Student Engagement Staff

Maribeth Flakes


Maribeth Flakes (she/her/hers) leads the student engagement team overseeing the staff that works with operations of clubs/organizations, student programming, management of the Reynolds Campus Center and fraternity and sorority life. Maribeth also advises the Student Government Association and assists with the planning and implementation of major college events such as orientation. Maribeth has a B.S. in Early Childhood Education and Spanish from Bridgewater State University and a M.A. in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel from New York University.

Angel Long

Angel Long

Associate Director

Angel Long (she/her/hers) serves as the primary advisor for the Campus Activities Board and Senior Class Committee. Responsible for program management of the Babson Leadership Academy and oversees the online brand of the office. ​B.A. Framingham State University; M.Ed. Salem State University.

Conor O'Brien

Conor O'Brien

Associate Director

Conor O’Brien (he/him/his) oversees parent and family engagement and programming, including Family & Friends Weekend and Family Orientation. He assists in the planning and implementation of the undergraduate orientation program, supervises the Peer Mentors, manages the First-Year/Senior Retreat, and oversees the Community Leadership Team shared leadership application process. Conor earned his B.A. from Quinnipiac University and his M.Ed. from the University of South Carolina.

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Michael Noel


Michael Noel (he/him/his) oversees the management of all undergraduate student clubs and organizations, as well as the operation of Belong.Babson, the school's online platform for student engagement. Michael has a bachelor's degree from Bridgewater State University, and a Master's in Higher Education from Southern New Hampshire University.


Jillian McVey

Graduate Assistant

Jillian McVey (she/her/hers) currently holds a B.B.A in Marketing from Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and is pursuing her Masters in Higher Education with a focus in Student Affairs from Salem State University. Jillian serves as the Graduate Assistant in the Office of Student Engagement at Babson where she advises the Campus Activities Board (CAB) and the Senior Class Committee.