Author: Shannon Sweeny

Shannon Sweeny

Babson College Names Snyder Drive in Honor of Richard J. Snyder and Marilyn B. Snyder

Babson College honored Richard J. Snyder ’60 H’94 P’93 MP’01 and Marilyn B. Snyder MBA’80 P’93 by naming the road leading to the Babson Executive Conference Center (BECC) as Snyder Drive. “Richard has played an instrumental role in the initial development of the Babson Executive Conference Center, which is why this honor – and the…

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Babson Students Host Sallie Mae Hackathon

Babson College and Sallie Mae invites students to a “design thinking hackathon” to develop innovative fintech ideas for the biggest financial problems students are facing. This event is open to all undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, and faculty. No technical skills are required. When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Students will be…

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Realplay: Helping Athletes Capture Their Best Moments

There is one thing you learn very quickly when first meeting Justin Real MBA ’17; he is obsessed with baseball. During his baseball career he experienced the stress of spending the end of high school competing for the attention of college team scouts. This is where the idea for Realplay came, helping high school and college athletes…

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Babson Executive Education Honored by Chief Learning Officer Magazine for Excellence in Learning and Development

Babson Executive Education has received two prestigious Learning In Practice awards from Chief Learning Officer magazine, a publication of Human Capital Media. Babson Executive Education has been recognized with Gold for Excellence in Academic Partnerships award and a Silver for Excellence in Executive Education awards for transformational work in organizational learning and development at a…

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Influencing at a Distance – across Cultures

Allan Cohen, Distinguished Professor of Global Leadership, Babson College and David Bradford, Senior Lecturer on Organizational Behavior Emeritus at Stanford Graduate School of Business It is hard enough to manage or influence people who are geographically separate, but much more difficult when they come from cultures with different norms about openness, interaction, making relationships, dealing…

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Fifteen Babson and Olin College of Engineering Students Accepted to CGI U 2017

Fifteen Babson and Olin College of Engineering students have been accepted to attend the 2017 Clinton Global Initiative University annual meeting at Northeastern University October 13-15. The annual meeting brings together more than 1,000 innovative student leaders to make Commitments to Action in CGI U’s five focus areas: Education, Environment and Climate Change, Peace and Human Rights,…

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Lula: Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing

Undergraduate students Michael and Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19 are the founders of Lula. What is Lula and who are its founders? Lula is an online platform that allows college students to rent cars from each other. We see it as a way to give students all the benefits of owning a vehicle without all the fees…

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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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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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Babson’s Vikki Rodgers Elected to the Ecological Research as Education Network Board of Directors

Babson professor Vikki Rodgers has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Ecological Research as Education Network (EREN).   EREN is a group of 300+ faculty from 210+ primarily undergraduate institutions (PUIs) that collaborate to create and perform ecological research projects that engage students and generate high-quality publishable data. It was started in 2010…

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