Governor Deval Patrick today announced the Massachusetts Women’s Leadership Fellowship developed in partnership with Bentley University and its Center for Women and Business (CWB). The program is part of the Governor’s Women in the Workplace initiative that will underscore the key role all working women play in business and the economic success of the Commonwealth by growing the pipeline of women poised to fill high-level positions in both the public and private sectors.
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Among the many Bentley University courses that connect students with professional organizations is “Human Relations in Health Care” taught by Professor Helen Meldrum. Students in the class were asked to assist the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) to help them better understand their members’ needs and how they can plan for the future environment of the healthcare industry.
Bentley University Police Chief Ernie Leffler received the James Olivieri Award from the Massachusetts Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (MACLEA). The award, which recognizes Leffler’s exemplary commitment and distinguished service to MACLEA and to professional campus policing, was presented at the MACLEA annual meeting in December.
When Bentley was awarded the $395,000 NEH challenge grant in 2011, it stipulated that Bentley raise matching funds in a three-to-one ratio by 2016, a five-and-a-half-year window. As of this writing, in less than three years, the university has nearly reached its goal of raising $1.185 million to support several Valente Center for Arts and Sciences programs.
Although higher education institutions have been under scrutiny regarding return on investment and adequate preparation for a successful life after graduation, Bentley’s 2013 graduates have good news to report: 98 percent of the responding class is employed or attending graduate school.
Business ethics issues are on the table as Bentley University students gather for the 17th annual Bentley Business Bowl (BBB) on February 22. Student teams will analyze cases that present ethical, business, accounting or auditing dilemmas.
As part of the IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, Bentley University students are offering free tax return preparation for residents of Waltham, Mass., and surrounding communities through April 10, with the exception of Spring Break, March 8 to 16.
Bentley University has appointed Phillip Knutel as Chief Information Officer. The 15-year Bentley veteran will now serve as the principal technology leader, overseeing a $19M budget and more than 100 staff from seven IT units.
Get ready to experience the world in a new way. Lively innovation is at the heart of a cultural movement that is picking up speed. In 2014, you’ll see established approaches to a wide range of services and products rethought and shaped more to human experience, according to experts at Bentley University.
Bentley Releases Results of Major National Survey of 3,000-Plus Millennials, Parents, and Business and Higher Ed Leaders.