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Coordinates: 42°23′15″N 71°13′14″W / 42.387633°N 71.22061°W / 42.387633; -71.22061 Bentley University
Bentley University
is a private co-educational university in Waltham, Massachusetts, 9 miles (14 km) west of Boston, focused on business. Founded in 1917 as a school of accounting and finance in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, Bentley moved to Waltham in 1968. Bentley awards bachelor of science degrees in 11 business fields and bachelor of arts degrees in six arts and sciences disciplines. The graduate school emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, and offers PhD programs in Business and Accountancy, the Bentley MBA with 16 areas of concentration, an integrated MS+MBA, seven Master of Science degrees, several graduate certificate programs and custom executive education programs. Bentley's athletic teams compete in Division II of the NCAA (except for men's hockey, which competes in Division I) and is known collectively as the Bentley Falcons. They compete in the Northeast-10 Conference.


1 History 2 Campus

2.1 Upper Campus 2.2 Lower Campus 2.3 North Campus

3 Rankings 4 Graduate programs

4.1 Bentley User Experience Degree (San Francisco)

5 Student life

5.1 Club Sports at Bentley University 5.2 Campus media 5.3 Fraternities and sororities

6 Athletics 7 Notable alumni 8 References 9 External links

History[edit] Bentley University
Bentley University
was founded in 1917 as the Bentley School of Accounting and Finance by Harry C. Bentley who served as the school’s president until 1953. In 1961, the college was accredited to confer four-year Bachelor of Science degrees under President Morison, who moved the college from its Boylston Street
Boylston Street
address in Boston to its current day location in Waltham, Massachusetts. Gregory H. Adamian, a major driving force in the college's development, became the fourth president in 1970. Under his guidance, the college became accredited to confer four-year Bachelor of Arts degrees in 1971 and graduate degrees in 1973. During this time, the school also changed its name to Bentley College. In 2002, Bentley College opened up a campus in the Middle Eastern country of Bahrain
in partnership with the Bahrain
Institute of Banking and Finance. The college was accredited to confer its first doctoral degrees in the fields of business and accountancy in 2005.[3] A main fixture of the campus, The Bentley Library, underwent a sweeping renovation in 2006 during which time the school's logo was changed to showcase the clock tower that sits atop the building.[4] One year later, Gloria Cordes Larson, a former state and federal government official and Boston-based lawyer became the first female president of Bentley College. In 2008, the school changed its name to Bentley University
Bentley University
after being authorized by the state board of higher education to do so.[5] Campus[edit] In 1968, Bentley moved from downtown Boston to Waltham, Massachusetts, to accommodate an increasing number of students. The first buildings on the Waltham campus were built between 1965 and 1968. Today, the campus stretches across 163 acres (0.66 km2) of land, and is accessible by the MBTA 554 bus. Bentley University's campus is divided into three parts: Upper Campus, Lower Campus and North Campus. Upper Campus[edit] Upper Campus contains most of the school's academic buildings and all of its classrooms. It is located on the North side of Beaver Street. Upper also contains all three freshman dorms, a few upperclassman dorms, and the University's bookstore. Lower Campus[edit] Lower Campus contains much of the upperclassman housing as well as the school's athletic facilities. It is connected to upper campus via a bridge over Beaver Street. It is located on the South side of Beaver Street.

Bentley Library

North Campus[edit] North Campus is located 1/2 mile North of the main entrance to Upper Campus on Forest Street. Transportation to and from North Campus is provided via shuttle bus. North Campus contains only residence hall buildings named: A, B, C and D. Residence halls A and B were opened in 2005 while C and D were opened in 2007 making North Campus the most recent addition to Bentley's housing facilities. Each building has 3 floors and include an elevator and 2 stairwells. Originally North Campus was intended to be graduate student housing but due to the sharp growth of enrollment it is occupied mostly by undergraduates. Rankings[edit] U.S. News & World Report[6]

Top 10 Master's Universities in the North 2018 - ranked 2nd Top 50 Undergraduate Business Programs 2017

Bloomberg Businessweek[7]

Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2013 - ranked 20th Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2014 - ranked 20th Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2016 - ranked 10th

Graduate programs[edit] Bentley User Experience Degree (San Francisco)[edit] The Masters of Human Factors in Information Design program is offered on the West Coast, home to some of the world’s most innovative technology companies. Students take four of the required courses in California, five courses online, and the 10th course at Bentley’s User Experience Center. The one-week residency on campus, held August 1-5, enables students to experience the state-of-the-art center, meet faculty, and network with current students and alumni. The program was designed to accommodate the busy schedules of tech professionals and to draw students from a wide geographic area. Each course is being delivered in an executive format: three class meetings on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, followed by four weeks of faculty monitored virtual team work, and closing with a Friday/Saturday meeting in the classroom. [8] Student life[edit] Club Sports at Bentley University[edit] In addition to the intercollegiate and intramural programs, the university offers a number of club sports for students to take part in. These clubs are operated within the Student Activities department, and are financially supported by the student's activity fees. Club Sports include: cheerleading, dance team, men’s rugby, women’s rugby, men's ultimate frisbee (2014 USA Ultimate Div-III Champions), women's ultimate frisbee, and sailing. Campus media[edit]

The Vanguard: student-produced weekly on-campus newspaper[9] Bentley TV: student-produced TV station broadcasting on channel 45 on campus.[10] Piecework: student-produced annual literary magazine Bentley Observer: staff-produced quarterly magazine for alumni[11] WBTY - Radio Bentley: on-campus radio station, operating at 105.3 FM Falcon Records: An independent record label focused on promoted local artists in Boston and providing free and entertaining music to consumers.

