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Friday, September 25 2020

  • Sep
    10
    2020
    Jan
    03
    2021

    Babson Alumni Football Weekly Challenge

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    Kick-off the Fall with a welcome back to professional sportsas the NFL football season begins.Join Babson for a friendly game that will last as long as the football season! Participate in our Alumni Football Weekly Challenge with your fellow Babson friends, track the league's progress throughout the season, and see if you can be the last alum standing! Whether you are a football fan or just want to give it a try, all alums are welcome to participate in this easy, fun, community building engagement.How To Play: Register by clicking the button at the top or bottom of this page. Check your email for your first ballot on Tuesday, September 8th after 3:00 PM EST. Weekly ballots and league updates will be shared with all participants on Tuesdays throughout the season. All emails will come from alumrel@babson.edu. Submit your picks by filling out the ballot (Google Sheet provided in email each week). Follow along throughout the season on our Alumni Football Weekly Challenge Dashboard. It will be updated each Tuesday by 2:00 PM EST.Game Rules: All registrants must be Babson Alumni to participate. Limit one registration per alum. Each participant chooses one NFL team each week to 'win' their match-up that week. Throughout the course of the season, you CANNOT pick the same team twice. You must have your pick in BEFORE THE START of the FIRST Thursday, Sunday, or Monday regular season game depending on when your pick is playing. Picks submitted after the deadline will be an automatic loss and result in elimination. (i.e. you cannot pick a team that has already played or their game has already started). If the participant's pick is correct (the team wins their game), they move on to play the following week. If the participant's pick is incorrect (the team loses their game), they are eliminated from the weekly challenge. The last player standing will be named our first annual Alumni Football Weekly Challenge Champion and receive a commemorative trophy for bragging rights!*If at anytime the NFL season is interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Babson team will be in touch with a plan to finish out the Challenge.*Players spots are limited. Register now to reserve your place. Last day to register will be Wednesday, September 9th at 3:00 PM EST. Find out more >>
  • Sep
    15
    2020
    Oct
    15
    2020

    The Babson Open

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    SEPTEMBER 15 - OCTOBER 15A virtual tournament that golfers can play on any course, anywhere in the world.Babson Alumni and Friends are invited to participate in theCollege's first virtual golf tournament! PLAY A ROUNDGolfers tee off for 18 holes at a course of their choosing* between 9/15 and 10/15SUBMIT YOUR SCORESWhether you play with local friends, or gather fellow Babson Beavers for a foursome, submit your scores through the 18Birdies app to our live tournament. Players can submit up to two rounds of golf for scoring.FOLLOW THE FUNSnap a photo for the tournament feed, follow the leaderboard, and cheer on fellow alumni throughout the month to see who our lucky winners will be!Tournament participants will have the chance to interact, post, and share content to the feed- not to mention win great golf gear from the PGA Golf Superstore. Not ready to play or just want to follow along? We welcome anyone to download the app and view the tournament leader boards to cheer on players over the next four weeks.Read on for more information and the official rules. Scores will be tracked in the 18Birdies app and calculated using the Peoria Scoring System.*Courses must have slope and course rating recognized by world handicap system. 18birdies app has more than 30,000 courses worldwide.TOURNAMENT RULES AND GUIDELINES All scores and tournament updates collected through the 18Birdies App. Download the app HERE. If you are unable to utilize the app, attested scorecards can be emailed to eventsmanagement@babson.edu as well. To qualify, you must play and post one (1) Qualified round at a course of your choosing (Par 70 or greater) between September 15, 2020 and October 15, 2020. Three (3) winners will be selected in both the Gross and Net Categories, based on the top 3 tournament performers. Top 3 tournament performers is defined by the first three places on the tournament leader boards. One (1) "MVP" winner will be selected from a random drawing. To qualify for the "MVP" random prize drawing, tournament participants must contribute at least one (1) form of user-generated content (e.g. photos and videos) to the tournament Feed. The tournament is open to all Babson Alumni & Friends.THE PEORIA SCORING SYSTEMWith the Peoria Scoring Systems, 6 holes are secretly selected as the scoring holes. At the end of the tournament, the 6 secret holes will be revealed and top performers will be shown on the Individual Stroke - Net and Gross leaderboard. Babson will use the Qualified Round criteria to select a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner for each leaderboard.The 6 holes consist of two par 3s, two par 4s and two par 5s with one of each type selected from the front and back nine respectively. Players tee off and complete their rounds, playing stroke play and scoring in the normal fashion.A player's handicap for the round will be calculated based on the score on those 6 secret holes.A modified Peoria handicap is calculated by adding the player's strokes over par on the selected holes, and multiplying that number by 2.8. This will be the player's allowance to be deducted from the gross score. The maximum hole score for allowance purposes is three over par on par-3s and 4s, and four over par on par-5s.Example: A player scores 98 for a round. The player is 11 over par on the six selected holes.11 x 2.8 = 30.8 = 31 Stroke AllowanceGross Score: 98Net Score: 98 - 31 = 67*Just want to follow along? On the 18Birdies app use the gallery code 9376 to keep an eye on the action. Find out more >>
  • Sep
    20
    2020
    Sep
    26
    2020

