Author: Michael Chmura

Michael Chmura

Century Bank’s Sloane Family Headlines Babson’s Third Thursdays Speaker Series

The Sloane Family, founders of family-owned Century Bank, discussed pointers, tips, and tricks to self-financing ventures successfully, during the recent kickoff of the Babson Alumni & Friends Network and the Alumni Club of Boston May Third Thursdays speaker series.  Generously sponsored by Century Bank, the panel of speakers included Founder and Chairman Marshall M. Sloane,…

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MBA Graduate Establishes Cambridge Educators Design Lab

Angeline UyHam MBA’16 is founder of the Cambridge Educators Design Lab, which, provides an opportunity for communities to collaborate on bold ideas that make a difference in the lives of students. By using design thinking matched with an entrepreneurial mindset, the lab collectively transform ideas into solutions. The lab serves as a new model for…

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Babson Hosts N.E. Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

Babson and Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) will host the NFTE New England Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge for area students. Sponsors include the Citi Foundation and Microsoft. Young entrepreneurs have already won previous competitions to participate in the New England regional final event. Teenagers will demonstrate their command of the entrepreneurial mindset, the way entrepreneurs recognize…

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Babson Faculty Discuss Entrepreneurship Research: Past, Present & Future

Candy Brush, Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership and the Franklin W. Olin Professor of Entrepreneurship, and Patti Greene, the Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and the Academic Director Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women, were among the speakers at the Entrepreneurship Research: Past, Present & Future symposium held May 10-12 2017 at PSB Paris…

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Professor Greene Among Speakers At NERETA Summit

Professor Patti Greene, the Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and Academic Director Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women, will be among the speakers at the North East Regional Employment and Training Association (NERETA) Job Creation Summit June 14-15 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Greene is a Professor of Entrepreneurship of Babson College, where she holds the Paul…

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Professor Wendy Marcinkus Murphy Keynotes NSF GEO Technical Women Faculty Conference

Babson Associate Professor of Management Wendy Marcinkus Murphy keynotes the NSF GEO Technical Women Faculty Conference, April 10-11, 2017, in Arlington, VA.  The overall goal of the funded project, Connecting Women Faculty in Geotechnical Engineering—Thriving in a Networked World, is to create an enduring network of geotechnical engineering faculty colleagues and collaborators, both women and…

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Professor Steven Gordon Edits “Online Communities as Agents of Change and Social Movements”

IGI Global, an international publishing company specializing in high quality research publications focusing on the areas of education, social science, library science, healthcare, business, environmental science, public administration, computer science, and engineering, has released Online Communities as Agents of Change and Social Movements, edited by Babson Professor Steven Gordon. Online Communities as Agents of Change…

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Marketing EDGE Names Babson’s Dhruv Grewal 2017 Robert B. Clarke Outstanding Educator Award Honoree

Marketing EDGE, a nonprofit education organization, today announced that Dhruv Grewal, Ph.D., Toyota Chair in Commerce and Electronic Business and a Professor of Marketing at Babson College, will receive this year’s Robert B. Clarke Outstanding Educator Award, recognizing an academician’s overall achievement and leadership in marketing education. The honor will be presented among marketing educators…

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Lecturer Peter Cohan Authors Book on Company Growth Strategies

Strategy Lecturer Peter Cohan has authored Disciplined Growth Strategies: Insights from the Growth Trajectories of Successful and Unsuccessful Companies. The book provides leaders of large and small companies a proven comprehensive framework to think systematically about growth options and to yield practical strategies that produce faster growth. Read more from an interview with Cohan and…

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Babson College President Kerry Healey Leads Academic & Business Visit To Vietnam

A Babson College delegation is embarked on a visit with entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics and diplomats March 17-21, 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam. Highlights   Babson College President Kerry Healey will discuss Entrepreneurship and Education during remarks at the American Center in Hanoi at 2 p.m. on March 20, 2017 —…

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