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Stay connected to the College and your student by attending Babson events.

We welcome families of Babson community members to various types of events hosted by the Alumni and Friends Network throughout the year, including regional networking events, engaging affinity group panels, themed BabsonConnect gatherings, and more!

For milestone events such as family orientation, Family and Friends Weekend, and Commencement, we provide detailed information about visiting Babson, including staying at the Babson Executive Conference Center (BECC).

Join us for upcoming events on campus, in your neighborhood, and around the world!​​​

Upcoming Events

Sunday, August 02, 2015

  • Berwyn, PA: Summer Send-Off
    Berwyn, PA: Summer Send-Off Full Details [X]
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Pre-registration for this event has now closed.  Please email egroccia@babson.edu with any questions. 

    Berwyn, PA: Summer Send-Off

    Summer Send-Offs are a Babson tradition that allow new students and their families to meet local alumni and current students and to ask questions about campus and student life to those who have experienced it firsthand! This year we will be celebrating the incoming Class of 2019!

    Sunday, August 2
    12 - 2 p.m.

    Location:
    Home of Susan and Ira Disman '86
    Berwyn, PA
    Exact address will be provided to registrants in a confirmation email.

    Hosted by: Susan and Ira Disman '86

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  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Oakland, CA: Summer Send-Off
    Oakland, CA: Summer Send-Off Full Details [X]
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Pre-registration for this event has now closed.  Please email egroccia@babson.edu with any questions. 

    Oakland, CA: Summer Send-Off

    Summer Send-Offs are a Babson tradition that allow new students and their families to meet local alumni and current students and to ask questions about campus and student life to those who have experienced it firsthand! This year we will be celebrating the incoming Class of 2019!

    Sunday, August 2
    4 - 6 p.m.

    Location:
    Home of Raghu Santhanam and Chand Gidwani P'18 and Vinay Santhanam '18
    Oakland, CA
    Exact address will be provided to registrants in a confirmation email.

    Hosted by: Raghu Santhanam and Chand Gidwani P'18 and Vinay Santhanam '18

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  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

  • New York, NY: Babson at the Ballpark, Red ...
    New York, NY: Babson at the Ballpark, Red Sox vs. Yankees Full Details [X]
    5:30 PM
    Tickets are SOLD OUT.

    Babson at the Ballpark: New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox 

       
    Date and Time:
    Wednesday, August 5

    5:30 p.m. Gathering at the Hard Rock Cafe
    7:05 p.m. First Pitch

    Take Babson out to the ballgame! Whether you root, root, root for the home team or cheer on your former hometown, please join fellow alumni for a Wednesday evening at the ballpark.  

    Stop by the Hard Rock before the game for some mingling over drinks and appetizers.  Don't forget to wear your Babson gear! 

    Locations:
    Pre-game Gathering:
    Hard Rock Cafe outside of Gate 6

    Game:
    Yankee Stadium
    1 East 161st Street 
    Bronx, NY 10451 
     
    Tickets will be at Will Call for pick-up.  You will receive additional information in an email the day before the game.  All tickets are non-refundable.

    To register, please click on the button at the top of the page.
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  • 5:30 PM

Sunday, August 09, 2015

  • Beverly Hills, CA: Summer Send-Off
    Beverly Hills, CA: Summer Send-Off Full Details [X]
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Beverly Hills, CA: Summer Send-Off

    Summer Send-Offs are a Babson tradition that allows new students and their families to meet local alumni and current students and to ask questions about campus and student life to those who have experienced it firsthand! This year we will be celebrating the incoming Class of 2019!

    Date and Time:
    Sunday, August 9
    4 - 6 p.m.

    Location:
    The home of the Guggenheim Family 
    Hosted by: Jose and Mimi Guggenheim P'14 and Joseph Guggenheim '14 

    Exact address will be provided to registrants in a confirmation email.

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  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Miami, FL: Summer Send-Off
    Miami, FL: Summer Send-Off Full Details [X]
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Miami, FL: Summer Send-Off

    Summer Send-Offs are a Babson tradition that allow new students and their families to meet local alumni and current students and to ask questions about campus and student life to those who have experienced it firsthand! This year we will be celebrating the incoming Class of 2019!

    Sunday, August 9
    4 - 6 p.m.

    Location:
    Home of Danet Linares & Matt Haggman
    Coconut Grove, FL
    Address will be provided to registrants in a confirmation email.

