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Shannon Sweeny

Follett Begins Operating Babson College Bookstore

Babson Bookstore transitioned to Follett Higher Education management on June 1, 2017, bringing new programs, products, savings and support to the entire Babson community.  The new and exciting Babson Campus Store will provide course materials in a virtual-based model, while still providing personal on-site service to the Babson community.   The new Babson Campus Store will…

Shannon Sweeny

Two Babson MBAs Among Poets & Quants 2017 MBAs to Watch

Babson MBA alumna Flora Ekpe-Idang and Courtney Wilson have been named among the 100 MBAs to Watch in the Class of 2017 by Poets & Quants. Poets & Quants has collected a list of the most influential MBA graduates in the Class of 2017. When talking to future MBAs they state, “these days, your section…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Among Top Colleges according to Forbes

Babson College, earlier named No. 1 College for International Students by Forbes, is among the top colleges on Forbes America’s Top Colleges list. Babson is also No. 61 for Private Colleges and No. 41 in the Northeast.  Babson is listed as No. 74 overall, up from 104 last year. Babson is the only school on…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Hosts 38th Annual Pan-Mass Challenge Charity Bike-a-thon

Babson will once again serve as the Wellesley location for the bike-a-thon that raises more money for charity than any other single athletic fundraising event in the U.S. ​​Babson will host the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC)​ on August 5-6, 2017.  PMC is a bike-a-thon that today raises more money for charity than any other single athletic fundraising event in…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson in Miami: Alumni and Family Businesses

Babson has already made an impact on the Miami ecosystem with all the alumni and family businesses in the area. Carlos Alberto Escotet MBA’14, CEO Banesco Panama The Benderson Family ’03 ’16, President Benderson Development Company Sebastian Gomez Puerto MBA’14, Founder and General Manager Cafe X Murilo de Oliveira Amaral MBA’16, Francine Veloni Gervazio MBA’16,…

Brianna Radicioni

Welcome Babson Miami!

Guest blog post by Carolina Pina, Director, Babson’s WIN Lab® Miami It is such an exciting time to be at Babson College, and in Miami. Both are growing and garnering more momentum for the world of business, and now, the school known best for Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® is making its footprint in the Magic…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Executive Education Delivering Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp in Toronto

The Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp, a multi-day open enrollment program from Babson Executive Education is continuing to expand its reach beyond the Babson campus. After successfully delivering the Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp program around the world, Babson is now traveling to Toronto, Ontario to provide local entrepreneurs with strategies and tools needed to launch a new venture.…

Shannon Sweeny

WanKu: Bottling the Essence of the Andes

Juan Giraldo MBA ’18 and his co-founder Nicolas Estrella are serial entrepreneurs.  In 2016, Giraldo and Estrella took a trip to Ecuador, they met local farmers producing an herbal drink, “the healing water” to provide for their families. WanKu is a delicious herbal infusion known as, “the healing water” that has been consumed for centuries…