WALTHAM, Mass.- "Are we spending the right amount for IT, or are we spending too much?" That was the central question Dr. Robert Zmud posed to his audience at Bentley College on October 11. Zmud was the inaugural speaker in Bentley's Provost Seminar Series, which promotes practical research addressing issues in the world of business.
The Neal Perry Duo, featuring blind musician Neal Lipson, performed to an intimate gathering of students in the Bentley Coffeehouse on October 10. The event was the conclusion to Bentley's first annual celebration of Disability Awareness Week, themed "Attitudes are the Real Disability."
WALTHAM, Mass.- Stephen M. Politi, adjunct assistant professor of Taxation at Bentley College, is available as an expert resource during the ongoing Massachusetts State Tax Amnesty Program, which runs through December 2, 2002.
WALTHAM, Mass.- Would you believe that residents south of Boston have gained consumer refunds in excess of $425,000 thanks to Bentley College students? The Bentley Consumer Action Line (BCAL)- where students are trained to mediate actual consumer complaints against area businesses- is one of the state's first consumer offices to be staffed by college students.
"The tragedy that Adam Hochschild describes in his book has never stopped," said Congolese Jesuit Deacon Jacques Mutikwele at a panel discussion on globalization organized as part of the Class Book Project earlier this month.
Bentley College presents The Beehive Design Collective through October 31 in the Art Gallery. An opening reception will be held on October 18 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. in the gallery.
The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and Fannie Mae have recognized Bentley for its work helping employees find and finance new homes. Two of the benefits provided to Bentley employees are "Compliments of the House," a real estate service offered through Century 21 Westward Homes and "Professional Advantage," a mortgage service with discounted rates.
WALTHAM, Mass.- Bentley College's Department of Financial Planning and Taxation will host the Ninth Annual Internal Revenue Service Town Meeting on Monday, October 21, 2002. The all-day event will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Wilder Pavilion at the Adamian Academic Center.
Adam Hochschild, author of "King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa," will participate in a panel discussion on globalization at Bentley College next week, as part of the college's first-ever Class Book Project.