Press Releases

Feburary 14, 2019

Simmons MFA Candidate Genielysse Reyes Receives Lee & Low and Friends Scholarship

November 15, 2018

Simmons University to Host Panel for 2020 Women on Boards' 7th Annual National Conversation on Board Diversity

November 14, 2018

Simmons University Awards First Two Ifill Scholarships

November 6, 2018

Simmons Professor Links Physician Mistrust of Health Clubs and Personal Trainers to a Lack of Physical Activity Prescriptions

October 16, 2018

Simmons University Professor Public Relations Book Published

August 29, 2018

Dr. Judy Beal Resident Appointed as Dean of the College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences

August 29, 2018

Dr. Stephanie Berzin Named Dean of College of Social Sciences, Policy, and Practice

August 29, 2018

Dr. Marie desJardins Named Dean of Simmons College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences

August 29, 2018

Jamaica Plain Resident Named as Dean of the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities

August 7, 2018

Debra J. Perez Named Senior Vice President, Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity

May 24, 2018

Simmons College Announces University Designation

April 27, 2018

Simmons College Appoints Four New Deans

April 12, 2018

Noted Author Jacqueline Woodson and Longtime Nonprofit Leader Joan Wallace-Benjamin to Speak at 2018 Simmons College Commencement

April 9, 2018

Simmons College Professor Named to 2018 List of Boston's Most Influential People of Color

February 16, 2018

Simmons College Dean Chosen to Lead the American Association of Colleges of Nursing


December 20, 2017

Amherst Resident Receives Children's Literature Scholarship from LEE & LOW BOOKS and Simmons College Partnership that Supports Diversity in Publishing

November 14, 2017

Simmons to Name Newly Formed College of Media, Arts, and Humanities After Late Gwen Ifill, Class of '77

October 17, 2017

Massapequa Resident Caitlin Irwin Honored with Student Research Competition Award at Annual Behavior Analyst Conference

October 17, 2017

Newton Resident Chrissy Barosky Honored for her Work with Children Diagnosed with Autism at Annual Behavior Analysis Conference

September 27, 2017

Simmons College Receives $1.8 Million Grant to Prepare Social Workers for Professional Placements in Rural and Urban Medically Underserved Areas

August 31, 2017

Simmons College Co-sponsoring International Soccer Conference in Athens, Greece Featuring Keynote Speaker Sen. George Mitchell

June 26, 2017

Simmons College Research Could Help Health Care Practitioners Reduce Breast Cancer Screening Disparities

June 14, 2017

Simmons College Computer Science Professor Nanette Veilleux Honored for Exemplary Teaching

June 7, 2017

Simmons College Professor Kristie A. Thomas Honored for Exemplary Teaching

June 5, 2017

Simmons Alumna and Women's Leadership Advocate Barbara Lee Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at 50th College Reunion

May 10, 2017

Geneva to Host International Simmons Leadership Conference 2017

April 28, 2017

Simmons College V.P. for Enrollment Management John Dolan Selected for National Leadership Development Program

April 12, 2017

Simmons College Professor Named to MA STEM Advisory Council

March 20, 2017

Simmons College Professor Publishes User-Friendly Statistics Book

March 16, 2017

Environmental Advocate Regina (Gina) McCarthy and Human Rights Leader Darren Walker to Speak at 2017 Simmons College Commencement May 19

March 14, 2017

Simmons Recognized in Prestigious U.S.News & World Report Rankings

March 1, 2017

Simmons College Among Peace Corps' 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges & Universities

February 15, 2017

Fashion Icon and Activist Diane von Furstenberg to Speak at 38th Annual Simmons Leadership Conference

February 14, 2017

Regina M. Pisa Re-elected Chair of Simmons College Board of Trustees

February 9, 2017

Simmons College Alumnae to Pitch Creative Baby Product on Shark Tank


September 13, 2016

Simmons Climbs in Prestigious U.S.News & World Report Rankings

September 12, 2016

The Pristine Daly Field Opens to Fanfare

September 7, 2016

Brighton High School Football Set to Play First Home Game in 25 Years Sept. 9

June 13, 2016

Simmons College Board of Trustees Extends President Helen Drinan’s Contract for Three Years

May 11, 2016

The Scott/Ross Center Honors Boston Health Care for the Homeless with the 2016 Outstanding Community Partner Award

April 29, 2016

Simmons College Takes Pledge on Opioid Education as Announced at the White House

March 7, 2016

Actresses and Activists America Ferrera and Geena Davis to Speak at 37th Simmons Leadership Conference – Longest-Running Women's Leadership Conference Features "Women Leading Change"

March 3, 2016

Leading Activists – Michelle Alexander and Judy Norsigian – to Speak at 2016 Simmons College Commencement May 20

