Babson Alumni Newsletter
APRIL 2013
Boston Strong 
Thank You for Your Outpouring of Support.

In the midst of last week's crisis in Boston, we heard from many of you - checking in on us, our students, and with each other. You offered your homes, your prayers, and your Boston Marathon memories. We are eternally grateful for your outreach.

Read President Schlesinger's message »

New Leadership Roles for Shahid Ansari and Dennis Hanno
President-elect Kerry Healey announced yesterday exciting new leadership roles for Shahid Ansari and Dennis Hanno. Shahid Ansari will assume full-time responsibility as CEO of Babson Global and Dennis Hanno will assume the role of Vice President and Provost, as of July 1.

Read the full announcement on the Babson News Blog »

Introducing the Babson Alumni Mobile App!

Connect and network with thousands of alumni with the new Babson Alumni Mobile App. It's your mobile home for the alumni directory, events, community messages, nearby alumni, and news.
Available on your Apple or Android device.
Babson Alumni App  
2013 Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame and Rising Star Award
Established in 2008, the Hall of Fame welcomes alumni who distinguish themselves in entrepreneurial endeavors in all types of enterprises. Nominate fellow Babson alumni or yourself for the sixth annual Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Award and/or the Rising Star Award.  Nominations will be accepted through Monday, June 10.

B.E.T.A. Challenge Winners

Babson held its B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge finals on April 11. This was the first year alumni had the opportunity to participate! The 2013 winners are: MandaSeguro (Matias Sevi '12, alumni challenge), 88 Acres (Robert Dalton M'14 and Nicole Ledoux, graduate challenge) and (Joseph Roth '14, undergraduate challenge). Winners each received $20,000 in cash and services-in-kind donations from corporate sponsors. Special thanks to the Babson Alumni Association and the Blank Center for their contributions toward the prizes and the event. Learn more about the B.E.T.A. Challenge »

Register for the President's Cup

Join Babson Athletics for the 32nd Annual President's Cup Golf Tournament at the Wellesley Country Club on Monday, June 3. Babson alumni, partners, and friends are invited to join us either as a golfer or sponsor. With a full tournament field expected once again, we recommend that you take advantage of early registration. The funds we raise go directly to providing a first-class experience for student-athletes and the Babson community. Register Now »
Recognizing Earth Month
Babson celebrated Earth Month by planting a new grove of Sir Isaac Newton apple trees on campus. Learn More »
How Do You Define Social Innovation?

David (Babson Alumnus, Social Entrepreneur, United States):

"The shift from thinking about value creation in monetary terms to a mentality of creating community well-being."

See more definitions »
Babson Blog Feature: Cressey Performance, LLC
This week, Pete Dupuis '03, M'07 is featured on the Babson News Blog, highlighting his high-performance training facility, Cressey Performance. Read More »
Video: New Goals for Babson Athletics

With athletics playing a significant role in the College's centennial, the department's refined philosophy encompasses new goals for Babson's varsity, club, and intramural programs. In this video presentation, Director of Athletics and Recreation Josh MacArthur, head women's basketball coach Judy Blinstrub, and student-athletes Mika Cucullo '14 and Ramone Doyley '15 talk about how investing in our students, facilities, and staff translates into more sustainable success for not only Babson athletics but also the entire campus community.

View the video »
Class Notes
William H. Moore '92 
New Entrepreneurial Hat
"After a number of years in the investment management field, I have taken the entrepreneurial plunge joining a start-up as the fourth employee. Bloodhound Investment Research is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that provides a suite of services for retail and professional investors building equity portfolios. The site was officially launched this spring, and can be found at Contact me for a Babo discount!" Read More »

Have you gotten a new job? A Promotion? Had a baby? Gotten married? Started a business? Post a class note and let us know (photos accepted)! Submit a Class Note »
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Owner: Linda Wittlinger Dowd '90 Discount offered to Alumni!
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