Events Schedule

Reunion Weekend 2017

We are excited to welcome classes ending in "2" and "7" back to campus for Reunion Weekend! Your Reunion is an important milestone that honors your personal connection to the College - your education, friendships, and experience.

View the weekend schedule below to plan your weekend, then be sure to register!

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Registration and Welcome Center open 2:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

3:00 – 4:00 P.M.  
From Labyrinth to Library: Simmons Then & Now
Campus tour with Simmons students 

4:30 – 6:00 P.M. 
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: Guided Tour
Private tour led by museum docent. Limited to 15 attendees.

5:30 – 7:30 P.M.  
Salon Event: Creativity and Conversation
Exclusively for the Class of 1967. Join us on the first evening of our landmark anniversary as we engage in conversation: our Simmons Salon – on the arts and culture as we have experienced them in this half century.
Friday, June 2, 2017
Registration and Welcome Center open 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

7:00 – 9:30 A.M.
Continental Breakfast at Bartol Hall

9:00 – 10:00 A.M.
From Labyrinth to Library: Simmons Then & Now
Campus tour with Simmons students

9:00 – 11:30 A.M.
Daly Field Tour: Simmons, Advancing Community Partnerships
Site visit and tour of the newly completed Simmons College Athletic Fields – transportation provided

9:30 – 11:30 A.M.
Museum of Fine Arts: Guided Tour

12:00 – 1:30 P.M. 
Academic Redesign Project – Luncheon and Panel Discussion
Join Provost and Senior Vice President Katie Conboy for a panel discussion on exciting new academic changes at Simmons in pursuit of providing a truly distinctive learning environment for students.

12:15 – 1:30 P.M.
Welcome Lunch for the Class of 1967 and guests with President Helen G. Drinan ’75LS, ’78SM

2:00 – 3:00 P.M. 
Creating Women Leaders at Simmons Today
Moderated session led by Leadership Development Professor Mary Shapiro; an interactive program based on the CASE Research Journal article,“Katie Conboy: Leading Change at Simmons College” and the implementation of the freshman curriculum: P.L.A.N. (Purpose Leadership ActioN)

2:00 – 3:30 P.M.
Fenway Park Tour
Explore the secret places within the historic Fenway Park and learn why it is such a beloved landmark.

3:30 –4:30 P.M.
President Helen G. Drinan ’75LS, ’78SM, Celebrates Leadership Donors
Private reception in honor of 1899 Leadership Society and John Simmons Society members

4:30 –6:30 P.M.
All Class Welcome Dinner & Daisy Chain

7:00 –11:00 P.M.
Simmons Night at the Pops
Join Conductor Keith Lockhart for a magical fusion of aerial circus and live orchestral music in the performance of Cirque De La Symphonie – transportation provided

8:30–11:00 P.M. 
Movie Night on the Quad
Beer and wine bar, and fire-pit s’mores

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Registration and Welcome Center open 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

7:00 – 9:30 A.M.
Buffet Breakfast at Bartol Hall

8:45 – 9:45 A.M.
The Boston Course
Attend an innovative Boston Course, now a first-year requirement!

10:00 – 11:00 A.M.
Empowering Women as Leaders: Alumnae Perspectives
Women from the Class of ’67 who have led efforts to develop and empower women as leaders in the United States and in Kenya will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Lynne Devnew ’67, who currently focuses on women and leadership research.

11:15 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.
State of the College Address with President Helen G. Drinan ’75LS, ’78SM

12:30 – 2:00 P.M.
Annual Alumnae Association Executive Board Awards Luncheon and Reunion superlatives

2:00 – 3:00 P.M.
Class meetings and time to reconnect with classmates

3:00 – 4:00 P.M.
Academic Open House
Meet the Deans in their respective schools as they showcase faculty accomplishments, discuss academic program requirements, and internships.

5:15 – 6:15 P.M.
Half-Century Club Reception with senior leadership

6:30 – 11:00 P.M.
Class Events: 

Classes of 1947, 1952
Kotzen Room: Ground Floor, Lefavour Hall
Includes seated dinner with open beer and wine bar

Class of 1957
M513 - Executive Dining Room: 5th Floor, School of Management
Includes reception and seated dinner with open beer and wine bar

Class of 1962
Room M501/M502: 5th Floor, School of Management
Includes seated dinner with open beer and wine bar

Class of 1967
Top of the Hub, Prudential Tower: 800 Boylston Street, Boston
Includes reception and seated dinner with cash bar

Classes of 1972, 1977
Eastern Standard: 528 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
Includes seated dinner with cash bar

Class of 1982
Trustman Art Gallery: 4th Floor, Main College Building
Includes appetizers and stations with open beer and wine bar

Class of 1987
Back Bay Social Club: 867 Boylston Street, Boston
Includes appetizers and stations with cash bar

Class of 1992
Towne Stove and Spirits: 900 Boylston Street, Boston
Includes appetizers and stations with cash bar

Classes of 1997, 2002
Thornton’s Fenway Bar & Grille: 100 Peterborough Street, Boston
Includes appetizers and stations with one drink ticket and cash bar

Classes of 2007—2016: Graduates Of The Last Decade (GOLD) Party
Empire Restaurant & Lounge: 1 Marina Park Drive, Boston
Includes appetizers with one drink ticket and cash bar

Sunday, June 4, 2017
8:00 – 9:00 A.M.
Service of Remembrance

9:00 – 11:00 A.M.
Alumnae Awards Ceremony and Farewell Brunch

12:00 P.M.
Check out of residence halls