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Updates Regarding Concerning Incident at Wellesley College

Update on the Wellesley College Incident: November 11 at 7 a.m. EST I am writing to let you know that yesterday Babson shared a note of apology and an update on our investigation with Wellesley College President Paula Johnson and the entire Wellesley College community. In addition to the sentiments expressed in that letter, which…

Michael Chmura

Babson Hosts Entrepreneurship Forum

The Babson Entrepreneurship Forum 2016 will take place November 11, 2016 at the Babson College Wellesley campus. The Forum, organized annually by the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, is one of the flagship events of the #1 school for Entrepreneurship. Every year, students, faculty, professionals and entrepreneurs from the Boston community gather for this…

Michael Chmura

Babson Celebrates New Boston Campus

Members of the Babson community, local officials and friends of the College gathered on November 4th to celebrate the grand opening of the new Boston campus at 100 High Street, Boston. The all-day, open house, grand opening celebration included breakfast, a ribbon cutting, special guest speakers, lunch, a look into the classroom, and more. “We’re…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson among Top Colleges for Green Curriculum

Babson College has been selected as a top college with a green curriculum, according to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) 2016 Sustainable Campus Index. Babson has a long commitment to sustainability, including the 2008 signing of the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment setting Babson on a path…

Michael Chmura

80+ Startups At Babson College’s Rocket Pitch For Entrepreneurs

More than 80 startups will participate in the Babson College Rocket Pitch event for entrepreneurs, Thursday, November 3, 2016 on the Wellesley campus. The 17th annual event showcases Babson (students and alumni), Olin College of Engineering and Wellesley College entrepreneurs who are invited to pitch their business ideas to a large audience of students, faculty, entrepreneurs, investors,…

Michael Chmura

Babson College Undergraduate Authors Book: “My Journey Through Silence”

Babson College Junior Jonathan Kohlmeier has authored Learning to Play the Game: My Journey Through Silence, a coming-of-age memoir of his young life living with selective mutism. What started out as a Senior WISE Project at Rockland Country Day School in Congers, NY, has become a documentary autobiography that can educate others about this disorder as well…

Michael Chmura

Babson College Welcomes Class of 2020, 1st Class Of Our 2nd Century

Babson College welcomes the undergraduate Class of 2020 to campus, noteworthy, because of these impressive numbers: Babson’s admission process remains highly selective with an acceptance rate of 25 percent—the lowest acceptance rate in Babson’s history. First-year applications reached 7,649—the highest application total Babson has ever received. Applications rose 25 percent since 2013. Unprecedented yield rate…

Michael Chmura

President Healey Among WBZ-AM Election Panelists

President Healey will be among the guest participants at WBZ-AM Newsradio’s Talk The Vote event, Tuesday, November 1, 2016, hosted at the Regis College Fine Arts Center, from 8 to 10 p.m.  WBZ will also broadcast the event at 1030 AM.  Other participants include Congressman Joseph Kennedy III, former Lt. Gov. Thomas O’Neill III, CEO…

Michael Chmura

Babson College Entrepreneur Opens His 4th Fast Casual Restaurant In Metro Boston

Dan Ustayev ‘12 has opened the 4th location of Los Amigos Taqueria, a very successful and popular Mexican fast-casual restaurant in the greater Boston area.  The Brighton Center location on Washington Street has opened for business, joining locations at Coolidge Corner, West Roxbury and Newtonville.  According to Dan, Los Amigos Taqueria is a new fast-casual…

Michael Chmura

Kevin Sullivan Named Vice President, Strategic Corporate Relations And Engagement At Babson College

Kevin Sullivan has joined the Babson College Chief Administrative Officer’s team as Vice President, Strategic Corporate Relations and Engagement. Kevin has had a long and distinguished career in both the public and private sectors. Most recently, Kevin served as Executive Director at JP Morgan Chase Bank, creating strategic business opportunities and significantly increasing market share…