    18th Annual Cruickshank 5K Virtual Run/Walk for Shelter

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    This year's Cruickshank 5K run/walk will be a virtual race. A virtual race can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or on the track. You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself. Running and walking on your own, or with friends! We hope to bring to together students, families, alumni, faculty, staff and the Babson global community virtually to raise funds for the Babson chapter of Habitat for Humanity and the Service and Justice Programs' volunteer initiatives. We are hoping to have as many community members represented in this event as possible, as it promotes wellness, teamwork, and a sense of community. Additionally, the initiatives that are benefited by this race not only serve Babson students, but our local and global communities on a large scale - which is why we are also opening up this event to the greater community and network.Please register today! Every registrant will receive a free t-shirt and an email with a list of photo opps for the scavenger piece of the face!Please submit a photo/time during the week of September 13th -19th via Facebook with the #Cruickshank2020 hashtag after you completed your run/walk with the Cruickshank t-shirt. Find out more >>
  • Sep
    25
    2020

    Impact Unplugged: Cities Reimagined

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    Cities Reimagined with Alex Johnston, founder of Cities Reimagined The most pressing issues facing urban cities are complex - they are no longer addressable by a single way of thinking. How can public and private sector leaders come together to tackle large scale change projects in their communities? Join us as we welcome Alex Johnston, founder of Cities Reimagined, a civic design studio working to solve urban challenges through human centered design.Join the conversation on ZoomMeeting details will be provided in the registration confirmation email.About Impact UnpluggedImpact Unpluggedis an Uncommon Table series on service, sustainability, and social innovation.Sustainable, positive social impact can occur through a wide spectrum of activities. Individuals must first decide what problem they want to solve, and then determine how they can best influence the greatest change. How can you bring an entrepreneurial mindset and social design thinking to more effectively address the UN Global Goals, like poverty, climate action, and inequality?Impact Unplugged provides a space to share insights that lead to action. These conversations are curated by The Lewis Institute and Service & Justice Programs. As with all of our Uncommon Table conversations, come when you can, stay as long as youd like. All are welcome. Find out more >>
  • Sep
    25
    2020

    Finance Friday's - Financial Planning - 9/25

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    Invest in Your Future on Friday Afternoons The Finance Friday's series for Babson undergraduate and graduate students will cover various finance topics featuring Babson faculty, alumni and industry thought leaders. The series will also feature the Finance Industry Overview, a three-part series, which will provide Babson students with an overview of the various career paths associated with a finance major. Each session will aim to demystify the industry and provide a level of clarity for students to explore career paths that cater to their strengths.Financial Planning: A Career Path with Immense Earning Potential, Flexibility, and Personal SatisfactionThere's more to financial planning than investments! This presentation will explore the seven areas of financial planning, the financial planning process, and the career path for becoming a Certified Financial Planner. You'll also learn how a Babson graduate built a financial planning practice from scratch that now serves 135 households and has over $225 mil. in assets under management.Craig DuVarney, CFP '99For more than two decades, Craig DuVarney has brought a unique combination of determination and success to his career as a Certified Financial Planner. Craig graduated with honors from Babson College as a double major in Investments and Economics. Read more about Craig here.Registration: Click on the registration button at the bottom of this page to register. This webinar is for Babson undergraduate and graduate students. Webinar Access: Click here to access the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/7813547881 PW: 964393 Find out more >>