    Hosted by: Danet Linares & Matt Haggman, family of Michael Millard '15

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  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Monday, August 10, 2015

  • Washington D.C.: Babson at Screen on the G...
    Washington D.C.: Babson at Screen on the Green Full Details [X]
    8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Babson at Screen on the Green

    Date and Time:
    Monday, August 10
    8:30 p.m.

    Location:
    National Mall
    Between 4th and 7th Streets, NW
    Washington, D.C. 

    Join fellow Babson alumni at one of D.C.'s favorite summer traditions, Screen on the Green! Bring a blanket to the National Mall and watch a classic film on a gigantic movie screen. Soar back into the past with Doc and Marty McFly in "Back to the Future" (1985, rated PG). 

    Details on where to meet other Babson alumni will be provided closer to the date.
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  • 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

  • New York, NY: Bank of America and Babson A...
    New York, NY: Bank of America and Babson Alumni Reception Full Details [X]
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Bank of America/Babson Alumni Reception 
      
    Date and Time: 
    Tuesday, August 11 
    6 - 8 p.m. 

    Location:
    The Long Room Restaurant 
    120 West 44th Street 
    New York, NY 

    Join fellow Bank of America Babson alumni for a mid-summer networking social. Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to connect with colleagues and expand your Babson community. 

    Complimentary appetizers. Cash bar. 

    ***This event is for current Bank of America Babson alumni employees. Please share this email with your Bank of America colleagues who are Babson alumni*** 

    To register, please click on the button at the top of the page.
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  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Miami, FL: Red Sox vs. Marlins at the Clev...
    Miami, FL: Red Sox vs. Marlins at the Clevelander Full Details [X]
    6:30 PM
    Registration for this event is now closed.  Hope you can join us for an event in the future.

    The Babson Alumni & Friends Network and
    the Babson Alumni Club of South Florida invite you to attend

    Miami, FL: Red Sox vs. Marlins at Clevelander Marlins Park

    Tuesday, August 11, 2015
    6:30 p.m. Alumni reception at Clevelander Marlins Park
    7:10 p.m. First pitch
     
    Take Babson out to the ballgame! Whether you root, root, root, for the home team or cheer on your former hometown, please join fellow Babson alumni for an evening at the ballpark while the Red Sox are in town!  We will be watching from the exclusive Clevelander, featuring field level seating, a live DJ, and access to all levels of the park.

    2 drink tickets per person and ballpark snacks will be provided.  Be sure to show your Babson pride by wearing some Babson gear!

    Location:
    The Clevelander
    Miami Marlins Park
    NW 14th Ave
    Miami, FL 33125

    Cost:
    $75.00 per ticket
    Ticket valued at $100; Babson College is subsidizing $25.

    Limit 4 tickets per person.  All persons under 21 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.  All tickets are non-refundable. Space is limited.

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  • 6:30 PM

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Thursday, August 13, 2015

  • Hartford, CT: Alumni Happy Hour at Black B...
    Hartford, CT: Alumni Happy Hour at Black Bear Saloon Full Details [X]
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Hartford, CT: Alumni Happy Hour at Black Bear Saloon

    Please join fellow Babson alumni & friends for drinks, food and fun at Hartford's premier bar destination, Black Bear Saloon. Come after work to meet our local alumni community. Appetizers and a complimentary drink will be provided. Cash bar available with $4 drink specials on beer, wine, and mid-shelf liquor. 

    Thursday, August 13
    6 - 8 p.m.
     
    Location: 
    Black Bear Saloon 
    187 Allyn St
    Hartford, CT 06103

    $10 per person

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  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Raleigh, NC: Alumni Meet & Greet with Caro...
    Raleigh, NC: Alumni Meet & Greet with Carol Hacker Full Details [X]
    6:00 PM
    The Babson Alumni and Friends Network invite you to attend:

    Raleigh, NC: Alumni Meet & Greet with Carol Hacker

    Location:
    bu•ku
    110 East Davie Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601

    Date/Time:
    Thursday, August 13
    6 p.m.

    Please join fellow alumni and friends for a meet and greet with a Babson College Alumni Update provided by Carol Hacker, Vice President of the Alumni and Friends Network. Come to connect with old friends or make new ones! 

    Light appetizers and a beverage will be provided.

