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Highlights from Simmons College Commencement 2012



Watch: 107th Simmons College Commencement Highlights 2012

American writer Ralph Ellison states: It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow. And as we began our career at Simmons, we made the decision to change and without knowing, we embarked on a journey of growth. - Undergraduate Student Speaker Tatiana Johnson '12

On Friday, May 18, 2012, Simmons College conferred more than 1,200 degrees during its 107th Commencement ceremonies. Speakers Maria Hinojosa, award-winning journalist and managing editor of NPR's Latino USA, and Carla Harris, managing director in the strategic client group at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, imparted valuable advice to Class of 2012 graduates who are leaving Simmons to embark on the next chapter in their lives.

Read on to relive the memorable day through videos, photos, and more!

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Watch Commencement Highlights and behind the scenes videos with Woman on Campus Sarah Galvez '15 on the Simmons College YouTube channel. Don't miss her backstage interview with Maria Hinojosa! You also can order a DVD copy of the entire ceremony.

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View Simmons College Commencement 2012 photos on the Simmons College Facebook page, and on the Simmons Flickr photostream. Also, be sure to cast your vote for your favorite decorated cap in the Grad Cap Photo Contest!

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Visit the Connect with Commencement website and scroll through the #sims12 Twitter conversation to read day-of student reactions, quotes from speeches, and inspiring words of advice from both Commencement speakers and the Simmons community. Know someone who graduated? It's not to late to post a congratulatory message!

Congratulations and warm wishes to the Simmons College Class of 2012!

Are you now a proud member of the Simmons College Alumnae/i network? Learn how you can stay connected with Simmons.


Posted by Amanda Voodre
Topics: events, video


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