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Bentley Brief October
Parents and Family Weekend | Alumni Travel | Bentley Microfinance Review

Family Fun Fills the Weekend

Parents and family members descended on Bentley during the weekend of October 4-6 to visit with their students and experience all the campus has to offer. Families lunched in Seasons Dining Hall; sat in on classroom sessions; and cheered on the Falcons football team to a victory over St. Anselm College. Take a look at pictures from the weekend. See if you can spot yourself; if you weren't able to join us, you'll be able to see what you missed! View the photo gallery.

Join First-Ever Bentley Alumni Travel Adventure

Ready to get away? Bentley's inaugural group travel trip will take you to beautiful France with resident francophiles Professors Jane Tchaicha and Mark Davis. You'll explore Normandy and Paris, experiencing the culture and history of the French countryside. Highlights include visiting major landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower and Versailles Palace; a private group tasting at the Brusnel's distillery; and several museum tours, as well as time to venture out at your leisure. This small group trip is sure to fill up; learn more and reserve your space today.

Bentley Microfinance Group (BMG) Publishes World's First Student-Run Microfinance Journal

The group of 40 students has made a total of five microloans in as many years and recently published the world's first student-edited, student-run, microfinance journal. The Bentley Microfinance Review showcases student research in microfinance, microenterprise and community development, and is edited by a faculty and student board. The BMG was originally launched in 2008; its mission is to raise awareness about microfinance in the Bentley and Boston communities. Learn more.

Other News

Engaging Men to Advance Women in Business

On October 29, the Bentley University Center for Women and Business will host a Best Practices Forum on engaging men in the retention and advancement of women. The interactive program acknowledges that men in business leadership face unique challenges with gender differences, and focuses specifically on how to include men in organizational diversity and inclusion initiatives. Register today.

Fall Career Fair Brings Record Numbers of Recruiters and Students Together

1,400 students and 375 employees from 136 companies were in attendance at the annual fall Career Fair on September 25. Students showed up in droves with resumes in hand for the opportunity to speak to industry representatives, many of whom returned as alumni. Take a look at photos from the fair.

Catch Up with the Honors Program

The Honors Program just released its fall 2013 newsletter, which includes a feature article on United Technologies Corporation's commitment to a five-year partnership with the Honors Program. This generous commitment helps to ensure that honors students will continue to have top-flight resources, educational experiences, and internship and career options. Read the newsletter.

Look Who's Talking on Social Media

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The Bentley University Falcons, with 11 players back from last year's 30-2 team, has been deemed the preseason favorite in Division II by Women's Division II Bulletin, a monthly newsletter that has covered the sport for 21 years.

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@bentleyu: Flex will be working hard for @fox25news 's visit ; don't forget to enter pics/vids wishing him #HBDFlex by 10/17!


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Bentley University Alumni: Join us for an upcoming event in your region! There are dozens of events coming up this fall and we'd love to see you at one.


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Success in the City

@bentleyalumni: Alumni in the Mid-Atlantic region gathered last night at Clyde's of Tysons Corner.


Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events

October 15
Trustees' Cup Alumni Golf Tournament

Woodland Golf Club
Newton, Mass.

October 16
Bentley Business Networks Event

Liberty Mutual Insurance
Boston, Mass.

October 16
Bentley Business Networks Event

Cutwater Asset Management
New York, N.Y.

October 17
The Role of the Public Sector in Promoting Innovation

The Innovator's Business Series
Bentley University

October 19

Bentley University

October 19
Men's Ice Hockey Game

at University of Maine
Orono, Maine

October 22
The 4 Cs of Leadership: An Evening with Aaron Nurick

LaCava Center
Bentley University

October 23
LGBTQ Joint Event with Babson College

The Stonewall Inn
New York, N.Y.

October 24
Alumni Cocktail Reception

Bacardi Corporation
San Juan, Puerto Rico

October 24
Chicago Area Alumni Social

Tripoli Tap
Chicago, Ill.

October 28
20th Annual IRS Town Meeting

Bentley University

October 29
Boston Tuesdays in NYC

Ainsworth Park

New York, N.Y.

October 29
The UN Global Compact and Business: Creating the Architecture of a Better World

Raytheon Lecture in Business Ethics
Bentley University

October 29
Engaging Men to Advance Women in Business

The Center for Women and Business Best Practices Forum
Bentley University

October 30
Alumni Working in Education Special Event

Center for Government and International Studies
Harvard University

November 5
Translating Science into Business

Business Innovator's Series
Bentley University

November 6
Baltimore Area Alumni Social

Townhouse Kitchen and Bar
Baltimore, Md.

November 6
Fairfield Alumni Cocktail Reception

Brooklawn Country Club
Fairfield, Conn.

November 6
Why Low Interest Rates Don't Mean Money is "Easy"

Parent Lecture Series featuring Scott Sumner
Bentley University

November 12
LinkedIn Clinic

Bentley University

November 14
Miami Alumni Social

Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill
Miami, Fla.

November 14
21st Century Innovation

Business Innovator's Series
Bentley University

November 17
Tampa Bays Buccaneers Game

Raymond James Stadium
Tampa, Fla.

November 18
Northern California Alumni Reception

Bluxome Street Winery
San Francisco, Calif.
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November 20
Resume Clinic

Bentley University

November 20
Bentley Business Networks Event

Dassault Systèmes
Waltham, Mass.

May 30-June 1
Reunion Weekend

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McCallum Graduate School Events
Alumni are invited to meet prospective students at regional events hosted by the Graduate School. Upcoming destinations include San Francisco, Miami and Russia! Visit the Graduate School events page to learn more.

Get to Work!

Jobs of the Month

An alumna from Novogradac and Company, a CPA and consulting firm, has posted three positions on the Alumni Job Board for the company's Boston location. The staff accountant is an entry-level position, while the senior accountant and manager positions require more experience.

For more information and to apply, or to view other available jobs, visit our Alumni Job Board.

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