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April 6, 2013

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Saturday, April 06, 2013

All Day Application for Degree Closes on May 7th! (Multi-Day Event)
May graduates must complete an Application for Degree. The application for degree allows students to enter the name they want printed on their diploma, the phonetic spelling of their name, and their anticipated graduation date. If the application is not completed by the deadline, the name on the diploma will be printed exactly as it appears on the student’s academic record. The Application for Degree is located in Portal under the Smart Tools, in the Academic section. If the Smart Tools section does not appear on Portal, drill down on Add Content located in the upper left corner of Portal (next to where it says Hello, Name!). Click Add under the Smart Tools section. If the Smart Tools section still does not appear, contact Support at 781-239-4357. (This is for graduate Students ONLY! If you are an undergraduate student please contact your class dean in Academic Services!)
Babson Campus
Babson San Francisco Campus
All Day Commencement Walker Form Deadline April 26! (Multi-Day Event)
Probable Summer (August) graduates may participate in the preceding May Commencement ceremony as walkers. The official graduation date for August graduates is August 31.
Babson Campus
Babson San Francisco Campus
Track & Field @ George Davis Invitational @ Umass Lowell
Track and field road meet
Off Campus
All Day Babson Campus: Black Affinity Conference
The Babson Alumni & Friends Network and
the Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion
present...

REINVENTION
In today’s rapidly changing world, you can’t stay still. You must constantly reinvent yourself to protect your brand. We’ve reinvented the Black Affinity Conference to leverage your identity, network, and resources for your personal and professional growth. With dynamic panels, discussions, and programming, students, alumni, and friends will leave feeling confident that YOU are your next great idea.

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

7:00 p.m.
Black Hair and Identity
--Sharifa Barnett, Author, The 5 Hair Archetypes (Book Signing to follow event)
--Gennifer Miller M'08, Founder, Healthy Textures LLC
--Tina Opie, Assistant Professor, Babson College
--Moderator: April Tabor M’13, Senior Attorney, Federal Trade Commission of the Secretary
Are you defined by your hair? Do you feel ostracized because your friends have gone natural and you love perms and weaves? Are you concerned that your current style may not work in corporate America? Join us for an in depth discussion about Black hair and the journey to find your identity.

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

10:00 a.m. 
Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by Leticia Stallworth ’99, M’13 & Otwan Lowery ’05
featuring Frederick Douglass Opie, Professor History and Foodways, Babson College
Author, Hog & Hominy: from Africa to America, Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882-1923

11:00 a.m.
Keynote Speaker
Juliette Mayers, Executive Director, Multicultural Marketing, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Author, A Black Woman's Guide to Networking: Advance Your Career, Grow Your Business!

12:00 p.m.
Lunch and Program
honoring
Black Affinity Achievement Award Winner
Leticia Stallworth ’99, M’13
Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial Services Inc.

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Sessions

Reinvention: Staying Relevant and Keeping Marketable Skills
--Sadie Burton-Goss, Babson College
--Reginald Johnson ’02, M’10, Moody’s Corporation
--Otwan Lowery ’05, OJLowery, LLC
In the past five years, we have witnesses downsizing, rightsizing and the potential extinction of  entire careers and industries.  Staying relevant and keeping marketable skills have become another job in and of itself.  However, the ability to do so gives you the capacity to reinvent yourself no matter what the job climate.   From Corporate America to self-employment to the non-profit sector, this panel is full of reinvention life lessons to educate and inspire.

The Art of the Pivot
--Heidi Neck, Babson College
Sharing insights from her Entrepreneurial Thought and Action research, Professor Neck will highlight what really contributes to the success of individual and organizational reinvention for entrepreneurship of all kinds.  In response to  the chaotic, nonlinear nature of 21st century life, participants will discover how  entrepreneurs continuously reinvent themselves and their ventures through creative problem –solving, calculated risk taking and improvisation to capture the right opportunities, at the right time, for the right reasons.

