Brenda Kostyk

Mid-Semester Recalibration

  Over this brisk Columbus Day weekend, my family and I escaped to the Maine woods – our treasured place to unplug, reconnect, and let the Maine outdoors do its magic.  As I wake up to chilly temperatures this morning, and look out across the pond to rust oranges, muted yellows, and spiked evergreens, summer…

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Brian Hickey

Getting to Know Babson’s Dean Ward

Babson College continues to attract talented and innovative leaders, with the addition of Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Lawrence Ward.  According to the Babson profile, Dean Ward’s role “provides strategic direction and senior management for a range of programs, services, and systems that support students’ academic, social, intellectual, and cultural development…

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Brian Hickey

Extending Learning Outside the Classroom

Babson College is well known for its opportunities in the classroom where students start their own businesses, consult for real companies, and develop their business skills. While these classes offer great learning possibilities, there are many additional ways to learn from experiences outside the classroom that lead to personal growth and development as a business…

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Brenda Kostyk

Meeting of the Minds — Engineering & Business

Last week, I had the opportunity to meet with the student leadership teams of Babson’s eTower and Olin’s Foundry, along with the Blank Center’s Cindy Klein-Marmer and Olin’s Suzanne Alcott.  Wow, what a group!  What entrepreneurial energy!    (And, if you haven’t checked out Olin’s campus center — its a great space with scrumptious food…

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Brian Hickey

Connect with the Boston Business Community!

I am excited to tell you about some great opportunities through a unique organization known as Greenhorn Connect. Greenhorn Connect helps build connections within the Boston entrepreneur ecosystem. The organization is working hard to engage students and provide opportunities for future entrepreneurs. You won’t want to miss the Student Dinners and the Greenhorn Summit. Student…

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Brian Hickey

Tips for the Class of 2018

Babson is buzzing again as students return to campus. With athletes already back on campus training, incoming first years starting their Babson experience at the end of this week, and upperclassmen returning in a week, campus will soon be back in full swing. As the Class of 2018 embarks on their Babson journey, I caught…

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Rebecca Jacobs

What NOT To Do – A Guide To Business Planning

Welcome to my second blog for Babson College’s Undergraduate Center for Career Development! If you haven’t done so already, be sure to check out my first blog for a brief introduction to my social journey with SoJo this summer! My time at SoJo has been fantastic! I have had the opportunity to work on a diversity of projects as the…

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Hannah Moriggi

President Healey Takes Babson168 Global

Three months ago at Babson168, the entire campus and community celebrated admitted students by bringing the Class of 2018 to campus. Throughout the course of the day, admitted students and families explored the many ways you can define your Babson experience. Each week at Babson is made up of 168 hour sand many of our…

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Brian Hickey

Babson Student Startup: Think Board

Babson students are always buzzing with business ideas, but for Hanson Grant (’16) his desire to write down his ideas led him to start his new business called Think Board. Coming up with a unique iteration of the traditional whiteboard, Think Board allows someone to capture their ideas with ease. Think Board is a dry…

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Brian Hickey

Eager Beavers: Class of 2018 Ready to Join Babson

With orientation just two months away, Babson’s Class of 2018 will soon be joining the Babson community.  This group of students brings unique qualities and experiences to the campus with its diversity in background, interests, culture and geographic origin. College brings so many new opportunities– academic, social, extracurricular, and beyond – and it is a very…

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