Babson Alumni Newsletter
MARCH 2017
Division 3 Champs_
Babson Men's Basketball Wins Division III National Championship
They did it! Babson's men's basketball team won its first NCAA® Division III National Championship title by defeating Augustana 79-78 on Saturday night. A celebration will be held in Staake Gymnasium on Tuesday, March 28. Read more »
Babson's MBA Tops U.S. News & World Report Rankings for the 24th Consecutive Year
The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College celebrates 24 consecutive years on top as U.S. News & World Report ranks the Babson MBA No. 1 for entrepreneurship. Read more »

No.1 for 24 years
Join Us to Celebrate Babson Entrepreneurs
Join us on April 13 for an evening of Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought & Action®. We'll induct our newest members of the Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame and recognize our Rising Stars--alumni with new businesses that are making an impact around the world. Register now »

Celebrating Achievements in E_ T_ _ A
Alumni News
Building a Career in the Americas
Career Spotlight: As a student from Venezuela, Maria Cristina Cruz MBA'15 understood there would be many challenges to finding a job in the United States after graduation. Through hard work, preparation, networking, and leveraging the Center for Career Development, she landed a role in Toronto as the senior manager of international supply chain for Restaurant Brands International. Read more »
Building a Career In the Americas
Featured Blog: Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now?
As Babson prepares to announce the 2017 Babson Entrepreneurial Thought & Action ® (B.E.T.A.) Challenge winners next month, Babson student Emily Denoble '18 has written a five-part blog series that revisits the accomplishments and reflections of recent B.E.T.A. Challenge finalists.  Read more »
Featured Alumni Business: Xocolatti
Success is sweet for Shaineal Shah '09, founder of the New York City chocolate shop Xocolatti. Browse online for unique confections that offer "chocolate reimagined." Learn more »
Class Notes
Do you have any news to share? We are always eager to hear from you! Check out the News, Notes + Nods section from the Winter 2017 issue of Babson Magazine. View News, Notes + Nods »

We want to share your updates with the community: new job, promotion, venture, marriage, or family addition! Post a class note and let us know (photos accepted). Submit a class note »
Babson Recognized Among 'Colleges That Pay You Back'
New book by The Princeton Review showcases Babson as one of the nation's top ten for best career placement   Read more »
Financial Times Ranks Babson Among Top Entrepreneurial Graduate Programs
The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business is among the top 10 schools for career progress.  Read more »
Men's and Women's Skiing Finish Season Strong at USCSA Nationals
The Babson women alpine skiers finished fifth overall at the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) National Championships this month while the men's team finished sixth. Women's team recap »   Men's team recap »
Women's Basketball Team Falls to Top-Ranked Amherst in NCAA Sectional Semifinals
The Beavers make their first Division III Sweet 16 appearance since 2010 and fifth overall, closing their season with a solid 24-6 record. Read more »
Congratulations to the Five New Members of the Babson Athletics Hall of Fame!
Join us on April 7 as we welcome this year's inductees into the Babson Athletics Hall of Fame. Register now »
4 Days. 22 Teams. 1 Goal. Are You Ready ?
Support your favorite varsity team and step up for Team Babson. The Brian Barefoot Athletics Challenge begins March 27. Ready to get off the bench and get in the game? Learn more »
Faculty News
Lessons from the Professors Students Call 'Dr. Failure'
Yasuhiro Yamakawa's first-year students at Babson call him Dr. Failure, and with good reason; he encourages students to accept failure rather than fear it. From that acceptance, he says, comes the opportunity to grow. Read more »

Entrepreneurship of All Kinds
Small Talk with Leeann Simons
Intrigued by health food, Leeann Simons earned a master's degree in health and nutrition and became a registered dietician. Now as an adjunct lecturer, she teaches students about the science behind well-being. Read more »
Babson San Francisco Presents THRIVE: A Series of Conversations with Founders, Leaders, and Changemakers
Babson San Francisco has launched THRIVE, a new event and podcast series exploring the techniques and mindsets innovators have relied on to adapt and grow in an age of constant disruption. Tune in or attend on April 27 to hear from Babson alumna Melissa Waters MBA'07, vice president of marketing at Lyft. Learn more »
Babson to Host 11th Annual National Dominican Student Conference
Babson College will host the 11th annual National Dominican Student Conference ( NDSC), focused this year on "Entrepreneurship Here and Abroad: Organizing for Social and Economic Impact", on March 31-April 2. Learn more and register »
Join us for the Babson Social Innovation Summit
The Babson Social Innovation Summit convenes April 7-8 to explore how the for-profit sector can leverage social innovation to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals and turn global problems into opportunities. Learn more and register »
Campus News and Announcements
Introducing Babson's New Full-Time Certificate in Advanced Management
A new Certificate in Advanced Management (CAM) - Accelerate program will be offered at the Babson Boston campus and will prepare students for a wide range of career paths. Read more »
Meet Babson's Inaugural Women in Technology Student Fellows
Undergraduate and graduate fellows will work with faculty and industry partners to create Women in Technology Initiatives on campus. Read more »
Alumni Resources and Volunteer Opportunities
Featured Alumni Resource: Babson in a Box
Getting together with a group of Babson friends? Show your Babson pride with Babson alumni-branded gear and party supplies. Order your free Babson in a Box today! Learn more »

Babson in a Box
Recognize an Outstanding Babson Volunteer
Honor the alumni, parents, faculty, and friends who have volunteered their time and talent to the Babson community by nominating them for a Volunteer Leadership Award! Winners will be recognized by the Babson Alumni Association (BAA) at Back to Babson in September. All nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 7. Nominate a volunteer »
Grow Your Leadership Skills in the BEE Women's Leadership Program
Get one-on-one coaching from peers and faculty to address a professional challenge and grow as an entrepreneurial leader in Women's Leadership: From Opportunity to Action, the program from Babson Executive Education (BEE), May 8-12. Alumnae receive a 20 percent discount with the registration code BEE-ALUMNI. Learn more and register »
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Brian Barefoot Athletics Challenge
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