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2014-07-28 20:22:53

New college ranking by Money Magazine rates Babson the No. 1 college in the country WELLESLEY, Mass., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Money magazine has named Babson the No. 1 college in America on its new list of Best Colleges, "a new approach to ranking colleges that uses unique measures of educational quality, affordability, and career outcomes to help families find the right school at the right price." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130692 According to Money,...

2014-07-17 16:23:54

Grewal one of just eight marketing experts worldwide included in Thomson Reuters report WELLESLEY, Mass., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College Professor Dhruv Grewal has been named to the Thomson Reuters 2014 report of The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds. The list identifies Grewal as a person of influence on the cutting edge in the fields of economics and business. He is the Toyota Chair in Commerce and Electronic Business and a Professor of Marketing at Babson....

2014-04-29 12:25:02

RYE BROOK, N.Y., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paraco Gas Corporation has announced that Christina Armentano has joined the corporate staff as Director of Employee Relations, reporting to Mike DeVoe, EVP of Operations. She comes to Paraco with over nine years of experience in human capital management, and will focus her efforts on talent development initiatives directly related to operations, as well as improving employee relations throughout the organization. (Logo:...

2014-04-28 20:24:00

HigherMe helps retail stores select the right employees for the job WELLESLEY, Mass., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HigherMe, a Babson tech startup that makes it easier for retail employers to hire qualified workers, took home the $15,000 first prize in Startup Rounds business contest held recently through the Babson Entrepreneurship Club (BEC). Founded by Babson Graduate students Rob Hunter and Evan Lodge, HigherMe is a website and mobile application that gives...

2014-04-25 16:21:24

WELLESLEY, Mass., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiled Babson in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book, "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges." In the guide's profile on Babson, The Princeton Review stated that "Babson considers sustainability not only desirable but an...

2014-04-24 16:33:13

WELLESLEY, Mass., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson's Tom Davenport has been recognized as one of the "21 Thought-Leader Professors in Data Science" by the website Master's in Data Science. He is the President's Distinguished Information Technology & Management professor at Babson College. The list features top influential educational leaders in the data science industry who have made significant contributions to the field through outreach and education....

2014-03-13 16:24:07

Keynotes focus on how business can advance green technology and reduce carbon emissions WELLESLEY, Mass., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson's Energy and Environmental Club (BEEC) will hold the Babson Energy & Environmental Conference: Fifteen Shades of Green, on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 9 am to 7 pm at the Wellesley, MA campus. The conference will explore how energy efficiency and sustainability have evolved in every industry into an integral part of helping grow the...

2014-02-11 08:39:24

Firm Includes All-Star Line Up Of Top New England Operators BOSTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Point Capital, a venture capital firm focused on companies that can be leveraged and scaled on the internet, today announced the addition of Len Schlesinger as a Special Advisor to the organization. Dr. Schlesinger currently serves as a Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and previously served as the President of Babson College....

2014-01-29 16:24:58

WELLESLEY, Mass., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Babson Entrepreneur Experience Lab, a partnership between Babson College and the Business Innovation Factory, has released a Masterclass report that defines a new category of entrepreneurial leaders who, in their work and in the organizations they build, draw on powerful new ways to create economic and social value. The Masterclass report details the distinctive actions of these entrepreneurs that set them apart. "Masterclass...

2014-01-15 12:27:26

Online enrollment growth, while still substantial, is slowing. WELLESLEY, Mass., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2013 Survey of Online Learning conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group reveals the number of higher education students taking at least one online course has now surpassed 7.1 million. The 6.1 percent growth rate, although the lowest for a decade, still represents over 400,000 additional students taking at least one online course. "While the rate of growth in...


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