Campus & Community

Whether it happens in the classroom, while consulting with our partner companies, or at one of our global hubs, we bring you timely stories about what’s happening at Babson College.

Picture Perfect: The Class of 2021
From Babson Magazine
Picture Perfect: The Class of 2021 » On a glorious weekend in May, the Class of 2021—filled with gratitude and pride—gathers for Commencement and reflects on its accomplishments after a year marked by challenges and uncertainty.
From the President: The Era of Entrepreneurial Leadership Is upon Us
From Babson Magazine
From the President: The Era of Entrepreneurial Leadership Is upon Us » President Stephen Spinelli says the graduates of the Class of 2021 are the leaders the world needs now, ready to innovate, seek opportunity, solve problems, lead with empathy, and catalyze change.
Katia Santiago-Taylor: Focus on Wellness
Katia Santiago-Taylor: Focus on Wellness » Katia Santiago-Taylor brings her whole self, and deep experience in prevention, to her new role as the director of wellness and prevention at Babson College.
Patrick Hale: Amplifying All Students’ Voices
From Babson Magazine
Patrick Hale: Amplifying All Students’ Voices » The director of Babson’s Multicultural and Identity Programs reflects on supporting students during trying times and the intersection of entrepreneurial leadership and DE&I.
Associate Professor Lakshmi Balachandra Works to Close Gender VC Gap at Federal Level
Associate Professor Lakshmi Balachandra Works to Close Gender VC Gap at Federal Level » As the inaugural innovation fellow at the National Science Foundation, Associate Professor Lakshmi Balachandra is striving to help close the capital investment gender gap through federal policy.
Introducing the Tariq Farid Franchise Institute at Babson College
Introducing the Tariq Farid Franchise Institute at Babson College » Somia Farid Silber ’15, vice president of e-commerce at Edible Brands, discusses how the new institute is a major opportunity for Babson and the future of franchising education.
Retiring Police Chief Pollard Commended for Investing in People and Community This article contains a photo gallery
Retiring Police Chief Pollard Commended for Investing in People and Community » Outgoing police chief James Pollard was praised for his personal approach to public safety at his recent retirement ceremony.
Being Out in Business School
Being Out in Business School » To be open about one’s true self isn’t always easy, particularly in the business world. Working with organizations such as ROMBA and the Out Network, alumni describe how Babson’s supportive LGBTQ+ community seeks to change that.
From Arkansas to Babson, Professor Vicky Crittenden Writes Her Own Story
From Arkansas to Babson, Professor Vicky Crittenden Writes Her Own Story » From a small town in Arkansas, Babson Professor Vicky Crittenden carved out an award-winning career, and now connects her experience growing up to inform her marketing research and her writing.
‘A Year of Growth, Learning, and Opportunity’ This article contains a video
‘A Year of Growth, Learning, and Opportunity’ » On his two-year anniversary, President Stephen Spinelli Jr. MBA’92, PhD reflects on Babson’s vital role in creating the change the world needs now.