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Michael Chmura

Century Bank’s Sloane Family Headlines Babson’s Third Thursdays Speaker Series

The Sloane Family, founders of family-owned Century Bank, discussed pointers, tips, and tricks to self-financing ventures successfully, during the recent kickoff of the Babson Alumni & Friends Network and the Alumni Club of Boston May Third Thursdays speaker series.  Generously sponsored by Century Bank, the panel of speakers included Founder and Chairman Marshall M. Sloane,…

Michael Chmura

MBA Graduate Establishes Cambridge Educators Design Lab

Angeline UyHam MBA’16 is founder of the Cambridge Educators Design Lab, which, provides an opportunity for communities to collaborate on bold ideas that make a difference in the lives of students. By using design thinking matched with an entrepreneurial mindset, the lab collectively transform ideas into solutions. The lab serves as a new model for…

Michael Chmura

Babson Hosts N.E. Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

Babson and Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) will host the NFTE New England Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge for area students. Sponsors include the Citi Foundation and Microsoft. Young entrepreneurs have already won previous competitions to participate in the New England regional final event. Teenagers will demonstrate their command of the entrepreneurial mindset, the way entrepreneurs recognize…

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…

Patricia Berens

Craft Beer, Trevor Noah, Athletes, Jihad – New Books on Many Topics!

Come take a look at our New Books shelf and see if there’s something that interests you! Some newer titles are : Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah The Champion Mindset: an Athlete’s Guide to Mental Toughness by Joanna Zeiger Brewing Revolution: Pioneering the Craft Beer Movement by Frank…

Patricia Berens

New Content on Career Site Vault

Vault’s Industry Guides cover a wide range of professional sectors and provide many helpful details about careers in these fields. Vault recently added guides to the Pharma & Biotech industry as well as the Social Media sector. Check out all their guides here. Other new content are brand-new Q&A video interviews with professionals across many…

Shannon Sweeny

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…

Shannon Sweeny

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 &…