Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Entrepreneurship

Brian Hickey

Top Babson Social Media Moments of 2014

As the year draws to a close, another exciting semester of school has occurred at Babson. Serving as a Social Media Ambassador at Babson, here are some of the top Babson moments I’ve seen over the past semester through social media: Babson Welcomes the Class of 2018: #Babson2018, around 500 students, come to #Babson from 35 states…

Brenda Kostyk

WOW! WIN!

Congratulations to Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab for receiving a BostInno 50 on Fire Award last Thursday evening!  In front of an audience of over 600 of Boston’s hottest gamechangers, disruptors, and innovators,  WIN was awarded a prestigious 50 on Fire Award for breakthrough accomplishments in the Education sector.  Recognizing that women build businesses differently than…

Brenda Kostyk

Innovators, Disruptors, & Inventors . . . Oh My!

Interested in mingling with startups leading the way in Techology, Marketing & Advertising, Dining & Retail, Media, Sports & Fitness, Healthcare & Medicine, Education, Design, and Arts & Entertainment?  Plan to be at BostInno’s 3rd Annual 50 on Fire event this Thursday evening, December 4th, recognizing Boston’s leading inventors, disruptors, luminaries and gamechangers.  Sponsored in…

Brenda Kostyk

Survival Tip: Keeping Abreast of Boston’s Tech Innovation

Boston’s reputation as the Innovation Hub is well earned.  The tech discoveries, advancements, and businesses launching and growing in our own backyard seem boundless.  It’s a challenge just to keep up . . . especially when you are a Babson undergrad swimming in exams, team projects, club activities, athletic/arts commitments, as well as managing professional…

Brenda Kostyk

StartUp Collisions

Creating opportunities for students to collide with industry is the core of CCD’s business strategy.  Whether that be bringing industry to campus, or bringing our students on the road, we intentionally create venues for Babson undergrads to rub shoulders with employers. As CCD’s Entrepreneurial Career Advisor, I took a group of 10 undergrads with a…

Brenda Kostyk

The Start Up Oscars

Just when it seems that Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has reached the top of its game, another grand slam comes along and brings us all to new heights.  Last Wednesday evening at the 2014 MassChallenge Awards Ceremony was one of those “grand slam” moments.  Having intereacted with a number of the start up finalists this year…

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…

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…

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…

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…