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Michael Chmura

Boston Builds Global Epicenter For Social Entrepreneurship

Babson President Kerry Healey was among the participants on the panel, How Boston Built A Global Epicenter For Social Entrepreneurship, at the Collaborative and Classy Awards event in Boston on June 15th. Other participants included Geoff Mamlet, President, Impact Hub Boston; Sarah Gallop, Co-Director, Office of Government and Community Relations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; David Brown, Vice President of Innovation Leadership,…

Patricia Berens

In the Library, summer’s no time to slow down!

People outside of academia often ask whether college staff get the summers off. They are surprised to hear that for the Library and other departments it’s often a very busy time: time for upgrades, introduction of new resources, maintenance, special projects, etc.  This summer is no different and Babson’s librarians are working hard on your…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Undergraduate Business Making Laundry ‘Clean’

Babson undergraduate students Ryan Lupberger ’18 and Sam Gaudet ’18 are the founders of CleanCult, a subscription service that they say delivers the most effective, non-toxic laundry pods, so that you can feel clean, not chemicals. Their mission is to deliver that “clean-sheets feeling” to people while removing harmful chemicals from their skin and the…

Shannon Sweeny

New High-quality Sunglass StartUp is Cleaning up the Ocean

Norton Point is an eyewear brand based on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, MA. Plastic flowing into our oceans is one of our planet’s greatest environmental challenges and Norton Point has chosen to become part of the solution. They developed the first line of eyewear made from recovered high-density-polyethylene ocean plastics. Norton Point is founded…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Student Bikes 600 Miles to Support Youth Health and Wellness

Babson Undergraduate Student AJ Maestas ’17 is riding 600 miles in DREAMRIDE2 in Plymouth, MA. Along with Plymouth students, current and former elected officials, local officials from neighboring towns, and citizens Maestas will bike the course of the first DREAMRIDE in 2011, from Washington DC to Plymouth, Mass. The ride is aiming to raise $100,000…

Michael Chmura

Babson Hosts Price Babson Symposium For Entrepreneurship Educators

The Price-Babson Symposium For Entrepreneurship Educators program, designed for educators of all kinds who teach or have a desire to teach entrepreneurship, will take place at Babson Executive Education and Enterprise, May 30-June 3, 2016. The Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators (SEE) is Babson’s flagship open-enrollment program for those who seek to learn best practices…

Shannon Sweeny

The Association of Latino Professionals for America Appoints Babson Student Josuel Plasencia ’17 as First Student Director

The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) has appointed Josuel Plasencia ’17 as the first Student Director on the ALPFA Board of Directors. In accordance with ALPFA’s by-laws, and to ensure that student members’ interests and concerns receive even greater consideration, Plasencia was selected as the Student Member Director at the May 13 board meeting. He…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Welcomes New Governance Members

This May, Babson welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees and the Board of Overseers.  John E. Johnson ’08 has joined Babson’s Board of Trustees, and Gautam Gupta ’07 and Amy White Orenstein ‘94, wife of former Overseer Ted Orenstein ‘94, are the newest members of the college’s Board of Overseers. John Johnson…