The Corporation for National and Community Service honored Bentley University today with a place on the President’s 2008 Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to America’s communities. Bentley is one of only 83 colleges and universities to be honored “with distinction.” The award recognizes the initiatives of the Bentley Service-Learning Center (BSLC), which promotes academic learning through service.
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Bentley University students will once again offer free tax return preparation for residents of Waltham, Massachusetts and surrounding communities. This is the eleventh consecutive year Bentley has offered this service through the IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Residents and community organizations seeking more information about this valuable program, please call 781.891.2714.
Boston Business Journal: Associate Dean of Business Heikki Topi addresses strategic changes to the Executive Education program at Bentley in Slump Prompts Schools to Retool Executive Education. (January 30, 2009)
In an era in which technological advances have enabled the rapid globalization of business, control over information is essential to business but can raise complex ethical issues. George Brenkert, professor of business ethics at McDonough School of Business of Georgetown University, will present “Corporate Control of Information: Ethical Challenges and Dilemmas” on Monday, February 9, at 3:30 p.m.
For the fifth consecutive year, Bentley students are among seven finalist teams in the annual NASA Means Business (NMB) competition scheduled for spring 2009. The team consists of approximately 10 Bentley students who will present to NASA officials at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL, in May.
Daily News Tribune: Professor of Marketing Ian Cross and his class are highlighted for a new marketing partnership between Bentley and the Trustees of Reservations in Students in the Market for Fresh Ideas. (January 28, 2009)
Bentley University and The Trustees of Reservations (The Trustees), a nonprofit conservation organization and the nation’s oldest statewide land trust, have launched an innovative joint venture designed to expose undergraduate business students to consulting work in the fast growing field of green marketing.
New England Cable News: Assistant Professor of Management Scott Latham discusses the benefits and drawbacks of starting a new business after being laid off in Turning a Layoff into an Opportunity. (January 22, 2009)