When Bill Torrey first stepped on Bentley’s campus, the last thing on his mind was becoming a vice president for University Advancement — again. He had just completed more than 20 years in the same role at Bowdoin College in Maine.
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“Coding means to tell a computer what to do.”
“War reduces everything to angles,” writes Sam Ameen ’84 in an essay about being a combat photographer in Afghanistan. There are the angles of bullets marked by tracers flying through the air.
Unsteady trends in the world of distributed content require professionals who can adapt with the times. Launched four years ago to help answer that call, Bentley’s Creative Industries major sent off its first graduates in May.
These are days of high drama in the entertainment industry. Titans like MGM are struggling to stay on their feet. Upstarts like Netflix are taking over the world.
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Congratulations to recipients of the inaugural Harry C. Bentley Alumni Achievement Award.
For Kevin Rowley ’05, life’s a jam session — on stage and on patrol. Whether adding a new guitar lick at a gig or making a tough call while on duty, he thrives on camaraderie and partnership.
“There aren’t enough women in business,” observes Jenn Gaudet ’00, a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Boston. “The higher up you go, the fewer female role models there are.”
As a student, Madison Malloy ’05 dreamed of a job on Wall Street. Two years as an analyst in residential mortgage-backed securities and a stint as a partner in an e-commerce company convinced her otherwise.