    Contact Information:
    Name: Lisa Alvezi
    Email: lalvezi@babson.edu



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  • 6:00 PM

Friday, August 14, 2015

  • Nashville, TN: Alumni Meet-up & Jamie Kent...
    Nashville, TN: Alumni Meet-up & Jamie Kent Show Full Details [X]
    5:00 PM
    The Babson Alumni and Friends Network invite you to attend:

    Nashville, TN: Alumni Meet-up & Jamie Kent Show

    Location:
    The Listening Room Cafe
    217 2nd Ave S
    Nashville, TN 37201

    Date/Time:
    Friday, August 14
    5 p.m. - Alumni Meet-up
    6 p.m. - Jamie Kent Show

    Please join fellow alumni and friends for an alumni meet-up and a show by Babson's own, Jamie Kent '09.  Carol Hacker, Vice President of the Alumni and Friends Network, will be in town to catch up, watch the show, and provide a Babson College Alumni Update. Come to connect with old friends or make new ones! 

    Light appetizers, a beverage, and a ticket to the show are provided.

    Contact Information:
    Name: Lisa Alvezi
    Email: lalvezi@babson.edu



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  • 5:00 PM

Friday, August 21, 2015

Saturday, August 22, 2015

  • San Diego, CA: Babson at the Ballpark
    San Diego, CA: Babson at the Ballpark Full Details [X]
    4:00 PM
    Off Campus
    The Babson Alumni & Friends Network and the Alumni Club of San Diego invite you to attend

    Babson at the Ball Park!
     
    Saturday, August 22, 2015
    4:00 p.m. (Pre-Game @ TGIFriday's)
    5:40 p.m. (First Pitch)

    TGIFriday's
    743 5th Ave
    San Diego, CA 92101
    United States
     
    Petco Park
    100 Park Boulevard
    San Diego, CA 92101

    Please join us before the game for some mixing and mingling over drinks and appetizers!

    $40 per person.
    Tickets are first come first served.  Limit 4 tickets per alumnus.  
    Price includes ticket to game, appetizers, one drink ticket and a Babson giveaway.

    Purchase tickets by clicking the Register button at the top of your screen.
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  • 4:00 PM
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Friday, August 28, 2015

  • New Family Orientation
    New Family Orientation Full Details [X]
    08/28/2015 - 08/29/2015 All Day Event
    Babson Campus

    NEW FAMILY ORIENTATION


    Friday, August 28, 2015

    Student and Family Check In
    8:00am – 1:00pm Knight Auditorium & Malloy Classrooms

    Brunch
    10:30am – 2:00pm Trim Dining Hall
     
    Babson Carnival
    11:00am – 2:00pm Reynolds Lawn *Rain Location: Staake

    Immigration Session (Required for students on F-1/J-1 visa)
    1:00pm – 2:00pm Sorenson Theater (F-1 visa) Reynolds 241 (J-1 visa)

    First in Your Family (by invitation only)
    1:00pm – 2:00pm  Reynolds Back Dining Room

    Family Tours 
    1:00pm – 2:15 p.m.
     Please feel free to join in on a guided tour at either 1–1:30 p.m. or 1:45–2:15 p.m. Tours depart from under the sky bridge between Reynolds Campus Center and the Sorenson Center for the Arts.

    All Family Meeting
    3:00 pm – 4:30pm Knight Auditorium

    Living in our Community
    4:30pm – 5:00pm Knight Auditorium

    First Night BBQ
    5:00pm – 7:00pm Webster Parking Lot and Green

    Champagne Welcome for New Families (staying for the Saturday program)
    7:00pm – 8:00pm Woodside Room, Babson Executive Conference Center
    Saturday, August 29, 2015

    Breakfast 
    7:30am – 8:45am Trim Dining Hall

    Starting Your Student’s Journey
    9:00am – 9:45am Olin Auditorium

    Babson First Year Curriculum by the Numbers
    9:45am – 10:15am Olin Auditorium

    Family Information Sessions
    10:45am – 12:30pm
    The following sessions will be offered concurrently in 45-minute segments:  10:45–11:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.  We welcome you to attend any of these breakout sessions.

    SESSION ONE – Babson’s Academic Experience
    10:45am – 11:30am
    These three sessions each provide similar but different perspectives on how Babson’s philosophy of Entrepreneurial Thought & Action plays out in the classroom.

    Puzzles and Mazes: Cultivating Entrepreneurial Thought & Action in the Classroom
    Babson faculty members will guide students through an exciting, interactive, and informative exercise that will set the stage for your student’s academic experience.  Be prepared to have some fun learning about the importance of creativity, the value of teamwork and effective thinking outside the box. 
     
