It’s an exciting time to give to Bentley, according to Steven and Christine (Smith) Manfredi, both Class of 1973 graduates and parents to Laura ’10.
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Bentley trustee and principal of Massry Realty Partners/Tri City Rentals Norman Massry ’78, P ’08 ’09 shares why he believes in Bentley.
From Wednesday night bowling leagues to pizza bagels and mozzarella sticks, alumni through the years share their favorite Bentley student life memories.
While Bentley’s commitment to providing a world-class business education has not wavered throughout the decades, the university’s student life experience has changed dramatically. Here is a snapshot of an average day in the life as told by students from two distinctly different eras in Bentley’s history.
When Robert DeFelice came to Bentley as the men’s baseball coach in 1968, he thought, Oh my God, what am I doing here?
It is fitting that the student affairs profession took shape in the early 20th century, just as Harry Bentley was starting his own educational endeavor. Our founder cared very much about students’ development as professionals and for them personally (in lending money to those in need, for example). The sentiment carries through our history, more evident now than ever as we aim to develop students who go on to have great careers and great lives.
In my years working on the grounds, I saw both the university and my department change so much. The campus of course continued getting larger and larger, with new buildings going up. Naturally, our department grew too.
From courses and professors to the best (and worst) excuses for missing class, alumni share their favorite academic memories.
Now that we've explored the first 100 years of school history, it's time to look ahead. What are your hopes for Bentley's future?