Our annual Reunion Weekend is coming up! This year, alumni that graduated with a class year ending in "3" or "8" will be invited to attend class parties, partake in the reunion picnic, stay the night in the dorms on campus and then go out for a night at the Boston Pops.
News and Events
Reunion Weekend 2013
Bentley is getting geared up for both the Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement ceremonies. Bert & John Jacobs, Co-founders of Life is Good, will be speaking at the undergraduate ceremony, while Jorge Moran, CEO of Sovereign Bank, will be speaking at the graduate ceremony.
Bentley's annual Spring Day celebration is right around the corner! This year, T-Pain and Tyga are set to perform on campus and there will be water games, free food and lots of different events for the whole campus to take part in!
LSM Reception and Showcase
Bentley will be hosting its annual Liberal Studies Major Reception and Showcase for all current Bentley seniors pursuing their dual degree to discuss their culminating projects either in presentation or poster session format. The Liberal Studies Double Major is designed for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree, and allows for these students to receive a rich array of arts and sciences courses to complement their business education.
Festival of Colors
The International Students Association hosts our annual Festival of Colors celebration! The festival will include talent acts from around the world, followed by a cultural sit-down dinner.
Bill Rosemann of Marvel Comics will be coming to campus to speak about creating iconic super-hero stories and characters that resonate with audiences of all ages. Rosemann has been a journalist, copywriter, project manager, script writer and marketing director in his 20-plus years in the industry.
Mr. Bentley Competition
A dozen of Bentley's finest young men on campus were nominated to compete in the annual Mr. Bentley competition. To compete, these young men had to display a talent, show off their formal wear and flaunt their Falcon spirit to the crowd!
Over 50 employers coming to Bentley's Marketing/Communication Career Conference
Companies such as Coca-Cola, Hill Holiday, the Boston Celtics, L'Oreal, Vistaprint and many others are coming to campus to share their insights, experiences and advice for all of our students interested in pursuing a career in either the Marketing or Communication field.
Bentley's Biggest Harlem Shake Video
One of Bentley's classes on social media is doing a social media campaign to get Tosh.O to either mention Bentley in social media outlets or hopefully come to Bentley to visit! The class is creating a large-scale harlem shake video with as many Bentley people as possible with the hope it will go viral!
"All Black Everything"
Black United Body is sponsoring an on-campus event in celebration of Black History Month with Jeopardy, free soul food, live performances and prizes for attendees.
CSSA's Spring Festival Event
The Chinese Student and Scholar Assocation on campus will be hosting the most widely observed Chinese traditional festival and will include great Chinese cuisine, amazing performances and games.
Bentley's Spring 2013 Career Fair!
Bentley will be hosting it's semi-annual career fair in our own Dana Athletic Center. Over 97 employers have registered for the event thus far, including TJX Companies, Inc, Vistaprint, Target, KPMG, LLP, Dunkin Brands, Gorton's and many, many others.
Black Out Challenge Redemption
A competition to see who can reduce their electricity use the most in the month of February. The competition begins on Friday, February 1st and goes through February 28th. 90% of money saved from electricity conservation goes right back into campus improvements and just 10% of the savings are used for reinvestment in energy efficiency and renewable energy.
The Bentley Business Bowl
The Bentley Business Bowl (BBB) is a one-day, university-wide business case competition held annually and open to ALL registered students – Graduate and Undergraduate. It is an opportunity for each team to show their skill in solving real-world business dilemmas and to interact and network with business professionals. A panel of judges drawn from alumni and the corporate community evaluate each team’s presentation.
Breakfast by Moonlight
Bentley students are getting geared up for the bi-annual 'Breakfast by Moonlight' where the faculty and staff come out to serve the students breakfast at midnight! It has become a tradition on campus to celebrate another semester completed and help our students get ready to hit the books for finals.
Coach Robert DeFelice Named NE-10 Coach of the Year
Robert DeFelice, Bentley's head baseball coach, was selected by his peers for the 2013 Bob Bellizzi Coach of the Year award. DeFelice directed the Falcons to a 26-20 record in the 2013 regular season. The current season was DeFelice's 45th as the only head coach in Bentley history.
Bentley Men's Basketball to Host 50th Year Reunion
The 2012-2013 season marked the 50th year of men's basketball at Bentley and they are celebrating by hosting the First Fifty Years of Bentley Basketball Reunion. The 50 teams, with an all-time roster of 247 players and 32 coaches, have produced the sixth highest all-time winning percentage in Division II history.
