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.

The Future of Franchising
From Babson Magazine
The Future of Franchising » An effective and enduring business model, franchising looks toward a future marked by new business trends, leaders, and educational opportunities courtesy of Babson’s Tariq Farid Franchise Institute.
Alumni Faces of Franchising
From Babson Magazine
Alumni Faces of Franchising » From Big Macs in Bahrain to sandwich shops in Las Vegas to barre classes in Western Massachusetts, Babson alumni are thriving in the world of franchising. Here is a look at just a few alumni who have found success and happiness in franchising.
The Franchising Journey of President Spinelli
From Babson Magazine
The Franchising Journey of President Spinelli » For more than four decades, President Stephen Spinelli Jr. MBA’92, PhD, the co-founder of Jiffy Lube International, has helped build and advance the field of franchising.
Mary Pinard: Taking Risks on the Page and the Stage
From Babson Magazine
Mary Pinard: Taking Risks on the Page and the Stage » With her colleagues’ support, English Professor Mary Pinard writes a play, which is set and produced in rural Kansas.
Denicia Ratley: Supporting Students of All Faiths
From Babson Magazine
Denicia Ratley: Supporting Students of All Faiths » As Babson’s director of Religious & Spiritual Life, Denicia Ratley provides safe spaces for students to explore and express their faith identities.
Kate Jaspon ’98 Is Driven to Inspire
From Babson Magazine
Kate Jaspon ’98 Is Driven to Inspire » Now the CFO at Inspire Brands, Kate Jaspon ’98 has a unique perspective on the restaurant industry and the franchise community.
The Business  of Building Community
From Babson Magazine
The Business of Building Community » The founder and operator of Goal House, Ben Smith ’16 brings people together through communal living in Brooklyn, New York.
Inside an Internship at New Balance
From Babson Magazine
Inside an Internship at New Balance » Women’s basketball player Madison Odam ’24 reflects on her hands-on experience with New Balance, which recently announced a new relationship with Babson College.
From the President: A Franchising Community
From Babson Magazine
From the President: A Franchising Community » Babson’s franchising roots run deep and have created a natural, built-in community to support and expand our efforts to develop the next generation of franchise entrepreneurs.
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates
From Babson Magazine
News, Notes, and Nods: Undergraduates » The latest news, notes, and nods from Babson's undergraduate alumni in the Winter 2022–2023 edition of Babson Magazine.