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Spring 2009

Growing a Conservation Ethic Among Gen Y

Property Values

The Trustees of Reservations was facing a challenge. The statewide nonprofit, whose focus is land conservation and historic preservation, wanted to grow membership rates among 18- to 24-year-olds. But the organization was uncertain how to best engage this sophisticated, media-savvy group known as Generation Y.

Who better to ask than fellow members of the target audience?

Milestones: Marriages and Births

Marriages

Kristen E. Berglund ’05 to Keith Menslage on May 23, 2008.
Natalie L. Schlegel ’08 MBA to Caleb Cochran on October 11, 2008.
Nikole E. Shaw ’06 to Greg Trost on August 23, 2008. 
Katherine A. Shosho ’05 to Kyle J. York ’05 on October 3, 2008.
Shelagh E. Williams ’02 to Michael J. Zampell ’01 on April 18, 2008.

Events Draw Alumni, Parents and Friends

On Campus

Conversing with a Congresswoman
Rep. Niki Tsongas of the 5th Congressional District of Massachusetts headlined an event sponsored by the Women’s Leadership Institute at Bentley. Speaking on October 20, Tsongas covered a wide range of topics, including the presidential transition, her role in Congress, and the ways that legislation moves through the House and Senate. 

Generation Interest

Hitchcock Eyes Strong Finish as Scholar Athlete

Many Falcons embody the term “scholar athlete,” but few do it better than Alex Hitchcock ’09, a shortstop on the softball team.

The Corporate Finance and Accounting major has earned President’s List honors in the classroom. She is also a two-time selection to the Northeast-10 All-Academic Team and a 2008 ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District second team selection by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Investing in a Gift Annuity

Financial planning is critical, no matter when you graduated. Many people conduct an annual review of their financial affairs, and this year, investment market conditions and other economic factors make it especially important to explore all financial planning options. Bentley has much to offer.

Phonathons Connect Alumni and Students

Network Ready

From career advice to history lessons to job offers, alumni and parents give much more than financial support when they connect with Bentley Phonathon callers.

“When I was choosing my major, I asked marketing and management alumni what they were doing, how they got there,” says sophomore Rebecca Roeder, one of 30 student callers in the program. “It helped me decide.”

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