Undergraduate Notes

Find out what fellow classmates are doing, and share your own news. Notes received online will be posted in the appropriate class years. Photos of alumnae/i are also welcome; please be sure to include the names of all alumnae/i in the photo along with class years.

Undergraduate Years


Professional News

Marjorie Thomsen

Submitted December 5, 2016: Wanted to share news of my recently published book of poetry, “Pretty Things Please” published by Turning Point, 2016. I was also recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Note Submitted: December 05, 2016


Catching Up

Nancy Hammers

Submitted May 18, 2017: Moved with my family from Reno, NV to Sacramento, CA to take on a new role with Raley's, regional grocery chain. I'm head of Compensation and HR Support Operations. Can't make it to 20 yr reunion this year - but I'll see you at the 25th! Have a great reunion.

Note Submitted: May 18, 2017


Professional News

Barbara Wallace

February 1, 2016: So excited to say that February will mark the publication of my 15th romance novel with Harlequin Romance. It's my 19th published novel since 2000. In November, 2015 I was also elected to the Romance Writers of America's Board of Directors as a Director of Large.

Note Submitted: January 16, 2016

Catching Up

Simmons College Reunion 2016
Linda Rossetti

June 9, 2016: Our class attended the Reunion in full force! Great to see those who could make it. I also had the pleasure of hosting a Reunion event, a discussion about my new book, Women & Transition: Reinventing Work and Life. Grads from 1946 to 2006 attended the talk! Thanks to all who joined us.

Note Submitted: June 09, 2016


Professional News

Dana Fine
I accepted a new position as Tier 2 Client (Software) Support for QuickPivot, Bedford MA. Really enjoying learning about the QuickPivot email marketing platform after being in Learning Management systems for 15 years! Looking forward to seeing folks at reunion.
Note Submitted: April 29, 2016


Catching Up

Pamela Roberts
Class of 1980 officers for 2015-2020
  • Co-Presidents: Heather Miller & Pam Roberts 
  • Co-Vice Presidents (Reunion Chairs):Joyce Elden & Joyce Lockwood Long 
  • Treasurer: Roberta Fine DiNitto 
  • Corresponding Secretary (Class Notes): Sarah Niedbala Chadwick
  • Co-Fundraising Chairs/Class Agents: Maria Yasi DiChiara, Helen Martocchio, Loreen Amara Romano 
  • Class Photographer: Sue Barrett 
  • Reunion Committee: Kate Worth Hoffman, Connie Scott 
Please visit the "Simmons College Class of 1980" Facebook page!

Note Submitted: July 15, 2015


Professional News

Jill Shuman

May 2, 2016: Jill was recently recognized by the American Medical Writers Association with its international award for outstanding achievement in teaching and mentoring. She will accept her award at the Assoc annual meeting in Denver in Oct, 2016.

Note Submitted: March 11, 2016

Millicent Gorham

May 2, 2016: Millicent was appointed to Pfizer, Inc. Multicultural Center of Excellence Advisory Council. Millicent vacationed in the United Arab Emirates in March 2016.

Note Submitted: March 29, 2016


Catching Up

Barbara Campbell Harvey

Submitted October 31, 2016: Many members of the Class of '75 attended the 2016 Reunion. On Sunday at the Jazz Breakfast, Leslie Morris ('75) received the Community Service Award for the "Women of the Dream" and Margaret DeVries Kane ('75) received the award for Alumnae Service Award. Plus Debbie Imershein's ('75) Aunt Norma received an award that day also and was pleased to be remembered by so many members of the Class of '75. http://www.simmons.edu/alumni-and-friends/connect/alumni-association-and-boards/alumnae-i-award-recipient-bios On Saturday, Barbara Campbell Harvey ('75) was elected to be the Treasurer of the Alumnae/i Association Executive Board.

Note Submitted: October 31, 2016


Catching Up

Kim Ryan

Submitted December 8, 2016: We moved from Boston to West Chester, PA to be near our daughter in law and grandchildren. Our oldest son Scott died of metastatic melanoma in December 2015 leaving his young wife, a 5 year old daughter and 1 year old son. Its' been a rough road. I would love to reconnect with anyone in the Philly/Baltimore/DC area.

Note Submitted: December 08, 2016