The Swag Factor: Interview Etiquette
--Candace Armand ’10, Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant
--Kerryann Benjamin ’02, Goldman Sachs
--Donna Bonaparte, Babson College
--Emmanuel Egolum ’06, Arnold & Porter, LLP; Façon Magazine
--Mikki Wosencroft ’99, L’Oreal USA Inc.
You possess the intellectual and technical skills needed to success but how do you distinguish yourself from your peers in an increasingly globally competititve environment? This interactive session will provide valuable insights about the interview process and some of the unspoken factors that can help propel your success.

Essential Ways to Revitalize Your Résumé for the Job You Want
--Cathy Merlo, Babson College
Resumes are important, but they're only a part of your total "brand."   Learn how to revitalize your resume and LinkedIn profile to land the job you want in a marketplace that's still recovering from a deep economic recession.  Learn how executive recruiters use LinkedIn to find talent for tomorrow's challenges. 

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Reception

6:30 p.m.
Dinner at Papa Razzi with special guest Toni Blackwell 
Cost for dinner is $50 per person, includes 3 course meal and non-alcoholic beverages
Advance registration is required
Please contact Anne Heller to register for the dinner.

9:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Game Night at Babson Executive Conference Center, Woodside Room
Sponsored by Veronica Chapman M’08 and Lashonda Jefferson ’00

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
WALK IN REGISTRATION WILL BE WELCOME.

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Babson Campus: World Vision Caregiver Kit Assembly
The Babson Alumni & Friends Network invites you to attend:
 
World Vision Caregiver Kit Assembly
Given with love. Filled with care. Sent with Hope
 
Saturday, April 6th, 2013
9:30 a.m.  - 1:00 p.m.
 
Babson College
Webster Athletic Center
231 Forest Street
Babson Park, MA 02457
 
Please join fellow alumni, students, and the World Vision community this Spring for a family-friendly service opportunity right here on Babson's Campus. Bring your friends, family, and loved ones to assemble Caregiver Kits - a tangible way we can show compassion for those suffering from AIDS and encourage those who are caring selflessly for their neighbors in Africa.
 
Come early to catch a welcome by President Len Schlesinger and a brief background on the wonderful work of World Vision before the assembly begins!
Babson Campus
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Yoga with Neil Sullivan
Please join Neil Sullivan as he conduct Yoga in the Glavin Family Chapel every Saturday from 9:30-11am.
All levels are welcome!
Babson Campus
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM Bridge and Ice Dance--Spring Session (Saturday's at 9:40am)

Bridge: Skaters MUST have passed Delta Level in order to take this class: 50minute class with no practice: Freestyle 1 through 6: class will incorporate Figures, Moves in the Field and Ice Dance Level 1 and 2
Ice Dance: Skaters MUST have passed Alpha Level in order to take this class: 50minute class with no practice: Dance 1 through Dance 6 Level

*Participants are divided based upon skating ability & Age.
*We DO NOT guarantee that siblings and/or friends will be in the same class.
*Please arrive early to allow time to secure skates and find your instructor.
*Helmets are strongly recommended for beginners.
*Dress appropriately with layers and gloves or mittens.
*Properly fitted, supportive skates are essential to progress.
*Figure skates are recommended for beginners.
*No REFUNDS and No CREDITS without a doctor’s note.               
*No MAKE-UP classes.
*Classes may be cancelled, added, or combined due to enrollment.
*Same-day registrations will NOT be accepted.
*In the event of inclement weather, or rink closure, no refunds will be issued
*Classes are held on most school and religious holidays.
*A parent/guardian must remain in the facility during classes.

 

Babson Campus
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Adult Learn To Skate--Spring Session (Saturday's at 10:00am)
Adult Learn to Skate (LTS) – Ages 18 and older: 30 minute class: Beginner through Freestyle 3 Level.

