Bentley Freshman Kevin Wivell took his chances on a risky stock and ended up placing in TheStreet (NASDAQ:TST) and the University of Dayton's RISE 14 "Next Great StockPickr" Competition. The challenge: Submit a 60-second video pitching any stock that he thought would show the biggest growth over the next year.
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The Accessible Icon Project was recently launched on the Bentley University campus in an effort to put a new face on accessible parking spaces for individuals with disabilities, as the International Symbol of Access is transformed from a passive stick figure into an active, engaged image.
Bentley English and Media Studies Professor Barbara H. Paul-Emile, Ph.D., has been selected by the Women of the Harvard Club Committee as an honoree for the Third Annual Boston’s Most Influential Women of 2014.
Bloomberg Business has released its 2014 “Best Undergraduate Business Schools” rankings and Bentley University stands at #20 overall.
A film about fatherhood written, directed and co-produced and edited by Bentley’s Jeff Stern, was accepted to the Independent Film Festival Boston. Starring Stern and his son Leo, The Morning of Everything is a lyrical short film in which a father envisions the world through the eyes of his three year-old son — an extremely personal expression of Stern’s experiences as a father over the past four years.
Bentley University announces that Santander Bank, N.A. has launched a new three-year agreement with Bentley that will continue the Santander Universities Study Abroad Scholarship Fund. President and CEO of Santander US, Roman Blanco, and Bentley President Gloria Larson announced the agreement during a signing ceremony on campus on March 20, 2014.
Bentley University students are finding ways to boost retail sales for Kidz b Kidz, a nonprofit that brings children together to create art to benefit sick children. Things got creative as students designed artwork that was featured on cookies sold by KBK partner Wicked Good Cookies at Bentley’s Black United Fashion Show in early March.
Sobering statistics on the effects of alcohol consumption on health, grade point average and finances informed Bentley University’s “Choose OneLess” initiative, which was named as the 2014 Grand Gold winner of the NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Excellence Awards. The campaign encourages students to take one less alcoholic drink per social occasion.
Bentley University’s Ron Ardizzone appointed to Massachusetts Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth. He will focus on community outreach and relationship building with educators to help make schools safer for LGBT youth.
Bentley University was among those represented at the Association of Independent Colleges & Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM) Financial Aid Advocacy Day at the State House. Sudents met with state senators and representatives to persuade them to legislate for increased financial aid and scholarship opportunities.