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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Joins Sixteen Additional Top Universities Implementing the Groundbreaking Cost Estimator, MyinTuition

Today, Babson joins sixteen additional top universities showcasing their commitment to clarifying the cost of college by implementing MyinTuition, a revolutionary online tool that quickly and easily provides accurate college cost estimates. Prospective students will now be able to easily estimate costs to attend Babson College, Boston College, Brown University, Colby College, Davidson College, Duke…

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Babson College Undergraduate Student Business Wins Deal on ABC’s Shark Tank

David Zamarin ’20, founder of DetraPel, appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank on Sunday January 7, 2018 at 10:00 pm.  Zamarin struck a deal with Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner for $200,000 for 25% of DetraPel. DetraPel DetraPel is a nanotechnology protective coatings company.  DetraPel provides an array of products that are clear, protective and durable…

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Babson College Ranked No. 1 School for Women Entrepreneurs Who Want to Change the World

College Magazine ranked Babson College No. 1 school for women entrepreneurs who want to change the world. Babson tops the list of 10 schools, “from high admittance of women into business schools to clubs galore, these schools encourage aspiring women entrepreneurs to conquer the world.” The list includes neighboring colleges MIT and Smith College. College…

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Babson Offers New Free edX Course, ‘From Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Social Innovation’

Babson College is continuing to expand its free edX course offerings with a unique course in evolving corporate social responsibility to corporate social innovation. Based on real-world experiences from business leaders, this class will allow you to learn how to develop and lead social innovation initiatives that create both economic and social value. The class…

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STEP Project members and enterprising families attend 2017 Global Summit hosted by Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) in Lugano, Switzerland

On November 9-11, 2017, STEP affiliate Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) hosted the Third Global STEP Summit in Lugano, Switzerland.  This year’s theme was entitled:  THRIVING ON CHAOS: How Family Firms and Entrepreneurial Families Can Flourish in the New Global Disorder and Impact on the Global Economy. One hundred and fifteen (115) academics and family business…

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Babson Alumni Business, Greensole, Featured at Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Shriyans Bhandari MS ’16 is the founder of Greensole, a business based in India that recycles discarded running shoes to create comfortable footwear for communities in need. Greensole is featured among 100 other innovations at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. GES is the preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes emerging entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters from around…

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Babson College Human Resources Recognized by Jewish Family & Children’s Service for Extraordinary Advocacy for People with Disabilities

Babson College Human Resources was recognized at the biennial Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) CHAI Champions dinner for their extraordinary advocacy for people with disabilities. Babson is being honored specifically for Human Resources’ efforts to hire people with disabilities. Eighteen individuals and organizations were honored at the dinner on November 5, 2017. CHAI (Community Housing…

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