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BeSure Wins Inaugural Babson FinTech Startup Pitch Competition » Mahdi Rahideh, Giorgio de Camargo Andrade Bonachela, Qadeer Shahbaz ‘23, and Santiago Coppoletta ‘23 from the group BeSure won the inaugural Babson FinTech Startup Pitch Competition, sponsored by BlueSnap. The group also took home $1,000 in cash prizes for its fintech idea.
Cutler Center Becomes Academic Member of Mass Fintech Hub » The Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance at Babson College has become an academic member of the Mass Fintech Hub, a collaborative and cross-disciplinary working group of technology innovators, financial service and investment leaders, academics, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Assistant Professor of Finance Honored with the Babson Kennedy Award for Teaching » Assistant Professor of Finance Luke Stein has been named the 2022 winner of the prestigious Thomas Kennedy Award for Teaching Excellence, awarded to a graduate professor, nominated by a graduating student, and voted upon by the graduating class.
Babson College Selected as NFTE’s 2022 Corporate Volunteer of the Year » Babson College has been selected as the 2022 Corporate Volunteer of the Year by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) for NFTE’s New England region. This is the second time in three years that Babson has been recognized with the NFTE honor. Also, in 2019, Jack McCarthy MBA’82, senior lecturer in organizational behavior at Babson,…
Butler Institute to Host Bestselling Author Dr. Arthur Brooks on April 19 » Dr. Arthur Brooks—author, social scientist, former president of the American Enterprise Institute, and Harvard professor—will speak at Babson College in a special event hosted by the Butler Institute for Free Enterprise Through Entrepreneurship.
Babson Places Second at Van Berkom John Molson Small-Cap Case Competition » A team of four Babson College undergraduate students—Tyson Corner ’22, Gabriel Papa ’23, Ryan Watts ’23, and Nathan Watts ’23—placed second at the Van Berkom John Molson Small-Cap Case Competition in Montreal, the College's highest finish in the annual competition.
Renewed Focus for the Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship » The Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship has a new name and a renewed focus, as it looks to create health, economic, and social value for all, with a focus on health equity and justice.
Joanna Carey Is the First Science Faculty Awarded a Term Chair at Babson » Associate Professor of Environmental Science Joanna Carey has been appointed the Debi and Andy Butler ’84 Term Chair, beginning in the 2022–2023 academic year. She is the first science faculty member awarded a term chair at Babson.