MAY 2017
Congratulations, Class of 2017!
On a perfect afternoon last Saturday, 946 of Babson's newest graduates were celebrated at Commencement 2017. Read more »
Join Us This Fall! Back to Babson Registration Opens June 5
Check out the weekend schedule, including class reunions, the homecoming tent, a new Volunteer Forum, a gala celebrating the achievements of alumni entrepreneurs, and more! Learn More »
PayScale Ranks Babson the No. 1 Private Business School for ROI
This year’s PayScale College ROI Report shows that Babson alumni enjoy a 20-year net return on investment of between $726,000 and $858,000. Read more »
Five Entrepreneurial Lessons from Commencement Speakers
Some of the most memorable commencement speeches are reflections on failure, building a career, choosing an untraditional path, finding yourself, changing the world—they’re stories of and for entrepreneurs of all kinds Read more »
Career Spotlight: Kevin Li-Kai Kuo ’13, a community-driven marketplace for services, began with what co-founder Kevin Li-Kai Kuo ’13 calls a “stubborn idea.”. Read more »
Eric Dosal ’00 Shares Guest Lectures at Babson
Eric Dosal ’00, co-founder and CEO of BrightGauge, returned to campus in April to offer expertise on family business and entrepreneurship with Babson students. Read more »
Featured Alumni Business: Patriot Threads
Ever since co-founder and president Craig E. Fernandes MBA’88 was inspired to support nonprofits that help military veterans and other worthy causes, his Knoxville, Tennessee-based Patriot Threads has offered game-day apparel, donating 20 percent of its profits from every sale. Learn more »
Can Your Babson Alumni Class Win Roger’s Cup?
Your classmates are counting on you! Roger’s Cup, a new Babson class-participation competition, has raised the stakes for the alumni giving. Learn More »
The Entrepreneurs: A True Babson Story
For Tim DeMello '81, it is the thrill of a new idea that drives him. So when he realized that companies compete to attract the best young talent, while the young and talented struggle with growing debt, the spark was inevitable. Read more »
Former NBA Star Shaquille O'Neal Partners with Ring, a Babson Alumni Business
Home security startup Ring, founded by Jamie Siminoff '99, will donate $1 million worth of security devices across the country, getting an assist from Shaq to deliver 100 of its video doorbells. Read more »
News, Notes + Nods
Do you have any news to share? Tell us about your new job, promotion, venture, marriage, or family addition, and check out the latest issue of Babson Magazine for updates from fellow alumni. News, Notes + Nods »
Babson College Among Top MBA Programs for Finance Careers
Financial Times ranks Babson No. 9 for career progress and No. 10 for salary increase after graduation. Read more »
Spring Varsity Teams' Success Caps Banner Year for Babson Athletics
The Baseball, women’s lacrosse and softball teams all won conference championships and men’s golf placed 25th in the country at the NCAA Championship. Baseball and softball advanced to the NCAA Tournament round of 16, while women’s lacrosse made it to the second round. Read more »
Last Chance to Register for the President’s Cup Golf Tournament
Don't miss the 36th annual President's Cup golf tournament, to be held at the Walpole Country Club on Monday, June 5, to benefit Babson Athletics. You can also enter to win the Foresome RaffleRead more »
Babson Launches MSBA Program in San Francisco 
Babson’s Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA)—a flexible, part-time program bridging the gap between technology and business—will expand to San Francisco in the spring of 2018.  Read more »
LGBTQ Students and Alumni Celebrated at Lavender Graduation
Last month, Babson held the fifth annual Babson Lavender Graduation, a celebration and recognition of LGBTQ and ally students and their achievements and contributions to Babson. See event photos »
Blank Center Recognized for Leading the Way in Entrepreneurship Education

The  Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) recognized The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship for its commitment to fostering entrepreneurship in the next generation of business leaders. Read more »
Babson Offers Accelerated Path to an Undergraduate Degree

Accelerated option reduces tuition by up to 25 percent, has a potential immediate financial benefit of up to $105,931, and increases the return on investment for students. Learn more »
Meet This Year’s Summer Venture Program Teams
Fourteen new businesses to attend 10-week intensive entrepreneurial experience at the Babson Boston campus.  Read more »
More than Six Million Students Now Enrolled in Distance Education
Distance education enrollment growth continues, even as overall higher education enrollments decline.  Read more »
Longtime Babson Faculty Celebrate Milestones
Acknowledging their milestones in service, the Babson community is proud to celebrate the careers and accomplishments of several longtime faculty members. Read more »
Faculty of the Year Honored at Commencement 

At Babson's 2017 Commencement ceremonies James Bradford was named ‘Undergraduate Teacher of the Year’, and Kevin Mulvaney was presented with the F. W Olin Graduate School of Business ‘Thomas Kennedy Award for Teaching Excellence.’ Read more »
Babson Community Bids Farewell to Retiring Professors

Babson faculty members, Anne Donnellon and William Lawler, will be retiring at the end of this academic year. Read more »
Entrepreneurship for Online Learners, from Babson and edX
Partnering with edX, Babson now offers seven free online courses designed to spark entrepreneurial thinking and refine decision making. Learn more »
Welcome, Class of '17, from the BAA!
The Babson Alumni Association (BAA) is thrilled to congratulate the Class of 2017 on your graduation. Welcome to the Babson Alumni Network! Wherever you go, whatever you do, the BAA is "Focused On You!" Learn more »
Guide Your Organizations’ Growth with the BEE Leadership and Influence Program
Leadership is needed at every level of every organization to drive innovation and performance and stay competitive in a fast-changing world. Join us for Leadership and Influence, a Babson Executive Education (BEE) program, October 2-6, to develop management and interpersonal skills to inspire others towards a common goal. Alumni receive a 20 percent discount with the registration code BEE-Alumni. Learn more »
The Babson Connector is Coming!
On June 30, we are excited to launch the Babson Connector—an online platform built to enhance your network by connecting you with more than 40,000 Babson alumni around the world. Learn more »
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