Halloran Invited to New England Patriots' Rookie Mini Camp
Former Bentley offensive lineman, Nick Halloran, has been invited to participate in the New England Patriots Rookie Mini Camp. Halloran earned first-team All-Northeast honors in both 2011 and 2012 and was named to the 2012 Don Hansen Football Gazette Division II All-Super Region 1.
Four Men's Tennis Players Named All-Conference
Four Bentley men's tennis players were named All-Conference by the Northeast-10. Bentley finished the regular season with an overall record of 7-10 and 7-2 conference, giving them the second seed in the Northeast-10 Championships.
Bentley Women's Basketball Coach, Barbara Stevens, named Russell Athletic/WBCA Division II National Coach of the Year
Coach Barbara Stevens recevied the prestigious WBCA Division II Coach of the Year award for an unprecedented fourth time. Stevens was recognized following a season that saw her Falcons post a 30-2 record and reach the NCAA Division II East Regional Final.
Bentley freshman Andrew Gladiuk named Atlantic Hockey Rookie of the Year
Gladiuk became the second straight Falcon to be named the conference's top rookie, after center Alex Grieve took the honor last season. Gladiuk was named to the All-Rookie team last week as well.
30-1 Bentley Hosts Dowling Monday in Search of 3rd Straight Elite Eight!
Tonight the Bentley Falcons will host Dowling College in the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Championship with a trip to the Elite Eight in San Antonio awaiting the winner. Good luck Falcons!
Bentley Women's Basketball Does It Again!!!
The Lady Falcons will move on to the Northeast-10 Tournament for the third time in three consecutive years years after trumping Assumption College 68-59. This was their 26th straight win at home and 19th consecutive postseason home victory.
Undefeated Bentley Moves to No. 1 in USA Today Division II Coaches Poll
The undefeated Bentley Falcons have ascended to the number one spot in this week's USA Today Sports Division II women's basketball poll being ranked second since the preseason. The Lady Falcons are currently 23-0 and one of two remaining unbeatens in Division II.
Boston Globe West: "45 seasons and counting for Bentley baseball coach Bob DeFelice"
Coach Bob DeFelice was profiled by the Boston Globe as he begins his 45th season as the head baseball coach at Bentley University. He is the first, and only, varsity baseball coach at Bentley and is ready to take on the 2013 season starting on March 20th. To read the full article, click here.
Bentley Women's Basketball Team Wins 21st of Season to Remain Undefeated
The Lady Falcons are holding their rank as #2 nationally in Division II with their 61-21 win over Saint Anselm College. The Falcons continue their undefeated season as they take on St. Michael's College on Tuesday.
Grand Slam and RBI Triple Propels Bentley Baseball to Season-Opening Win
Bentley junior, Tom Nagy, made his Bentley debut, hitting an eighth-inning grand slam and drove in all five runs as the Falcons opened the college baseball season by stunning the University of Tampa, 5-3, Friday night at the UT Baseball Field.
Bentley Women's Basketball continue on to a 18-0 record with win over Le Moyne
All-American Lauren Battista and senior guard Courtney Finn both scored 17 points as Bentley women's basketball continues on to a record of 18-0 with their 85-51 win over Le Moyne College.
Women's Basketball Team remains undefeated at 9-0
Bentley keeps its rank at #2 as it enters its two-week holiday break at 9-0 after extending its winning streak against East Region opposition to 22 and stretching its string of home victories to 15.
Bentley Women's Basketball ranked second in the USA Today Sports/ESPN/WBCA Division II coaches' poll for third consecutive week
Bentley Women's Basketball remains undefeated with its record of 6-0 while extending its winning streak against East Region opposition to 19 games. The team has now been named for the third consecutive week as number two in the Division II coaches' poll. Check out the full article.
Women's Basketball Coach Barbara Stevens Scores 700th Win
Barbara Stevens, coach of the Bentley women's basketball team, recorded her 700th career win as the Falcons beat Southern New Hampshire University, 52-42.
Bentley Receives Green Accolades from Princeton Review and EPA
Bentley has continued strong efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and that has led to two recent accolades for our sustainability practices. These accolades include The Princeton Review's list of top environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2012-2013 University Green Power Challenge.
2013 Global Business Ethics Symposium
Bentley's Center for Business Ethics will be hosting the 2013 Global Business Ethics Symposium, sponsored by State Street Foundation. The symposium, the 9th in a multi-year partnership, is intended to unite business and higher education in the common goal of building a strong ethical foundation from which to serve many constituencies and communities.
Bentley Ranked #20 Best Undergraduate Business Schools
We are very proud of our new ranking by Bloomberg Businessweek that Bentley is now ranked in the top 20 best undergraduate business schools in the nation.
