Babson Announcements

BABSON APPLAUDS WORLD CLASS ENTREPRENEURS

Intuit’s Cook, Sycamore’s Deshpande, and Harvard’s Stevenson to Join The Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs™; Mayor Menino, Craig Benson, Former New Hampshire Governor, and Babson College President Leonard Schlesinger Lead The Celebration

BABSON’S CFO PHILIP SHAPIRO APPOINTED TO MEFA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Philip Shapiro has been appointed to the Mass Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) Board of Directors. Shapiro is Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Babson College in Wellesley, MA.

BABSON’S GREENE COMMENTS AS ACADEMIC ADVISOR FOR THE GUARDIAN LIFE SMALL BUSINESS RESEARCH INSTITUTE ON IMPROVING REVENUE PERFORMANCE IN THE YEAR AHEAD

Babson's Prof. Greene Comments on The Guardian Research Showing Higher Growth Small Businesses Prepare for Contingencies, Use Borrowed Funds Strategically, Have Clear Vision for Their Companies, Among Other Key Traits.

BABSON ENTREPRENEURIAL THOUGHT AND ACTION® (B.E.T.A.) CHALLENGE SEMIFINALISTS NAMED

The semi-finalists will compete at Venture Expo on April 4 at 4:30 p.m. in Olin Hall. The winners of the B.E.T.A. Challenge will compete on Founday's Day, April 18.

BABSON AMONG SPONSORS FOR CLEAN-TECH FORUM CONVENING IN SAN FRANCISCO

"The Power of Global Partnerships" is the theme for the 10th annual Cleantech Forum in San Francisco, March 26-28. It is the largest and longest-running assembly of global leaders in the cleantech arena.

BABSON COLLEGE PRESIDENT LEONARD SCHLESINGER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ECONOMIST’S UPCOMING IDEAS ECONOMY: INNOVATION EVENT ON MARCH 28TH

Conference To Focus On How Innovation Can Propel Nations And Lead To Lasting Global Progress And Prosperity

BABSON HOSTS SCREENING OF DOCUMENTARY FILM “THE RESCUERS” ON APRIL 11TH A STORY OF HEROISM AMIDST GENOCIDE WILL BE FOLLOWED BY CONVERSATION WITH DIRECTOR/PRODUCER MICHAEL KING, ANTI-GENOCIDE ACTIVIST STEPHANIE NYOMBAYIRE, AND PRODUCER JOYCE MANDELL

The film "The Rescuers," airing April 11, 6:30-9:00 p.m. in Olin Auditorium, is a story of heroism amidst genocide, and will be followed by conversation with director Michael King, producer Joyce Mandell, and anti-genocide activist Stephanie Nyombayire.

BABSON TRIO SELLS START-UP TO ISRAELI INVESTOR

Start-up business SeeNow Ltd., founded by Babson alumni Jason Haddad and Michael Uohara along with their late mentor Ted Grossman, has been acquired by an Israeli investor. SeeNow Ltd. will pursue its plan to develop solutions for the visually impaired.

BABSON EXECUTIVE EDUCATION OFFERS AN ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM FOR FAMILY BUSINESSES

Family businesses will have the opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial leadership potential at Babson Executive Education’s (BEE) new program, “Family Entrepreneurship: Growing the Family Business Across Generations” on May 16-17, 2012.

“WEATHERED WATERS,” SCULPTURE BY NATHALIE MIEBACH, AT BABSON GALLERY

From March 28 - May 15, scuplture by Boston area artist Nathalie Miebach will be on display at the Hollister Gallery.

BABSON ALUMS TEAM UP TO HOLD CHARITY POKER TOURNAMENT TO PROVIDE SPORTS EQUIPMENT FOR YOUTH IN MASSACHUSETTS, ARUBA AND UGANDA

A poker tournament will provide sports equipment to local youth and to young sports enthusiasts in Aruba and Uganda, thanks to Babson alumni who teamed up for the cause.

BABSON COLLEGE HOLDS FIRST ANNUAL LEMONADE STAND DESIGN COMPETITION FOR NEEDHAM & WELLESLEY YOUTH, APRIL 19, 2012

Wellesley and Needham elementary and middle school students are invited to Babson to learn entrepreneurial skills by starting, running, and liquidating a lemonade stand. They will compete for a location at Wellesley's Linden Store.

BABSON COLLEGE NAMED TO PRESIDENT’S 2012 HONOR ROLL FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE

Community service at Babson is recognized again by its placement on The Presidents Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2012.

BABSON COLLEGE AND FOTZC INSPIRE TANZANIAN YOUTH THROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACADEMY

Led by Babson Undergraduate Dean Dennis Hanno and a team of students, alumni, and staff, 80 students in Tanzania will learn about entrepreneurship in an intense one-week experience.

BABSON ASSOCIATE MBA DEAN ROBERT TURNER MEETS WITH ALUMNI IN CHILE MARCH 15

Babson alumni in the Santiago, Chile, area will enjoy a visit by Professor Bob Turner at a networking reception sponsored by the Alumni and Friends Network.

EXPORT NOW, BY BABSON LECTURER PETER COHAN, AMONG TOP 10 BOOKS FOR 2012

A book by Babson lecturer Peter Cohan has been named to the Top 10 Books for 2012 by the Small Business Book Awards. The award recognizes books published in 2011 that are of interest to small business owners, managers, and entrepreneurs.

BABSON PROFESSOR PAUL JURAS NAMED TO GLOBAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS

Accounting Professor Juras will assume his position on the Global Board of Directors of the IMA on July 1.

60 ACADEMICS FROM 24 GREATER CHINA BUSINESS SCHOOLS LEARN LATEST ENTREPRENEURIAL TEACHING METHODS AT BABSON COLLEGE

Business school academics from Greater China’s most elite universities are gathering March 11-24 at Babson College in Wellesley, MA, to learn the #1 entrepreneurship school’s signature Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® teaching method.

BABSON MBA RANKED #1 FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP – 19TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR – BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Babson continues to outrank major private and public universities in teaching and learning entrepreneurship.

THE STEP PROJECT – FAMILY BUSINESS AT BABSON – PUBLISHES BOOK SERIES

The Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) Project has published the third in its book series - "Understanding Entrepreneurial Family Businesses in Uncertain Environments: Opportunities and Research in Latin America."

BABSON EARNS 10-YEAR REACCREDITATION FROM NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

Babson President Len Schlesinger announced the College's 10 year full accreditation renewal by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

FIRST-YEAR BABSON UNDERGRADUATES LAUNCH 18 BUSINESSES

Social entrepreneurship is a new element in this year's 18 first-year businesses launched. Nearly $400,000 has been donated to local charities since the inception of the program in 1999.

STUDY OF BILLIONAIRES EXPOSES POSSIBLE TRADING RULE FOR INVESTORS

Babson College professor’s research shows how everyday investors might profit by investing alongside Forbes’ billionaires list

THE CENTER FOR WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP AT BABSON COLLEGE HOSTS MULTI-FACETED YOGA EVENT

On March 13 Babson's CWL will host a yoga event "Empowered by Mind, Body, Soul: How Women Transformed the Yoga Industry." It is free and open to the public.

BABSON COLLEGE AND BOSTON MAYOR THOMAS M. MENINO KICK-OFF LEMONADE DAY BOSTON 2012 WITH PSA FEATURING FUBU CREATOR AND ABC-TV ‘SHARK,’ DAYMOND JOHN

Through Lemonade Day Boston, 1,500 Boston youth will learn to run their own business…a lemonade stand


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