Shannon Sweeny

The Babson College Learning Ecosystem: Recognition for Excellence in Entrepreneurship

Guest post by: Ian Lapp, PhD, Dean of the Undergraduate School Here at Babson College, we create unique learning opportunities in multiple settings, in the classroom, across the campus, and in the wider world.  Like a natural ecosystem, the Babson learning ecosystem has essential components, nutrient cycles, important interactions, and energy flows.  By shedding a little…

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Digital Experience Initiative (dXi)

Collegiate Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Computing

Calling all Babson female students whose technical contribution to projects demonstrates a high level of creativity and potential impact! Applications for the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Collegiate Award are now open. Recipients of the award will receive up to $10,000 in cash, a trip to the 2018 NCWIT Summit, computing resources,…

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Michael Chmura

Babson Community Members Nominated For 50 on Fire Awards

Several members of the Babson community have been nominated as finalists in the BostInno 50 on Fire awards competition, “highlighting the most impactful group of individuals and companies in Boston tech and innovation”. Education Finalists David Chang, Babson College Summer Venture Program Influential Bostonian, entrepreneur, and angel investor David Chang is Director of the Summer…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Hosts Fresh Check Day

On September 29, 2017 Babson College will host Fresh Check Day, an expo-like event bringing the community together to check-in on college students’ mental health. The event will take place from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Fresh Check Day is a concept created by The Jordan Porco Foundation and designed to bring the whole campus community together to “check-in” on…

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Courtney Minden

21!

This morning the Babson community woke up to the news that US News & World Report ranked Babson College the #1 undergraduate school for entrepreneurship for the 21st consecutive year! This means that Babson has been #1 in entrepreneurship longer than the iPhone, Google, and Facebook have existed. Our first number one ranking came in…

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Patricia Berens

Best Sources for Industry & Market Research

Do you need to research an industry for one of your classes? Or are you developing a business plan and need a better understanding of the market? Horn Library provides access to some key resources: Standard & Poors NetAdvantage — US industry overviews of major sectors, e.g. automotive, pharma, energy, beverages, telecom, etc. with strong…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Ready? Set? Go! (To Fall CCD Events)

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Calvin Wang ’19. Hello everyone and welcome back on campus. Hopefully by now, you have settled into your new classes, dorms, and organizations and are ready to start the year off strong. This post will focus on being prepared and ready to jump into recruiting season,…

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The Lewis Institute

The Power of Language

By Katie Rosario, Assistant Director of Youth Programs at The Lewis Institute. Six months ago, I didn’t even know how to spell entrepreneurship, much less interface with it daily. I started my position at The Lewis Institute as the Assistant Director of Youth Programs at the start of our busiest time of the year and was told…

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Michael Chmura

Alumni Businesses Named To Inc. 5000

Several Babson alumni businesses are among those named to the 2017 Inc. 5000 “annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.” #62: Allego                                   3-Year Growth: 5,401.50% 2016 Revenue: $5.7m Industry: Software Leadership:  Yuchun Lee MBA’96 & Mark Magnacca ’91 Makes a mobile sales learning platform to help workforces share content, master their pitch,…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

First Years at the Career Expo- What to Expect

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shreya Shah ’20   As an enthusiastic first year student, I was ready to take advantage of all Babson had to offer. I decided to join many clubs and organizations and I attended as many leadership workshops, guest speaker events, and retreats as I could. When I…

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