Student Philanthropy Week Begins
A new student organization has formed on campus, the Student Alumni Leadership Council (SALC), a group dedicated to supporting a non-profit organization that they care deeply about- Bentley. To kick off the group formation, SALC will be hosting Philanthropy Week, which entails educational messaging around campus, expressions of student gratitude for their Bentley experience and endorsements of Bentley’s non-profit mission to educate tomorrow’s business leaders.
Announcing 2013 Undergraduate Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients
We are thrilled to announce that the speakers for our undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 18th will be Bert and John Jacobs, co-founders of The Life is Good Company. The two brothers will each receive an honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degree and will deliver the commencement address together during the undergraduate ceremony.
Bentley's New Career Development Course Highlighted in The Boston Herald
Bentley's new course "Career Development Introduction 101" is offered for all incoming Bentley freshmen and transfer students for the first time this year. It is a class that focuses on showing students what business is like, meeting with business representatives, doing mock interviews, elevator pitches and much more. To read the full article, click here.
NEW! Center for Integration of Science & Industry Opening at Bentley!
On February 27th, Bentley will launch a new Center for Integration of Science & Industry founded on the need to accelerate the translation of scientific discoveries into a benefit to the consumer. This Center is a perfect example of how Bentley combines business and Arts & Sciences in a very unique way.
President Gloria Larson Speaks at The Massachusetts Conference for Women
President Gloria Larson was a guest speaker at The Massachusetts Conference for Women, the largest women's conference in the state, offering community and connection, information and inspiration.
Two Bentley Teams Finish First and Fifth Seed in Academic Collegiate Competition
In the Eastern Regional Tournament of the America Collegiate Moot Court Association, two Bentley teams captured First and Fifth Seed among the 46 competing teams. Both teams will now advance to the National Tournament in January at Regent University Law School in Virginia.
Bentley Team Takes Second Place in National College Fed Challenge Competition
A Bentley team took home second place against Northwestern University during the national finals of the College Fed Challenge, a competition that challenges undergraduates to analyze economic conditions and make monetary policy recommendations. The Bentley contingent advanced to the finals after winning the regional competition against 18 other schools, including Harvard, Dartmouth and Middlebury.
Foreign Policy Magazine Names Economics Professor Scott Sumner to Top 100 Global Thinkers List
Foreign Policy magazine has named Ecomonics Professor Scott Sumner #15 on its annual list of the Top 100 Global Thinkers for his insights into U.S. monetary policy as shared on his popular blog, TheMoneyIllusion. Other notable honorees include President Barack Obama, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman.
Metta Jazz Quintet Performs
The Metta Jazz Quintet will be coming to campus to perform live for our students. They will be performing "Big Drum, Small World" which was designed to illuminate how jazz continues to unite us and exemplify our inceasingly independent world.
International Film Series Committee presents 'Tampopo'
'Tampopo' is an off-beat comedy featuring several intersecting stories all related to food. The film is open to all Bentley students and will be introduced by Samir Dayal, Department of English and Media Studies.
A Day with Chilean Writer, Pia Barros
The Bentley Arts and Lectures Program presents 'A Day with Pia Barros,' one of Chile's most important writers, publishers and feminist activists. She will be reading her most recent book, 'The Place of the Other,' a winner of Chile's esteemed Altazor Prize.
Sustainbility Film Series features 'Switch'
The Bentley Office of Sustainability in conjunction with the Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility have teamed up to screen 'Switch,' an agenda-free energy documentary embraced across political lines. As the Super Bowl blackout teaches us, our lives depend on a consistent source of electricity.
Bowles Performing Arts Series presents: 'Motown: I Hear A Symphony'
The Spring 2013 season of the Bowles Performing Arts series is entitled 'Be Moved' and it starting off its season with 'Motown: I hear a symphony' filled with all of the Motown billboard hits.
Bentley's International Film Series Presents 'Corridor #8'
The International Film Series Committee on campus will be presenting the tragic-comic documentary 'Corridor #8,' a film produced by Bulgarian filmmaker, Boris Despodov, which explores the European Union's plan for a travel route envisioned to bring together Europe.
Can We Afford Another Financial Collapse?
TIAA-CREF CEO, Roger Ferguson, comes to campus to speak as the former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System and a member of President Obama's Council, about the crises we have faced in our financial sector and how we can't afford to have it happen again.
Tenacity: The American Pursuit of Corporate Responsibility
The Bentley Center For Business Ethics hosts Kenneth E. Goodpaster, PhD., Endowed Chair in Business Ethics at Opus College of Business, University of St. Thomas for his public lecture on "The American Pursuit of Corporate Responsibility."