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April 21, 2017 - May 4, 2017

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Friday, April 21, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
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 - 1:00 PM Allergens on Campus
Join Shavaun Cloran, Registered Dietician, as she discusses cover ways to navigate (highlight specific food stations, menu assessing, cross-contact, etc.) for the multiple dining areas at Babson for those with food allergies and Celiac Disease. Shawaun will explain Chartwell's process for accommodating quests with these types of nutritional concerns and provide contact information for the "go to" management at the various dining areas on campus. Please join us in Nichols 170.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Good Business Friday: Babson Alumni Embedding Profit and Purpose with Michael Kliska '15
Join the Lewis Institute for this week's Good Business Friday conversation with Michael Kliska '15, who is both President of Joe Grooming and Co-Creator of Good Business Friday.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Responding to Sexual Assault Disclosure
Responding to Disclosure is an interactive and educational session designed to help helpers and listeners better support survivors in/after the moment of disclosure. This session covers the SEEK support technique, coping mechanisms, and empathetic listening.
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
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Lavender Graduation Celebration
Babson's annual Lavender Graduation is a celebratory event at which we recognize the achievements of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) and ally students.  We also honor Babson students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends through the Babson Pride Awards. 2017 will mark Babson’s 5th annual Lavender Graduation. 

This year's featured speaker is Kit Yan '06 


Everyone is welcome!
 
Wear lavender colored clothes if you'd like.

Note: At 9pm, Kit Yan will perform his one-man show, Queer Heartache in the Grille Room (connected to Roger's Pub)

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.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM San Francisco, CA: Student/Alumni Shabbat in San Francisco
Student/Alumni Shabbat in San Francisco

Please join Babson parents, Jaimie Sanford and Ted Storey for Shabbat dinner at their home in San Francisco. This special shabbat dinner is a collaboration with the Office of Faith and Service, Babson College Hillel, and Advancement. We are grateful for the amazing support of our extended Babson family from Jaimie and Ted.

Date and Time:
Friday, April 21, 2017
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Location:
The home of Jaimie Sanford P'20 and Ted Storey P'20: 
San Francisco, CA 
Address to be provided in registration confirmation email

*There will be a full kosher meal served.*

Event Cost:
Please consider a $5 gift with your registration to support the Office of Faith and Service, connecting the Babson community to the world to create social value.

Register today by clicking the button at the top!

Contact Information:
Name: Denning Aaris
Phone: 781-239-5945
Email: daaris@babson.edu

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.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Storying Our Selves
Click here to RSVP

One person. One story. One stage. Storying Our Selves is a production of original solo performance work written and performed by Babson, Olin, and Wellesley students. As one of the oldest art forms, with deep historical roots in America and beyond, solo performance is an intimate and exhilarating experience for performer and audience alike.
 
This performance is the capstone project of the Babson/Olin/Wellesley course “Constructing and Performing the Self,” taught by Babson Professor Beth Wynstra and Olin Professor Jon Adler.
 
Presented by TEST (The Empty Space Theater)
Babson Campus
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Queer Heartache (featuring Kit Yan '06)
An unforgettable performance by Babson alum, Kit Yan '06.
Queer Heartache is a one-person slam poetry show, which has toured around the country and was featured in the Chicago Fringe Festival, NYC Trans Poetry Festival and San Francisco Fringe. 

(more details soon)
9:30 PM - 11:00 PM Babson Park, MA: Babson Players Alumni Social
Babson Players Alumni Social

Date and Time:
Friday, April 21, 2017
9:30 - 11:00 p.m.

Location:
Sorenson Theater
Upper Lobby

​Please join current students from the Babson Players for their annual alumni reception immediately to follow the performance of Singing in the Rain. This is a special opportunity for current students and alumni from the Babson Players to celebrate another great performance and connect with one another.

Event Cost:
This event is complimentary.  Please consider a $5 donation to support student creativity and innovation through BabsonARTS.

Register today by clicking the button at the top!

Contact Information:
Name: Denning Aaris
Phone: 781-239-5945
Email: daaris@babson.edu

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.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus

Sunday, April 23, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus

Monday, April 24, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
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.
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.
Babson Campus
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Needham Housing Authority After school Program
A comprehensive after school activities program that include reading, games and crafts.
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM ONE Showcase

Showcase the performing arts, cultural, and misc. student organizations from the BOW community. *Outside Reynolds weather permitting

Wednesday, April 24th
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Outside of Reynolds/Reynolds Main Street

Babson Campus
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Wellesley Housing Authority Entrepreneurial Leadership Program
Babson volunteers will teach middle school children of the housing authority how to organize and run a business.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM VINYASA YOGA

In Vinyasa-style yoga, “Ujjayi” breath is connected to movement which creates a flow of poses that encourages relaxation in the body as well as awareness of the mind. This class will shift your focus from everyday life to present physical sensations. The poses will strengthen, detoxify, and open the body, leaving you feeling toned, invigorated, and inspired.

