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Graduate Admission


Graduate Open House

The 2023 event has concluded, but stay tuned for what's in store next year

Spend the morning at Bentley to see how our top graduate programs can ignite your career

You’ve heard that a graduate degree can give you the skills to become a force in your career. Now see for yourself, in person. Come to Bentley’s campus and participate in student-led class demos, get questions answered during informal conversations with your future professors, tour facilities and, as a guest, participate in Falcon Weekend festivities.

Event Agenda

On-Campus Schedule

8:30 a.m.- Check-in and refreshments (Smith 3rd Floor Lobby)

9:00 to 9:45 a.m. - Faculty-Led Presentation

9:50 to 10:20 a.m. - Student-Led Presentations 

  • MBA – Design Thinking Process: Designing for the Value Chain with Jeena Dansingani; MBA ‘24 Candidate (Smith 118)
  • MSA
    • Impact of Robotic Process Automation in Accounting with Timi Osedahunsi; MSA ‘24 Candidate (Smith 116)
    • Financial Statement Auditing: with Esther Hugenberger; MSA ‘24 Candidate (Smith 116)
  • MSF – Fuel Hedging for Southwest Airlines with Kalp Lodhani; MSF ‘24 Candidate (Smith 201)
  • MSBA – When in Rome: A Statistical Analysis of Airbnb Reviews with Patrick Park; MSBA ‘23 (Smith 203)
  • MSHFID – Improving the Self-Represented Litigant Experience in the Mass Trial Courts System with Cole Lampman; MSHFID ‘23 (Smith 216)

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Program Round Tables: Program Faculty and Alumni, Career Services, and Graduate Admission (see below for multiple locations)

MBA (LaCava Faculty Staff Dining Room)

  • Marcus Stewart, Professor, Chair and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Management 
  • Dennis Parovian, MBA ‘20 Senior Financial Analyst, Thermo Fisher Scientific 

MSA (LaCava 375)

  • Len Pepe, Senior Lecturer and MSA/MSAA Program Director, Accounting 
  • Lauren Fosveit, MBA ‘11, MSA ‘16, Finance Manager, General Catalyst 

MST (LaCava 375)

  • Scott Thomas, Senior Lecturer, MST Director, Law and Taxation 
  • Yaqin Zhu, MST ‘16, FSO Tax Manager at EY 

MSF (LaCava 375)

  • Florin Morosan, Senior Lecturer, MSF Director and ASF Program Coordinator, Finance 
  • Kevin Koelsch, MSF ‘23, Fund Accountant, State Street 

MSBA (LaCava Faculty Staff Dining Room)

  • Luke Cherveny, Senior Lecturer, MSBA Program Director and ASBA Program Director, Mathematical Sciences 
  • Hiral Kapadia, MSBA ‘22, Digital Transformation Program Manager, Schneider Electric  
  • Sagar Bansal, MSBA ‘21, Data Scientist at SNHU 

MSHFID (LaCava 375)

  • Mounia Ziat; Associate Professor, Experience Design
  • Yo Deshpande; HFID ‘21, Program Director, Technology and Democracy, The Mayor's Office at Newark Mechanics 

Career Services (LaCava Faculty Staff Dining Room)

  • Faith Bade, Director, Graduate and Alumni Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center 
  • Rachel White, Senior Assistant Director, Graduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center 

Graduate Admission (LaCava 375)

  • Gordon Berridge, Senior Associate Director, Graduate Admission 
  • Suzanne Panniello, Manager, Graduate Admissions Operations 

11:00 a.m. Optional Campus Tours (Smith 3rd Floor Lobby)

  • Tour with current graduate students: Linh Le, MSHFID ‘24 Candidate, and Derya Yavuz, MBA ‘24 Candidate 

Optional Falcon Weekend Events 

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - State of the University with President E. Labrent Chrite (Lindsay Hall, Koumantzelis Auditorium)

 J. Andrew Shepardson; Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs  

 Paul Tesluk; Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs  

1:00 to 3:30 p.m. - Falcon Weekend BBQ Lunch (Lower Campus, Parking Lot behind Dana Athletic Center)


Countdown to Open House!

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Reserve Your Spot

Win a Free Leadership Breakfast Series registration!

Attend Graduate Open House and be entered into a drawing for a free registration at Bentley’s Leadership Breakfast Series offered through Executive Education.

Learn more about the series here including sessions about leading through change, demystifying AI, and inclusive communication strategies.

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Make a Positive Impact with Your Graduate Degree

Bentley has designed a curriculum that guarantees what you're learning in the classroom will prepare you for what you'll encounter outside of it.

You're Also Invited

Be our guest at Falcon Weekend! Enjoy a special lunch where you'll have the opportunity to connect with alumni and learn more about Bentley.

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Make the Most of Your Weekend

Explore Boston and events that are happening in the area. Bentley is approximately 10 miles from downtown Boston. 

For Open House guests traveling out of state, here is a resource to help you find accommodation near Bentley University.  


Grad Admission Team
Graduate Admission Team

The Graduate Admission team is happy to connect leading up to the event date. We are excited to welcome you on campus and into our Bentley community. Reach out with any questions, and we look forward to meeting you at Open House!

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