Category Archives: Babson College

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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Drone sighting at Babson College

As we’ve been writing about in recent months on Swellesley and in WellesleyWeston Magazine, drones are starting to make their presence felt. Just in the past week or so we’ve been sent a drone’s-eye-view image of Wellesley Town Hall and saw a drone hovering over Wellesley College hoop rollers. The latest: We came across several […]

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Babson students aid Nepal via crowdfunding campaign

Babson College students Mansi Kedia (’18) and Rishav Bansal (’15), both born and raised in Nepal, have launched an online fundraising campaign to help support victims of this past weekend’s devastating earthquake. The “Babson Students for Nepal Earthquake Relief” Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign had raised more than $5,000 in its first three days online. The students have pledged […]

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Business royalty to do Shakespeare in Wellesley

The third edition of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s Shakespeare & Leadership series is slated for Tuesday, April 28 at Babson College’s Carling-Sorenson Theatre in Wellesley, and will feature a bunch of business executives doing a staged reading of King Lear. Directed by Steven Maler and featuring Boston actor Will Lyman, confirmed participants include Kerry Healey President, Babson College; Jarrett Barrios CEO, American Red Cross, Los […]

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