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Brianna Radicioni

New, Free Babson College edX Courses Available Now

Babson College has expanded its free edX course offerings to include: Economics: Consumer Demand, taught by Visiting Assistant Professor John Korsak, and Customer Centric Marketing for Entrepreneurs, with Adjunct Lecturer Beth Goldstein. Last year, Babson partnered with edX to launch a new online course series—Business Principles and Entrepreneurial Thought—designed for entrepreneurs of all kinds, both…

Michael Chmura

NFTE’s Youth Entrepreneurship Summit At Babson

The next generation of entrepreneurs will convene at NFTE New England’s Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES!) at Babson College on November 17th.  NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) will host over 300 young people and 50 volunteers at the region’s largest conference targeting NFTE students, ages 14 to 18, with a focus on enhancing their educational journey…

Brianna Radicioni

Alumna and Entrepreneur Nina Vir ’16 Invited to Participate in U.S. Delegation for Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India

Undergraduate alumnus Nina Vir ’16, Founder of Daily Dress Me, has been invited to serve as one of only 100 entrepreneurs on the U.S. Delegation at the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 (GES). GES is the preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes emerging entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters from around the world. This year, it will be held…

Michael Chmura

Jamie Kendrioski Honored By NAFSA

Jamie Kendrioski, Director of International Services and Multicultural Education, has received the James Leck Distinguished Service Award from NAFSA.  The organization presented Kendrioski with the honor at its regional conference in New Hampshire in November. “James Leck was a mentor to many of us at Babson and introduced Jamie Kendrioski to Babson and highly recommended…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson Wins Big at BostInno 50 on Fire

The Babson College Summer Venture Program (SVP) and its Director, David Chang, were honored not only as winners in BostInno’s 50 on Fire, but also as ‘Inno Blazers’—trailblazers in Boston’s innovation scene. SVP is an annual, sought-after program in Babson’s Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship. Alumnus Mark Bollman ‘10, Founder and CEO of Ball and…

Michael Chmura

Jennifer Pierre MS’16 Appears On The Harry Show

Melanites™ founder Jennifer Pierre MS’16 was among the guests on the Harry Show with Harry Connick Jr. as part of the Leading Lady segment to discuss Melanites and the mission to celebrate Brown Boyhood. According to Melanites, “…learn more about why disrupting the blue aisle and providing diverse and representative toy options is so important….There…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson College Human Resources Recognized by Jewish Family & Children’s Service for Extraordinary Advocacy for People with Disabilities

Babson College Human Resources was recognized at the biennial Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) CHAI Champions dinner for their extraordinary advocacy for people with disabilities. Babson is being honored specifically for Human Resources’ efforts to hire people with disabilities. Eighteen individuals and organizations were honored at the dinner on November 5, 2017. CHAI (Community Housing…

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,…

Shannon Sweeny

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…

Shannon Sweeny

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…