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.
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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.
Bentley College, a leader in business education, and City Year, a leading nationwide youth service organization, join forces in a first of its kind partnership to encourage students to give a year of national service through City Year and also receive scholarship support and internship opportunities with leading global organizations.
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.
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.