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Babson College Receives Educational Institution Award from Boston Chapter of National Society of Hispanic MBAs

The award honors Babson's partnership with NSHMBA and other non-profit educational initiatives that benefit Latino students in business.

Boston NSHMBA Awards Ceremony

The Boston Chapter of The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) is honoring Babson College with its 2013 Boston NSHMBA Educational Institution Award.

The Educational Institution Award is presented to an organization whose support network and initiatives are designed to impact the institution’s demographics among its students, faculty, and staff.

The award acknowledges the institution’s collaborative partnership with NSHMBA and other non-profit educational initiatives that foster the recruitment, retention, development, and graduation of Latino students in business.

Babson received the honor during the Boston NSHMBA Awards Ceremony at the Boston NSHMBA Annual Fundraising Gala, held December 6, 2013, at the Hyatt Harborside Hotel in East Boston. Lily Chryssis, Associate Director for the Graduate Center for Career Development, and Katrina Fludd '08 MSM'10, Manager of Multicultural Programs, accepted the award.

About NSHMBA

The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) is the premier Hispanic business organization dedicated to building and advancing Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development. Recognized as the nation’s most prestigious Hispanic organization, NSHMBA has 39 chapters in the U.S. and Puerto Rico serving over 25,000 members since 1988.

About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™ . The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.

By Barbara Spies Blair, 781-239-4621, blairb@babson.edu | 12/11/2013 12:00 AM