Undergraduate

Meghan Rowledge

A Bite of being a VP

So as many of you know, a huge part of being a Babson First Year is the FME program. In November I was put in the company of A Taste of Wellesley, and we were lucky enough to make it through as one of the final two companies for my class. A week after this,…

Undergraduate

Leandra Grinage

New Year, New FME

Hello, My second semester has begun! I have a new set of professors and classes. So far, I have a feeling that I will have an interesting and productive semester. I have to say I am very excited to start selling my FME product. My FME business is a device that automatically rolls up headphone wires to prevent tangle. As…

Undergraduate

Hannah Moriggi

Babson Throwback: FME 1985

The 21st century is all about the here, the now and the new. We are always thinking about tomorrow, often before today is even over. Take Babson’s Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) for example. In this 7-credit, yearlong immersion course in business, students create a company, choose a target market and sell their product.…

Living Entrepreneurship

Art and Business in FME

Alex Woodhouse: FME is an acronym that every Babson Freshman will pick up and use in their vernacular almost daily throughout their first two semesters at Babson. The experience varies from being a CEO to being a key member in a particular department to help make sure your company runs successfully. My place in my…

Undergraduate

Steering Committee Update

It’s been an event-filled few weeks for the Class of 2015 Steering Committee! On April 3rd, the Annual “FME Dodgeball” competition was held. In an exciting best-of-three series, SOS Stamp Out Suicide defeated Critter Caps 2-1. After the competition, the champions took on members of the Class of 2015 Steering Committee, including advisors Dan Kwash…

Undergraduate

Babson Spring 2012 FME Program in Full Swing

We’re almost halfway through the Spring 2012 semester and the FME busiensses are in full swing! The annual FME fair that occurred on February 14, 2012 was a great success. Pictures of the event can be viewed here. Companies like LazerWear Apparel, H2Go, Stamp Out Suicide as well as many others were advertising their products to…

Undergraduate

The Rhythm of the Babson Spring Semester

The Spring semester at Babson college has a remarkably different rhythm than the Fall semester. The fall semester begins with a burst of energy with all the excitement of kicking off a new academic year. In addition, the fall semester does not have break until deep into the semester at Thanksgiving. So there is a…

Undergraduate

Moving Right Along

Campus is bustling right now. Everyone is going through the usual motions for the semester. In addition to being wrapped up in homework, meetings, and projects, a lot of neat events are going on. Yesterday was the FME Business Fair – the annual sales kickoff for all the freshmen FME classes. After attending the fair,…

Undergraduate

Spring Semester Brings Excitement

The Spring 2010 semester will begin in a few short weeks and at Babson it is always exciting for first year students. The FME program launches sixteen new businesses. This is a unique experience on a college campus and the students are really energized about all the possibilities that lie ahead. Equally important, the students…

Undergraduate

FME CEOs Learn from Experience

Last week, I met with many of the FME CEO’s for a mid-semester meeting.  This was just a check in meeting to see how they were all handling life as a CEO in their first year of college.  I asked them what the most surprising thing about their experience was so far.  Their responses were not…