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Fenway Commencement 2021 Highlight Video

May 13, 2021
Bentley’s 2021 commencement was the first college graduation ever held at Boston’s historic Fenway Park, and this video highlights what a special day it was for the entire community. Listen to former Bentley President Gloria Cordes Larson praise students for…

Women's Basketball Coach Barbara Stevens to be Inducted into Hall of Fame this Saturday

May 11, 2021
Bentley University women’s basketball coaching legend Barbara Stevens will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend as the hall celebrates its Class of 2020 at the Mohegan Sun Resort in Uncasville, Conn. The enshrinement of…

Bentley University 2021 Commencement

May 1, 2021
Former President Gloria Cordes Larson Encourages Bentley Graduates at First Fenway Park Commencement
                     Gloria Cordes Larson
Former Bentley President Gloria Cordes Larson…

New Major Focuses on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

April 29, 2021
Bentley responds to growing importance of DEI in the workplace Chief Diversity Officer. Vice President of Culture. Inclusion Specialist. The titles may differ, but all of these positions reflect the corporate world’s…

COVID-19 vaccines built on $17 billion in NIH funding

April 22, 2021

The unprecedented development of COVID-19 vaccines less than a year after discovery of this virus was enabled by more than $17 billion of research on vaccine technologies funded by the NIH prior to the pandemic, according to new research from Bentley University’s Center for Integrat

Bentley Honored for Welcoming First-Generation Students

April 6, 2021
, (Above: Students on the Bentley campus before the pandemic.) Bentley University has received national recognition for its commitment to the success of first-generation students. It’s been named part of the 2021-2022 First-gen Forward cohort, a group of…

Former Bentley Pres. Gloria Cordes Larson to Deliver Commencement at Fenway

April 2, 2021
Former Bentley University President Gloria Cordes Larson will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree at the university’s 2021 commencement ceremony at Fenway Park. Larson, a prominent business leader, public policy expert and lawyer, will…

Sun Life Is Inaugural Corporate Donor For Bentley's FirstGen Presidential Fellows Program

April 1, 2021
, Sun Life U.S. has partnered with Bentley University as an inaugural corporate donor to support first-generation college students within the school’s FirstGen Presidential Fellows (FPF) program. The Sun Life FirstGen Scholarship Fund, established with a $100,…

Racial Justice at Bentley: From Rhetoric to Reality

March 24, 2021
Task Force releases discovery document outlining obstacles, opportunities for creating equitable campus community When the Racial Justice Task Force met for the first time last July, its 114 members embarked on a…

Celebrating the Class of 2020 at Fenway Park

March 23, 2021
Dear Class of 2020,  I hope that this note finds you well and that you have been staying healthy and safe. It’s hard to believe that it has been over a year since the pandemic forced us to change so much about our lives on campus and across the world.   I…