Babson Campus

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM Wellness - Beginner/Intermediate Boot Camp
Boot Camp is a 50 minute, two day a week program designed to improve your cardio endurance, build strength and induce weight loss.  The personalized approach to group exercise makes the class fun and motivating in pursuit of results and your personal goals.  Instructor Craig Paris uses a variety of body weight exercises, resistance bands, agility drills, running, and plyometric training to activate multiple muscle groups and burn the maximum amount of calories during class.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Come as You Are Tai Chi
Tai Chi is a gentle exercise for body and mind.  With its roots in Chinese martial arts and traditional Chinese medicine, Tai Chi uses slow and gentle movements to build your balance, strength, flexibility and focus.  No matter your age or physical condition, you can practice Tai Chi.  Scientific studies support the effectiveness of Tai Chi in improving the lives of people with chronic conditions, such as arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis.  Most of all, Tai Chi is relaxing and fun.  So come as you are, in comfortable clothes, with flat-soled shoes.  You will learn the basic principles of Tai Chi as well as exercises and a short form you will be able to practice on your own.  The course will be taught by faculty member Carolyn Hotchkiss, who has studied Yang and Sun style Tai Chi for five years, and is certified to teach Tai Chi for Arthritis. 
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Zumba
The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Originally created by Alberto “Beto” Perez in Columbia, Zumba® is a Latin inspired dance fitness class that combines interval training sessions with fast and slow rhythms to sculpt and tone your body while burning fat.  Our goal is simple: We want you to want to work out, to love working out, and to get hooked.  Zumba® fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in every calorie-burning, body-energizing class.  This class is perfect for all fitness levels and no dance experience is necessary!
Babson Campus
2:45 PM - 5:45 PM Math Academy- Framingham
Volunteers will be tutoring third grade middle school children on math basics and assist with homework
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Framingham Housing Authority Hoops and Homework Afterschool Program
Babson volunteers will teach middle school children of the housing authority how to organize and run a business.
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Food Sol Quick Service Incubator
On April 25, Food Sol hosts its signature Quick Service Incubator as part of Boston Public Market’s Food Hub Forum.  For entrepreneurs of all kinds and anyone interested in food, the Incubator harnesses the wisdom of the crowd on behalf of local food and farm businesses. Students attend free.  Email rgreenberger1@babson.edu with any questions. 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM How2Tuesdays
Want to learn something really practical to get your startup moving in the right direction? #How2Tuesdays are short, workshop style sessions meant to bring you very specific, user friendly instruction on some of the most important things you need to know how to do for your venture.

More details to come.
Babson Campus
5:30 PM ADVANCED YOGA (Multi-Day Event)

ADVANCED YOGA connects the mind with the body, allowing you to challenge yourself and practice poses that challenge you both mentally and physically. This class will give you a better understanding of your body to master it and manipulate it to the form of your choice. With poses involving flexions, extensions and inversions, you will see your body getting enlightened. 

Babson Campus
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM San Diego, CA: Alumni Club of San Diego Social 2017
Alumni Club of San Diego Social 2017

The Alumni and Friends Network and the Alumni Club of San Diego invite you to our club social!

Please join your fellow Babson alumni and friends for food and drinks at Karl Strauss. Marisa Shariatdoust, from the Alumni and Friends Network at Babson, will be in attendance and share updates and news from the College. Please help us welcome her to the area and show our Babson pride!

Date and Time:
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Location:
Karl Strauss
9675 Scranton Rd
San Diego, CA 92121

Event Cost: $15
*Includes a $5 donation to support the Fund for Babson.

Register today by clicking the button at the top!

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

Contact Information:
Name: Marisa Shariatdoust
Phone: 781-239-4214
Email: mshariatdoust@babson.edu

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.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM ONE Voice

Join the greater Babson community in Reynolds to listen to our poets, singers, and rappers speak to their truth; about their identity, culture, and the world around them.

Tuesday, April 25th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Reynolds Campus Center

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
End Time 6:30 PM ADVANCED YOGA (Multi-Day Event)

ADVANCED YOGA connects the mind with the body, allowing you to challenge yourself and practice poses that challenge you both mentally and physically. This class will give you a better understanding of your body to master it and manipulate it to the form of your choice. With poses involving flexions, extensions and inversions, you will see your body getting enlightened. 

Babson Campus
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Webinar: Tools for Building Fundraising Participation
Webinar: Tools for Building Fundraising Participation 

Tools for Building Fundraising Participation Webinar 

Ranking organizations like Princeton Review and U.S. News and World Report annually confirm Babson’s leadership in business and entrepreneurship and reinforce the value of your degree. Participation – the number of alumni donors each year- is one of the key criteria the ranking agencies utilize when evaluating each institution. Your support makes a difference. 

Unlike most other schools, giving to Babson is on the rise, and we have volunteers to thank for it! 

So, how can you help us continue to build this momentum? 

Learn the ins and outs of Babson fundraising, and walk away with strategies and know-how for inspiring fellow alumni to give. Led by our Advancement fundraising teammates and joined by rock star alumni volunteers, this is an hour of invested time that will pay dividends (literally)!

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, April 26
8-9 a.m.

Location:
Babson College, online webinar
(Link to be provided in confirmation email)

Event Cost: Free


Register today by clicking the button at the top!

Please consider a $5 gift with your registration to the Fund for Babson, alumni gifts help to increase our participation rate and inspire support from Babson grads around the world.

Contact Information:
Name: Effie Marthinsen
Phone: 781-239-5216
Email: emarthinsen@babson.edu

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 Campus
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Recognition Committee ET&A Challenge

JOIN US FOR THE NEXT ET&A CHALLENGE!
What does meaningful recognition mean to YOU?

