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Ah, summer: A great time to kick back with a new paperback (or Kindle or Nook or iPad). Here, Bentley readers share their recent literary finds, beach worthy and otherwise.


Kudos for Coaches

Assistant athletics director and long-time women’s volleyball coach Sandy Hoffman is among 14 inductees to the New Agenda: Northeast Hall of Fame.

by Richard Lipe ’77

Eight hundred wins. Think about how many that is. A college basketball team that records 25 victories in a season is considered very successful. Do that 30 times and you’re still 50 shy of 800.

by Gordon M. Hardy

George W. Carmany grew up by the sea. With a family in the resort hotel business in New York (Westhampton Beach on Long Island) and Florida (Delray Beach), he recalls being “on the water pretty much my whole life.”

With a firm grasp of U.S. monetary policy and a keen ability to think on their feet, Bentley undergraduates walked away with top honors in a national competition sponsored by the Federal Reserve System.

A new Bentley minor — Sports Business Management — takes the field this coming fall. The program comprises four courses already in place within different academic departments.

by Compiled by Public and Media Relations Toni Wolfman, executive in residence at the Bentley Women’s Leadership Institute, is highlighted for research on women in positions of power; the story is “Gender Diversity on U.S. Boards Coming Anytime Soon?” (January 25, 2011).

What a season. The 2011-2012 Bentley women’s basketball team tallied 31 wins and came within one victory of the Division II National Championship game, falling in the semifinals to Ashland (Ohio) University.

TOPICS: Athletics
by Paul Clemente '78 MSA, Vice President for Business and Finance, and Treasurer

"Financial planning for FY 2010 occurred during the depths of worldwide financial crisis.

Being selected as a Capital One Academic All-America is one of the highest honors a student athlete can attain.