Latest Wellesley, Massachusetts Stories

2014-05-29 12:26:29

WELLESLEY, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackRock founding director Susan Wagner, whose 1982 Wellesley graduation speaker was the late Maya Angelou, will bring the poet's remarks full circle at Wellesley College's 136th commencement on Friday, May 30th, beginning at 10:30 a.m. outdoors under the tent on Severance Green, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, Mass. The Commencement activities will include: -- Procession: 9:45 a.m -- Commencement Exercises: 10:30 a.m. -- Susan...

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...

2014-04-04 23:39:54

The Wellesley Science and Technology EXPO is set for Saturday, April 5th with free admission and open to public; featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Jeff Hoffman, former NASA astronaut and Professor of the Practice of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, at 2:00pm. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Wellesley Education Foundation is proud to host the first Wellesley Science & Technology Expo to be at on Saturday, April 5th from 10am to 3pm at the Wellesley High School. The EXPO is a...

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...

2013-12-17 23:24:18

The Wellesley Education Foundation Board of Directors pledge to match every donation made to WEF in December, dollar-for-dollar, up to $18,000; giving the gift of education during the holiday season doubles your impact. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) announces the launch of an exciting new initiative, The WEF Board of Directors’ Holiday Matching Gift Challenge. Through this program, members of the board of directors have aggregately...

2013-04-13 23:03:32

60% of admitted students cited their campus visit as a significant factor that influenced their decision to apply and enroll at Wellesley College. For those that can't visit in person, the premiere liberal arts institution has reinvented the virtual college tour, giving prospectives a glimpse of what it's really like to go to Wellesley. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 As high school seniors make their final college decisions, and many families tour campuses this week, one leading...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.