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How Kimberly Dowd Uses UX to Elevate the Google Experience

February 26, 2024
When she was first searching for a college, Kimberly Dowd ’13, MSHFID ’16 thought of Bentley as a place for accounting and finance — industries she says she ‘never quite fit into.’ But after she gave it a chance and ultimately decided to enroll, the university…

Professor, Alumna Hope to Educate and Inspire Readers in New Book, “This Era of Black Activism”

January 12, 2024
During a 1965 commencement address at Oberlin College in Ohio — the first institute of higher education in the U.S. to admit Black students — Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., shared his unwavering belief that Black Americans would prevail in the struggle for…

Lifesaving Skills

November 10, 2023
Paul Donahe ’69 spent nearly his entire senior year fighting the draft board. He had been ordered to report for duty on December 13, 1968.“I went up to my local board and said, ‘I am not opposed to going, but I just spent three and a half years working my way…

A Formula for Entrepreneurship

October 26, 2023
For Steve ’08 and Samantha Somers, giving back to Bentley is an investment. Steve thinks of their $1 million donation to Bentley’s Entrepreneurship Hub (E-Hub) as the beginning of a self-sustaining ecosystem: giving students the support they need to build…

New Balance is a Perfect Fit for Chase Davies ’22

October 16, 2023
Many of New Balance Athletics’ core values — including integrity and teamwork — are nothing new to former Bentley track and field superstar Chase Davies ’22. So it’s not surprising that the global footwear giant has kickstarted her career.  “When I read the…

Buses, Barriers and Bias: Social Justice and the MBTA

September 6, 2023
If you’ve ever explored the Greater Boston area, chances are you’ve done so with the MBTA, or Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, New England’s largest public transportation provider. According to Avery Heinz ’23, whether you traveled via subway, bus,…

Securing Success

September 1, 2023
A Greek immigrant, George Manioudakis’s American dream was never for his son Angelo G. Manioudakis ’88 to be a partner at a big firm or become a heart surgeon, but to be the first in their family to get a college education. Angelo did that — and more — and is…

Arriving and Thriving

July 26, 2023
For students who are the first in their families to go to college, that acceptance letter can feel like the entry point to a new life. But once a student enrolls as a Falcon, how is Bentley ensuring they have the resources they need to thrive? It takes…

Suiting Up for Success

June 17, 2023
Calvin Polachek ’23 says that most of his Bentley classmates knew him as “the guy who walked around campus in a cowboy hat.” What they didn’t know? That he sometimes traded the hat for feathery blue headwear as he took on the role of Bentley’s beloved mascot,…

Jailen Branch ’21, MBA ’23 Makes a Play Beyond the Football Gridiron

June 14, 2023
When Jailen Branch ’21, MBA ’23 was looking at colleges where he could play football, he first set his sights on large Division I schools. But when it came to decision time, he relied on some advice that would prepare him to dream beyond the NFL.  “My father…