Babson Announcements

BABSON’S LATIN ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM APRIL 20, 2012

MBA student members of the Babson Latin America Business Club host the 4th Latin Entrepreneurship Forum on Friday, April 20 with keynote speakers from Mexico, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Columbia, Ecuador and Argentina.

BABSON PROFESSOR JANICE YELLIN NAMED DIRECTOR OF THE BABSON-OLIN-WELLESLEY THREE-COLLEGE COLLABORATION

The Three-College Collaboration has named Babson's Janice Yellin as its second director for a three year appointment starting July 1.

NIKE FOUNDATION’S MARIA EITEL AND LINKEDIN’S REID HOFFMAN NAMED 2012 BABSON COMMENCEMENT SPEAKERS

Reid Hoffman, Executive Chairman of LinkedIn and partner at Greylock Partners, and Maria Eitel, President and CEO of the Nike Foundation, will serve as the Babson College 2012 graduation speakers.

BABSON INVESTMENTS & FINANCE GROUPS HOLD 5TH ANNUAL INVESTMENTS CONFERENCE MARCH 9

"Global Market Outlook - Investing in an Uncertain Environment" is the theme for the 5th annual conference of Babson's Cutler Center and the Babson Investment Management Association (BIMA) to be held March 9.

BABSON PROFESSOR HOOPES BPL LECTURE OFFERS HOPE FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM

Professor and author James Hoopes will offer thoughts at Rabb Lecture Hall, BPL, February 22, based on his new book "Corporate Dreams: Big Business in American Democracy from the Great Depression to the Great Recession." ​

BABSON STARTUPS SUPPORTED IN UNDERGRADUATE & MBA HATCHERIES

Babson startups developing in Undergraduate and MBA Hatcheries on campus and in Boston's Innovation District.

BABSON PRESIDENT TO SPEAK AT SAINT DUNSTAN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH LENTEN SERVICE

President Schlesinger will be the first of five speakers in a Lenten series at Dover's St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church. His talk will be on February 28. The interactive sessions are free and open to the public.

MBAS SERVE AS CONSULTANTS FOR SHARK DAYMOND JOHN; WORK WITH SHARK BUSINESS, EZVIP

MBA students analyze EzVIP as investment for Shark Tank's Daymond John and Mark Cuban as part of MCFE class during fall semester.

“CONSTELLATIONS,” CERAMIC SCULPTURE BY JOSEPHINE BURR, AT BABSON GALLERY; FEBRUARY 2 - MARCH 14, 2012

Artist/sculptor Josephine Burr will exhibit her work "Constellations: New Ceramic Scuplture," in the Hollister Gallery beginning February 2.

SENIOR LEADERSHIP SHARING BABSON’S ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPERTISE AT GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS FORUM IN RIYADH

A Babson team led by President Schlesinger will speak at the Global Competitiveness Forum in Saudi Arabia January 21-24. The team includes Provost Shahid Ansari, Babson Global's Dan Isenberg, and Senior Partner for Entrepreneurship Steve Gold.

Babson College Tops Off Babson Rising Campaign at $216+ Million

Babson College’s historic Babson Rising campaign has raised more than $216 million dollars; $5 million John E. and Alice L. Butler Endowment Fund to Support Babson Venture Accelerator Program

Babson Team Teaching Entrepreneurship to Students in Ghana During Semester Break

Undergraduate Dean Dennis Hanno is leading a team to Ghana to teach entrepreneurship.

EDUCATORS PREPARED TO TEACH THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENTREPRENEURS AT THE PRICE-BABSON SYMPOSIUM FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATORS

64 participants from around the globe attended the Price-Babson Symposium for an intensive 4 day program learning the "art and craft" of teaching and learning entrepreneurship.

PRICE-BABSON SYMPOSIUM FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATORS

Babson's Symposia for Entrepreneurship Educators (SEE) flagship Price-Babson program is taking place January 8-11 with participants from around the world.

BABSON COLLEGE AND GAPINGVOID PARTNER

Gapingvoid cartoons are Babson's newest way to inspire and advance "Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™" to make a better world.

BABSON ALUMNI ENTREPRENEURS ADD NEW TEAM TO PRO INDOOR LACROSSE LEAGUE

Undergrad alumni Jason Wellemeyer & Tyler Low, lacrosse teammates at Babson, have purchased a team that will play locally for the No. American Lacrosse League in the 2013 season.

MASSACHUSETTS ENTREPRENEURS REMAIN OPTIMISTIC IN RECOVERY; STATE’S COMMITMENT TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP STILL STRONG; EARLY-STAGE ACTIVITY IS HIGHER THAN U.S. AVERAGE, ACCORDING TO GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP MONITOR MASSACHUSETTS 2010 REPORT

The Babson study analyzed the unique entrepreneurial landscape of Massachusetts, looking at who the entrepreneurs are, where they live and work, why they start businesses, and what kind of skills and attitudes they bring to the marketplace.

TEN BABSON UNDERGRAD STUDENTS AWARDED ELY TRUST SCHOLARSHIPS

Ten Massachusetts students have been awarded $23,750 in scholarship aid from the Charles C. Ely Trust.

BABSON COLLEGE SUPPORTS STARTUPS IN UNDERGRADUATE & MBA HATCHERIES

Babson College supports startups this semester in Undergraduate and MBA Hatcheries on campus and in Boston's Innovation District.

GLOBAL STUDY OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS FINDS NEED FOR GREATER ACCESS TO CAPITAL, MORE EDUCATION AND TRAINING AND A SHIFT IN SOCIETAL ATTITUDES TO STIMULATE AND SUPPORT WOMEN STARTING AND GROWING BUSINESSES

Babson College releases the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2010 Women’s Report, the most comprehensive study ever conducted about the entrepreneurial activity of women across the globe.

BABSON, OLIN & WELLESLEY COLLEGE STUDENTS PRESENT FINDINGS OF SUSTAINABILITY STUDY OF WELLESLEY NEIGHBORHOOD

Students taking the three college Sustainability Certificate Program will present results of their semester-long study of sustainability concerns in a Wellesley neighborhood on December 14th, 5 to 6:30 p.m., at the Whitin Observatory at Wellesley College.

LEAF DRAWS IN $1MILLION ROUND FOR LAUNCH OF DIGITAL PLATFORM IN 2012

Alumni business "Leaf" gets $1M to launch new payment & social networking app for merchant point-of-sales systems in 2012.

KEY4WOMEN CONFIDENCE INDEX SHOWS WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS REMAIN CAUTIOUS

Index shows that nearly half of women business owners will be looking to hire in the next twelve months.

BABSON STUDENTS & ALUMNI AMONG TECH LUMINARIES & RISING ALL-STARS

Babson alumni Jim Poss, M'03; Mike Salguero, M'10; Phil Tepfer, '08; and current undergrad Dinesh Wadhwani, '12; are named All Stars by MassHighTech and Boston Business Journal.