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Opportunity Network Honors Undergraduate Shatiek Gatlin

Babson Sophomore Shatiek Gatlin is the recipient of  The Opportunity Network‘s 2014 Bremond and Michael MacDougall Award for Student Achievement. Each year, The Opportunity Network selects one student in its program to receive this award, in recognition of that student’s exemplary academic and early professional accomplishments. Typically given to college seniors, Gatlin is the youngest student…

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Featured Student Business: Gaudium

What is your name and the name of your business? My name is Daniel Lloreda, Class of  ’15.  Email info@shopgaudium.com for business inquiries. Our business is Gaudium. Please visit us at www.shopgaudium.com. What’s the mission or description of your business? Gaudium is a men’s luxury clothing brand. All our clothing is made from the most premium…

Faculty & Leadership

How Small Business Owners Can Build Community

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10KSB) is one of Babson College’s primary economic development programs, focused on helping small business owners grow their business.  Since 2010 Babson has been the educational partner for the program, with responsibility for program design, training faculty and business advisors across the country for program delivery, guiding the alumni program,…

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Sophomore Named Miss Black Massachusetts USA 2014

Babson College sophomore Kamisha Lauture has been named Miss Black Massachusetts USA 2014. As a state titleholder Kamisha will be raising awareness for heart disease in support of the Heart Truth’s campaign. “It’s great that the Miss Black USA organization is supporting the Heart Truth Campaign.  I am very much into healthy eating and fitness…

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Babson Partners with #GivingTuesday, Supporting National Day of Giving December 3rd

Babson College has partnered with #GivingTuesday, a nationwide movement to unify charities, corporations, small businesses and individuals from across the globe in a National Day of Giving. #GivingTuesday seeks to inspire personal philanthropy and encourages bigger, better and smarter charitable giving during the holiday season. The second annual #GivingTuesday will take place on December 3,…

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Startup Rounds Competition Launched For Babson Entrepreneurs

The Babson Entrepreneurship Club (BEC) is offering a new kind of business contest on a platform created specifically for startups. BEC Co-president and Babson MBA 2014 candidate Paul Hammond has been working on Startup Rounds for the past several months, and recognizes that there is no better place to first use the software than at…

Faculty & Leadership

Building Entrepreneurial Cultures

What do the  Goldman Sachs Builders + Innovators Summit,  Zappos, and Babson College have in common:  A shared  mission of building entrepreneurial cultures. I was honored and excited to again attend the annual Goldman Sachs Builders + Innovators Summit, this time held at Dove Mountain in Tuscon.  For this event GS gathers up 100 entrepreneurs (both…

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Ruthie Davis M’93 Among 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing Ruthie Davis M’93 as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2013 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Marana, Arizona, taking place on October 28 – 30, 2013. Goldman Sachs selected Ruthie Davis as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the three-day event. …

Faculty & Leadership

President’s May Update: A Conversation with Betsy Newman

President Schlesinger and Carolyn Hotchkiss, Dean of Faculty, speak with Dr. Betsy Newman, Vice President of Student Affairs and Program Strategy, who received her doctorate this month from the University of Pennsylvania.  Her dissertation focused on the development of a new Theory on Becoming an Entrepreneurial Leader, and the discussion reflects Babson’s distinctive approach to creating…

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President-elect Healey Attends Engaging Turkey Initiative

President-elect Dr. Kerry Healey is among those attending at the first meeting of the Engaging Turkey Initiative, sponsored by Brookings Institution, the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and supported by the Carnegie Corporation. The Engaging Turkey Initiative is a Trilateral Track II Dialogue between former statesmen and women, senior business leaders and non-state actors from the US, EU…