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Michael Chmura

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…

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Alumni Business Quick Key Named To TiE Boston ScaleUp

Babson alumni business Quick Key has been named to Cohort 4 (Oct 2017 – Apr 2018) of TiE Boston’s award winning  ScaleUp accelerator specifically geared to help growth stage companies overcome common obstacles and barriers to scale. Based in the Boston/Cambridge area, the ScaleUp Team “supports Massachusetts-based startups that are now in need of the next…

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Olin/Babson Team Earns Second Place Award at National Ford C3 Competition

At the Ford College Community Challenge (C3) celebrating its 10-year anniversary the Olin College and Babson College team earned a second place award and $20,000 for a hands-on, project-based exploration of arts, technology, and entrepreneurship, accessible to rural youth in Coahoma County, Mississippi. The Coahoma Mobile Education project will support mentors working with youth in the community to build…

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Babson MBA Biz – Gleeout – Recess For Adults

Naveed Ghalib MBA’16 has opened a new fitness facility in Woburn, MA – Gleeout – which, he says, provides “recess for adults.” “Adults can come in and play games like tag, bubble soccer, relay races and PE type games all for the purposes of working out. We call it ‘the most fun workouts’,” Ghalib says.…

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Manizales Más Scholars Receive Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Award

Professors Viviana Molina Osorio from Universidad Autónoma de Manizales and Maria Paulina Vásquez Varela from Universidad de Manizales have received a Certificate of Special Merit of the 3rd Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Awards presented during the 12th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Paris last month. Their award winning case history – “Ruta…

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Goldman Alum Biz Tremendous Maid Among Inner CIty 100

Boston-based Tremendous Maid, led by CEO Victoria Amador,  is among the 100 (#45) fastest-growing inner city companies, as ranked by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC). Amador is a participant in Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses Program, (Babson Wellesley cohort) designed to unlock the growth and job-creation potential of small businesses in the U.S. by providing greater…

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Alumni Business Unruly Studios Launches Unruly Splats

Unruly Studios is a Boston-based edtech start-up that creates interactive games to empower kids with critical STEM skills while encouraging physical play and social engagement. According to Founder Bryanne Leeming, its products get kids moving around and engaging with the whole room for their first ever experience of Active STEM Play. Its new product, Unruly…