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Chukwudi Anagbogu ’16 finds the melody of music and business  

July 26, 2021
The story of how Chukwudi Anagbogu '16  took off as a singer-songwriter would make for a great track. He always loved music, but never dreamed of taking the stage. Then a few moments in a recording studio illuminated a passion, and a simple message to a…

Schools of Thought

July 21, 2021
Bentley alumni awarded Fulbright grants to teach English — and foster cross-cultural cooperation
    Charlie Deichmann ’19
Charlie Deichmann ’19 can trace his long-standing interest in…

Breaking Barriers with Bitcoin and Basketball

July 20, 2021
As a high school basketball point guard growing up in Springfield, Mass., Yusuf Abdul-Ali ’08 was a bit of a big fish in a small pond. One of the best players at a small school, he didn’t get the college recruiting attention some of his peers across the city…

A Doctorate in Making a Difference

June 25, 2021
Vasilia Vasiliou, PhD ’20 teaches equity and inclusion to her college students (Above: Vasilia Vasiliou, her husband Christos and their son Alexandros celebrate her PhD degree during a graduation ceremony for the…

A Climate of Inclusion with  Georgianna Meléndez ’94  

June 14, 2021
Georgianna Meléndez ’94 was shocked to hear that she was named to Get Konnected!’s inaugural list of the region’s 50 Most Influential People of Color in Higher Education — sitting among talented people in Boston’s higher education scene (including her former…

Pouliopoulos Named Faculty Mentor of the Year

June 9, 2021
Jim “Pouli” Pouliopoulos, MBA ’95, founding director of the Professional Sales Program at Bentley and a senior lecturer in the Marketing department, is the 2021 recipient of the Dr. Dave Landers Faculty Mentor of the Year in the Northeast-10 Conference.  …

The Future of Finance is Female

June 4, 2021
Graduates’ success underscores importance of closing the gender gap When it comes to gender parity, finance is one of the last frontiers.   Since 3000 BC, when the Babylonians created the world’s first banking…

Finding Gold

April 28, 2021
Suchithra Vengalil’s master of Business Analytics was a graduate degree 16 years in the making.  So, after waiting so long to see her dream come true, Vengalil promised herself she was going to make the most of it.   “Having got an opportunity to do my …

Seven Questions with New Trustee Bill Pappas ’94, MBA ’95

April 26, 2021
Bill Pappas ’94, MBA ’95 believes in fostering diverse talent and an inclusive culture to build strong and effective global teams. Executive vice president and head of technology and operations at MetLife, he has a proven track record of integrating technology…

Why Diversity Matters

April 12, 2021
Before securing a Bentley Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Champion Certificate in August 2020, DEI was on Jessica Frey's radar. “Attending an all-women’s college for my undergraduate degree was life changing,” she says of her experience at Wellesley…