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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Executive Chef Alex Brugger Advances to Chef’s Plate 12 Final

Babson Executive Chef Alex Brugger defeated his opponent during the Ultimate Traveling Culinary Competition at Chef’s Plate 12 on September 19, 2016. Brugger and his team are now eligible to go to Alabama in November to compete in the finals. About Alex Brugger Chef Alex T. Brugger’s passion for the culinary arts came at a…

Michael Chmura

BBJ Honors Babson College Alumni

The Boston Business Journal has named four Babson College graduates among its annual 40 Under 40 recognition list: Kate Drew Jaspon ’98, Ian So ’08, Andrew Musto ’06 and Ethan Carlson M’12.  In addition, BBJ honored Nicole Ledoux, co-founder of 88 Acres with Rob Dalton MBA’14. “This year’s Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40 honorees are…

Brianna Radicioni

AACSB Honors Babson Alumna Savitha Sridharan MBA’14 for Changing the World

Business school graduates are increasingly using their degrees to make a difference not only in the corporate world, but also across society. Babson College alumna Savitha Sridharan MBA’14, alongside 29 other change makers, was recognized today as part of the 2016 AACSB International (AACSB) Influential Leaders Challenge. Launched in 2015 to honor notable alumni from AACSB-accredited…

Michael Chmura

U.S. Pavement Services COO Among BBJ 40 Under 40

Andrew Musto ’06, COO of U.S. Pavement Services, Inc. has been named among Boston’s top 40 Under 40 executives by the Boston Business Journal. It’s been a banner year for the 32 year old Musto whose innovative leadership style has resulted in the company being named the #1 contractor in the nation for 2016 by…

Michael Chmura

DropZone For Veterans Among Participants In Beantown Throwdown

DropZone For Veterans founder Courtney Wilson MBA’17 will be among the student entrepreneurs from 12 of Massachusetts’ top public and private colleges and universities that will go head-to-head on Wednesday, September 28th at Hatch Fenway for the fourth annual Beantown Throwdown pitch competition. DropZone is a mobile app that connects veterans with non-government resources, programs and benefits, all…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson College First-Year Student Entrepreneurs raise more than $20,000 for Charity

First-year students from the Babson College Class of 2019 raised more than $20,000 for local social service agencies through the college’s award-winning Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) course that requires all first-year undergraduate students to start and run a business, and donate profits to charity. In FME, students work in teams to invent, develop, launch, manage, and liquidate a business.…

Michael Chmura

eTower Hosts Young Entrepreneurs Conference

The Young Entrepreneurs Conference, an eTower event geared towards connecting and developing the next generation of entrepreneurs, will take place September 16, 2016 in Olin Hall. Schedule  Keynote: “An Entrepreneur’s Education” Anant Agarwal – CEO of edX Panel:  Student Entrepreneurs Chris Jacobs ’10 (Moderator) – Founder of Honest Discounts Mac Anabtawi ’18 – Founder of…

Michael Chmura

RWJF Honors InnerCity Weightlifting

InnerCity Weightlifting, founded by Jon Feinman MBA’10, is among the three 2016 winners of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Sports Award. The winners will receive a $7,500 cash award and will be honored at a September 28, 2016 ceremony at the RWJF headquarters in Princeton, N.J. The three recipients have been awarded this honor…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Participates in Global Surgery Hack-a-thon in Mbarara, Uganda

Eleven students and faculty from Babson College attended the CAMTech Uganda Global Surgery Hack-a-thon at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) on August 26-28, 2016. Through the Leonard A. Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship, Babson partnered with The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) as the lead event sponsor and curriculum adviser. The event…

Michael Chmura

Adjoint Inc. Selected for EY Startup Blockchain Challenge

Adjoint Inc. is one of 6 companies selected for the London-based Ernst & Young Startup Blockchain Challenge. During the six week programme, which begins on 12 September, the startups will move into an innovation hub in the office space of a technology accelerator in Canary Wharf, London. They will have access to a selection of…