November 22, 2022
Alumni share photos, stories and gratitude for friendships that started in dorms and elsewhere at Bentley. Send yours for a future issue.
Kate Bartlet, Nancy Hyde, Carol Perkins Dodge and Cheryl Lamanna ’79
“Nancy and I have continued to meet…
Cathy (Concannon) Parsloe, Anne Marie (Alpers) Martorana, Janet (Larsen) Logan and Anne (Jakul) Baynes
On graduation day, four commuter Falcon friends snapped a picture that launched a tradition: same lineup,…
Lisa (Svetin) Spaulding, Sara Niesobecki, Antoinette (Leonardi) Follett and Christine (Price) Roberts
The sophomore roommates lost touch after moving out, but reconnected via Facebook and met up for the first…
Aimee (Garrett) Dake and Mary Margaret (Sloan) Conners
Dake and Conners met at new student orientation, chose each other as roommates and moved into Waverley Hall. They report: “We made great lifelong friends…
Deborah Lang and Sandra (Sofoul) Parmentier
At orientation, Lang and Parmentier learned they could choose roommates rather than wait for an assignment. Lang looked at the classmate standing next to her. ‘‘We…
Brandi (Cousineau) Hau, Erica (Velardi) Donovan and Rebecca (Martineau) Power
“Roommates for three years at Bentley and still best friends!” writes Hau.
Vivian Cheng, Jillian (Lamoureux) Nowlan, Heather (Rysdyke) Cheney and Kate (McCullough) Gordon
They met as first-year students in Elm and lived together for the remainder of their journey at Bentley. The…
Joemarie Hernandez and Ashley (Lauzon) Caswell
“Ashley and I met at an accepted student open house and instantly connected,” writes Hernandez, who remembers talking so much “we were told to hush by someone…
Kristy (Hergrueter) Keenan and Liz (Farley) Harrington
It wouldn’t be a big day without a Falcon friend: Here are the roommates at graduation day and Keenan’s rehearsal dinner in 2021.
Julia Paradis and Deeksha Lal
“Two random roommates on the Women’s Leadership Floor became lifelong friends!” writes Paradis. “We will always keep in touch, and have Bentley to thank for bringing us together…
Rubeah Jung and Neha Khanna
Jung calls Khanna “one of my first and bestest friends at Bentley” and notes that they stayed roommates after graduation. “So many memories in Slade and Kresge. Being close to the…