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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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Shannon Sweeny

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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Shannon Sweeny

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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Shannon Sweeny

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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Michael Chmura

Manizales Más Scholars Receive Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Award

Professors Viviana Molina Osorio from Universidad Autónoma de Manizales and Maria Paulina Vásquez Varela from Universidad de Manizales have received a Certificate of Special Merit of the 3rd Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Awards presented during the 12th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Paris last month. Their award winning case history – “Ruta…

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Shannon Sweeny

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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Shannon Sweeny

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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Michael Chmura

Goldman Alum Biz Tremendous Maid Among Inner CIty 100

Boston-based Tremendous Maid, led by CEO Victoria Amador,  is among the 100 (#45) fastest-growing inner city companies, as ranked by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC). Amador is a participant in Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses Program, (Babson Wellesley cohort) designed to unlock the growth and job-creation potential of small businesses in the U.S. by providing greater…

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Brianna Radicioni

Manizales Más Celebrates Five Years of Fostering Growth, Employment, and Prosperity Among the Local Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Manizales Más, Babson’s entrepreneurship and economy-boosting collaboration with the Colombian city of Manizales, has driven an average 46 percent growth among 73 high-potential companies in just five years. These companies have registered an average $39 million in sales, created 1,392 new jobs, and attracted 1,679 new customers, in addition to eight exporting companies. Such growth…

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Michael Chmura

Alumni Business Unruly Studios Launches Unruly Splats

Unruly Studios is a Boston-based edtech start-up that creates interactive games to empower kids with critical STEM skills while encouraging physical play and social engagement. According to Founder Bryanne Leeming, its products get kids moving around and engaging with the whole room for their first ever experience of Active STEM Play. Its new product, Unruly…

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