Fraternities and sororities[edit] There currently are eight recognized men’s fraternities at Bentley University: Alpha Epsilon Pi, Alpha Gamma Pi, Alpha Sigma Phi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Kappa Sigma, Sigma Chi, Sigma Gamma Delta, and Sigma Pi. Six chapters are inter/national and are governed by the North American Interfraternity Conference. Two of the men’s organizations are local groups which mean that Bentley University
Bentley University
is the only institution that house these chapters. There currently are three recognized women’s sororities at Bentley University: Alpha Phi, Gamma Phi Beta, and Phi Sigma Sigma. These chapters are governed by the National Panhellenic Conference or the National Association of Latina/Latino Fraternal Organizations, Inc. Athletics[edit] See also: Bentley Falcons
Bentley Falcons
and Bentley Falcons
Bentley Falcons
men's ice hockey

Bentley Falcons
Bentley Falcons

Bentley University
Bentley University
Basketball Gymnasium located in the Dana Athletic Center

Bentley's mascot is "Flex the Falcon". The university has 23 men's and women's varsity teams. All of the teams compete in the Northeast-10 Conference at the NCAA Division II
NCAA Division II
level, with the exception of the men's hockey program, which was one of the original six founding teams of Atlantic Hockey
Atlantic Hockey
at the Division I level. Bentley is also home to one of the best rugby programs in the Northeast winning two national Division III titles as well as winning the 2008 Beast of the East tournament. In 2001, Bentley Field Hockey
Bentley Field Hockey
won the NCAA Division II
NCAA Division II
national championship. In 2012, the Bentley Men's Cross Country team finished 26th in the nation at Division II XC Nationals. Likewise in 2015, the Bentley Men's cross country team qualified for the NCAA Division II
NCAA Division II
Cross Country Championships and finished 30th in the nation. After beating Saint Michael's College
Saint Michael's College
by a score of 85-65 on February 23, 2008, Bentley University
Bentley University
Men's Basketball team set the record for the longest regular season winning streak in Division II history. Additionally, Bentley has men's, women's, and co-ed intramural programs for the fall, winter, and spring semesters. The Bentley Women's Basketball team completed the 2013-2014 season with a 35-0 record, winning the NCAA Division II
NCAA Division II
National Championship. The Bentley Men's Ultimate Frisbee team won USA Ultimate's Division III College Championship in 2014.[12] Notable alumni[edit]

This article's list of alumni may not follow's verifiability or notability policies. Please improve this article by removing names that do not have independent reliable sources showing they are notable AND alumni, or by incorporating the relevant publications into the body of the article through appropriate citations. (February 2018)

Adiat Disu, 08, Forbes
30 Under 30, Executive in Media & Tech, Founder of omni media and e-commerce platforms Mackenzy Bernadeau, '08, professional football player with the Dallas Cowboys; drafted 250th overall in 2008 NFL Draft
2008 NFL Draft
by the Carolina Panthers. Marcelo Claure, '93, President and CEO of Sprint Corporation
Sprint Corporation
and founder of Brightstar Corp.[13] William C. Freda '74, Vice Chairman and Senior Partner (Retired), Deloitte
LLP, New York, NY Gail Huff, '84, Broadcast journalist for WJLA-TV
and the wife of Scott Brown, former U.S. Senator from Massachusetts Michael Jingozian, '91, founder and CEO, AngelVision, TV producer Edward J. King, '53, professional football player with Buffalo Bills and Baltimore Colts 1948-1950; Governor of Massachusetts
1979-1983 Jay Leno, former host of The Tonight Show; attended for one semester. Mike Mangini, drummer of Dream Theater; former drum teacher at Berklee College of Music David Pakman, MBA, host of The David Pakman
David Pakman
Show Frederick G. Payne, '25, Former U.S. Senator from Maine
and the 60th Governor of Maine[14] Charles Taylor, '77, 22nd President of Liberia; Convicted war criminal


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Bentley University
Newsroom". Bentley.edu. 2011-02-24. Archived from the original on February 7, 2008. Retrieved 2011-02-28.  ^ "We're sorry, but we can not find the page you're looking for. Bentley University
Bentley University
Newsroom". Bentley.edu. 2011-02-24. Archived from the original on February 7, 2008. Retrieved 2011-02-28.  ^ "Bentley morphs from college into university". Boston.com. Retrieved 2012-11-30.  ^ "Regional University North Rankings – Best Colleges – Education – US News and World Report". U.S. News and World Report. Retrieved 17 December 2012.  ^ March 2013 "Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2013" Check url= value (help). Businessweek.com. Retrieved 10 November 2014.  ^ http://www.bentley.edu/graduate/ms-programs/hfid/learning-community/california-program ^ "The Vanguard: Official Student Newspaper of Bentley University". The Vanguard. Archived from the original on 2011-12-31. Retrieved 31 December 2011.  ^ [1] Archived October 20, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. ^ "Publications : Bentley". Bentley.edu. 2011-02-24. Archived from the original on 2011-02-08. Retrieved 2011-02-28.  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2015-03-16.  ^ "Hispanic Business, June 2007. "Hispanic Business, Shining Through" Derek Reveron". Archived from the original on February 22, 2014.  ^ "PAYNE, Frederick George, (1904 - 1978)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved September 29, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Official website Bentley Athletics website

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Blue Cross Arena
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