Bentley University is ranked #1 for Business, Management and Marketing in a new ranking released by College Factual, an online portal designed to assist students in selecting a college. The outcomes-driven ranking is based on factors including school quality and alumni salary information.
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Economics Professor Scott Sumner is highlighted as a prominent advocate for the economic stance that the federal government has the "power to accelerate growth and bring down unemployment", it just needs to print more money.
Recent Bentley University graduate Andrew Snead is highlighted as a millennial living at home so he can bolster his savings. Snead, who graduated witha degree in finance and economics, works at a Connecticut software company and says he has managed to save more than half of his salary in the past six months.
The results of Bentley's recent PreparedU survey, exploring the perceived millennial skills gap, is referenced.
A study by Bentley's Center For Women & Business is cited in this story asserting that the majority of millennials use mobile devices to job search. The CWB study found 72 percent of millennials are interested in working for a big corporation.
Bentley is the #2 business school in the nation, according to College Factual. USA Today reported on the new ranking of the top 10 business schools in the country with the strength of each school highlighted.
WCVB News Center 5 reports that Lauren Battista, recent graduate and basketball standout, is named the 2014 Honda Division II Athlete of the Year by The Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA). The all time leading scorer in Bentley history, Battista is ranked first out of the 45,000 women who play in Division II college sports in the United States.
Bentley accounting professors Jacob M. Rose and Anna M. Rose were part of a team behind a revealing study on the questionable ethical practices between directors and CEOs. The study, “Will Disclosure of Friendship Ties between Directors and C.E.O.s Yield Perverse Effects?" is examined by the New York Times in relation to recent high profile cases such as American Apparel.
President Gloria Larson discusses obstacles for women in the workplace including the wage gap, innate gender partiality, and a lack of mentorship. But also points out ways we can overcome them. "Women can be risk takers. [Risk taking] comes from playing sports and opportunities in the classroom, so, it can be built.”
Toni G. Wolfman, executive-in-residence at Bentley's Center for Women in Business, highlights the importance of women looking out for each other. "Those of us who have made our way in the business world can make a big difference for all those who follow after us."