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February 11, 2019

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Monday, February 11, 2019

All Day 02-10 Cuba: Alumni Trip to Cuba (Multi-Day Event)

ALUMNI TRIP: CUBA'S SPIRIT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
February 10-15, 2019 

Travel to Cuba with Babson College!

Highlights
  • Engage in dialogue with members of the National Union of Cuban Jurists (UNJC) and the secretary of the Cuban Society of International Law, Dorys Quintana, where you will learn about her time spent drafting legislation outlining the rights of employees, new entrepreneurial businesses and new foreign investment policies.
  • Interact with members of El Proyecto Paloma, a project dedicated to providing support and empowering victims of domestic abuse and transgender youth through dance, therapy, film, and other art.
    Visit Finca Yondra, an urban organic farm, to discuss urban farming cooperatives and tour the farm and medicinal gardens.
  • Stroll through the cobblestone streets of Havana, and visit the Felix Varela Cultural Center and a graphic arts workshop to engage with professors and students from the Cuba Emprende Project.
  • Enjoy a performance by the Habana Compas Dance Company at its headquarters and talk with some of the performers after the show.
  • Meet with representatives of EspacioCuba, a real estate agency which was established in 2012 after a law was passed allowing the sale and purchase of properties between Cuban residents.
  • Spend time in the eco-community of Las Terrazas, an estate and nature reserve, a little more than an hour south west of Havana.
  • Experience part of Havana’s nightlife at Fábrica de Arte Cubano, a warehouse turned gallery and performance venue.
  • Visit one of Havana’s tobacco factories for a tour, and meet with cigar experts and rollers to discuss the economic importance that tobacco has played in Cuban history.
Questions? Call us at 1-800-556-7896.

Registration Coming Soon.  
LEARN MORE about this trip and other Babson Alumni Travel Programs. 

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Adult Cross Training (A.C.T)
Join Babson’s own Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for a training program which will heighten mental and physical fortitude through flexibility, balance, coordination, conditioning, strength, power and agility drills, exercises and routines.


Please note that anyone participating in any of the Be Well@Babson programs must sign a waiver before beginning any program or activity.  Classes may fill up and are assigned on a first come, first serve basis.  All of the Be Well@Babson programs are limited to Babson staff and faculty only and there are no exceptions that can be made.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Wellness - Yoga
Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual exercise that has been known to increase flexibility, strengthen muscles and provide relaxation.  Join Dawn George as she takes you through a series of slow yoga poses to help you relax and unwind from the stress of the day.  This class is perfect for all fitness levels and no experience is necessary.


Please note that anyone participating in any of the Be Well@Babson programs must sign a waiver before beginning any program or activity.  Classes may fill up and are assigned on a first come, first serve basis.  All of the Be Well@Babson programs are limited to Babson staff and faculty only and there are no exceptions that can be made.
Babson Campus
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)
During tax season, students from Babson College assist families with preparations to help file their taxes three times a week.
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Community Action Program: Barton Road After School Program

The Barton Road Afterschool Program takes place at the Wellesley Housing Authority. A housing authority is section 8 housing, a state or federally funded program aimed to assist low-income families pay for rent. The Afterschool Programs focus on providing mentorship through after school homework help, as well as providing activities that are both safe and fun for the children who live at the Housing Authorities. 

Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 pm. Babson students will leave campus around 3:15 pm and return around 5:45 pm. 

Manager: Kate Cottrell

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Community Action Program: Needham After School Program

The Needham Afterschool Program takes place at the Needham Housing Authority. A housing authority is section 8 housing, a state or federally funded program aimed to assist low-income families pay for rent. The Afterschool Programs focus on providing mentorship through after school homework help, as well as providing activities that are both safe and fun for the children who live at the Housing Authorities. 

Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 pm. Babson students will leave campus around 3:15 pm and return around 5:45 pm. 

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM US Work Visas After Graduation
Presentation on US employment visa options beyond student status, with local immigration attorney Adrienne Vaughan.  
Babson Campus
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Wellness - Cardio Strength Class

A combination of cardio and strength exercise using different equipment options to keep you on your toes. There is no set format. Every class is different with half of the class time dedicated to cardio exercises and half the class time dedicated to strength exercises. Babson’s own Donna Sosnowski will lead and challenge you to new heights in your workouts.

  • For anyone looking to challenge themselves through a workout that includes strength and cardio.
  • Offers a mix of strength exercises using bands, weights and body weight
  • Offers a mix of cardio exercises to get your heart rate going

 Cardio Strength class builds strength and endurance while improving your heart and lung health

Please note that anyone participating in any of the Be Well@Babson programs must sign a waiver before beginning any program or activity.  Classes may fill up and are assigned on a first come, first serve basis.  All of the Be Well@Babson programs are limited to Babson staff and faculty only and there are no exceptions that can be made.
Babson Campus

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