W. Michael Hoffman, founder and executive director of the Center for Business Ethics and Hieken professor of Business and Professional Ethics at Bentley University, was recently honored at the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) Fifth Annual Compliance and Ethics Awards ceremony on September 14, 2009.This year's award recipients include four individuals and two organizations making considerable contributions to the fast-growing corporate compliance and ethics field.
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Bentley junior Cameron Tomkins-Bergh is the recipient of the 2009 SCORE/SBA Scholarship Award in Entrepreneurship, presented at luncheon on September 23.
Fall 2009 marks the kick-off of the Bentley Alumni Series in the Humanities (BASH), a program that brings Bentley alumni together with faculty and students to discuss topics of broad humanistic interest. Sponsored by the Jeanne and Dan Valente Center for Arts and Sciences, BASH sessions will open with a talk by a faculty member with special expertise on the evening's topic or a short film viewing, followed by an informal discussion and complimentary food and beverages.
Bentley University will bring together a number of prominent international researchers for the conference, Joint Attention: Developments in Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Philosophy of Mind, and Social Neuroscience. The four-day program will take place October 1 - 4, on the Bentley campus, 175 Forest Street, Waltham, Mass.
The Huffington Post: Bentley Professor Amir Aczel sits down with wellness guru Deepak Chopra to discuss his new book in Amir Aczel Interview by Deepak Chopra (September 19, 2009)
The Valente Center for Arts and Sciences at Bentley University announced the launch of a pilot program—the Undergraduate Fellows Seminar. This fall’s seminar will focus on the theme of “Representation” from multiple disciplinary perspectives and ideally cultivate careful reading and deliberate discussion of challenging and significant books by undergraduate students.
Howard Putnam, former CEO of Southwest Airlines and Braniff International Airlines, will be the keynote speaker at the 13th Raytheon Lecture in Business Ethics at Bentley University on Tuesday, November 3, at 3:30 p.m. in Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center. Putnam will discuss the challenges of building Southwest Airlines, and restructuring and saving a financially failing Braniff International.
Bentley University is pleased to announce that Nickolas Stavropoulos, executive vice president of U.S. Gas Distribution of National Grid, has been elected to the Board of Trustees for a term of three years, effective July 1, 2009.
Here is The City: Executive Director of the Center for Business Ethics W. Michael Hoffman's views on recent developments in the Madoff case are mentioned in Bank Accused of Permitting 'Suicidal Conduct'. (September 15, 2009)