Babson Alumni Newsletter
President's Community Report President's Community Message
As the spring semester begins, the College continues to grow and evolve in new and exciting ways. President Schlesinger invites you to view his latest community message that highlights recent developments of special interest. There are more reasons -- and ways -- than ever to stay connected to Babson. Read More >>
Measuring your Impact and Promoting your Successes
Your accomplishments strengthen the College’s reputation among our competitors. In early February, the Alumni and Friends Network in partnership with the Arthur M. Blank Center will launch the 2013 Babson Alumni Career Pathways Study. Findings will be shared with the Babson community in late summer. Please keep an eye out for the Career Pathways Study email.

Get Ready for Your Next Life Stage!
This spring your network will help guide you through three sometimes difficult and confusing life events. Topics include: Winning at Real Estate: A Seminar for Prospective Home Buyers, Demystifying the College Admission Process, and Does Work/Life Balance Exist? Events will provide personal enrichment and new opportunities to utilize Babson connections. Join us!

Exclusive Alumni Summer Discounts
It’s not too early to think about Summer! Alumni discounts are now available for Babson’s Summer Camps and Summer at Babson—a summer study program for high school students. We are very excited to be able to offer these new benefits to our alumni. As with any summer camp or program for students, it will be first come, first served, so be sure to get your applications in soon. Learn more about these programs, and other alumni benefits and resources>>


Babson Announces Five Honorees for 2013 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction

The Babson College Athletics Hall of Fame Committee has announced the five honorees for its 2013 induction ceremony to be held on Friday, April 12. The Hall of Fame’s 14th induction class will include field hockey phenom Elise Conley Weigold ’06, men’s soccer star Mark Sullivan ’86, ice hockey legend Joe Capprini ’91, women’s soccer standout Julie Doscher Borjeson ’88, and current men’s soccer coach Jon Anderson ’75, P’04 ’08 ’13 ’13. Read More >>

Featured Alumni Business:
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Babson’s New Residence Hall
We’re excited to share the plans for completing the Park Manor Quad. Upon the completion of the final residence hall in the quad, we’ll have a centralized space for undergraduate students, affording them more opportunities for spontaneous interaction and collaboration in the heart of our campus. Its location among our other residence halls and academic buildings will strengthen the tight-knit Babson community. Read more >>

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Valentine's Day: Submit Your Story!
Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love and friendship. We’d love to hear how Babson played a role in your significant friendship or love story. Whether you met at Orientation or years after graduation through a Babson connection,
submit your story (and photos) today!

Class Notes
Kevin Kauzlaric M’12 has compiled his reviews of the best business books for entrepreneurs.
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Volunteer Career Mentors Needed!
Will you share your career story and industry insights with Babson students? The Undergraduate and Graduate Centers for Career Development have designed a simple tool where you can make a huge impact on the success of our students. Please register here with ProNet, our customized networking database tool. You are the best link to career advice for our opportunity seekers. Thank you for making a difference.

Babson Alum Named Top 5 CEOs to Watch
Alberto Perlman ’98, recently inducted into the Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, was named one of the Top 5 CEOs to Watch in 2013 by Inc. magazine.
Looking to Start or Advance an Entrepreneurial Venture?
Alumni are invited to participate in the Butler Venture Accelerator Program. Tailored support based on one of three venture stages—explore, pursue, launch and grow—the program includes a network of entrepreneurs, access to faculty advisors, participation in peer mentoring, and workshop offerings. Learn more about the program >> or contact Antonette Ho for futher information.

Alumni Association
An alumni board meeting will be held February 2, 2013 at 12:00 noon EST. We welcome all alumni and guests in person or via online conference. Please RSVP to Kate Bellaud.
2013 MassChallenge
Babson is an academic sponsor of MassChallenge, a global business competition that provides entrepreneurs with resources to launch their ventures successfully. MassChallenge will be holding an info session about its 2013 competition at Babson on Monday, February 11. RSVP or learn more. Babson Alumni Entrepreneurs looking for office space in Boston are also able to access office space at MassChallenge, Inc. available now until May 31. For more details, contact Antonette Ho.

Janet Strimaitis M'81 was recently named Executive Director of the Arthur M. Blank Center and will lead its mission of accelerating the practice of entrepreneurship through innovative co-curricular programs and global collaborative research projects.
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B.E.T.A. Challenge - Volunteers Needed!
Formerly the Douglass Graduate Business Plan Competition and John H. Muller Jr. Undergraduate Business Plan Competition, the Blank Center's B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and ActionŽ) Challenge recognizes and awards major milestones student businesses have achieved by taking action. The Blank Center is looking for alumni to volunteer as business evaluators to help determine the student business finalists. If you are interested in becoming a business plane evaluator, please contact Antonette Ho. Babson is also excited to announce that the B.E.T.A challenge will introduce an alumni competition in 2013. Stay tuned for further details.

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