An honors finance class at Bentley University has paved the way for an innovative financing initiative: a domestic microcredit organization that will fuel economic and community development by providing loans of $1,500 to $6,000 to local entrepreneurs at or below the poverty level.
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On September 22, 2008, KPMG LLP selected Bentley sophomore Schantelle Henry for its 2008 Future Diversity Leaders (FDL) program. Henry was among 51 students from across the nation chosen to participate as a result of their commitment to high academic achievement, community and campus involvement and active participation in diversity organizations. Launched in 2007, the program provides leadership training and financial support for outstanding minority undergraduate business students.
Girl Scouts USA named Bentley freshman Carla O'Connor as one of its 2008 National Young Women of Distinction, among 10 Girl Scout Gold Award recipients honored for extraordinary leadership demonstrated through remarkable community service projects. She will receive the award and be the guest of honor at the Girl Scouts National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, in October.
Christopher Wagner, commissioner of the Small Business Self Employed Division, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, D.C., will be the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual IRS Town Meeting at Bentley University on Monday, October 27, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center.
The Bentley University McCallum Graduate School of Business was named one of the Best Business Schools in the country in the 2009 guidebook published by The Princeton Review. Bentley is also ranked # 1 in the nation for its state-of-the-art campus facilities based on student surveys.
The doctoral program at Bentley University today announced it has received a grant from State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) to fund a four-year doctoral fellowship in corporate social responsibility (CSR), with a mission to bridge the gap between academic research and practical business application.
The Bentley Board of Trustees announced today that the college has received approval from the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education (MBHE) to change its designation and name to become Bentley University, effective October 2, 2008.
WHAT: The financial crisis: A panel discussion plus question & answer session with audience participation. This event is open to the public.Issues: What is the crisis? What caused it? Will the bailout fix it? What might the future hold?WHO:
John A. Swainson, chief executive officer of CA, Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the 11th Raytheon Lecture in Business Ethics at Bentley College on Tuesday, October 7, at 3:30 p.m. in the Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center.
The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, Community Information and Education Division, has awarded Bentley a 16th consecutive grant in the amount of $30,000 for the operation of the Bentley Consumer Action Line (BCAL), a service-learning program where students mediate consumer complaints against local businesses. The grant will allow Bentley students to mediate consumer complaints against businesses located in Lincoln, Lexington, Waltham, Wayland, Weston, Winchester and Stoneham.