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April

GSA’S FIRST ANNUAL
SPRING FEST

COLLABORATION | COMPETITION | COMEDY | CULTURE

HOST: Bentley GSA & All Sister Organizations
Date: Friday, April 25th, 2014
Time: All Day J

Details: GSA will be hosting an all-day event with activities ranging from academic competitions, to
cultural showcases and a signature comedy event you do not want to miss! More information,
including specific details and ticketing information will be sent out soon. Don’t miss your chance to
participate in THE event of the spring!!

A NIGHT AT THE BOSTON
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

HOST: Bentley GSA
Date: Saturday, April 19th 2014
8:00pm-10:00pm
Where: Boston Syphony Hall

More Information

https://www.facebook.com/events/266000373573359/

Details:

Did you know that Boston’s Symphony Hall is acoustically among the top three concert halls in the

world and is considered the finest in the US? Did you also know that the Boston Symphony Orchestra

is one of the Big Five orchestras in the US? Come watch famed American conductor Lorin Maazel as

he leads Mozart's elegant Prague Symphony, and Mahler's Symphony No. 5.

Address:Boston Symphony Hall (301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115)

|Price: $10| Tickets will be up on MyBentley on April 14 |NO transportation will be provided|

GSA PHILANTHROPIC ENGAGEMENT TRIP
TO C2C

Looking for a Community Service Engagement Activity?
HOST: Bentley GSA
When: Friday, April 18th @ 12PM

Transportation will be Provided
Where: Cradles to Crayons

More Information

https://www.facebook.com/events/313338198814360/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Details:

GSA is hosting a community service trip to Cradles to Crayons, not-for-profit located in Brighton,

MA. Join GSA and volunteer with other weekly volunteers in inspecting, sorting, and packaging new

and/or like-new donations into customized “KidPacks” for children around the Boston area.

Tickets on MyBentley NOW!!! Transportation will be Provided !!!

MEXICAN FOOD &OPEN TALK WITH HIRED PEERS
 
Host:  ALPFA Graduate Chapter and Bentley GSA
When:  Wednesday, April 2nd
Time:  12:00pm – 1:30pm
Where: LaCava 340

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/812779962069066/?ref=notif&notif_t=plan_user_invited

Details: ALPFA Graduate Chapter - Bentley is proud to invite you to our first event of the semester: Mexican Food & Open Talk with Hired Peers!

As part of the GSA's Diversity Food Festival this event will provide a cultural experience with Mexican food and an opportunity to ask questions and receive advice from other international students who have successfully received and accepted job offers from companies such as:

  • Ernst & Young

  • Wellington Management

  • Walmart International

Marketing: Beneath the Surface III
 Data Visualization Workshop

HOST: Bentley GMO and GITMA
Date: Thursday, 3rd April
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Where: SMITH 120

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/233559260179638/?notif_t=plan_user_invited

Details: GMO and GITMA are cohosting this event! Professor David Oury is going to introduce data visualization from data analysis aspect. Another speaker, who is a friend of Professor Oury, will introduce data visualization from reporting viewpoint based on his business professional experience.

This workshop would be a great opportunity for Bentley students to start understanding data in a new way and learn about basic tools to utilize data visualization. Data visualization is the new trend of data analysis field, and our workshop will be a good way for students to know more about it since this knowledge isn't included in our curriculum.

 

Communication Workshop

Get tips on tuning your message to fit your audience

HOST: Bentley Graduate Network
Date: Thursday, 4/3/14
Time: 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: LaCava 335

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/226979947496146/?notif_t=plan_edited

Details: Get ready to learn tricks to sharpen your communication skills. Tim Bosland, from BJ's Wholesale (formerly of HP), will be joining us to share his insights on how to tune your message to fit your audience (including how to communicate technical results to non-technical managers).

Food and beverages will be served

See you there!
 

BENTLEY TOWER PAINTING

HOST: IABE
Date:  Saturday, Apr 5th. 2014
Time:  7:00pm - 9:30pm
Where:  Touch Art Gallery, 281 Concord Ave Cambridge, MA 02138

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/261752100663011/

Details: After our successful event back in Sep 28, 2013 and because we got a lot of requests to have this event again, coming 5th Apr 2014 we are going to arrange another event of ‘‘Painting and Shiraz wine’’.

 Jim Kociuba, one of the most prominent artists of Boston, will be the host for our creative event. ‘’ Bentley Tower “will be painted. No proficiency and no prior painting experience are required (Everyone would enjoy having fun and creating their own spirit in painting).

 Cost: $12 for each person

Ticket:  RSVP at My Bentley (https://my.bentley.edu/web/guest) to purchase tickets 

 

HOW TO MAKE IT IN AMERICA (from scratch)

(How internationals network and succeed in corporate America)
HOST: Bentley European Club and GWLO
Date: April 9, 2014
Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Where: LaCava, 340

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/744728122238540/

Details: The Bentley European Club (BEC) is welcoming Erta Karaj, Strategic Financial Officer at Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Erta moved with her family from Europe to the US at the age of 18 and she did not speak any English. Today she is a successful finance professional who was promoted numerous times in various industries as well as in academia. As result of her experience, Erta will share tips about how to create a professional network from scratch. She will also provide insight into how to succeed in corporate America.