HR is partnering across campus to present ET&A Challenges as opportunities to 1) practice our Entrepreneurial Thought & Action™ skills together and, 2) assist a colleague or department in achieving an important goal. It’s a challenge where everyone wins! Here’s our next challenge:

DATE:             Wednesday, April 26th, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
WHERE:          Reynolds Back Dining Room           
HOST:             Recognition Committee

CHALLENGE:  The goal of the Recognition Committee is to create a culture of recognition through continuous acknowledgement of Babson’s employees. Employees’ ideas of meaningful recognition are not always the same, and we need your help: What does meaningful recognition mean to YOU?

PARTICIPANT ROLE:  There is no preparation necessary. Bring your creativity, a hunger to practice ET&A, and your desire to help the Recognition Committee better understand what meaningful recognition means to you.

A light breakfast will be served.

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.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Power Yoga
Power vinyasa yoga builds physical and mental strength and flexibility. Find your mind body connection as you link breath to movement in a fast-paced, energizing class taught by Lindsey Athanasiou, National Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Instructor (RYT 200). This class is accessible to most levels of fitness. Prior experience with yoga is recommended but not required.
Babson Campus
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Needham Housing Authority After school Program
A Comprehensive after school activities program that includes reading, games and crafts.
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Needham Housing Authority Entrepreneurship Program
Babson volunteers will teach middle school children of the housing authority how to organize and run a business.
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Wellesley Housing Authority After school Programs
A comprehensive after school activities program that includes reading games and crafts.
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM ONE Plate

ONE Plate will be a community event as the chefs in Trim share meals from their hometowns. Talking cards on the tables will encourage new conversations with old friends.

Monday, April 26th 
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Trim Dining Hall

Babson Campus
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM VINYASA YOGA

In Vinyasa-style yoga, “Ujjayi” breath is connected to movement which creates a flow of poses that encourages relaxation in the body as well as awareness of the mind. This class will shift your focus from everyday life to present physical sensations. The poses will strengthen, detoxify, and open the body, leaving you feeling toned, invigorated, and inspired.

Babson Campus
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Dr. Mahmoud Hariri
Join us, the Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship, Muslim Student Association, Babson Political Association and the Office of the Undergraduate Dean, in welcoming Dr. Mahmoud Hariri for an insightful discussion on the Syrian crisis with a special focus on healthcare on April 26. This talk will unpack the dangerous realities created by the Syrian Civil war and the story of how Dr. Mahmoud Hariri, one of Syria’s brave surgeons and a Harvard Scholars at Risk fellow, is addressing patient care in a setting where medical facilities are targets of attack. Students will also learn how to get involved. Click here to register.

A light snack will be provided. Wednesday, April 26th, 5:30 -7 PM, Olin Auditorium, Olin Hall. 

Thursday, April 27, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
12:00 AM ONE Mural

Students across campus will join together with ONE and CREATE to contribute to canvases, each with a theme of identity, community, diversity, etc. These finished collaborative pieces of art will be gifted to offices around Babson as Babson students continue to contribute to creating their own spaces of inclusion.

Thursday, April 27th
Reynolds Bidwell

Babson Campus
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM Wellness - Beginner/Intermediate Boot Camp
Boot Camp is a 50 minute, two day a week program designed to improve your cardio endurance, build strength and induce weight loss.  The personalized approach to group exercise makes the class fun and motivating in pursuit of results and your personal goals.  Instructor Craig Paris uses a variety of body weight exercises, resistance bands, agility drills, running, and plyometric training to activate multiple muscle groups and burn the maximum amount of calories during class.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eat Mindfully
Mindful eating has the power to transform people’s relationship to food and eating, to help improve overall health, body image, relationships and self-esteem. Mindful eating draws upon the use of mindfulness meditation, which helps focus our attention and awareness on the present moment, and in turn helps us disengage from habitual, unsatisfying and unhelpful habits and behaviors.  This seminar will teach participants to become a mindful eater and overcome the unhealthy habits that lead to overeating and weight gain. Please join us in Nichols 170. 
Babson Campus
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.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Wellness - SavSani: Seated Yoga
This method of yoga has many benefits because it combat stress by utilizing both the mind and the body. The SavSani Mind, silences and redirects the mind to become calm and effective in this world of over-stimulation and stress. The SavSani Body technique brings the body to its ultimate strength and correct alignment by removing any aliments felt within.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Zumba
The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Originally created by Alberto “Beto” Perez in Columbia, Zumba® is a Latin inspired dance fitness class that combines interval training sessions with fast and slow rhythms to sculpt and tone your body while burning fat.  Our goal is simple: We want you to want to work out, to love working out, and to get hooked.  Zumba® fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in every calorie-burning, body-energizing class.  This class is perfect for all fitness levels and no dance experience is necessary!
Babson Campus
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Wellness Improv Show

Back by popular demand…Richie Moriarty and Matt Catanzano!  You may remember Richie and Matt from our Challenge Wrap Up Celebration in 2016. Richie Moriarty has been working in comedy for years, was part of the mainstage cast at the Improv Asylum in Boston from 2006-2010, and has been in numerous movies and television shows including “How To Be Single” and “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.”  Matt Catanzano is a main stage performer/writer at the Improv Asylum, in addition to acting in various plays, films, and commercials. Together, Richie and Matt created the Youtube series “Simply Unemployable,” where they write, direct, and act in their own web series and one-off sketches.

Babson Campus
5:15 PM - 7:30 PM Harvard Square Meals
Babson volunteers serve about 100 meals to those in need and help clean up afterwards.
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Babson Campus, MA: Beckett in Brief
Beckett in Brief
Three short plays by Samuel Beckett
Directed by James Seymour
Featuring Will Lyman

Date and Time:
April 27–30 and May 3–7
Wednesday–Saturday evenings at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:00 P.M.
*NOTE: There is no 3pm performance on Saturday, April 29.

** Following the 3pm performance on Sunday, April 30th will be a post show discussion with Director, James Seymour and Actor, Will Lyman.


Location:

Sorenson Black Box

Among Beckett’s most autobiographical works, Rough for Radio II, The Old Tune, and Krapp’s Last Tape explore universal questions of creativity, memory, aging, sex, friendship, and the proximity of death. These plays from his mid-career are traditionally viewed as individual statements, but the three provide a wealth of impressions when placed in conversation with one another, giving us a better understanding of the legendary playwright’s intellect, passion, and temperament. This production features Will Lyman (left), familiar to Boston audiences for his many roles at CSC and other theaters, and his decades of narrating Frontline on PBS.

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.


 
Get Tickets

This event is general admission. For specific accommodations including wheelchair seating,
please call 781-239-5880.

 

Babson Campus
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Music Collective at Roger's Pub
An evening of jazz, pop, and rock with the Babson Music Collective at Roger's Pub.
Rogers pub

Friday, April 28, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Los Angeles, CA: Annual Alumni Day of Service 2017
Annual Alumni Day of Service 2017

The Babson Alumni and Friends Network and the Babson Alumni Club of Los Angeles invite you to attend our Day of Service program.

Marisa Shariatdoust, our new Alumni and Friend's Network liaison, will be in town to meet our local Babson community and participate in our service projects with the Downtown Women's Center (DWC) in LA. 

Attendees will be able to participate in:

Donation Sorting
DWC receives a wide array of in-kind donations, including clothing, accessories, personal care products, and household items. Help us sort, organize, and distribute these donations across our programs.

Space is limited to 20 participants, so please register today. 

Date and Time: 
Friday, April 28, 2017
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location:
Downtown Women's Center
442 S. San Pedro Street 
Los Angeles, CA 90013 
www.DowntownWomensCenter.org

Event Cost: None
*Please consider a $5 gift to support the Glavin Office of Faith and Service, connecting the Babson community to the world to create social value.

Register today by clicking the button at the top!

Contact Information:
Name: Marisa Shariatdoust
Phone: 781-239-4214
Email: mshariatdoust1@babson.edu

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.

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: Leveraging the IoT to Solve Big Problems
Join The Lewis Institute for the last Good Business Friday conversation of the semester! Featured guest, John Whelen MBA'18 will be leading a discussion about solving big problems.
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 - 6:00 PM Women's Tennis at Bowdoin
Women's Tennis away match
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.
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Babson Campus, MA: Beckett in Brief
Beckett in Brief
Three short plays by Samuel Beckett
Directed by James Seymour
Featuring Will Lyman

Date and Time:
April 27–30 and May 3–7
Wednesday–Saturday evenings at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:00 P.M.
*NOTE: There is no 3pm performance on Saturday, April 29.

** Following the 3pm performance on Sunday, April 30th will be a post show discussion with Director, James Seymour and Actor, Will Lyman.


Location:

Sorenson Black Box

Among Beckett’s most autobiographical works, Rough for Radio II, The Old Tune, and Krapp’s Last Tape explore universal questions of creativity, memory, aging, sex, friendship, and the proximity of death. These plays from his mid-career are traditionally viewed as individual statements, but the three provide a wealth of impressions when placed in conversation with one another, giving us a better understanding of the legendary playwright’s intellect, passion, and temperament. This production features Will Lyman (left), familiar to Boston audiences for his many roles at CSC and other theaters, and his decades of narrating Frontline on PBS.

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.


 
Get Tickets

This event is general admission. For specific accommodations including wheelchair seating,
please call 781-239-5880.

 

Babson Campus
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Improvaganza!
Click here to RSVP

They’re back! Improv troupe SAG (Students Against Gravity) is performing monthly in the Grille Room at Roger’s Pub this spring. You never know what to expect — besides hilarity — and audience participation is definitely welcome. SAG is coached by improvisational comedian and professional actor Larry Coen. This spring each performance will be devoted to a specific charity, and audience members are asked to bring an item for donation.
 
Friday, April 28, 9:00 P.M.
Benefiting Cradles to Crayons: Bring arts and crafts or school supplies, diapers, toiletries, new clothing for ages 0 to 12.
 
Presented by TEST (The Empty Space Theater)
Babson Campus
9:00 PM ONE Semi-Formal (Multi-Day Event)

Celebrate each other at Babson's only open-campus semi-formal at Rogers Pub, complete with great music, a photobooth, and hors d'oeuvres

Friday, April 28th
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Roger's Pub

Rogers pub

Saturday, April 29, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
End Time 12:00 AM ONE Semi-Formal (Multi-Day Event)

Celebrate each other at Babson's only open-campus semi-formal at Rogers Pub, complete with great music, a photobooth, and hors d'oeuvres

Friday, April 28th
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Roger's Pub

Rogers pub
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Big Brother Big Sister End of the year Celebration
Please join us as we celebrate another successful year with Big Brothers/Big Sisters!

