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Michael Chmura

Alumni Joint Exhibition: A Coming Of Age

A joint Hollister Gallery exhibition – A Coming Of Age – features the work of two talented Babson graduates: LaShonda Cooks ’10 (The Pursuit of Womanhood) and Jamaal Eversley ’10 (Smells Like Teen Spirit). (Exhibition hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday–Friday, through October 26, 2017.)  “LaShonda and I have always admired each other’s artwork,”…

Shannon Sweeny

The Babson College Learning Ecosystem: Recognition for Excellence in Entrepreneurship

Guest post by: Ian Lapp, PhD, Dean of the Undergraduate School Here at Babson College, we create unique learning opportunities in multiple settings, in the classroom, across the campus, and in the wider world.  Like a natural ecosystem, the Babson learning ecosystem has essential components, nutrient cycles, important interactions, and energy flows.  By shedding a little…

Michael Chmura

Babson Community Members Nominated For 50 on Fire Awards

Several members of the Babson community have been nominated as finalists in the BostInno 50 on Fire awards competition, “highlighting the most impactful group of individuals and companies in Boston tech and innovation”. Education Finalists David Chang, Babson College Summer Venture Program Influential Bostonian, entrepreneur, and angel investor David Chang is Director of the Summer…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Hosts Fresh Check Day

On September 29, 2017 Babson College will host Fresh Check Day, an expo-like event bringing the community together to check-in on college students’ mental health. The event will take place from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Fresh Check Day is a concept created by The Jordan Porco Foundation and designed to bring the whole campus community together to “check-in” on…

Patricia Berens

Best Sources for Industry & Market Research

Do you need to research an industry for one of your classes? Or are you developing a business plan and need a better understanding of the market? Horn Library provides access to some key resources: Standard & Poors NetAdvantage — US industry overviews of major sectors, e.g. automotive, pharma, energy, beverages, telecom, etc. with strong…

Michael Chmura

Alumni Businesses Named To Inc. 5000

Several Babson alumni businesses are among those named to the 2017 Inc. 5000 “annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.” #62: Allego                                   3-Year Growth: 5,401.50% 2016 Revenue: $5.7m Industry: Software Leadership:  Yuchun Lee MBA’96 & Mark Magnacca ’91 Makes a mobile sales learning platform to help workforces share content, master their pitch,…

Michael Chmura

Alumna Biz To Compete On Steve Harvey’s FUNDERDOME

Emily Lagasse MBA’15, founder and CEO of Fedwell Pet Foods, will compete on Steve Harvey’s FUNDERDOME, airing on ABC, Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 9 p.m. Eastern/8 p.m. Central. “I will be pitching a new product in front of a live studio audience (eek!) for a chance at $50,000! To find out what happens, you’ll have…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson College and its Alumni Join B-School Disrupt SF on September 18

Babson College will join forces with other leading business schools for B-School Disrupt SF on September 18, sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank. This special startup pitch event is meant to gather alumni around TechCrunch Disrupt SF—an annual local event debuting revolutionary startups and game-changing technologies, taking place in the city that same week. Alongside other…

Michael Chmura

Vice Provost Reza Webinar: Global Learning—Beyond Study Abroad

Vice Provost for International and Multicultural Education Amir Reza will be among the panelists in the webinar Global Learning—Beyond Study Abroad on September 12, 2017 at 2 pm ET. According to the Association of American Colleges & Universities, “Student engagement with global issues and perspectives should no longer rest with one elective or one semester…

Patricia Berens

New Research Resources, Some Name Changes, and More!

It’s been a busy summer for the Library’s Content Management team.  Some key changes and additions: Ebook Central replaces both Ebrary and EBL and includes about 250,000 e-books across all topic areas Investext, the Thomson Reuters collection of brokerage reports, has been added to the Mergent Online platform Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities…