplace, it is clear that businesses struggle to know their boundaries, uphold integrity, abide by government regulations and remain accountable for their actions on all fronts. To explore these practices and challenges in business ethics, Bentley will host its 9th Annual Global Business Ethics Symposium sponsored by State Street Foundation on Monday, May 20.
A team of Bentley undergraduate students headed to Captiol Hill to canvas congressional leaders about implementing a new “Energy 101” curriculum aimed at teaching basic energy principles at U.S. colleges and universities.
Bentley has continued strong efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and received two recent accolades for its sustainability practices: inclusion in The Princeton Review’s list of top environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, and winning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2012-2013 College & University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any other school in the Northeast-10 Conference.
Commencement is Saturday, May 18, 2013.The graduate ceremony begins at 3:00 p.m.Jorge Moran, Santander U.S. Country Head and President/CEO of Sovereign Bank, will speak to graduate students.For complete Commencement 2013 information, please visit: .
Service initiatives on anti-bullying, mental health, afterschool programs, and housing earned accolades for Bentley. For the seventh year, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) named Bentley University to the President's 2013 Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
As organizations are increasingly looking to retain and advance talented women, the Center for Women and Business at Bentley University is answering the call and hosting Best Practices Forums - a series of events meant to engage thought leaders and business professionals from around the world and provide solutions for organizations to adopt a culture of inclusion in order to harness the full potential of current and future women leaders.
TIAA-CREF President and CEO Roger Ferguson challenged the idea that the recent financial crisis is an inevitable economic cycle. He shared his thoughts at the 19th Raytheon Lecture in Business Ethics at Bentley on Tuesday, April 2, at 3:30 p.m. in the Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center, Bentley University, Waltham, MA.