All are welcome to join us in the Chapel for a light lunch to celebrate the wonderful year we have had.
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Babson Campus, MA: Beckett in Brief
Beckett in Brief
Three short plays by Samuel Beckett
Directed by James Seymour
Featuring Will Lyman

Date and Time:
April 27–30 and May 3–7
Wednesday–Saturday evenings at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:00 P.M.
*NOTE: There is no 3pm performance on Saturday, April 29.

** Following the 3pm performance on Sunday, April 30th will be a post show discussion with Director, James Seymour and Actor, Will Lyman.


Location:

Sorenson Black Box

Among Beckett’s most autobiographical works, Rough for Radio II, The Old Tune, and Krapp’s Last Tape explore universal questions of creativity, memory, aging, sex, friendship, and the proximity of death. These plays from his mid-career are traditionally viewed as individual statements, but the three provide a wealth of impressions when placed in conversation with one another, giving us a better understanding of the legendary playwright’s intellect, passion, and temperament. This production features Will Lyman (left), familiar to Boston audiences for his many roles at CSC and other theaters, and his decades of narrating Frontline on PBS.

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.


 
Get Tickets

This event is general admission. For specific accommodations including wheelchair seating,
please call 781-239-5880.

 

Babson Campus

Sunday, April 30, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Babson Campus, MA: Beckett in Brief
Beckett in Brief
Three short plays by Samuel Beckett
Directed by James Seymour
Featuring Will Lyman

Date and Time:
April 27–30 and May 3–7
Wednesday–Saturday evenings at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:00 P.M.
*NOTE: There is no 3pm performance on Saturday, April 29.

** Following the 3pm performance on Sunday, April 30th will be a post show discussion with Director, James Seymour and Actor, Will Lyman.


Location:

Sorenson Black Box

Among Beckett’s most autobiographical works, Rough for Radio II, The Old Tune, and Krapp’s Last Tape explore universal questions of creativity, memory, aging, sex, friendship, and the proximity of death. These plays from his mid-career are traditionally viewed as individual statements, but the three provide a wealth of impressions when placed in conversation with one another, giving us a better understanding of the legendary playwright’s intellect, passion, and temperament. This production features Will Lyman (left), familiar to Boston audiences for his many roles at CSC and other theaters, and his decades of narrating Frontline on PBS.

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.


 
Get Tickets

This event is general admission. For specific accommodations including wheelchair seating,
please call 781-239-5880.

 

Babson Campus

Monday, May 01, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Manager Round Table: Defining & Communicating Clear Expectations for Your Employees

Wouldn’t it be great if your employees understood exactly what you needed them to do? What if their work regularly contributed to the College’s strategies and initiatives? As a manager, it is essential to get quality and timely results from your direct-reports, and how you communicate their work is key to that success. Join us and brush up on the management skills to effectively define and communicate your expectations, and get a chance to learn from your manager colleagues as well.

Date
/ May 1, 2017, 9:00am to 11:00am
Format / 90 minute interactive presentation, 30 minute networking/peer coaching (1:1 or small group)
​Instructor / Guy Worrell, Babson Senior Learning & Development Specialist
​Attendees / Managers only

 

Babson Campus
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.
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.
Babson Campus
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Needham Housing Authority After school Program
A comprehensive after school activities program that include reading, games and crafts.
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Wellesley Housing Authority Entrepreneurial Leadership Program
Babson volunteers will teach middle school children of the housing authority how to organize and run a business.
4:00 PM Mindful Moment (Multi-Day Event)
Take a break for a mindful moment. Join us in Glavin Chapel for a 15-minute relaxation exercise or guided meditation. All are welcome. Mindful Moments are part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5. For more information, visit www.babson.edu/wellnessevents
Babson Campus
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM VINYASA YOGA

In Vinyasa-style yoga, “Ujjayi” breath is connected to movement which creates a flow of poses that encourages relaxation in the body as well as awareness of the mind. This class will shift your focus from everyday life to present physical sensations. The poses will strengthen, detoxify, and open the body, leaving you feeling toned, invigorated, and inspired.

Babson Campus

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
All Day Mindful Moment (Multi-Day Event)
Take a break for a mindful moment. Join us in Glavin Chapel for a 15-minute relaxation exercise or guided meditation. All are welcome. Mindful Moments are part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5. For more information, visit www.babson.edu/wellnessevents
Babson Campus
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM Wellness - Beginner/Intermediate Boot Camp
Boot Camp is a 50 minute, two day a week program designed to improve your cardio endurance, build strength and induce weight loss.  The personalized approach to group exercise makes the class fun and motivating in pursuit of results and your personal goals.  Instructor Craig Paris uses a variety of body weight exercises, resistance bands, agility drills, running, and plyometric training to activate multiple muscle groups and burn the maximum amount of calories during class.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Babson Electives Abroad Administrator Lunch

The Glavin Office would like to extend an invitation to the first annual Babson Electives Abroad Administrator Lunch. This lunch is an opportunity to learn more about what is required of a Babson Electives Abroad administrator and the application process. If you plan on attending, please complete this registration form so we can plan accordingly. 

