Babson College will celebrate National Education week November 5th – 9th

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Babson College will celebrate National Education week November 5th – 9th by hosting events around campus to promote and celebrate the campuses vibrant international population and the importance of international education and exchange. This annual initiative promotes international understanding and builds support for international education.

The goal of the events is to highlight Babson’s international appreciation and reach both within the Babson Community and globally.


Babson IEW events:


Monday, November 5th

• Babson Entrepreneurs Making Their Global Footprint

• International Business Etiquette

• Multicultural Fair


Tuesday, November 6th

• A Day of Fast • Hunger Banquet

• Scholarships and Grants of Semester Study Abroad


Wednesday, November 7th

• A Day Without Shoes

• New Employee International Tea

• Babson Abroad 101 for Undergraduate Semester Abroad

• Food for Charity


Thursday, November 8th

• 8th European Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance

• Ten Thousand Villages Sale and Fundraiser

• I am Grateful For…Luncheon


Friday, November 9th

• Babson Entrepreneurship Forum

• Undergraduate Education Abroad Regional Information Sessions

• Babson Abroad 101 for Undergraduate Semester Abroad


To find out more about information about the individual events please visit:

About International Education Week:

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. IEW encourages programs that prepare citizens to live and work in a global environment. This joint initiative of the U.S. Departments of State and Education is celebrated in more than 100 countries worldwide. Here at Babson, International Education Week is recognized as an important part of our identity. It is an opportunity to share our individual and collective culture. This year we mark our 8th year of participation in the celebration of International Education Week.

About Babson College:

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.

By Hilary Katulak,, 781-239-4623 | 11/05/2012 03:03