Thank you to those who attended Family & Friends Weekend 2012! We hope you enjoyed your time on campus.
Family & Friends Weekend 2013 will be October 18-20. Mark your calendar!
The Family & Friends Weekend 2012 schedule is below to give you an idea of potential events and activities that may take place in 2013. Please check back next summer for the 2013 schedule.
Family & Friends Weekend Registration
4 - 9 p.m.
Reynolds Campus Center
When you arrive on campus, please stop by the Reynolds Campus Center to pick up all of your registration materials. Your registration packet includes meal tickets, a map indicating event locations, and the latest information about activities throughout the weekend.
Mathematics & Science Division Reception
4 - 5 p.m.
Meet the faculty in mathematics, statistics, operations research, and science, and learn more about Babson’s required quantitative curriculum at an open reception for all parents and students.
Meet the Deans – Meet Your Student’s Deans, Staff, and Faculty!
5 - 6 p.m.
Hollister Hall Suite 220
Stop by Hollister Hall to meet your student’s Class Dean and other staff in the Office of Academic Services and the Glavin Office of Multicultural and International Education.
Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Dinner
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The fifth annual Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame will honor Jeffrey Brown ’86, Alberto Perlman ’98, and the 2012 Rising Stars.
The Babson Players presents Noises Off!
Love triangles and inept actors? That doesn’t seem too strange to us! See the Babson Players perform Noises Off!, a comedic play about putting on a play involving tax evasion, drinking, and a whirlwind of emotions and broken doors.
Family & Friends Weekend Cabaret
10 – 11:45 p.m.
Sponsored by the Sorenson Center for the Arts
Enjoy the talented Babson Community as they perform in their annual Cabaret!
Saturday, October 20
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Chandor Dance Studio, Webster Athletic Center
Join us for a morning Zumba Class, and get your morning started off right! No registration required.
Family & Friends Weekend Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Reynolds Campus Center, Global Lounge
Sponsored by the Parent Executive Committee
For those unable to join us on Friday, please check in and pick up your registration materials and meal tickets, and mingle with members of the Parents Executive Committee. A continental breakfast will be available until 11:30 a.m.
Explore Boston and Head of the Charles Regatta On Your Own
8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Shop, see the sights, and explore Boston on your own time.
10th Annual Cruickshank 5K Race for Shelter
Registration and Start of Race at Webster Athletic Center Parking Lot
Put on your running shoes and support three awesome shelter initiatives at the 10th Annual Cruickshank 5k Run for Shelter! The charities being supported are the Babson College Katrina Relief Fund, the Babson Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, and Babson Global Outreach through Entrepreneurship.
Babson Abroad 101 for Families
11 a.m. - Noon
Reynolds Campus Center, Room 241
This session, presented by the Education Abroad Advisors from the Glavin Office of Multicultural and International Education, will provide the families of Babson students with an overview of Education Abroad at Babson.
Family & Friends Backyard BBQ!
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Upper Athletic Parking Deck
Join the community for a Backyard BBQ after the Cruickshank Race and before cheering on the women’s soccer and the men’s swimming and diving teams! Complete with a DJ and pumpkin painting!
Women's Soccer Game
Men's Swimming and Diving Meet
Morse Swimming Pool, Webster Athletic Center
Undergraduate Awards Ceremony
3 - 5 p.m.
Join the Office of Academic Services as the College recognizes the Dean’s List recipients and bestows some of Babson’s top honors. View all award recipents >>
OXEDOS Food Truck
3 - 6 p.m.
Outside of Reynolds Campus Center
Dinner On Your Own
Take the opportunity to visit a variety of local restaurants or our Trim Dining Hall. Local restaurant guides and driving directions will be available in the Reynolds Campus Center.
5:30 - 7 p.m.
The Babson Players presents Noises Off!
Sorenson Center for the Arts
9 p.m. - Midnight
Sponsored by Campus Activities Board
Casino Night is filled with casino games, food, drinks, live music, and prizes. Please join the Campus Activities Board for a fun night where students, friends, and families can mingle.
Sunday, October 21
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Trim Dining Hall
Join family and friends for a great meal highlighting our favorite New England tastes of autumn as the weekend comes to a close.
Kappa Kappa Gamma Fashion Show
Reynolds Main Street
The women of Kappa Kappa Gamma will model the latest fashions from the region’s favorite boutiques. All proceeds will be received by A Suitable Image, a nonprofit agency that provides career clothing at no charge to low-income men and women to aid in their transition to the workforce.
Men's Soccer Game