Please RSVP by NOON Friday, April 28th and include any dietary restrictions (lunch will be provided from Lemon Thai). 

For those of you that are interested in learning more but are unable to attend, please click here for more information.

Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Community Walk
Community Walk

Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 2
12 -12:30 p.m.

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to come together and take a walk through and around the Babson campus.
We'll meet at the Reynolds Info Desk and walk at a slow to moderate pace for 20-30 minutes. All are welcome.

This event is part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5.

For more information about De-Stress Week events, visit www.babson.edu/wellnessevents.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Juice Seminar

Both blending and juicing your fruits and vegetables are hot diet trends for 2017. From the juice bar at your gym to the on-line smoothie deliverable club, there is a lot of choices out there. But is the hype to be believed?  Why is everyone drinking these and are the health claims true about these wonder concoctions? This seminar will cover why you should or should not be drinking smoothies, what combinations of fruits and veggies work best, what you should avoid putting in smoothies, how much you should pay for a smoothie on-the-go and so much more. Plus, there will be a few yummy concoctions to taste and recipes for you to try at home.  Step up to the smoothie bar and let’s have a conversation about health and wellness in a glass! Please join us in Nichols 170.

 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM New Cancer Conversation-Virtual Presentation

Join the New Cancer Conversation!

Lots of conversations about cancer focus on risk factors, treatment options, and survival rates. That’s why 15-40 Connection is starting a New Cancer Conversation—one that focuses on what YOU can do about cancer, and empowering you with lifesaving knowledge that can help you detect cancer early.

We know that 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. But there's something you can do to help!

Early detection is our best tool to increase survival rates - join us for a virtual presentation featuring young adult cancer survivors who share their pre-diagnosis journey. Hear their experiences and lessons on how to recognize early warning signs, when to seek medical attention, and how to collaborate with your doctor to receive the best medical care.

Here is a link to register for the virtual presentation: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-cancer-conversation-virtual-presentation-tickets-31836904037

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Come as You Are Tai Chi
Tai Chi is a gentle exercise for body and mind.  With its roots in Chinese martial arts and traditional Chinese medicine, Tai Chi uses slow and gentle movements to build your balance, strength, flexibility and focus.  No matter your age or physical condition, you can practice Tai Chi.  Scientific studies support the effectiveness of Tai Chi in improving the lives of people with chronic conditions, such as arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis.  Most of all, Tai Chi is relaxing and fun.  So come as you are, in comfortable clothes, with flat-soled shoes.  You will learn the basic principles of Tai Chi as well as exercises and a short form you will be able to practice on your own.  The course will be taught by faculty member Carolyn Hotchkiss, who has studied Yang and Sun style Tai Chi for five years, and is certified to teach Tai Chi for Arthritis. 
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Zumba
The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Originally created by Alberto “Beto” Perez in Columbia, Zumba® is a Latin inspired dance fitness class that combines interval training sessions with fast and slow rhythms to sculpt and tone your body while burning fat.  Our goal is simple: We want you to want to work out, to love working out, and to get hooked.  Zumba® fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in every calorie-burning, body-energizing class.  This class is perfect for all fitness levels and no dance experience is necessary!
Babson Campus
2:45 PM - 5:45 PM Math Academy- Framingham
Volunteers will be tutoring third grade middle school children on math basics and assist with homework
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Framingham Housing Authority Hoops and Homework Afterschool Program
Babson volunteers will teach middle school children of the housing authority how to organize and run a business.
4:00 PM Mindful Moment (Multi-Day Event)
Take a break for a mindful moment. Join us in Glavin Chapel for a 15-minute relaxation exercise or guided meditation. All are welcome. Mindful Moments are part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5. For more information, visit www.babson.edu/wellnessevents
Babson Campus
5:30 PM ADVANCED YOGA (Multi-Day Event)

ADVANCED YOGA connects the mind with the body, allowing you to challenge yourself and practice poses that challenge you both mentally and physically. This class will give you a better understanding of your body to master it and manipulate it to the form of your choice. With poses involving flexions, extensions and inversions, you will see your body getting enlightened. 

Babson Campus
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM San Francisco, CA: Babson Connect Spring 2017
Registration for this event is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome!

Babson Connect: San Francisco

Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Location:
Babson San Francisco Campus
135 Main St, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Babson Connect brings together the Babson community in the Bay Area to build and enhance relationships, network, and learn. At each event, we invite alums representing Bay Area companies to network with our students and other alums, as well as a top entrepreneurial leader for a facilitated conversation. This year, we are pleased to welcome Jamie Siminoff ‘99, Chief Inventor & Founder, Ring with special guest moderator, Carol Hacker, Director of Centennial Campaign Engagement & Giving (and the Dean of Students during Jamie’s time at the College).

Featured Speaker:
Jamie Siminoff '99 - Chief Inventor & Founder, Ring

Event Schedule: 
5:30 – 6:00 Check In 
6:00 – 7:00 Facilitated conversation with Jamie Siminoff ‘99, Ring
7:00 – 8:30 Group Networking

Event Cost: $15
Includes a $5 donation to support the entrepreneurial leaders of tomorrow.

Students Please use discount code - SFSTUDENT

Register today by clicking the button at the top!

