Whether in the arts or service, in education or research, nonprofit organizations can have a profound effect on their communities. They can only live up to their lofty goals, however, if they can pay the bills and balance the books.
Men’s basketball won the national championship, and Sam Bohmiller ’17 was in the middle of it. Being a student-athlete makes for a busy life, so as the team racks up victories on its way to the title game, Bohmiller must balance practice, coursework, a job, a MCFE, and job interviews, all while battling a nagging injury and looking back on his Babson experience. In his own words, the point guard takes us through the season, both on and off the court.
Alumni involved in family businesses, from founders and executives to up-and-coming youths, share advice on leadership transitions and preparing for the future.
Marvin Tarawally ’17 is co-founder of nonprofit SMART Liberia, an organization that develops innovative solutions to empower promising young Liberians to be change-leaders. It’s one of many initiatives that attempt to tackle the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals in Liberia.
Francine Gervazio MBA’16, Murilo Amaral MBA’16, and Alfredo Keri MBA’16, founders of Cargo42, use a sharing-economy approach to maximize the efficiency of the cargo-shipping industry.
“Babson is a unique place where your education will be grounded in reality and not theory, ultimately making you a better person, leader, and team member, both professionally and personally.”
At 2017 Commencement ceremonies, Babson named James Bradford its Undergraduate Teacher of the Year and presented Kevin Mulvaney with the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business Thomas Kennedy Award for Teaching Excellence.
Entrepreneurs in the WIN Lab® have collectively raised nearly $5.5 million in funding since program launch in 2013. This academic year alone, the Boston cohort has raised over $1.9 million, and the WIN Lab’s first Miami entrepreneurs have raised over $1.5 million.
Babson is celebrating the careers and accomplishments of a number of its longer serving and valued faculty members. Professors Sydel Sokuvitz, Michael Fetters, Allan Cohen, Kent Jones, Robert McAuliffe, Dawna Dewire, William Coyle, Joanne Williams, and William Hebard are among those enjoying either 25-, 35-, or 40-year anniversaries at the college.
The Princeton Review has again featured Babson in its “Colleges That Create Futures” book, recognizing the college as one of the nation's best at offering undergrads both outstanding academics and outstanding experiential learning opportunities.
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