To celebrate Bentley’s Centennial Class of 2017, we talked with graduates with connections to past commencements.
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Clear eyes. Wings spread. Talons firmly planted. The newest addition to the Bentley campus is a soon-to-be iconic sculpture of the university’s beloved mascot. The falcon was commissioned to honor the centennial and was installed on May 8 behind the library.
President Gloria Larson rang the Nasdaq closing bell on April 20, 2017, to honor Bentley’s centennial year.
Noor Faisal Al-Qatami ’07 used to pass time between her Bentley classes doing what she loved: window shopping at local supermarkets. “I like food products, the way they are merchandised and placed on shelves,” says the former Management major. “It’s an art to have it done in a way that’s attractive and sends a message to the customer.”
From the moment he was born, Bodhi Bhattarai was charming and inquisitive, talking early and winning over strangers with a big smile.
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The statistic that best summarizes why business and health care must join forces may be this one: The United States spends more on health care by far than any other country, but ranks 42nd in global life expectancy.
Spotting royals is hardly the only thing to do in this city across the pond.
Brooke Jameson ’19 never planned to join the Bentley family, but as soon as she visited campus she knew it was home. She follows in the footsteps of her parents, Ed ’85 and Megan (Zielinski) ’85.
The idea was cooked up over breakfast one day by Peter Cowie ’81, P ’10 and David Splaine ’81: create an endowed class scholarship — the first of its kind at Bentley — in honor of their 35th reunion.