Centennial Events

Join us as we celebrate 100 years of entrepreneurial progress and leadership. Together, we will launch Babson’s second century.

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Throughout 2019, we will be coming together at high-profile events on and off campus to highlight the remarkable achievements of those in the Babson community. Whether it’s Babson Connect: Worldwide, or the opening of Centennial Park, we encourage you to take part in one of the many celebrations that showcase the power of the Babson education, and entrepreneurs of all kinds, to create a better kind of future.

February 1 Faculty Research Day
February 8 Presidents’ Centennial Fireside Chat
February 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Day Awards
February 22–24 Black Affinity Conference
March 28 Sustainability Forum
March or April China Forum
April 5 Latin America Forum
April 11 Babson Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® (B.E.T.A.) Challenge/Founders Summit
April 19 India Symposium
May 2 Lavender Graduation
May 16 Babson Commons @ Horn Library Ribbon Cutting
May 16 Centennial Campaign Launch
May 17 Kerry Murphy Healey Park Ribbon Cutting
May 17 Circle of Distinction Luncheon
May 18 Centennial Commencement
May 31–June 2 Black Affinity Network Leadership Retreat (Chicago)
June 2–5 Diana Project™ Conference
June 3 Centennial Golf Tournament
June 5–9 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference
July 25 Summer Venture Program Showcase
August 29 International Parents Reception
September 5 Founder’s Day/100th Birthday Celebration
September 18–20 Babson Connect: Worldwide
September 19 Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs® Gala
September 20 Athletics Hall of Fame
September 20–22 Back to Babson
November Social Innovator Awards
November 14 Rocket Pitch
November 15 Babson Entrepreneurship Forum
November 18–24 Global Entrepreneurship Week
December 30 December Graduation

In addition to the events at Babson Wellesley and Boston, Regional Centennial Receptions are happening all around the world. Stay up-to-date with cities and dates as they are scheduled, and see photos from past events >>

Interested in volunteering or learning more about the upcoming Centennial events? Email us at centennial@babson.edu.