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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Undergraduate Commencement speakers Bert and John Jacobs, co-founders of Life is good, are highlighted among other Boston area commencement speakers for their focus on the importance of kindness and love, particularly surrounding the Boston marathon tragedies.
BostInno highlights Bentley's Undergraduate Commencement speakers Bert and John Jacobs, co-founders of Life is good, who encouraged graduates to live by their company "superpowers," including authenticity and fun.
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.
Boston.com curated Instagrams from Commencement using #Bentley2013.
Boston.com covered live tweeting during both the undergrad and graduate commencement ceremonies using #Bentley2013.
Undergraduate speakers Bert and John Jacobs, co-founders of Life is good, and graduate school speaker Jorge Moran, CEO of Sovereign Bank, are highlighted for their inspirational words at Bentley's 2013 Commencement ceremonies.
Bert and John Jacobs, co-founders of Life is good, receive rave reviews for their unconventional Commencement speech during which they threw frisbees representing "superpowers" such as gratitude and courage and wrote a special song for graduates reminding them to "let it fly."
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).
The Boston Herald's business blog, The Ticker, announces Bert and John Jacobs, co-founders of Life is good, and Jorge Moran, Santander U.S. Country Head and President and CEO of Sovereigh Bank, as this year's Commencement speakers.