Shannon Sweeny

Babson Faculty Spring Promotions

Seven Babson scholars and teachers have received appointments or promotions this spring. Phil Kim, Entrepreneurship, received Tenure. Ian Lapp, History and Undergraduate Dean, appointment as Senior Lecturer. Phil Licari, Technology, Operations, and Information, promotion to Senior Lecturer. Ken Matsuno, Marketing, promotion to full Professor. Brigitte Muehlmann, Accounting and Law, received Tenure and promotion to full…

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Emily Besen

Peace Corps to Entrepreneurial Career: What’s the connection?

“Once you have hitchhiked across Africa with ten bucks in your pocket, starting a business doesn’t seem too intimidating.” So said Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings when asked about how his experience in the Peace Corps influenced his career. Reed Hastings is just one example of the many Peace Corps volunteers who recall the experience…

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Julia Dean

Facing the Unknown

This week began my internship with a startup. Many conversations in the business world focused on startups discuss how one must be comfortable with change and the unknown. Of course, while that is true, the unknown is not exclusive to business. Just like a muscle, our ability to face and embrace the unknown grows as…

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How to Overcome Stage Fright

The following post is from Emily Denoble ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Sharon Sinnott, faculty member and Director of the Babson College Speech Center, took center stage for Thursday’s lunch-and-learn workshop. The Speech Center assists the entire Babson community, including students, faculty, staff, and alumni, enhance their verbal communication skills. This is a…

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Shannon Sweeny

The Association of Latino Professionals for America Appoints Babson Student Josuel Plasencia ’17 as First Student Director

The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) has appointed Josuel Plasencia ’17 as the first Student Director on the ALPFA Board of Directors. In accordance with ALPFA’s by-laws, and to ensure that student members’ interests and concerns receive even greater consideration, Plasencia was selected as the Student Member Director at the May 13 board meeting. He…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Welcomes New Governance Members

This May, Babson welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees and the Board of Overseers.  John E. Johnson ’08 has joined Babson’s Board of Trustees, and Gautam Gupta ’07 and Amy White Orenstein ‘94, wife of former Overseer Ted Orenstein ‘94, are the newest members of the college’s Board of Overseers. John Johnson…

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Shannon Sweeny

Professor Dhruv Grewal Recognized as Outstanding Area Editor of the Year by Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS)

Babson Marketing Professor Dhruv Grewal has been recognized by the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS) as an Outstanding Area Editor of the Year. Three of the JAMS Area Editors have been chosen out of the seventeen member team for this award. Professor Grewal received the award at the Academy of Marketing and Science Annual…

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