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Poet Eileen Myles Reads At Babson April 3rd

Poet, novelist, performer, and art journalist Eileen Myles will visit Babson College on Tuesday April 3, 2018, 7 p.m., Carling-Sorenson Theatre, as part of the Charles D. and Marjorie J. Thompson Visiting Poet Series. Myles (preferred pronoun they/ them/ theirs) is the author of more than twenty books, including Afterglow (a dog memoir), Chelsea Girls,…

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Babson Is A Top Producer Of Fulbright U.S. Students

Babson College is included on the list, of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. students, recently announced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Two students from Babson received Fulbright awards for academic…

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Geo-Political Climate Impact on Internationalization in Higher Education

Amir Reza, Vice Provost for International and Multicultural Education, will be among the panelists in a webinar – The New Geo-Political Climate and Its Impact on Internationalization in Higher Education: Latest Insights – on February 23, 2018, 2-3 p.m. EST. About The Webinar As the country approaches the one year anniversary of the new administration…

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VP Jane C. Edmonds Elected Chair of Goodwill Board

Vice President of Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds has been elected Chair of Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries’ Board of Directors. She succeeds Bob Gittens, who is the Executive Director of Cambridge Family and Children’s Services.  “Goodwill has always been a positive social force and a leader for good,” said Edmonds, who has served…

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Crossroads Cafe at Babson’s Reynolds Campus Center Becomes 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant®

Crossroads Cafe at the Babson College Donald W. Reynolds Campus Center has been certified as a 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA), a national nonprofit organization helping restaurants to become more environmentally sustainable. Crossroads Cafe received 147.25 GreenPoints™ on the GRA’s rigorous certification scale and implemented 35 environmental steps.  Highlights…

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VP Edmonds Named To Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has named Vice President for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission. “We are fortunate to welcome a leader of Jane Edmonds’ caliber to the Group Insurance Commission,” said Dr. Roberta Herman, Executive Director. “Jane’s diverse experience in state government over thirteen years…

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Olin And Babson Team Takes Home Prize in “Arc Tank” Competition

At Northeast Arc’s first “Arc Tank” competition, an Olin College and Babson College team won $2500 for their design idea of a wheelchair attachment that simplifies the transport and accessibility of goods, allowing for increased independence and an easier traveling experience for people who use wheelchairs The students, Andrew Holmes ’19, Mica Chiang ’19, Daniel…

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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…

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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…

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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…