*Participants are divided based upon skating ability & Age.
*We DO NOT guarantee that siblings and/or friends will be in the same class.
*Please arrive early to allow time to secure skates and find your instructor.
*Helmets are strongly recommended for beginners.
*Dress appropriately with layers and gloves or mittens.
*Properly fitted, supportive skates are essential to progress.
*Figure skates are recommended for beginners.
*No REFUNDS and No CREDITS without a doctor’s note.               
*No MAKE-UP classes.
*Classes may be cancelled, added, or combined due to enrollment.
*Same-day registrations will NOT be accepted.
*In the event of inclement weather, or rink closure, no refunds will be issued
*Classes are held on most school and religious holidays.
*A parent/guardian must remain in the facility during classes.

 

Babson Campus
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Tot Class--Spring Session (Saturday's at 10:30am)
Tot - Tot 1 through Alpha Level
Ages 3 to 5 years                 30minute class, no practice


*Participants are divided based upon skating ability & Age.
*We DO NOT guarantee that siblings and/or friends will be in the same class.
*Please arrive early to allow time to secure skates and find your instructor.
*Helmets are strongly recommended for beginners.
*Dress appropriately with layers and gloves or mittens.
*Properly fitted, supportive skates are essential to progress.
*Figure skates are recommended for beginners.
*No REFUNDS and No CREDITS without a doctor’s note.               
*No MAKE-UP classes.
*Classes may be cancelled, added, or combined due to enrollment.
*Same-day registrations will NOT be accepted.
*In the event of inclement weather, or rink closure, no refunds will be issued
*Classes are held on most school and religious holidays.
*A parent/guardian must remain in the facility during classes.

 

Babson Campus
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Tot Class--Spring Session (Saturday's at 11:00am)
Tot - Tot 1 through Alpha Level
Ages 3 to 5 years                 30minute class, no practice


*Participants are divided based upon skating ability & Age.
*We DO NOT guarantee that siblings and/or friends will be in the same class.
*Please arrive early to allow time to secure skates and find your instructor.
*Helmets are strongly recommended for beginners.
*Dress appropriately with layers and gloves or mittens.
*Properly fitted, supportive skates are essential to progress.
*Figure skates are recommended for beginners.
*No REFUNDS and No CREDITS without a doctor’s note.               
*No MAKE-UP classes.
*Classes may be cancelled, added, or combined due to enrollment.
*Same-day registrations will NOT be accepted.
*In the event of inclement weather, or rink closure, no refunds will be issued
*Classes are held on most school and religious holidays.
*A parent/guardian must remain in the facility during classes.

 

Babson Campus
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM Learn To Skate--Spring Session (Saturday's at 11:40am)
Learn to Skate (LTS) – Ages 5 and older: 40minute class, 10minute practice following the class: Beginner through Freestyle 3 Level
Learn to Skate+ (LTS+) – Ages 5 and older who have passed the Alpha Level and want to broaden their skills. These classes will incorporate Figures, Moves in the Field and Ice Dance Level 1 into their class: 40minute class. 10 minute practice following the class: Beta through Freestyle 3 Level

*Participants are divided based upon skating ability & Age.
*We DO NOT guarantee that siblings and/or friends will be in the same class.
*Please arrive early to allow time to secure skates and find your instructor.
*Helmets are strongly recommended for beginners.
*Dress appropriately with layers and gloves or mittens.
*Properly fitted, supportive skates are essential to progress.
*Figure skates are recommended for beginners.
*No REFUNDS and No CREDITS without a doctor’s note.               
*No MAKE-UP classes.
*Classes may be cancelled, added, or combined due to enrollment.
*Same-day registrations will NOT be accepted.
*In the event of inclement weather, or rink closure, no refunds will be issued
*Classes are held on most school and religious holidays.
*A parent/guardian must remain in the facility during classes.

 

Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Men's Baseball vs. Springfield (DH)
Men's baseball home double header
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Women's Lacrosse @ Springfield
Women's lacrosse road game
Off Campus
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Women's Softball @ WPI (DH)
Women's softball road double header
Off Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Men's Tennis @ Coast Guard
Men's tennis road game
Off Campus

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