The Valente Center for Arts and Sciences at Bentley University announces research fellows for the 2009-2010 academic year, including three Bentley faculty fellows and three external research fellows.
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Bentley University professors Jeff Gulati and Christine Williams received a Best Paper Award from the Journal of Information Technology & Politics (JIPT) for the project "Congressional Candidates' Use of YouTube in 2008: Its Frequency and Rationale." The award was presented at JITP's first annual conference held in Amherst, Mass., on April 16 and 17, 2009.
The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) named Tracy Noga, assistant professor of accountancy at Bentley University, Educator of the Year for 2009. The award was presented on May 13 at the MSCPA Annual Meeting and Recognition Reception at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston.
Boston Globe: Executive Director of the Center for Business Ethics W. Michael Hoffman discusses the ethically questionable behavior of the Partners Healthcare chairman in Partners' Leader Questioned on Oustide Ties. (May 31, 2009)
Treehugger.com: Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences Rick Oches discusses theories and possible solutions on how to solve global warming in Global Warming: Technology vs. Choices. (May 30, 2009)
Bentley alumni Joshua Davis and Bruno Tropeano, co-founders of The Gelato Fiasco, have progressed to the second phase of the nationwide Intuit Small Business United contest. Their goal is to receive the grand prize of a $25,000 small business grant to further the development of their Maine-based company. The Bentley alumni have already received a $5,000 grant for advancing in the competition after submitting a true story that happened to them as small business owners.
Bentley University has awarded its first doctoral degree to Kwadwo N. Asare, who earned a PhD in Accountancy after he successfully defended his dissertation "Essays on the Influence of Corporate Governance on Financial Analysts' Forecast-Related Judgments." Asare, known affectionately by his peers and colleagues as "Kojo," received his official degree on May 16, 2009 at the commencement ceremony for the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University.
While today’s economic landscape dictates that public agencies launch projects to promote growth and sustainability; it also calls for project partners to effectively assess how public funds are being used. Bentley University and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, with support from The Additional Group, will present a one-day executive workshop on effective ways to measure the economic outcomes and impact of publicly funded life science programs by building an evidence-based case of im