In the most recent survey of the country’s “Top Wired Colleges” conducted by PC Magazine and the Princeton Review, Bentley College was named #4 among the top 20 schools in the nation.
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Bentley College joins 4,000 colleges and universities in cutting trays from their dining services within the next five years. The initiative begins this fall with the elimination of trays for the Seasons Dining Hall in the Student Center.
Bentley College was selected to host the 2008 Summer Institute for Outstanding European Students from July 13 to August 16. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the program made it possible for 20 students from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal and the U.K. to spend five weeks at Bentley to learn about the United States, its people and culture.
The student-run Bentley Investment Group (BIG) - responsible for managing nearly $600,000 of endowment funds - had an outstanding performance year in a very difficult and challenging market environment, according to the group's president Eric Wald. The equity portfolio is managed solely by students, under the advisement of faculty adviser Kartik Raman. There are more than 100 active members.
In the most recent U.S.News & World Report rankings of America’s Best Colleges 2009, Bentley College is ranked among the Top 50 “Best Business Programs” in the country at #43, up from #48 last year. Bentley is also ranked #4 among the Top 10 “Best Universities-Master’s (North),” up from #6 last year.In the business specialties category, Bentley’s Management Information Systems ranked #17 nationally and #2 in New England.
The Bentley Women’s Leadership Institute will present a special workshop series for mothers who are weighing their career options. “M.O.M.: More Opportunities for Mothers” is designed to assist women who are beginning to make decisions about the next phases of work and life. The workshop series runs for four Wednesdays - September 17, October 1, October 15, and October 29 - from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Bentley campus in Waltham.
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.
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.