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Michael Chmura

Babson Receives WorldatWork Work-Life 2016 Seal Of Distinction

WorldatWork, a nonprofit HR association and compensation authority, is proud to announce that Babson College has earned the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for 2016. The seal is a unique mark of excellence designed to identify organizational success in work-life effectiveness. Babson is one of 116 organizations to be honored as a 2016 recipient. On March…

Michael Chmura

MBA Graduate’s Book Tops Amazon Management And Leadership Chart

“The Excellence Habit – How Small Changes In Our Mindset Can Make A Big Difference In Our Lives,” written by Vlad Zachary M’99, attained #1 bestselling status on Amazon in Management & Leadership during the launch week of January 11, through 15, and since then has consistently stayed in the top 50 through top 100…

Michael Chmura

Graduate Coauthors Book On Leadership And Corporate Reinvention

Why do most corporate transformation strategies fail and how can companies avoid being just another heartbreaking statistic? “Weʼve found that there are two big reasons that these strategies donʼt work. The first is a lack of appreciation for the role that culture plays in creating transformation programs that stick. The second is poor leadership,” explain…

Michael Chmura

Babson Graduates Among Forbes 30 Under 30

Alexander Debelov ’10, cofounder of Virool, and Polina Raygorodskaya ’08, cofounder of Wanderu, are among the members of the 2016 Forbes 30 under 30. Alexander Debelov ’10, cofounder, Virool – Marketing & Advertising Category As a student at Babson College, Debelov cofounded the Kairos Society, the world’s largest student entrepreneurship organization. Two years after graduating,…

Michael Chmura

Babson Supports Wellesley Education Foundation

Babson continues its support for the Wellesley Education Foundation and the annual Wellesley Spelling Bee, which took place this year on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the Sprague School. The Wellesley Spelling Bee is a WEF community fundraising event which raises money to fund enrichment programs for the Wellesley Public Schools.  This year Babson contributed…

‘Personal Branding’ Assignment Nets Insightful Student Posts On LinkedIn®

Marketing Professor Victoria Crittenden knows the importance of crafting a personal brand. “To be in any kind of business today, your first priority is to become chief marketing officer for the individual brand of YOU.” Students in her Ugrad Marketing Management class quickly learned how to do just that. One of their assignments was to…

Michael Chmura

Babson Supports Community Candy Drive

Babson College was among the participants in the Wellesley Dental Group’s 8th Annual Community Candy Drive to benefit the U.S. troops serving overseas. Members of the Babson community collected more than 50 lbs of candy from November 1st to November 5th, 2015 to be sent to American servicemen and servicewomen via the non-profit organization, CarePacks, along with oral…

Michael Chmura

Babson Graduate Students Mentor Lowell High’s Entrepreneurship Students

Coffee, bagels and business plans were scattered across 32 workstations in Lowell High’s Little Theater last Thursday morning as 65 Babson graduate students and 175 Lowell entrepreneurship students came together for a day of coaching and idea generation. All 240 students worked together to reach one common goal: to further their entrepreneurial journey. The Lowell…

Michael Chmura

Undergraduate Startup PICCPerfect Wins Beantown Throwdown

PICCPerfect, an undergraduate startup that produces safe, sanitary & stylish PICC line covers, took top honors in the 3rd annual Beantown Throwdown competition on October 9th. Winners were determined by audience vote using play money to “invest” in the most exceptional ideas. More than 200 executives from public and private companies, angel and venture investors,…