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February 24, 2017

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Friday, February 24, 2017

All Day Cast: New Work by Pat Falco (Multi-Day Event)
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Artist Talk and Reception: Thursday, February 2, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: February 2–March 30
Hollister Gallery
A keen observer of the world around him, Pat Falco uses a street art graphic drawing style and hand-printed text to reflect with honesty and wit on both social and personal issues. He chooses mis-tinted paints and found objects for his art surfaces, because, as he says, “I’d like not to make more waste than is already here.” Consumer culture, interpersonal relationships, the art world, our current political climate, heartbreak, gentrification, socioeconomic stratification, and fear of failure are a just a few of the themes where he mines incongruities for humor and pathos.
Babson Campus
Fashion Wearables Technology Hackathon
Interested in fashion wearables? Would you like to design and program a wearable device?

Join the Entrepreneurial Initiative and the IoT Club on Friday, February 24th for a full day of Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® with wearable devices.

During the event we will:

    - Discuss the state of the art of the wearables and fashion industries
    - Learn how to apply design thinking to the development of wearables
    - Play with wearables devices

Space is limited to 50 students.

Register now:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Len Green's Ultimate Entrepreneurial Challenge
Join us for Len Green’s the Ultimate Entrepreneur Challenge – a fast paced competition where you will work in teams on real life entrepreneurial challenges to learn strategies and tactics that will help you win with your own ventures.

This session is highly interactive and takes the best from Len Green’s entrepreneurship course to teach you about entrepreneurial approaches to finance, marketing, negotiations, etc.  The class will be limited to the first 50-55 students who register.

Register now >>
Babson Campus
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Cradles to Crayons- Brighton
volunteers will be sorting and putting together gift bags of clothes, toys and books for children in the great Boston area.
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore
This agency consists of a food pantry, a clothing closet, a furniture bank and housing for homeless families.
Volunteers will assist with a variety of task from yard work to painting to repair work on shelters.
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Good Business Friday: Reflections of a Babson Alum's Nonlinear Journey Through Social Value Creation
Join The Lewis Institute for this week's Good Business Friday conversation with Ken Freitas M'87
about reflections from a nonlinear journey through social value creation. 
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Wellness - Friday 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.
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
3:00 PM Babson Campus, MA: Black Affinity Conference 2017 (Multi-Day Event)

Registration is now closed, however we will be accepting walk-in registrations for this event. 2017 Black Affinity Conference: Entrepreneuring while Black

Join us at the 19th Annual Black Affinity Conference. The BAC is dedicated to strengthening leadership & legacy between alumni & students while celebrating diversity and achievement of individuals from the community.

Conference Schedule:


3:00 - 6:00 p.m. 

Career Fair - 12th Floor, Babson Boston Campus
Network with students, alumni and professionals while connecting with companies actively seeking to recruit diverse talent and start ups from minority entrepreneurs. 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Welcome Party - Join us for a welcome reception to kickoff the conference events.

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Registration/Networking/Continental Breakfast - Olin Needham/Wellesley 

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
College Update - Olin Needham/Wellesley

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.  Session Block I
Intellectual Property Panel - Olin Classroom
Maximizing Your 5 to 9 - Olin Classroom
12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
Working Lunch - Knight Auditorium

2:30-3:45 p.m. Session Block II
Mindmaps Session - Olin Classroom
As Seen On TV: Why Representation Matters - Olin Classroom

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.  
Networking Hour - Markey Commons

7:00 - 10:00 p.m. 

1st Annual BAC Gala - Knight Auditorium


9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Worship Service with Sermon by Cyril Guerra `95 - Glavin Family Chapel

10:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Farewell Brunch - Trim Grille Room

Boston Campus - 100 High Street Garage or metered street parking
Babson - Knight Lot

Alumni - $40/person*
Babson Students - $15
Non-Babson Students - $20
Faculty and Staff 

All students, faculty and staff, please use the relevant event code included in your electronic invitation to get the applicable rate.
*Price includes a $5 donation to the Black Affinity Network.

Contact Information:
Name: Denning Aaris
Phone: 781-239-5945

Please click on the green button in the top right hand corner to register.

**If you would like to remove the $5 donation from your registration, use discount code NOGIFT and click "apply".

Babson College is pleased to pass along information regarding alumni volunteer activities and events that may be of interest to you.  The College does not directly control these activities and events, and assumes no responsibility for any related damage, injury, or loss.

Babson Boston Campus
Babson Campus
3:00 PM Babson Campus, MA: Black Affinity Conference Sponsorship (Multi-Day Event)

2017 Black Affinity Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

The Diversity Connect Event is an exclusive opportunity for sponsors, employers and multicultural groups to network with student leaders, alumni and members of Babson College’s underrepresented minority populations as part of the Black Affinity Conference Weekend. This event will provide a venue for employers and groups from varying industries to come together, connect with students and alumni, network, and build their brand with Babson to grow their talent pipeline.

Compared to the traditional “career fair”, this event will allow employers and affinity groups to meet a broader pool of candidates who are interested in exploring varying career and volunteer opportunities. This event will be open to current undergraduate and graduate students as well as Babson alumni.

All participants will have the chance to share their story and available opportunities in an open forum networking event. In addition, there will be a special multicultural career development panel discussion in the final hour of programming.

Date: Friday, February 24, 2017 – Sunday, February 27, 2017
Theme: “Entreprenuering While Black”
Location: F.W Olin Graduate School of Business & Babson Boston Campus
Expected Attendees: 80-100 individuals (Students: 35% / Alumni: 65%)
Keynote Speaker: Aaron Walton ’83, Co-founder & CEO at Walton Issacson
Agenda: Diversity Career Fair, Professional Development Workshops, Panel Discussions, Networking lunch, Vendor Fair, Evening Gala & Worship Service

Event Sponsor: $5,000

Recognition as Event Sponsor during Evening Gala and all m
arketing materials

All benefits of Platinum Sponsor level 


Platinum Sponsor: $2,000

Prominent Signage at Keynote, Breakfast and Lunch

Recognition as Platinum Sponsor in Program and Invitation

10 Minute Speaking Opportunity during Lunch Program

5 Job email blasts to Babson Black Affinity Network

10 Tickets to all Conference events


Gold Sponsor: $1,000

Recognition as Gold Sponsor in program and Invitation

Verbal Acknowledgement during Lunch Program

3 Job email blasts to Babson Black Affinity Network

5 Tickets to all Conference events


Silver Sponsor: $500

Verbal Acknowledgement during Lunch Program

2 Tickets to all Conference events

Recognition as Silver Sponsor in program


Diversity Connect Event Participant: $150

2 Tickets to Diversity Connect Event only


Contact Information:
Name: Denning Aaris

Babson College is pleased to pass along information regarding alumni volunteer activities and events that may be of interest to you.  The College does not directly control these activities and events, and assumes no responsibility for any related damage, injury, or loss.

Babson Boston Campus
Babson Campus
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Framingham Housing Authority Entrepreneurship Program
Babson volunteers will teach middle school children of the housing authority how to organize and run a business.

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