The center, made possible by a gift from departing Chair of the Board Bob Badavas ’74 and his wife Kally, will be designed as a cross-campus resource for individuals and initiatives and will bolster the efforts of faculty now working to redesign the university’s curriculum.
At age 105, John Fagan ’34 may well be Bentley’s oldest living alumnus; he has seen 18 presidents — and even attended Calvin Coolidge’s funeral. Fagan credits pure luck for getting him this far, but wit, whiskey and walking a few miles a day might also have something to do with it. Join us as Fagan takes us for a stroll through his life and times.
Khushbu Patel ’19 considers her father as much a part of her college success as she is. So Patel found an unconventional way to thank him: by adding his name to her Bentley diploma.
The fashion industry is projected to grow 4 percent worldwide in 2019, according to research by McKinsey & Company. Some of the strongest performance will be in North America, particularly in premium and luxury segments of the market. Those factors bode well for U.S.-based entrepreneurs Kerry O’Brien ’93 and Vienne Cheung Brown, MBA ’09, whose apparel companies answer a fashion need from their own experience.
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State Street Corporation President and CEO Ronald P. O’Hanley Challenges Graduates to Become Leaders of Positive Change During Uncertain Times
The university awarded undergraduate degrees to 993 students representing 28 states and territories and 50 countries. Approximately 8,000 people attended the ceremony, which was held on May 18, 2019, in Waltham, Mass.
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