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Commencement Returns to Campus as Bentley Celebrates the Class of 2022

May 21, 2022
For over a hundred years, Bentley University has celebrated each new class of graduates as they head off into the world, but this year’s commencement ceremony — the first held on campus after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic — felt especially…

‘Make the Small Memories Matter’

May 21, 2022
Good morning, family, friends, faculty, staff, trustees, President Chrite and most importantly to the undergraduate Class of 2022. It is an honor to be standing here today representing the 2022 graduates.  To my fellow soon-to-be Bentley alumni, I want you to…

‘You Are What You Believe You Can Be’

May 21, 2022
Thank you, and good morning. What a joy and an honor to share this moment with you. I’m going to start this moment as I try to every moment: with gratitude and recognizing what went well. First, President Chrite, his wife Phyllis, the Board of Trustees, I…

‘We are Driven, Resilient and Determined’

May 21, 2022
How many of you developed new habits when the pandemic started? TikTok dancing, bread-making, wearing sweatpants on important Zoom calls. In my case, when Covid first started, sometimes I would go days without having a real in-person conversation. So, I…

‘Greatness Awaits When You Believe in Yourself’

May 21, 2022
It's a great pleasure to be here today and I’m thrilled to receive this honorary degree.    Bentley is a highly respected, historic institution. And you are an incredibly impressive group of graduates. Among the 500 graduates here today from the Bentley…

‘Create Your Own Magic to Stir the Souls of Others’

May 21, 2022
Esteemed honoree Valerie Mosley; members of the board of trustees; faculty and staff; distinguished guests; families and friends: it is my distinct honor to welcome you to the 103rd Undergraduate Commencement Exercises at Bentley University. We are glad to…

Bentley Promotes Former NFL Assistant Alvin Reynolds to Head Football Coach

May 13, 2022
Alvin Reynolds, a longtime NFL assistant who has been part of the Bentley University football coaching staff since 2018, has been promoted to head football coach, Director of Athletics Vaughn Williams announced. Reynolds becomes the sixth head coach in Bentley…

Bentley Now Accepting Cryptocurrency for Tuition Payments

May 3, 2022
Bentley University is now accepting cryptocurrency for tuition payments, becoming one of the first universities in the U.S. to offer students this new digital option. The move highlights Bentley’s long-standing commitment to leading the way in the early…

Upward Wealth Founder Valerie Mosley and Putnam Investments President and CEO Robert L. Reynolds to Deliver Commencement Addresses

April 13, 2022
Valerie Mosley, founder of the financial technology platform Upward Wealth, which democratizes the creation of financial wealth, will deliver the keynote address at Bentley University’s 103rd undergraduate commencement ceremony this May. Robert L. Reynolds,…

Bentley Commits to Carbon Neutrality by 2030

April 11, 2022
Bentley has committed to purchasing 100 percent of its electricity to power the campus from renewable sources by 2026 and to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030, according to the university’s new Sustainability and Climate Action Plan.  “Becoming carbon…