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Running for good causes in Wellesley

Babson College and MassBay Community College in Wellesley have each held 5K road races this month, both raising money for worthy causes. Two weeks ago, Babson hosted the Babson Runs for Rett race, which traversed the Babson and Olin campuses, with a good steep run up Wellesley Avenue at the finish. The race, held during […]

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Comedian Bob Marley at Babson Friday night; Road race on Saturday

If you see more activity than usual around Babson College this weekend that’s because it’s the school’s homecoming and reunion weekend. While the activities are mainly for the Babson crowd, the public is also invited to join in some of the fun, including a comedy show Friday night (Sept. 19) at 930-10:30pm under a big […]

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Money magazine ranks Babson #1 college for your money in America

Babson College in Wellesley gives you the most bang for your buck out of 1,500 four-year colleges examined by Money magazine in its new ranking of the nation’s top schools. The ranking takes into consideration 17 factors such as education quality, alumni earnings and affordability. Babson’s focus on business/entrepreneurship helped its ranking significantly. Money says […]

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Summer no time to snooze for Babson entrepreneurs

A program to help undergraduate and graduate students from Babson College launch businesses gives them professional and semi-private workspaces where they can share ideas among themselves as well as with faculty and established entrepreneurs. In return, the student businesses are encouraged to contribute a chunk of their equity position to Babson. Here’s a quick look at […]

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Retired NFL players: Really big men on Babson campus this week

If you see extremely giant dudes wandering around Wellesley this week, it could be some of the ex-NFL players who are taking part in a program called “Basic Training — It’s My Business” at Babson College. The program is being run in conjunction with The Trust, an organization backed by the NFL Players Association to […]

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Designer Tory Burch shares words of wisdom with “fellow entrepreneurs” at Babson commencement

Tory Burch, CEO and designer of Tory Burch, delivered an address at Babson College’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 17. Here’s what she had to say: Thank you so much for the warm welcome.  My fellow entrepreneurs:  it is a privilege to be among the first people to congratulate you on completing your time at […]

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Double the fun: Wizard of Oz & The Wiz coming to Wellesley

The nonprofit Wellesley Theatre Project will present the musicals, The Wizard of Oz, The Young Performers’ Edition and The Wiz Thursday, May 8, Friday, May 9, Saturday, May 10 and Sunday, May 11.  All performances will take place at The Sorenson Center for the Arts, 231 Forest St., Babson College, Wellesley. Tickets are priced $12 for adults and $6 for […]

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Babson grads find match made in Heaven: Christianity & Mixed Martial Arts

Babson College MBA alumni Chris LeSchack, Paul Proctor, Maxwell Chang, and Ashit Ghevaria shared executive producer duties for a new film called “Fight Church” that debuts April 24-26 at the Independent Film Festival Boston. Fight Church asks the question: “Can you really love your neighbor as yourself and then punch him in the face?” It is a feature […]

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Babson Players to perform “Chicago”

The Babson Players present the musical “Chicago” this April 10-12 at 8-10pm. Tickets are $3 for current Babson/Olin/Wellesley students and $5 for everyone else. The theatre troupe says this is a PG-13 show (though the poster indicates maybe even racier than that). Online tickets here.

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Babson 2014 commencement speakers: designer Tory Burch, philanthropist Bobby Sager

Babson College has named two successful business people as its 2014 commencement speakers for its May 17 ceremonies. ​Tory Burch, CEO and designer of Tory Burch, will address undegrads, while Bobby Sager, founder of the Sager Family Traveling Foundation and Roadshow will speak to grad students. Burch opened a small Manhattan boutique in 2004 that has grown […]

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