Save the date for meeting Former vice-president of IBM - Dr. Hussain as a part of GFA speaker series

Posted on : 17-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Events, Workshops


Host: Graduate Finance Association

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2012

Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location: Trading Room - 2nd Floor Smith

Topic: Financial aspects of managing intellectual capital and international investments.

Dr. M. I. Hussain, formerly the Vice President at IBM in charge of IBM technology, intellectual property and licensing, IBM research, and Global Business Development, currently the founding CEO of Green Technologies Ltd., and a managing partner of International Intellectual Property Consulting Services will share his successful experience as an executive and as an entrepreneur. Dr. M.I. Hussain will share his ideas on global business, financial innovation, leadership and personal integrity.  Please join us to ask questions and make new connections.

Posted on : 09-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Workshops


GSA Premium Club Night at BIJOU

Posted on : 10-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Events, Pub Nights


Host: Graduate Student Association


Date: Thursday, April 26, 2012


Time: 9:00 PM -1:00 PM


Location: Bijou Night Club and Lounge (51 Stuart Street, Boston,02116)


GSA is having a Club Night @ Bijou! Please come and join this Premium Night with your friends!
Let the music kicking and enjoy dancing! This is gonna be one of the nights we won`t forget.
Watch out for the appetizers in the beginning of the night and Bentley Grad students will have two drink tickets as usual. ($8 value tickets)

NECINA 2011-2012 Tech Conference — Social Local Mobile (SoLoMo)

Posted on : 24-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Events, Workshops


Host: Bentley Ascend Chapter

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2012

Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: MIT Building E51 (Tang Center) Classroom 315

Online Registration at acteva

As a one-time promotion, any student who attends the SoLoMo conference via online registration will receive a free 2012 NECINA membership. To leverage this promotion, register for the SoLoMo event online at acteva (choose the “new student member” option), and bring your student ID to the MIT event venue on April 28.

Direction to the Venue


SoLoMo is a fast growing start-up space with products that combine social, location and mobile functionality. Thanks to the prevalence of smart phones and tablets, SoLoMo products can be found everywhere on the mobile internet. e.g. Many social apps are incorporating location functionality in order to deliver better experiences to their mobile users. SoLoMo is clearly becoming an important trend of the mobile Internet, and is starting to make a fundamental impact on people’s digital lives.

In this NECINA’s tech conference, we will discuss some interesting SoLoMo use cases from start-ups and established enterprises, the cutting-edge technology underneath this movement, and the landscape of innovation in the decade to come.


9:00 - 9:10 Opening remark

9:10 - 9:35 Talk #1: “How to make money in SoLoMo?” by Farah Giga, Principal at Valhalla Partners

9:35 - 10:00 Talk #2: “The Lo in SoLoMo” by Dan Xiao, VP Digital Product Platforms at Yell Global

10:00 - 10:25 Talk #3 “Viral Spaces – New Perspectives on SoLoMo from Research at MIT” by Dawei Shen, Researcher at MIT Media Lab, Viral Spaces group

10:25 - 10:50 Talk: #4 “Predictive Market Analytics over Social Networks” by Dejan Duzevik, CTO at Concentric

10:50 - 11:15 Break and networking

11:15 - 11:55 Panel discussion

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch and networking

For more info, please go to:



Harbor Cruise Celebration

Posted on : 17-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Events


Host: Graduate Student Association


Date: Saturday, May 12, 2012


Time: 7:30 PM to 11:30 PM


Location: Odyssey Cruises Boston Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110


The weather is getting nice and the end of the semester is coming. GSA would like to celebrate this time of the year as well as the graduating classes with Boston Harbor Cruise.

During this celebration, we will have coctail hour, main course menu and music, not to forget the two drink tickets we provide.

We are boarding at 7:30 and we will dock & disembark at 11pm.

Come and join us for the biggest event of this semester! The tickets will be on by April 16th. (There are vegetarian and meat lover selections)

GSA will provide transportation to the Oddysey Cruises for the ones who is worried about reaching there. It will leave from campus at 6:15pm and will leave from the dock at 11:45pm.

Let us know if there are any songs that you would like to request. (Email to [email protected] or reach us from our facebook page)

GSA Commencement Cook-Out & Reception

Posted on : 17-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Events


Host: Graduate Student Association


Date: Friday, May 18th 2012


Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Location: LaCava Tent 


I am sure most of us are surprised how time passed and we are so close to the graduation. The GSA likes to celebrate this time with the graduating students, friends and family where everything started in front of La Cava under the tent!
There will be some BBQ, drinks and music!
We will make it a day to remember.Looking forward to seeing you all!

Sky Diving Date

Posted on : 17-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : announcements


Sky Diving on Sunday May 6th for current ticket holders from Fall’11 weather postponed event). Shaheel Dholakia will be in touch with ticket-holders concerning final arrangements.

