Dennis Hanno

Babson Forum on Entrepreneurship in Rwanda

On Monday and Tuesday of this week, we are hosting the first Babson Forum on Entrepreneurship in Kigali, Rwanda. We will have leading entrepreneurs and business leaders at a session on Monday afternoon on “Entrepreneurial Leadership and Venture Growth” and on Tuesday morning we will be hosting more than 30 people from other organizations working on…

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Dennis Hanno

A Day of Rememberance and Service

The events of September 11, 2001, affected many people directly and many, many more indirectly through the impact these events had on world order. We all live in a very different world because of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the reactions that affected all corners of the globe. The anniversary of 9/11…

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Dennis Hanno

A Spring Break and an Outbreak

It’s been an interesting month to say the least! First, my spring break adventures consisted of experiences in Argentina and Uruguay as faculty advisor as part of a Babson off-shore course. I was there with 17 Babson students and another professor learning about the economy of South America. Babson offers these international elective courses in…

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Dennis Hanno

Spring Break Excitement In the Air

A lot has happened since I last wrote…three of our winter athletics teams particpated in national tournaments; we’re now ranked the #23 best business program and Top 25 in the two most popular U.S. rankings publications; and a new Mr. and Miss Babson have been crowned…what a month! While the admission and student financial services…

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Dennis Hanno

Spring Semester Programming in High Gear

As the weather teases us into thinking about the Spring, the semester has kicked off with its usual buzz here in the Undergraduate School. There are new FME businesses to purchase from, traditional and first-time campus events to attend, and boatloads of activity around career development for our seniors. As I’ve said to many in…

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Dennis Hanno

Thanksgiving Thoughts

As many of us begin to leave campus for the Thanksgiving Break, I wanted to wish everyone the very best for the holidays. Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, I think it is a great time of the year to reflect on the people, places and activities that shape our lives. When we return after the…

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Dennis Hanno

The Financial Crisis: What Does It Mean for YOU?

At Babson, we recently held a community forum and panel discussion with four great faculty members on the current financial crisis. Babson Faculty from the Economics, Finance, and History & Society divisions analyzed the current situation and helped attendees understand the current and future implications in the financial markets.  As the world deals with the…

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