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Shannon Sweeny

Babson San Francisco Launches Summer Catalyst Program

This summer, May 30, 2017-Aug 4, 2017, Babson San Francisco (SF) will be offering the Babson San Francisco Summer Catalyst by Belcham. This program gives students and alumni the opportunity to connect, disrupt, and build in San Francisco through a partnership with BelCham, a government independent not-for-profit with the purpose of supporting entrepreneurial excellence in the…

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Babson Ranked Among Top Graduate Business Schools for International Diversity

Babson College’s F.W. Olin School of Business, ranked No.1 for Entrepreneurship, is among the Top 10 Business Schools with the Most International Diversity according to U.S. News & World Report. As of fall 2016, 68.3 percent of the full-time graduate school population is made up on international students. In the 2015-2016 academic year, 383,935 international…

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Two Babson College Undergraduates Named Poets & Quants 2017 Best & Brightest

Josuel Plasencia ’17 and Allana Nelson ’17 are among the 2017 Best & Brightest Business Majors in the United States according to Poets & Quants. “As students, they sparked discussions, spearheaded initiatives, and racked up accolades. They challenged conventions, overcame odds, and built communities,” says Poets & Quants. “You’ll find this same spirit in Poets &…

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Babson Hosts Fresh Check Day Bringing Awareness to Mental Health

Fresh Check Day is an expo-like event bringing the community together to check-in on college students’ mental health. The event will take place April 7, from 11:00am until 2:00pm. 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 the mental health…

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Babson Hosts 9th Annual Latin American Forum: ‘Defy the Status Quo’

The Babson Latin American Club will host the 9th annual Latin American Forum: ‘Defy the Status Quo’ on April 7, 2017 from 8:00 am- 6:00 pm.    The Babson Latin American Forum is a platform that connects Babson with the global community while building strong networks that transcend time and distance. This year, the forum…

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Babson Undergraduate Students Named Finalists in E-Fest Business Competition

Undergraduate students James Cheng ‘20, Thomas Lehman ’20 are among the 25 finalists chosen for e-Fest 2017, a competition that will award more than $200,000 in grants and scholarships for the best undergraduate business ideas, April 6-8 in Minneapolis. Cheng is a member of the Butler Venture Accelerator at Babson. Their business Vowel, Inc. was chosen…

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Vinci: Bringing Design into the 3D world

The world is not flat. However, when we design things for our 3D world, we do so on 2D surfaces, whether that be on paper or on a computer screen. Losing an entire dimension leaves designs prone to errors when brought into the real world, which can lead to very high costs. This is why…

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Project 99: Creating a network to support and empower a diverse workforce

Guest post from Josuel Placencia ’17 and Yulkendy Valdez ’17. “With Babson’s 2017 graduation looming, many students are finalizing plans for what comes next. For us as Babson seniors what is next is happening now. Together, we are the co-founders of Project 99, a social venture enabling millennials of color to not only get a…