News & Announcements Blog / Tag: Undergraduate

Brianna Radicioni

Journeys To Success: The Millennial Edition, Featuring Babson College Student, Author, Social Entrepreneur

Babson College undergraduate student Danielle Rubenfeld ‘18 is the Founder and President of Bread Run Corp., a 501(c)(3) non-profit devoted to feeding the hungry and homeless in local communities. She is also the youngest co-author of the new book Journeys To Success: Millennial Edition. In the book, 21 millennial authors recount their personal experiences about…

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

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…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Undergrads Win Money 20/20 Hackathon

Babson undergraduate students Waseem Shabout ’19, Gabe Ficht ’19, Eagle Wu ’19 and Arpit Bansal ’19 along with Derek Canton won the Money 20/20 Hackathon on Sunday October 23, 2016 is Las Vegas, Nevada. All four students belong to Babson’s CodeClub and are very active in Babson’s IoT Initiative. At the Hackathon they were awarded…

Michael Chmura

Ian So ’08 Among Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40

Ian So ’08, co-founder of The Chicken & Rice Guys, is among the new Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 honorees. According to BBJ: “This year’s Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40 honorees are all young and extremely talented professionals. As a group, they represent a wide variety of business industries in the for-profit, nonprofit…

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…

Michael Chmura

Alumnus Business Virool Closes $12M in Series A Funding

Virool, the fastest growing video distribution platform for marketers, today announced a new round of strategic funding to further accelerate its presence in the global advertising market. The company has raised a Series A round of $12 million in new funding from Menlo Ventures, Yahoo! Japan, Flint Capital and 500 Startups. The investment builds on…