Opportunity Network Honors Undergraduate Shatiek Gatlin

Babson Sophomore Shatiek Gatlin is the recipient of  The Opportunity Network‘s 2014 Bremond and Michael MacDougall Award for Student Achievement. Each year, The Opportunity Network selects one student in its program to receive this award, in recognition of that student’s exemplary academic and early professional accomplishments. Typically given to college seniors, Gatlin is the youngest student…

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Featured Student Business: Gaudium

What is your name and the name of your business? My name is Daniel Lloreda, Class of  ’15.  Email info@shopgaudium.com for business inquiries. Our business is Gaudium. Please visit us at www.shopgaudium.com. What’s the mission or description of your business? Gaudium is a men’s luxury clothing brand. All our clothing is made from the most premium…

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Sophomore Named Miss Black Massachusetts USA 2014

Babson College sophomore Kamisha Lauture has been named Miss Black Massachusetts USA 2014. As a state titleholder Kamisha will be raising awareness for heart disease in support of the Heart Truth’s campaign. “It’s great that the Miss Black USA organization is supporting the Heart Truth Campaign.  I am very much into healthy eating and fitness…

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Babson Partners with #GivingTuesday, Supporting National Day of Giving December 3rd

Babson College has partnered with #GivingTuesday, a nationwide movement to unify charities, corporations, small businesses and individuals from across the globe in a National Day of Giving. #GivingTuesday seeks to inspire personal philanthropy and encourages bigger, better and smarter charitable giving during the holiday season. The second annual #GivingTuesday will take place on December 3,…

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Startup Rounds Competition Launched For Babson Entrepreneurs

The Babson Entrepreneurship Club (BEC) is offering a new kind of business contest on a platform created specifically for startups. BEC Co-president and Babson MBA 2014 candidate Paul Hammond has been working on Startup Rounds for the past several months, and recognizes that there is no better place to first use the software than at…

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Ruthie Davis M’93 Among 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing Ruthie Davis M’93 as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2013 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Marana, Arizona, taking place on October 28 – 30, 2013. Goldman Sachs selected Ruthie Davis as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the three-day event. …

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President-elect Healey Attends Engaging Turkey Initiative

President-elect Dr. Kerry Healey is among those attending at the first meeting of the Engaging Turkey Initiative, sponsored by Brookings Institution, the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and supported by the Carnegie Corporation. The Engaging Turkey Initiative is a Trilateral Track II Dialogue between former statesmen and women, senior business leaders and non-state actors from the US, EU…

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Babson Dedicates John and Alice Butler Venture Accelerator

Babson will today dedicate the John E. and Alice L. Butler Venture Accelerator, which supports and advances student entrepreneurial businesses in each phase of their startup venture—from opportunity exploration and pursuit with an action plan to the ultimate launch.  Ceremonies will take place at 2:30 pm at The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at…

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Babson, Olin And Wellesley Students Celebrate Wellesley Night Lights

Wellesley-Olin-Babson students are invited to Wellesley Night Lights on 9/27, 7:30-9:30 pm,  in the Ville. The Wellesley Square Merchants and Linden Square Merchants have created “welcome students” stickers for students of the three colleges, and many are offering discounts when students show their student IDs.  The college shuttle will run some extra trips to help…

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World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

President Schlesinger is among the speakers at today’s session of the World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Boston.  His session focuses on Writing the Future: Trends and Traditions of the Innovation Nation. What will be the result of today’s shake-up of the world’s banks, financial markets and core industries? Some nations, regions and cities…

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