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October 20, 2017

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Friday, October 20, 2017

All Day A Coming of Age: Paintings by LaShonda Cooks '10 and Jamaal Eversley '10 (Multi-Day Event)

This joint exhibition features two new series by two 2010 alumni: The Pursuit of Womanhood by LaShonda Cooks and Smells like Teen Spirit by Jamaal Eversley. Cooks has found strength and solace in painting women who define and defy societal roles. In this exhibition she combines her paintings with text collage to create a large mixed-media installation depicting her favorite female identifying influencers and icons, from familial to famous. Eversley’s bold paintings and drawings integrate influences of Geometric Abstraction and Pop Art with the West Indian palette of Barbados. His compositions are driven by the fictional characters that inhabit them; the focal character in this series is Eversley’s alter ego, Spencer Ward, a nerd in pursuit of love.

Friday, September 15, 4:30 P.M.

This exhibition is supported in part by grants from the Bridgewater, Brockton, and Randolph Cultural Councils, local agencies that are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Babson Campus
Start Day Friends & Family Weekend 2017 (Multi-Day Event)
Family and Friends Weekend 2017

October 20-22

Join us for Family & Friends Weekend 2017! If you plan on attending, please click the register button in the top right corner of this page. For the most up to date schedule, check the website
Babson Campus
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Community Action Program: Cradles to Crayons

This nonprofit organization provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school and at play. Babson students will sort and put together care packages of clothes, toys, and books for children in the greater Boston area.

Fridays, 10:00-3:00 pm. Babson students will leave campus around 9:30 am and return around 3:30 pm.

Manager: Nick Aloia

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Community Action Program: Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore

This nonprofit organization is dedicated to helping homeless families by providing shelter, food, clothing, furniture, education and advocacy. Babson students will assist with a variety of tasks including but not limited to, yard work, painting, and repair work on shelters.

Fridays, 10:00-1:00 pm. Babson students will leave campus around 9:15 am and return around 1:45 pm.

Manager: David Burke

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM A Raisin in the Sun-Reading of Excerpts
The Empty Space Theater's production of Clybourne Park is fast approaching!  The story of the play returns to the neighborhood portrayed in Lorraine Hansberry's classic A Raisin in the Sun. Join us for a special reading of excerpts from A Raisin in the Sun on Friday, October 20 from 11am-12:30pm in the Carling-Sorenson Theater to revisit the text that inspired Clybourne Park which performs October 26-29. 
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Wellness - Meditation
This weekly meditation class will be led by Babson’s Meditation Instructor, Chris Scheller, who will guide participants through a variety of accessible, secular meditation techniques adapted from the Buddhist tradition. These simple and direct practices cultivate relaxation, mindfulness, and basic wellbeing. By relaxing tension and opening to our sensory experience through these techniques, participants will learn new means of working with stress, difficult emotions, physical discomfort, and the challenges we encounter in our lives. This class is suitable for any experience level.

Chris trained to teach meditation at Harvard University, where he received a Master of Divinity degree in 2009. He concentrated his studies on the intersection of meditation and psychology, as well as the history of meditation practices within the Buddhist tradition. He has studied at various ashrams and monasteries in India and the USA including the Tushita Meditation Centre, the Insight Meditation Society, the Zen Peacemakers, and lived and studied at the Cambridge Zen Center.
Babson Campus
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Wellness - InnerCity Weightlifting (Small Group Training)

Need a little extra motivation to accomplish your fitness goals? Join us for small group training sessions led by the trainers from InnerCity Weightlifting as they guide you through a workout designed especially for you.

Babson Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Changemaker Marketplace: How Do You Make Change? with Dallase Scott

Stop by the Park Manor West Green on Friday, October 20th from 1-3PM for a marketplace of social and sustainability innovation on campus! Meet sustainable local and alumni businesses, discover opportunities to get involved on campus, enjoy delicious food, and get a free sustainable t-shirt and spork!

This event is sponsored by The Lewis Institute and the Sustainability Office. 

Note: Rain location: Inside Reynolds Campus Center.  
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Good Business Friday with Dallase Scott
The Lewis Institute and the Sustainability Office will host a Changemaker Marketplace on Friday, October 20, from 1:00 to 2:30pm on the Park Manor West Lawn. As part of this marketplace of social innovation and ideas, we'll be moving our weekly Good Business Friday sessions to the Lawn and featuring Dallase Scott, Director of Change Management at GreenerU. Join us as we discuss ways that all of us can make change in our lives, our communities, and beyond, and unearth the steps you can take to make change immediately.

You can learn more about Dallase Scott and GreenerU here:

NOTE: Location changed to Park Manor West Lawn. Rain Location: Reynolds Global Lounge. Time changed to 1:00-2:30PM. 

Good Business Fridays are open and casual discussions about creating and maintaining a business in today’s world. Some discussions feature guests with insights on a key topic, while others are open forums for students, alums, staff, and faculty to support and advise each other about their business concerns, ventures, and ideas. Come when you can, there is no such thing as late!

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Muslim Prayer
Join Babson's Muslim community for a weekly prayer service. All are welcome!
Babson Campus
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Community Action Program: Musterfield (Framingham) Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

The Entrepreneurial Leadership Programs takes place at the Wellesley, Needham, and Framingham Housing Authorities. A housing authority is section 8 housing, a state or federally funded program aimed to assist low-income families pay for rent. The Entrepreneurial Leadership Programs focus on mentoring 7th-9th graders in developing everyday life habits that can lead them to be successful entrepreneurs and to think about entrepreneurship in a new way.

Fridays 4:00-5:30 pm. Babson students will leave campus around 3:40 pm and return around 5:50 pm.

Manager: Jessica Jean-Baptiste



6:00 PM Jewish Shabbat Dinner
Join us for Shabbat and a kosher community meal. All are welcome!
Babson Campus
7:30 PM Jesus, Sexuality and Good News with Sam Allberry
The topics of sexuality and gender are hot topics in our culture today. There is much controversy,
debate, confusion, and tension over this issue. Real, or perceived, hostility can exist between some
Christians and the LGBT community. 

Join us for an evening with Sam Allberry. Sam is a Christian pastor from England who is same-sex

Sam will share his own life story and his journey with his sexuality and the Church. He will share how
the Gospel is good news for everyone, including the LGBT community. He will also talk about how the
Gospel is good news for how we think about intimacy, identity, and satisfaction. 

A time of Question and Answer will follow his talk.
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