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Shannon Sweeny

Raised Right: Putting Animals First

Braeden Ruud MS ’16, along with his family, founded Raised Right, a company that makes stage-of-life specific meals for dogs and cats with human-grade ingredients and safety standards. Raised Right’s subscription service will deliver the perfect amount of pet food to your door with environmentally friendly materials. Ruud’s background in ranching and farming, along with…

Michael Chmura

Babson Hosts 3rd Annual Babson India Symposium: The Best Of A Billion Minds

The 3rd Babson India Symposium will be held on March 10th, 2018 at the Babson College Wellesley campus and will bring together students, alumni, faculty, and staff to connect, build relationships, and network with esteemed speakers and their peers.  The Babson India Symposium was created to provide a platform for students and professionals in the…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson Alumni Unite Across Five Cities for 5th Annual Day of Service

More than 130 Babson College alumni, family, and friends gathered throughout the month of February in Boston, Miami, New York, San Francisco, and Charlotte for Babson’s 5th Annual Day of Service. The first effort spanned four cities itself, in support of Project Glimmer—a nonprofit that inspires at-risk teenage girls and women to believe in themselves…

Michael Chmura

Poet Eileen Myles Reads At Babson April 3rd

Poet, novelist, performer, and art journalist Eileen Myles will visit Babson College on Tuesday April 3, 2018, 7 p.m., Carling-Sorenson Theatre, as part of the Charles D. and Marjorie J. Thompson Visiting Poet Series. Myles (preferred pronoun they/ them/ theirs) is the author of more than twenty books, including Afterglow (a dog memoir), Chelsea Girls,…

Michael Chmura

Babson Is A Top Producer Of Fulbright U.S. Students

Babson College is included on the list, of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. students, recently announced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Two students from Babson received Fulbright awards for academic…

Shannon Sweeny

Fast Forward: Helping Students Accelerate Their Careers

Pichon Duplan ’10 is the co-founder of Fast Forward, a social impact organization to help students accelerate their careers. Duplan and his co-founder Tucker Matheson founded the organization in November 2016, while they were working as management consultants at a global professional services firm. The Idea “The idea for Fast Forward originally came from our…

Michael Chmura

Geo-Political Climate Impact on Internationalization in Higher Education

Amir Reza, Vice Provost for International and Multicultural Education, will be among the panelists in a webinar – The New Geo-Political Climate and Its Impact on Internationalization in Higher Education: Latest Insights – on February 23, 2018, 2-3 p.m. EST. About The Webinar As the country approaches the one year anniversary of the new administration…

Michael Chmura

VP Jane C. Edmonds Elected Chair of Goodwill Board

Vice President of Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds has been elected Chair of Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries’ Board of Directors. She succeeds Bob Gittens, who is the Executive Director of Cambridge Family and Children’s Services.  “Goodwill has always been a positive social force and a leader for good,” said Edmonds, who has served…

Shannon Sweeny

Bringing Social Responsibility to Film: Aakaanksh Pothukutchi ‘13

What is your venture and who are its founders? Sedition is a 90-minute bi-lingual action-thriller film set in the remote regions of the Himalayan Mountains. Sedition is the first feature film to structure itself as a for-profit social business with 50% of profits being pledged to a nature conservancy fund (The World Land Trust) to preserve forest lands…