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April 26, 2017

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
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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.

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

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

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. 

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