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Stirring Up Global Change

What school would be crazy enough to give a group of nearly thirty students $3,000 and tell them to go start their own business—from start to finish—on their own, making their own decisions. Welcome to Babson College. I am currently working as the VP of Corporate Social Responsibility at MixItMug, a real-life, operational business, run…

New Year, New FME

Hello, My second semester has begun! I have a new set of professors and classes. So far, I have a feeling that I will have an interesting and productive semester. I have to say I am very excited to start selling my FME product. My FME business is a device that automatically rolls up headphone wires to prevent tangle. As…

Mixing It Up in FME!

One of the things that draws prospective students to Babson is the Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurs course (FME), in which first year students actually run their own business. Now that I am nearing the completion of my first semester at Babson, I can tell you this truly is the real deal! So far, we…

A Great Spring at Babson

It is the second half of the spring semester and we only have six more weeks before the academic year comes to a close.  There are many exciting events and programs taking place over the next few weeks, here just a few that I am looking forward to: Spring Concert: Ke$ha’s Sleazy Tour on April…

The Rhythm of the Babson Spring Semester

The Spring semester at Babson college has a remarkably different rhythm than the Fall semester. The fall semester begins with a burst of energy with all the excitement of kicking off a new academic year. In addition, the fall semester does not have break until deep into the semester at Thanksgiving. So there is a…

White Water Rafting and the First Year of College

It is amazing how much you time you have to reflect while bouncing down the Hudson River. It is even more amazing to me that I have time to think about how rafting is related to my work with first year college students. One of my summer vacation adventures this summer was to raft with…

Twitter and the First Year of College

How useful is Twitter? A while back I blogged about how I plan to delve into the world of Twitter to see how it can be integrated into my work with first year programs at Babson College.  The summer seems like a good time to provide a progress report.   After some experimenting with my own account, the…

Summer Reading: Three Cups of Tea

The summer reading committee selected the book Three Cups of Tea, by David Oliver Relin and Greg Mortenson to be read by our entering students this summer.  I  just finished the book last week and I believe it was a great choice for our students.  We plan to discuss this book with the entering students as…

Twitter Page for the First Year at Babson

Since my last blog on social networking I have spent a lot of time in Twitter (following and being followed!).  I have decided to create a Babson focused Twitter account to keep everyone up to date on the first year at Babson.  I will do my best to “tweet” on through the semester to keep everyone up to…