Creating a Lasting Connection with HBS: Discussing the Class Gift with Executive Director of External Relations Ralph James
Ralph James, Executive Director of External Relations, broke his 30-year media silence to discuss a topic with The Harbus which he cares deeply about — the HBS Class Gift, and what it means to create a lasting relationship with alumni.
On March 23, The Harbus Foundation held its annual awards ceremony in which it donated over $53,500 to charities selected by groups of HBS MBA students.
Joe Benevento bid $4,700 on a section mate’s gracious donation of “1% of his gross earnings in 10 years”. Why you might ask? Read on! The sun wasn’t down yet but the J-Crew (i.e. New J) already had their sunglasses on in preparation for their annual Section Charity Auction.ÿ On Saturday, April 25, 120+ members [...]
The Harbus Foundation is the nation’s only student-run foundation created by The Harbus News Corporation that provides grants and consulting services to organizations across the Boston metropolitan area, effecting social change in the areas of education, literacy and journalism Last Tuesday, The Harbus Foundation held its 13th annual grant presentation ceremony that presented checks of [...]
Revelry – and a Long RunAs I discovered a few days beforehand, my 21-mile, longest-ever training run was scheduled for bright and early the morning after the EC Revelry ball – talk about bad timing.ÿ Safe to say, there was no way I was going to miss my final formal event at HBS in such [...]
Ivy League schools are inundated with ads for potential egg donors-women who for a considerable sum of money donate their eggs to a couple for in vitro fertilization. What happens once they sign on? And what role do the fertility clinics who match the donors to the recipients play? A well-dressed couple in their early [...]
MANILA, Philippines – The flood waters may have subsided, but thick mud up to two feet high still remains in different parts of the city. Cars that have been turned upside down and tossed on top of each other litter the streets. On a community basketball court that doubled as an evacuation center 3,000 people [...]
SECTION I – APRIL 22 DATE & TIME: Wednesday, April 22ND at 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy St. Cambridge ATTIRE: Masquerade-themed, Cocktail Attire FOR TICKETS: $30 per person (includes dessert/cheese buffet and one drink ticket). Contact Melissa Anderson (NI) for purchase. OUR CHARITIES: Two charities will be receiving the proceeds from the [...]
From his announcement joining the Democratic primaries in February, 2007, to his inauguration on January 20, 2009, Barack Obama has incited an unparalled following among young voters. This is the story of one student’s involvement in his campaign up to, and including, his inauguration. I came alone to the inauguration, but I am joined here [...]
With book clubs, sporting events, whale watching, donation drives and happy hours, it’s been a busy year for the HBS Partners’ Club. And with an enthusiastic RC class, things are sure to get even better in 08-09. Thanks to a top-notch leadership team and tons of participation, club co-presidents Leslie Gimbel and Rebecca Peet managed [...]