"Simmtober" Generates Buzz – and Support
(December 4, 2013) -- When you combine popular October Simmons events with a lively social media campaign, a fundraising challenge, a giant birthday card, and an appearance by "John Simmons" himself, the result is – Simmtober!
Celebrating Founder's Day
(November 1, 2013) -- Simmons students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Common Grounds Café October 30 to celebrate the birthday of John Simmons, the College's founder. Everyone had the chance to pose with a six-foot-tall birthday card signed by hundreds in John Simmons's honor. Earlier in the day, a small group went to Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge for a brief ceremony at John Simmons's grave.
Leadership Weekend Brings Together Alumnae/i Volunteers & Leaders
(October 23, 2013) -- More than 150 of the most valued leaders and volunteers were on campus for our annual Leadership Weekend. On Friday evening, was the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Warburg Chair for International Relations, which was established by Trustee Emerita Joan M. Warburg '45, '97HD through a generous, visionary gift. Also that evening, the Alumnae Association Executive Board presented awards honoring Bobbi Thompson '77, P'11, the Hon. Amy Nechtem '76, Julia Roy '05, Linda Charpentier '68, and the Class of 1969.
Terror in Nairobi, and Why the Terrorists Will Fail
(October 2, 2013) -- Simmons College Warburg Professor of International Relations (William) Mark Bellamy, the former U.S. Ambassador to Kenya, shares an insightful op-ed piece about recent events in Kenya.
President Helen G. Drinan's Fall Message
(September 2013) -- As we begin the new academic year, I am filled with gratitude for the many ways our alumnae/i, parents, faculty, staff, and friends actively support our students. Working together, the entire Simmons community makes it possible for our students to focus their drive and passion on the pursuit of exciting academic and career goals.
Simmons Rises in FORBES Rankings
(August 15, 2013) -- Once again, FORBES named Simmons among the top 650 colleges in the nation for 2013 – a distinction shared by less than 20 percent of America's 4,000 four-year universities. This year, Simmons jumped 35 spots to No. 311 in the ranking from No. 346 in 2012 and No. 410 in 2011.
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Save the Date
Reunion Weekend 2014
May 29 - June 1, 2014
Undergraduate class years
ending in "4" and "9"
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ComestiblesMon, 11 Nov 2013 -
Fri, 13 Dec 201310:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Celebrate the Simmons Connection: SOM Holiday Party
Wed, 11 Dec 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker
Sun, 15 Dec 2013
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Roslyn Watson '71 Inspires Simmons Community with Student-Centered Challenge
(December 4, 2013) -- Roslyn Watson '71 experienced firsthand the transformative power of a Simmons education.
New Gift Expands Legacy of Sarah Molloy Crane '56, '04HD
(November 6, 2013) -- When Benjamin Crane is asked what inspired his recent gift to the scholarship established by his late wife Trustee Emerita Sarah "Sally" Molloy Crane '56, '04HD, his reply reinforces her well-earned reputation as a passionate, persuasive advocate for Simmons.
[VIDEO] Celebrating 30 Years: The Warburg Chair in International Relations
(October 19, 2013) -- This video is a special tribute to Joan Melber Warburg '45, '97HD and her visionary gift that founded the Warburg Chair in International Relations in honor of her husband, James P. Warburg. The 13 Warburg professors who have held the chair each enriched scholarship at the College with their distinguished records in international relations, enhancing academic excellence across campus.This was originally aired over Leadership Weekend 2013.
New Fund Supports Research by Students
(October 3, 2013) -- Promoting student research is a strategic priority for Simmons, part of a broader commitment to enhancing the undergraduate experience. The new Toulopoulos Student Research Fund, created with a gift from Trustee Pam Toulopoulos '73, will provide grants of up to $10,000 for undergraduates doing scholarly research in any discipline. Toulopoulos was inspired to make this gift in honor of her 40th Reunion, which she celebrated last June.
[VIDEO] You Are in Good Company
(September 2013) -- When ou make your gift to The Simmons Fund, you will have a direct impact on the next generation of Simmons students - and leaders. You also help students like Sandy Lor '14, Student Government Association president, achieve her dream of a Simmons education.
Joyce Kolligian '87, '89SM Leaves Lasting Legacy at Simmons
(July 8, 2013) -- Joyce Kolligian '87, '89SM passed away in June, leaving behind a lasting legacy that celebrates leadership and education.
[VIDEO] Scholarships Make Education Possible
(June 2013) -- Students and donors come together and connect at the Scholarship Appreciation Brunch on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at Simmons College.
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