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

Contact Information:
Name: Marisa Shariatdoust
Phone: 781-239-4214
Email: mshariatdoust1@babson.edu

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.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

All Day Beaver Reliever Final Exam Care Packages

Dear Babson College Families:
As the year draws to a close, you can send your hard-working student a lift of encouragement to tackle final exams! The Women’s Soccer team hand-delivers
Final Exam Care Packages filled with games, drinks, treats, and a personal message from you! You can either order online through Registering for this "event" or mail in the attached order form accompanied with a check made payable to Babson College.

Packages are hand-delivered between May 4-6, which are Reading Days
ORDERS are accepted through Wednesday, May 3 online or by mail
$20 / Package

 

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
All Day Mindful Moment (Multi-Day Event)
Take a break for a mindful moment. Join us in Glavin Chapel for a 15-minute relaxation exercise or guided meditation. All are welcome. Mindful Moments are part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5. For more information, visit www.babson.edu/wellnessevents
Babson Campus
All Day Mindful Moment (Multi-Day Event)
Take a break for a mindful moment. Join us in Glavin Chapel for a 15-minute relaxation exercise or guided meditation. All are welcome. Mindful Moments are part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5. For more information, visit www.babson.edu/wellnessevents
Babson Campus
End Time 6:30 PM ADVANCED YOGA (Multi-Day Event)

ADVANCED YOGA connects the mind with the body, allowing you to challenge yourself and practice poses that challenge you both mentally and physically. This class will give you a better understanding of your body to master it and manipulate it to the form of your choice. With poses involving flexions, extensions and inversions, you will see your body getting enlightened. 

Babson Campus
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM De-Stress Week Coffee Break
Take a break and stop by the Global Lounge in Reynolds for free coffee or tea. Grab and go, or stay a while for conversation and relaxation. All are welcome.
Babson Campus
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Reinventing Retail and Fashion
Join the Blank Center on Wednesday, May 3 for a Fireside Chat with two amazing fashion entrepreneurs: Seymour Holtzman and Peter Stratton ’94 of the DXL Group! We’ll be serving lunch at 11:30am in the Blank Center, session starts at 12pm (moderated by Dr. Caroline Daniels, Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and leader of Babson’s Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative).

Register >>
Babson Campus
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.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Power Yoga
Power vinyasa yoga builds physical and mental strength and flexibility. Find your mind body connection as you link breath to movement in a fast-paced, energizing class taught by Lindsey Athanasiou, National Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Instructor (RYT 200). This class is accessible to most levels of fitness. Prior experience with yoga is recommended but not required.
Babson Campus
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Needham Housing Authority After school Program
A Comprehensive after school activities program that includes reading, games and crafts.
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Needham Housing Authority Entrepreneurship Program
Babson volunteers will teach middle school children of the housing authority how to organize and run a business.
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM Wellesley Housing Authority After school Programs
A comprehensive after school activities program that includes reading games and crafts.
4:00 PM Mindful Moment (Multi-Day Event)
Take a break for a mindful moment. Join us in Glavin Chapel for a 15-minute relaxation exercise or guided meditation. All are welcome. Mindful Moments are part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5. For more information, visit www.babson.edu/wellnessevents
Babson Campus
5:15 PM - 10:15 PM Cincinnati, OH: Babson at the Ball Park: Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
Registration for this event is now closed. Please contact Lisa Alvezi at lalvezi@babson.edu if you have any questions.

Babson at the Ball Park: Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates


On Wednesday, May 3, join Babson Alumni in the Cincinnati area for an experience you'll never forget; A Babson Night at the Ballpark!

Start off your evening with a private tour of the Reds Stadium, The Great American Ballpark and continue on to watch the Cincinnati Reds take on the Pittsburgh Pirates from the new Jack Super Suite! 

A very big thank you goes out to Babson Alumni and Reds COO Phillip Castellini '92 for hosting our group!

Date and Time:
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
5:15 p.m. - Private Pre-Game tour of the Reds Stadium, The Great American Ballpark 
7:10 p.m. - First Pitch

Location:
The Great American Ballpark 
100 Joe Nuxhall Way 
Cincinnati, OH 45202
*Details regarding day-of logistics will be sent in the event confirmation email a few days prior to the game*

Event Cost: $40
*Includes ticket, food and beverages, plus a $5 donation to support Babson’s student athletes.

Register today by clicking the button at the top!

To remove the $5 donation from your registration, use discount code NOGIFT and click "apply"

Contact Information:
Name: Lisa Alvezi
Phone: 781-239-4439
Email: lalvezi@babson.edu

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.
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Babson Campus, MA: Beckett in Brief
Beckett in Brief
Three short plays by Samuel Beckett
Directed by James Seymour
Featuring Will Lyman

Date and Time:
April 27–30 and May 3–7
Wednesday–Saturday evenings at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:00 P.M.
*NOTE: There is no 3pm performance on Saturday, April 29.

** Following the 3pm performance on Sunday, April 30th will be a post show discussion with Director, James Seymour and Actor, Will Lyman.


Location:

Sorenson Black Box

Among Beckett’s most autobiographical works, Rough for Radio II, The Old Tune, and Krapp’s Last Tape explore universal questions of creativity, memory, aging, sex, friendship, and the proximity of death. These plays from his mid-career are traditionally viewed as individual statements, but the three provide a wealth of impressions when placed in conversation with one another, giving us a better understanding of the legendary playwright’s intellect, passion, and temperament. This production features Will Lyman (left), familiar to Boston audiences for his many roles at CSC and other theaters, and his decades of narrating Frontline on PBS.

