News & Announcements


Ten Babson Undergraduate Students Awarded Ely Trust Scholarships

Ten Babson undergraduate students have been selected to receive $2,500 scholarships – totaling $25,000 – from the Charles C. Ely Trust for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Babson’s Student Financial Services office nominated the students on the basis of academic merit, character, leadership abilities, and financial need. All 10 nominees, all Massachusetts residents, are: Jeffrey Andrews Collin Duffany…


Tommaso Canetta

5 Tips Before You Hit Submit – Part 4

With just two days to go until the November 1st Early Decision and Early Action deadline, I’m here to offer another tip to get you ready to hit that submit button. Tip #4: Proofread! Yes, it sounds simple, but it’s still an incredibly important part of the process. I know you’ve put a lot of time into your…

Creating Social Value

Lean for Social Innovation: Teaching Rapid Trial and Error

By Wiljeana Jackson Glover, Assistant Professor of Technology, Operations and Information Management at Babson College. This post is the third in a series that explores how Toyota Production System (TPS) principles were applied at The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) to support social innovation. Posts include the opinions of thought leaders and Babson student perspectives.…

Creating Social Value

Rachel Greenberger

5 Questions an Eater Entrepreneur: Andrew Zimmern

Last week, Babson Entrepreneur in Residence Andrew Zimmern co-hosted fourth national Food Day alongside Food Sol and his fellow foodie Entrepreneur in Residence Gail Simmons. On Food Day and all year round, Andrew activates and inspires food entrepreneurs of all kinds with his humor, candor and business savvy. Following the theme of this year’s Babson…

Living Entrepreneurship

Yerim Kim

Past Rocket Pitch Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part III)

David Eddy M’85, founder of Legacy Software, Ltd., recently shared his experience in participating at Rocket Pitch with me. Legacy Software, Ltd. produces a built, working, battle-tested software product that helps to transfer the knowledge about Fortune 350 software portfolios to younger generation. Eddy participated in Rocket Pitch four times, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2013. Among…


Ellen Zatkowski

5 Tips Before You Hit Submit – Part 3

I have definitely been on a blog hiatus but, now that my fall travel has come to an end, I am hoping to get back on the blog bandwagon! Both James and Hannah have provided some excellent advice and tips for before you hit Submit. Here are my words of (hopefully) wisdom: Ellen’s Tip of…



Fall into Championships

It is hard to believe November 1st is just around the corner! Leaves are falling and the air is getting a bit crisper with fall really taking its place at Babson. With fall also comes championship season for Babson Athletics. This year has been quite impressive for our athletics program, with volleyball securing the NEWMAC…

News & Announcements


Robert Leerink Joins Babson Cutler Center Advisory Board

Robert Leerink ’90, senior managing director and co-founder of investment banking firm Leerink Partners, has joined the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance (Cutler Center) Board of Advisors. Leerink has been with Leerink Partners since its inception in 1995. He is a Senior Managing Director of Leerink’s Institutional Sales team. Prior to joining Institutional…


Peer Career Ambassadors

Emailing 102

This post was written by Shun Ping Huang’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador In today’s world, the most prominent form of professional communication is through email. Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google, and Jonathan Rosenberg, former SVP of Products, share some useful emailing tips in their new book, How Google Works. Using some of their tips…


Petia Whitmore

Round 1 deadline – come play at Babson!

No, this is not an error. I know I am addressing mostly prospective MBA and Masters candidates on this blog but I really am talking about play – and the practice of play, no less. What I am referring to is an important component of how we help shape entrepreneurial leaders through our programs. One…