Babson Announcements

JOSEPH L. WINN NAMED CHAIR OF THE BABSON COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Joseph L. Winn, a consultant for emerging businesses in the areas of strategy and financial planning, has been named Chair of the Babson College Board of Trustees.

BABSON THOUGHT LEADERSHIP SERIES EVENT NOVEMBER 4

Faculty Speakers will be featured in a day-long program focused on developing leaders who shape social and economic opportunity, based on the new faculty book "The New Entrepreneurial Leader."

BABSON ART EXHIBIT NOVEMBER 3– DECEMBER 30, 2011

“Loops and Strips,” New Paintings by Nataliya Bregel will be displayed in Hollister Gallery November 3 - December 30.

NEW BOOK ON EXPORTING CO-AUTHORED BY BABSON’S PETER COHAN

"Export Now: Five Keys to Entering New Markets," co-authored by Peter Cohan and Frank Lavin shares strategy on how to take any-sized business global.

BABSON’S F.W. OLIN GRADUATE SCHOOL FEATURED IN THE PRINCETON REVIEW

The Princeton Review's "Best 294 Business Schools: 2012 Edition" includes Babson's F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.

FOOD SOLUTIONS INSTITUTE ESTABLISHED AT BABSON COLLEGE; FOOD SOL TO USE THE COUNTRY’S TOP ENTREPRENEURIAL PROBLEM SOLVING STRATEGIES TO DRIVE SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM INNOVATIONS

The Food Solutions Institute (Food Sol) has been established at Babson College to catalyze sustainability- and socially-oriented innovations in the food system.

GEO TV NETWORK CO-FOUNDER MIR IBRAHIM RAHMAN AND JIFFY LUBE CO-FOUNDER STEPHEN SPINELLI JR. NAMED TO BABSON COLLEGE ALUMNI ENTREPRENEUR HALL OF FAME

The Babson College Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame’s newest members are Mir Ibrahim Rahman ’00, co-founder and CEO of GEO TV Network, and Stephen Spinelli Jr. M’92, president of Philadelphia University and co-founder of Jiffy Lube.

FUBU CREATOR AND SHARK TANK HOST DAYMOND JOHN TO HEADLINE BABSON MBA DIVERSITY EVENT

Daymond John, FUBU (For US By US) creator and host of ABC-TV’s Shark Tank will lead a special full-day event, “Diversity of All Kinds” at the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.

3 MBA BUSINESSES WIN ROCKET PITCH COMPETITION AT BABSON SAN FRANCISCO

The three start-up businesses are Coaster, a mobile service; Androgyny, an online apparel retailer; and Matchpoint GPS, an anti-theft service for vehicles.

Undergraduates Take The Babson Rising Campaign To A New Level

The Babson Class of 2013 Steering Committee today launched The Pig is the Limit, a new undergraduate fundraising initiative which will accompany Babson’s The Sky is the Limit campaign in the goal to raise $20 million over the next 100 days.

IN MEMORIAM: TED GROSSMAN

It is with great sadness that we inform the Babson community of the death of our dear colleague and friend, Ted Grossman, on Sunday, September 25, 2011.

BABSON CELEBRATES HISTORIC CAMPAIGN WITH TWO ANONYMOUS BEQUESTS TOTALING $58.7 MILLION

Babson Rising campaign raises $204 million…and counting!

3 BABSON STARTUPS AMONG BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK’S AMERICA'S BEST YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS 2011

Three Babson startups are among the 25 most impressive U.S. companies in Bloomberg Businessweek.com's seventh annual roundup of promising U.S. entrepreneurs age 25 and under.

BABSON WELCOMES JONAS HAERTLE, HEAD, PRINCIPLES OF RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT EDUCATION SECRETARIAT AT U.N. AND LAUNCHES BOOK: "THE NEW ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADER," SEPTEMBER 26

Jonas Haertle, Head, The Principles of Responsibile Management Education Secretariat at the United Nations, will speak and the new Babson faculty book "The New Entrepreneurial Leader" will be launched.

MELLON FOUNDATION AWARDS WELLESLEY COLLEGE GRANT TO ADVANCE THREE-COLLEGE COLLABORATION

Following the partnership’s successful launch, the gift provides pilot funding for Babson-Olin-Wellesley’s first inter-campus Certificate Program in Sustainability and Mellon Presidential Innovation Project Fund.

INNOVATION DISTRICT WELCOMES BABSON TO BOSTON

Mayor Menino joins with Babson to open Babson Boston, the Innovation District’s first major academic facility

PROFESSOR MICHAEL GOLDSTEIN NAMED FINRA ECONOMIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIR

Professor Michael Goldstein Ph.D. has been named chair of the FINRA Economic Advisory Committee.

THE NEW ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADER: DEVELOPING LEADERS WHO SHAPE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

Developed at Babson College, the world's top school for entrepreneurship, The New Entrepreneurial Leader presents a radically new approach specifically designed to meet the drastically changed needs and circumstances of the post-crash world.

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP BY DESIGN COURSE AT BABSON/OLIN COLLEGES RECEIVES INNOVATION IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP PEDAGOGY AWARD

The Social Entrepreneurship by Design course, jointly taught by professors from Babson and Olin College of Engineering, has received the Innovation in Entrepreneurship Pedagogy award.

BABSON AMONG SIERRA CLUB’S TOP 100 “COOLEST SCHOOLS”

Sierra Club names Babson to its 2011 List of America’s Coolest Schools, a ranking based on sustainability efforts.

30 DAYS OF PRME: BABSON CELEBRATES UN’S PRINCIPLES OF RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

Babson Celebrates UN’s Principles Of Responsible Management Education

BABSON COLLEGE AND PROFESSOR PATRICIA GREENE AMONG TOP 100 SMALL BUSINESS INFLUENCERS

Babson College and Babson entrepreneurship professor Patricia Greene have been named to the Top 100 Small Business Influencers by Small Business Trends and Smallbiztechnology.com.

FRESHMAN STUDENT BUSINESS DONATES PROFITS TO FRIENDS OF THE HOMELESS OF THE SOUTH SHORE

33 first-year students who arrived at Babson in January 2011 launched The One Bottle, a student business that is a part of the required Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) course.

BABSON CELEBRATES SOCIAL INNOVATION ON AUGUST 30TH DURING “FROM DAY ONE” ACTIVITIES

“From Day One…Make a Difference” on August 30th will turn the Babson campus into a marketplace of social innovation.

BABSON’S SAN FRANCISCO FAST TRACK MBAS HOLD FIRST ROCKET PITCH COMPETITION

Babson’s San Francisco Fast Track holds its first Rocket Pitch Saturday, October 1, at the campus on 135 Main Street.