    Creativity and the Academic Experience 
    Donna Stoddard, associate professor, TOIM, will guide families through an exciting, interactive, and informative exercise that will set the stage for your student’s academic experience.  Be prepared to have some fun learning about the importance of creativity, the value of teamwork and creativity in solving problems. 

    Coaching for Leadership & Teamwork Program (CLTP)
    Join Joseph Weintraub, professor of management, as he gives you an overview of Babson’s signature Coaching for Leadership & Teamwork Program (CLTP).

    SESSION TWO: Babson’s Extra-Curricular Experience
    11:45am – 12:30pm
    These three sessions each provide similar but different perspectives on how your student’s experience and access to resources or support outside the classroom.

    Supporting your Student’s Health & Safety at Babson
    Student well-being and safety are priorities for parents as well as the College. Please join Ryan Travia, associate dean, wellness, Jim Pollard, director of public safety/chief of police, Colleen Ryan, assistant dean, community standards, Jan Holton, director of counseling services and Sharon Yardley, director of health services, for a panel discussion to learn more about community expectations, programs and services available to support your student’s development.

    Global, Multicultural and Spiritual Perspectives at Babson 
    Join staff from the Glavin Office of Multicultural and International Education and the Office of Faith and Service in an interactive session that illustrates how Babson promotes global, multicultural, and spiritual perspectives on campus. Learn about the opportunities available to students and the strengths of Babson’s diverse and multicultural community.

    Student Wellness Programs at Babson
    Babson encourages its students to maintain a healthy lifestyle and we offer a wide variety of wellness programs to help them do just that.  Join Andy Dutton, assistant director, athletic facilities/recreation, Miranda Nordell, health educator, and Rachel Oppenheimer, registered dietician, Sodexo, to learn more about our recreation facilities, wellness programs and options for eating smart on-campus.  
    Family Farewell
    12:30pm Park Manor West lawn 
     
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  • 08/28/2015 - 08/29/2015 All Day Event
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Saturday, August 29, 2015

  • Los Angeles, CA: Babson at the Ballpark
    Los Angeles, CA: Babson at the Ballpark Full Details [X]
    6:00 PM
    The Babson Alumni and Friends Network and the Alumni Club of Southern California invite you to attend 

    Babson at the Ballpark! 
    Dodgers vs. Cubs 


    Take Babson out to the ballgame! Whether you root, root, root, for the home team or cheer on the Chicago Cubs, please join fellow Babson alumni for a Saturday evening at the ballpark! 

    Saturday, August 29
    6:00 p.m.

    Location:
    Dodger Stadium
    1000 Elysian Park Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA

    Registration cost is $15 per person.
    Includes ticket to the game and Babson giveaway 
      
    Tickets are limited and non-refundable.
    4 ticket maximum per alumnus. 
    Register today by clicking the button at the top of your screen. 
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  • 6:00 PM

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

  • Jeremy Grantham - The Race of Our Lives
    Jeremy Grantham - The Race of Our Lives Full Details [X]
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    Please register using the green "register for this event" button near the top right corner of this page.

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    Featuring: 
    ​Jeremy Grantham, Co-founder and Chief Investment Strategist, GMO LLC and Co-founder, Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment

    The Race of our Lives
    Mr. Grantham, an impassioned environmentalist and legendary investor, will be discussing what he sees as the biggest challenges facing our society. He will share his thoughts on global warming, the depletion of our planet's natural resources, and how these issues can be addressed. The stakes couldn’t be higher. He will also be discussing some of his investment themes and taking questions at the end of his presentation.

    Location: ​
    Olin Auditorium and the Needham/Wellesley Room, Babson College 

    Schedule:  
    4:30-5:00 p.m. Registration
    ​5:00-6:00 p.m. Presentation 
    6:00-7:00 p.m. Networking Reception

    For those using a mobile device, please scroll to the bottom and click "View Full Site" then find the full calendar posting for this event to register.
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  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Friday, September 18, 2015

  • 3rd Annual Babson Investment Banking Confe...
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    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    3rd Annual Babson Investment Banking Conference

    Friday, September 18
    8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Babson Campus

    The Babson Investment Banking Association (BIBA), the largest finance club on the Babson campus, welcomes you to attend our 3rd annual conference. BIBA’s mission is to enhance the position of Babson as a top business school on Wall Street by increasing the interest of students in this field. Our first two annual conferences were met with great success as we welcomed Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America, and Lloyd Blankfein, CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs, respectively. This year, we are proud to host Bill Ackman, Founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, as our keynote speaker.  

    Please register for this event: 
    BIBC2015.eventbrite.com
     
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  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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