Bentley College Assistant Professor of Finance Mengxin Zhao is the recipient of the Best Paper Award from the Chinese Finance Association for the paper, "Rent Seeking and Corporate Finance: Evidence from Corruption."
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Michael Myers, professor of information systems and associate dean at the University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand, will discuss IT offshoring at the Provost Seminar Series on December 15, 10:30 a.m. - noon in LaCava Center 325ABC. Myers will examine IT offshoring from the perspective of an IT service provider in a developing country in the East.
Bentley College Professor Jean C. Bedard, a Timothy B. Harbert Professor of Accounting, will share a $324,000 grant from the NASD Investor Education Foundation with two researchers from the University of Central Florida. The grant will fund research aimed at enhancing the comprehension, accessibility, and accuracy of financial reports for both institutional and retail investors.
Bentley College Professor Jean C. Bedard, the Timothy B. Harbert Professor of Accounting, will share a $324,000 grant from the NASD Investor Education Foundation with two researchers from the University of Central Florida. The grant will fund research aimed at enhancing the comprehension, accessibility, and accuracy of financial reports for both institutional and retail investors.
Dr. Nadar Asgary, an expert in international business, has been named Bentley College's first Associate Provost for International Relations and the Director of the Cronin International Center. Asgary will also hold appointments in the Management and International Studies departments at Bentley. In his new role at Bentley, Asgary is focused on creating partnerships with highly ranked institutions in strategic regions such as Asia, Europe, South America and Africa.
Bentley's Service-Learning Center (BSLC) has received the Bristol Lodge Recognition award by the Middlesex Human Service Agency (MHSA) for its extensive work with Waltham homeless shelters. The award is given to organizations that are committed to providing services to less fortunate members of the community.
Bentley College, in collaboration with Microsoft and the Society for Information Management (SIM), will present a seminar exploring the importance of IT skills for future business professionals on Wednesday, November 8, from 12:45 - 2:00 p.m. in the LaCava Center Executive Dining Room.
Amid growing concern about the pitfalls of social networking, cyber bullying and the overall impact internet technologies can have on a child's development, students at Bentley College will conduct a professional development seminar for Milton Public School teachers that addresses internet safety issues on Friday, October 27.