Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Culture

Giving Thanks Abroad

This article was written by Will Felix, an Education Abroad Peer Advisor who studied abroad in the Netherlands last Fall Last fall, I studied abroad in Rotterdam (The Netherlands). I made a great group of friends, hailing from the states and countries all over Europe. One of the things my American friends and I would…

Peter Biro’s Story

The following post is from Ziyan Liu ’19, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. On February 26, the Blank Center invited Peter Biro, entrepreneur in residence of Babson, for Founder Friday. Peter is a serial entrepreneur and franchise owner of Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and Naked Pizza. Peter co-founded the business which currently operates…

Tim Booker

Home(sick)stay

This article is re-posted from IES Abroad and written by Gwendolyn Lee, who is studying abroad in Paris. I have found a home away from home in a cozy “chambre de bonne” in the sixth arrondissement (section of the city). A chambre de bonne is a tiny room on the sixth, the highest, floor of…

Greg Gomer’s Story

The following post is from Ziyan Liu ’19, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. We were honored to have Greg Gomer as our first speaker for Founder Fridays. Greg graduated from Babson in 2007 and after spending some time at Fidelity, Greg decided to start his own venture. In 2009, Greg became part of the…

Tim Booker

Christmas Traditions In Asia

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Ev’rywhere you go…” Or is it? What exactly does Christmas look like? Is it how most U.S. Americans think of it, with Christmas trees, ornaments, gifts, religious ceremonies, and cookies? Or could it look like something else entirely?  It depends on your perspective, to be sure. Our…

K Fludd

Facing Race, at school and work

Post by Carly Moore, class of 2015. After four years, Babson students can expect to find themselves transformed by an education that challenges the ways they think about business, culture and society. Along with their degree, Babson graduates should emerge with a greater awareness for both the self and others, ready to gracefully tackle the…

Brett

IES Abroad Awards $5,000 in Scholarships to Two Babson College Students

This is a re-post from IES Abroad, a study abroad provider. You can learn more about IES Abroad by clicking here. To learn more about the many opportunities to study abroad through Babson, click here.  Last week, we were pleased to award two $2,500 IES Abroad scholarships to Babson College students: Matthew Batista and Therese…

Tim Booker

My Top 3 Reasons for Spending an Academic Year Abroad

Post by Josephine Osei, who studied abroad in London, England. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Early on in my college career, I had set studying abroad as one of my top goals. I had longed dreamed of travelling the word and immersing myself in a new culture. I…

Tim Booker

A broad, Abroad

Post by Lana Le, who spent a semester studying abroad in Singapore. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Last year, I was granted the opportunity to study for a semester abroad at Singapore Management University.  This experience not only gave me the chance to explore and live in a…

Tim Booker

10 Reasons Why a Babson Student Should Study Abroad

Post by Mercedes Sierra, who studied abroad in Paris, France. Click here to learn about the many opportunities to travel abroad at Babson. Studying abroad is something every Babson student should do! Even if you are doing a double concentration, it is still possible! I am proof of this. Babson offers different alternatives and programs in…