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Century Bank’s Sloane Family Headlines Babson’s Third Thursdays Speaker Series

The Sloane Family, founders of family-owned Century Bank, discussed pointers, tips, and tricks to self-financing ventures successfully, during the recent kickoff of the Babson Alumni & Friends Network and the Alumni Club of Boston May Third Thursdays speaker series.  Generously sponsored by Century Bank, the panel of speakers included Founder and Chairman Marshall M. Sloane,…

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MBA Graduate Establishes Cambridge Educators Design Lab

Angeline UyHam MBA’16 is founder of the Cambridge Educators Design Lab, which, provides an opportunity for communities to collaborate on bold ideas that make a difference in the lives of students. By using design thinking matched with an entrepreneurial mindset, the lab collectively transform ideas into solutions. The lab serves as a new model for…

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Babson Hosts N.E. Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

Babson and Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) will host the NFTE New England Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge for area students. Sponsors include the Citi Foundation and Microsoft. Young entrepreneurs have already won previous competitions to participate in the New England regional final event. Teenagers will demonstrate their command of the entrepreneurial mindset, the way entrepreneurs recognize…

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The Next Big Thing In Social Media: Beacon

Three Babson undergraduates –  Will Battel, Ben Ventura, Youcef Ziad – are developing the next big thing in social media: “Beacon, the app that’s changing the way we interact with the people around us. Start by activating your very own beacon to see your nearby friends. Want to check another location? Drag and drop additional…

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Creep Alert Takes Top Honors In Wearables Hackathon

More than three dozen students and graduates competed in the Wearables Hackathon in the Butler Venture Accelerator at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College, using wearable technology to experiment with creating new products. Creep Alert, featuring undergraduate students Tien Mai (Babson College Global Scholar), Jack Rokous (founder, ROKO Design & Clothing Co.), Mara Steiu (founder,…

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Babson Receives Kira Talent’s People’s Choice Award For Higher Education Recruitment Video

Babson College has received this year’s Kira Talent People’s Choice Award for receiving the most overall votes in the popular voting category for Best Higher Education Recruitment Video. Kira evaluated videos based on five categories: recruitment effectiveness, emotional appeal, entertainment value, overall campaign effectiveness, and votes. All four finalists – York University, University of Phoenix,…

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Babson’s 19th Black Affinity Conference a Rousing Success

Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends came together this weekend in fellowship and celebration at Babson College’s 19th Black Affinity Conference on the Babson Boston and Wellesley campuses. The event was organized by a committee of Babson students and the Babson Black Affinity Network, with a mission to advance diversity and inclusion, foster greater connections…

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New Film By Babson Filmmaker In Residence

I Am Jane Doe is the latest effort by Babson College Filmmaker In Residence Mary Mazzio.  Writer/Director/Producer Mary Mazzio, an award-winning documentary film writer/director; Olympic athlete; and former law firm partner, is Founder and CEO of 50 Eggs, Inc., an independent film production company. Mary wrote, directed and produced the highly acclaimed award-winning films, Underwater…