Category Archives: Babson College

Multimedia Documerica concert coming to Babson

The contemporary quartet ETHEL is coming to Babson College’s Carling-Sorenson Theatre on Oct. 23 at 8pm to present its Documerica show. The pitch: Documerica is a landmark visual and musical event that explores Americans’ connection to their environment, performed by the progressive contemporary quartet ETHEL. Visual images include more than 3,000 vintage photographs from the […]

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Babson contest aims to boost startup, venture capital opportunities for women

From Babson College: Babson College’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership and Breakaway, a Boston-based branding company, announced that they will begin accepting applications for the Babson Breakaway Challenge on Monday, Oct. 5. The objective of the challenge is twofold: help women entrepreneurs see their businesses launch successfully and create opportunities for women to enter the venture capital industry. The winning […]

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Renowned Rent star brings one-man musical theater event to Babson

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presents Broadway and film actor Anthony Rapp  in his one-man musical show based on his book Without You: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and the Musical Rent through Sept. 13 at Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College.  Remaining performances are Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $25 – $60 and available at or […]

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Bubble soccer bounces into Wellesley

The Babson College field hockey team took a break from bending over their sticks to bounce around on a field playing Bubble Soccer. Field hockey enjoying a break from preseason practices to play bubble soccer. #GoBabo A video posted by Babson Athletics (@babsonathletics) on Aug 27, 2015 at 6:20pm PDT If you aren’t familiar with […]

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Two lists Wellesley is glad not to be on

We like to celebrate wildly when Wellesley cracks silly media listicles for best this or that, but here are two lists we’re just as happy not to have the town or its schools listed on: *100 Massachusetts communities having the most Ashley Madison users (that is, users of the affairs website that was hacked recently). […]

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Babson crows about being #2 on Money’s Best Colleges list

Babson College is flying high after being ranked #2, behind only Stanford University, on Money’s new Best Colleges list, which focuses on value. Last year, Babson was #1. Overall, Money looked at about 1,500 four-year colleges/universities, ranking them based on quality of education, affordability and early career earnings. According to the rankings, Babson boasted a […]

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Virgin’s Richard Branson visiting Wellesley for family entrepreneur event

Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group, will be speaking at the Enterprising Family entrepreneurship program at Babson College in late July. The program, for parents and teens, runs July 26-31 and costs $7,500 per parent/teen team.

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Babson College commencement speech: VC Kevin Colleran comes back from the brink

Here’s the transcript of the Babson College commencement speech delivered earlier this month by venture capitalist Kevin Colleran, an early Facebook employee and 2003 Babson alum who nearly lost his life in February after being struck by a bus in Boston while walking (for more, see Boston Globe profile). A video of the speech can be […]

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