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.


 
Get Tickets

This event is general admission. For specific accommodations including wheelchair seating,
please call 781-239-5880.

 

Babson Campus

Thursday, May 04, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
Click here to RSVP

Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
 
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
End Time 4:30 PM Mindful Moment (Multi-Day Event)
Take a break for a mindful moment. Join us in Glavin Chapel for a 15-minute relaxation exercise or guided meditation. All are welcome. Mindful Moments are part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5. For more information, visit www.babson.edu/wellnessevents
Babson Campus
All Day Mindful Moment (Multi-Day Event)
Take a break for a mindful moment. Join us in Glavin Chapel for a 15-minute relaxation exercise or guided meditation. All are welcome. Mindful Moments are part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5. For more information, visit www.babson.edu/wellnessevents
Babson Campus
All Day Mindful Moment (Multi-Day Event)
Take a break for a mindful moment. Join us in Glavin Chapel for a 15-minute relaxation exercise or guided meditation. All are welcome. Mindful Moments are part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5. For more information, visit www.babson.edu/wellnessevents
Babson Campus
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM Wellness - Beginner/Intermediate Boot Camp
Boot Camp is a 50 minute, two day a week program designed to improve your cardio endurance, build strength and induce weight loss.  The personalized approach to group exercise makes the class fun and motivating in pursuit of results and your personal goals.  Instructor Craig Paris uses a variety of body weight exercises, resistance bands, agility drills, running, and plyometric training to activate multiple muscle groups and burn the maximum amount of calories during class.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Age Well

As we grow older and our bodies change, we require different nutritional and exercise needs.  What worked for us at age 30 may not work when we are 50, 60 and more. Does our metabolism truly slow down?  Can certain foods protect us from diseases such as cancer and dementia? What is the best exercise for bone density, cardiovascular health and overall fitness?  What can I do to ensure that I enter my later years in the best health, emotionally and physically, as possible? We will answer all of these questions and more during this important wellness seminar. Please join us in Nichols 170. 

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.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Wellness - SavSani: Seated Yoga
This method of yoga has many benefits because it combat stress by utilizing both the mind and the body. The SavSani Mind, silences and redirects the mind to become calm and effective in this world of over-stimulation and stress. The SavSani Body technique brings the body to its ultimate strength and correct alignment by removing any aliments felt within.
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12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Zumba
The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Originally created by Alberto “Beto” Perez in Columbia, Zumba® is a Latin inspired dance fitness class that combines interval training sessions with fast and slow rhythms to sculpt and tone your body while burning fat.  Our goal is simple: We want you to want to work out, to love working out, and to get hooked.  Zumba® fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in every calorie-burning, body-energizing class.  This class is perfect for all fitness levels and no dance experience is necessary!
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4:00 PM Mindful Moment (Multi-Day Event)
Take a break for a mindful moment. Join us in Glavin Chapel for a 15-minute relaxation exercise or guided meditation. All are welcome. Mindful Moments are part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5. For more information, visit www.babson.edu/wellnessevents
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5:15 PM - 7:30 PM Harvard Square Meals
Babson volunteers serve about 100 meals to those in need and help clean up afterwards.
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Wellesley, MA: Black Affinity Senior Send-Off
Black Affinity Senior Send-Off 

Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 4
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location:
Arthur M. Blank Center
Hamilton Rotunda
231 Forest St.
Babson Park, MA 02457

Please join the Glavin Office, Multicultural Programs, Diversity and Inclusion, Black Affinity Network, and Alumni and Friends as we celebrate and send forth our graduating seniors.

This event is graciously hosted and supported by Trustee Amanda Strong '87.

Event Cost: This event is complimentary. Please consider a $5 gift to support the Black Alumni Affinity Conference Fund.

Dress is business casual.

Register today by clicking the button at the top!

Contact Information:
Name: Denning Aaris
Phone: 781-239-5945
Email: daaris@babson.edu

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.

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Babson Campus, MA: Beckett in Brief
Beckett in Brief
Three short plays by Samuel Beckett
Directed by James Seymour
Featuring Will Lyman

Date and Time:
April 27–30 and May 3–7
Wednesday–Saturday evenings at 7:30 P.M.
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:00 P.M.
*NOTE: There is no 3pm performance on Saturday, April 29.

** Following the 3pm performance on Sunday, April 30th will be a post show discussion with Director, James Seymour and Actor, Will Lyman.


Location:

Sorenson Black Box

Among Beckett’s most autobiographical works, Rough for Radio II, The Old Tune, and Krapp’s Last Tape explore universal questions of creativity, memory, aging, sex, friendship, and the proximity of death. These plays from his mid-career are traditionally viewed as individual statements, but the three provide a wealth of impressions when placed in conversation with one another, giving us a better understanding of the legendary playwright’s intellect, passion, and temperament. This production features Will Lyman (left), familiar to Boston audiences for his many roles at CSC and other theaters, and his decades of narrating Frontline on PBS.

Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.


 
Get Tickets

This event is general admission. For specific accommodations including wheelchair seating,
please call 781-239-5880.

 

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