GSA Cooking Competition

The ultimate kitchen face-off starring YOU!
HOST: Bentley GSA in collaboration with Sodexo Dining Services
Date: Tuesday, April 1st 2014
Time: 7:30-9:30PM

Where: Harry’s Pub, Student Center, Bentley University Campus

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1416197878630757/

 Register your team of 2 students now to get in on the fun! Teams can enter via e-mail – sheena_huld@bentley.edu Last date to register is 3/20/14

Competition is April 1st | 7:30—9:30PM in Harry's Pub in the Student Center of Bentley University.

For people who are not participating in the event, we will have a reception going on in Harry's Pub at the same time of the competition. This was you can relax, watch the competition live and cheer on the contestants.

There will be lots of great food and even mocktails to spice things up at the reception!

for more details, contact Sheena at sheena_huld@bentley.edu

 

BGN is Recruiting!

About BGN: Bentley Graduate Network, is a graduate student organization at Bentley University seeking to connect unique and impressive professionals with students to share experiences and provide insight. They are looking for students who passionate about networking and creating opportunities for students to meet and interact with professionals

Popular Event: The Meet & Greet & Eat Networking Event

February 6, 2014: The Bentley Graduate Network (previously McCallum Connect) In association with GITMA, HFIDO, and Graduate Career Services hosted the biggest alumni meetup of the year. Recent graduates in the IT, HFID, and Business Analytics fields were invited back to network with current students and share their experiences and insights. Eight different companies were represented.

Available positions and responsibilities are:

 

President

Requirements:

Must be graduating in May 2015 or later.

Must be passionate about networking and creating opportunities for Bentley Graduate Students to expand their professional networks.

Duties:

He/she will be responsible for providing guidance for all matters involving the Organization.

The President will monitor and review all communication going out to any external party involved in putting on events.

The President will be the liaison between all Executive Board Members of BGN and GSA and all other Sister Organizations.

Senior Vice President

 Requirements:        

Must be passionate about networking and creating opportunities for Bentley Graduate Students to expand their professional networks.

Duties:

The Senior Vice President will work closely with the President to provide guidance for all matters involving the Organization.

The Senior VP will also serve as a liaison between all Executive Board Members of BGN and GSA and all other Sister Organizations.

 

 

About the BGN Recruiting Process: Submit your applications to noyes_clay@bentley.edu by April 9th

BGCC is Recruiting!

About BGCC: The Bentley Graduate Consulting Club (BGCC) aims to support the Bentley University graduate degree students interested in pursuing a career opportunity in the consulting industry. Our primary objectives include familiarization with all forms of consulting practices and companies, preparation for case interviews, resource sharing, and networking.

About Our Board: The BGCC executive board is a small team of three members who work collaboratively and closely. There is a lot of room for growth and opportunity to gain new skills while gaining leadership experience on the Bentley campus as well as a chance to network with area consultants.

About the BGCC Recruiting Process: BGCC is looking to recruit three new additions to our current board. Those individuals will have the opportunity to enter a mentorship program for the remainder of this school year and learn about how BGCC operates, gain career advice from current members and will next year be elected in senior executive positions. We are requesting that people who are interested send us a resume by Tuesday, March 25 at 5pm to GA_BGCC@bentley.edu. Candidate interviews will be scheduled for Thursday, March 27 between 12 – 2pm. The open positions for next year include:

 

Your 2014 Spring Title

 

Your 2014 – 2015 Title

President Elect

President

Vice President of Marketing

Senior Vice President of Marketing

Vice President of Operations

Senior Vice President of Operations

 

About Who We are Looking For: We are looking for members who are from diverse backgrounds with a common interest in consulting, passionate about giving back to the Bentley community, willing to commit some of their free time towards  growing professionally on a team as well as for building opportunities for their peers.

Available positions and responsibilities:

 

President

  • Manage Communication with GSA and delegate tasks to SVP of Operations and Marketing regarding events, GSA and Bentley policies
  • Manage BGCC email account and relay messages to the appropriate parties internally. Maintain email lists of students and send out messages as needed.
  • Manage Podio Account and oversee progress of event coordination and communications
  • Act as Gateway to BGCC for external company contacts as well as communication with other Bentley clubs

Senior Vice President of Marketing

  • Manage Facebook page and Hootsuite account by posting events, articles and information broadcasted to Bentley community
  • Contribute to Podio Account and update marketing information to communicate with BGCC board

Senior Vice President of Operations

  • Coordinate event logistics by submitting proposals, budget information to GSA and organizing event details such as catering, room reservations and communicating with outside vendors
  • Contribute to and update Podio account with files and project updates to communicate with BGCC Board

If you are interested in joining our team please send your resume to GA_BGCC@bentley.edu! We look forward to hearing from you!