High school students from across the country recently gathered at Bentley College to get an inside look at the financial industry and a sample of college life. Wall Street 101 is a week-long residential business camp that ran from July 27 to August 2 on the Bentley campus in Waltham. First offered in 1999, the educational summer camp gained immediate popularity among future financiers and has been featured in USA Today.
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Bentley is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the college in the recently published 2009 edition of its annual book, "The Best 368 Colleges" (Random House/Princeton Review). Bentley was also ranked #20 for the “Best Career/Job Placement Services.”
Two high school students from Massachusetts and New Jersey are breaking into the Major Leagues this summer, courtesy of Bentley College. The students are winners in the “Break into the Business of Baseball” Challenge, sponsored by Bentley and MLB.com. They are spending a portion of their summer serving as interns with rival Major League teams – the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets.
Bentley College junior Justin Stanton was named to the Mass General Inaugural 100 Club, an annual awards program presented by the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center to honor 100 individuals who have made a significant contribution in the fight against cancer. Recognized for organizing a walk-a-thon to benefit cancer research, Stanton was among physicians and others honored in areas of philanthropy, research and clinical care advances.
In photo left to right: Sara Al Kindi, Angela Manfredi, Dennis DiCicco, Arber Tasimi, Marcy Lidman, Karen Sontag, Josie Bartie, and Karen Solstaad (CHA).
The Boston Society for Landscape Architects honored Bentley College with a 2008 Merit Award for College and University Design for the Upper Campus entry quadrangle project. Bentley worked with landscape architect Stephen Stimson Associates and landscaper ValleyCrest Companies.
Seminar Provides Values Exploration and Ethical Skills Development for Business Leaders
Bentley College today became one of only two business schools in the U.S., and 113 business schools worldwide, to earn EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation. EQUIS is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement, and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration. EQUIS is run by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
In Photo left to right: Todd Brown (MIPA), Allison Andrade, Kristen Keikkinen, Stephanie Sweeney. Sarah McDonald (MPHA), Greg Gianoni, Evan Taylor (MPHA), Amanda Freedman of Bentley.
The Bentley in Bahrain program Class of 2008 graduate on June 2 in a graduation reception being held at the Awal Ballroom located at the Gulf Hotel in Bahrain for the students and their families. The five seniors earned bachelor of science degrees with a major in Management and a minor in Information Technology.