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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Community Members Volunteer to Help Boston Public School Students with College Essays

On Friday November 3, 2017, Babson undergraduate students, faculty, and staff volunteered their time to advise Boston Public School students on their college essays. This collaboration is made possible by Babson’s partnership with 826 Boston. 826 Boston is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6- 18 with their creative and expository writing skills,…

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Babson’s Ashleigh Hala Main Special Guest Speaker at MBTA 2017 Domestic Violence Prevention Conference

Babson’s Associate Director of Wellness/Director of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Services Ashleigh Hala was the main Special Guest Speaker at the event “STOP IT!” during the MBTA 2017 Domestic Violence Prevention Conference. Her remarks focused on the work she does at Babson and how her work with students is constantly challenging societal beliefs on…

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TILE: The World’s Largest Conversation Series

In 2015, 15-year-old Michael Ioffe ’21 was a student at Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon. He was inspired by the power of conversation and started a monthly fireside chat between himself and local business leaders in the basement of a local theatre company. This is where TILE (Talks on Innovation, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship) was…

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Thero: Making Your Coffee Out of This World

Ruohan ‘Chloris’ Yang MSEL ’17, Allen Zhang MSEL ’17 and Xin ‘Nathan’ Nie are the founders of Thero, a lifestyle focused company that is using new material technology to make life more convenient. Their first product is the Thero Magic Mug, a space-grade travel mug that quickly cools down your scalding hot coffee to the…

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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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