GAA Mentor Night

Posted on : 17-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Events


Host: Graduate Accounting Association


Date: Thursday, April 19, 2012


Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Location: Smith 305


Meet and Eat with the mentors who got Big-Four offers!

Have questions about:

* Search for a JOB?* Find and Utilize an INTERNSHIP?

* Prepare finals or CPA exams?

Ask your questions here!

“Please email [email protected] for reservation”

BTW, yummy Thai food is waiting for you besides the mentors as well~

Bentley GSA 2012 Alumni and Students Professional Development Dinner

Posted on : 17-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Events


Host: Graduate Student Association


Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2012


Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Location: LaCava 325 ABC


A great opportunity to have dinner and talk with successful alumni about your career development and job seeking skills.

The biggest professional dinner at GSA!

We’re very glad to have these Bentley Alumni from different industries:

Susan Porazzo: Vice President at State Street Corporation
Bill Kracunas: East Region Leader, Technology Solutions at McGladrey
Jim Freedman: Vice President, Leadership Development, Fresenius Medical Care
Mike Urbonas: Director of Product Marketing at Attivio
Manish J. Patel: Manager, financial planning and analysis at Iron Mountain
Bojan Simic: President and Principal Analyst at TRAC Research
Bartholomew Jae: Director, PwC
Amnika Wali: IT risk manager at Fidelity Investment
Anik Merchea: Strategy Principal, Value Engineering SAP Americas

Please come and join us for a beautiful night to remember! Seats are limited, so be sure to RSVP by [email protected] to reserve your seat!

If you have any questions, feel free to email me at [email protected]

Coffee Break: Sharing Your Networking Experience

Posted on : 17-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Events


2nd Annual GSA Olympics

Posted on : 09-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Events


Host: Graduate Student Association


Date: Friday, April 20, 2012


Time: 10:00 AM


Location: TBA


Rules: 3-person team, each from a different country


Think you have a great bonding with your friend? Time to put your synergy to the test. Compete in various fun games on GSA Olympics in a 3 person team, each from different country for a grand Prize of $210, while spending a fun afternoon with laughter and color of diversity. Free lunch included. 12 teams to compete, so hurry up an email your teams to [email protected], first come first serve basis and lets have a joyous timeout to “Celebrate Diversity” Bentley style. Keep an eye on facebook GSA page for updates.

Let’s Talk About Networking

Posted on : 09-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Workshops


Host: Graduate Taxation and Financial Planning Association

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: LaCava 375 A


“Don’t know how to network to get an edge in the highly competitive market? Hope to learn how to network from a networking master? If that is your case, then don’t miss the “Let’s Talk About Networking” presented by Bentley GTFPA on April 11.

For those who attended our first Lunch & Learn, do you still remember “the best networker” that Prof. Jim Welch mentioned? He is coming with his friends to tell you their “secret recipe” of networking! So don’t miss it!

Speaker Bio: Dan Mantell is an Investment Manager for the New England region of Wells Fargo Private Bank. As part of investment management, Mr. Mantell works with clients to create asset allocation strategies and build portfolios to help meet clients’ investment objectives while managing risk.”

Optimize Your Internship

Posted on : 09-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Workshops


Host: Chinese Students and Scholars Association


Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012


Time: 6:30 PM onwards


Location: Lacava 305


This event aims at providing current students with more information to
*       Find internships
*       Enlarging their learning experiences through internships and
*       Fully utilizing the internship experience to finally locate a full time career either in the U.S. or in their home countries.

To help you have a better understanding, we invited several students who had successfully found internships last summer, fully enjoyed their internships and located their careers in the U.S. We will have a panel discussion with the speakers and you will have the opportunities to ask the speakers questions and network with them during snack break. We hope to share this evening with you and explore the best way to find and do your internships in the U.S. and successfully start your career. Food provided and space is limited! For reservation, please email [email protected]

Financial Planning Dinner

Posted on : 09-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Events


Wall Street Training in M&A and LBO Modeling – Two Day Seminar

Posted on : 04-04-2012 | By : BentleyGSA | In : Workshops


Host: Graduate Finance Association    Date: April 14-15, 2012

Time: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM                Location: Smith 210

In real business world, success is always about “buy low, sell high”.

Now, here is a great investment opportunity, which will bring you endless benefits at an unimaginable low cost!

And it is offered to you, Bentley students, exclusively and only!!!

GFA invite dexperienced Wall Street professionals to offer Bentley students the same training class they offered to investment banks, buy and sell-side research firms, PE, and hedge funds

Bonus: There will be a networking session with Wall Street professionals at the end of the training program with dinner included.

Thanks to the support from school, Bentley students can enjoy price of $99, while professionals pay $1,500 for the same training program.

When the economy is tough, you need to be tougher. Make the right decision, seize this great opportunity and invest in your future!!!