January 12, 2016

U.S.News & World Report Ranks Nursing@Simmons Among Nation’s Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs


December 3, 2015

Simmons College School of Management’s MBA Programs Ranked #1 "Greatest Opportunity For Women" in the Nation by The Princeton Review

November 16, 2015

House Democratic Leader Pelosi, Congressman Kennedy Visit Simmons College to Discuss Women & STEM

November 12, 2015

Simmons College and Lee & Low Books Establish Children's Literature Scholarship

November 10, 2015

Simmons College & 2020 Women on Boards Host National Conversation on Board Diversity, Nov. 19

October 22, 2015

Simmons College, Allston-Brighton Communities Set to Renovate Daly Field into State-of-the-Art Athletic Complex

September 27, 2015

Navigating Boston with a Physical Disability: Boston Marathon Survivors & Other Advocates Speak, Sept. 29 at Simmons College

September 24, 2015

Simmons School of Management Increases Access to its Distinctive MBA and Health Care MBA Programs by bringing them Online

September 9, 2015

U.S.News & World Report Ranks Simmons College Among Top Universities in the Nation

August 5, 2015

Simmons College Names New SVP for Finance and Administration, Donna Ng

August 4, 2015

Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery Presents Nancy Grace Horton Slyly Fractured

July 7, 2015

Simmons College Appoints School of Social Work Dean, Cheryl A. Parks

April 14, 2015

Simmons College Dean Cathy Minehan Named to Statewide Advisory Committee On Wage Equality

April 6, 2015

Leading Filmmaker, Philanthropist, Activist Abigail Disney to Speak at 2015 Simmons College Commencement, May 15

March 27, 2015

Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery Presents: Verdant: Elizabeth Awalt, Ken Beck, Aaron Fink, and Catherine Kernan

March 23, 2015

Simmons College Hosts African-American Women Leaders To Discuss Arts, Media & Politics; Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Selma Voting Rights March, March 25

March 13, 2015

U.S.News & World Report Names Simmons College Programs Among Top in the Nation

February 12, 2015

Award-Winning Actress Sally Field and Media Mogul Arianna Huffington to Speak at 36th Annual Simmons Leadership Conference

February 11, 2015

Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery Presents: Skirting Identity: Women and Weaving in Laos, Thailand and Myanmar

January 21, 2015

Simmons College Announces New Website and Brand Messaging, Highlights Expertise in Women’s Leadership

January 6, 2015

Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery Presents Michelle Lougee: Ubiquitous


December 17, 2014

Simmons College Named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll 8 Years in a Row

November 6, 2014

Top Leaders Join Simmons College and Girl Scouts to Support Girls

November 5, 2014

Simmons College Hosts National Conversation on Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards, Nov. 20

October 9, 2014

Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery Presents Clara Lieu: Emerge

October 8, 2014

Simmons College School of Management Ranked the #1 "Greatest Opportunity For Women" in Nation by The Princeton Review

September 12, 2014

Simmons Encore Series Features Dr. Lois Frankel, Carol Frohlinger & Victoria Labalme, Oct. 1

September 9, 2014

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Simmons College Among Top Universities in the Nation

August 26, 2014

Simmons School of Management Professor Joins U.S. National Women's Business Council

August 6, 2014

Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery Presents Retina Riot: A Two-Person Exhibition By Andrew Fish and Nancy Hayes

July 23, 2014

The Nation's First School of Social Work, Simmons College School of Social Work, Welcomes Inaugural Class of Online Students

July 17, 2014

Sub-Saharan African Students Attend U.S. Department of State Program on Women's Leadership at Simmons College

July 10, 2014

Simmons College Names New Vp For Enrollment Management, John F. Dolan

June 25, 2014

Simmons College Names Regina M. Pisa Chair of Board of Trustees

June 13, 2014

Contrary to Popular View, Working Women Do Negotiate For Career Success, Study Says

May 14, 2014

Important Update from Simmons College President Helen Drinan on the Future of Simmons

May 1, 2014

Simmons College Announces First Online Undergraduate Degree Program; Expands Successful Partnership With 2U, Inc

April 17, 2014

Simmons College Receives Andy Warhol Screen Prints

April 3, 2014

Simmons School of Management Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

April 1, 2014

Trustman Art Gallery Presents "Rarified": A Two-Person Exhibition by Rebecca Doughty and Alice O'Neill

February 27, 2014

Sports Icon and Humanitarian Billie Jean King is Simmons College's 2014 Commencement Speaker, May 9

February 20, 2014

Simmons College to Host Public Forums on National Health Care Reform, Feb. 25, April 3 & 14

February 19, 2014

Trustman Art Gallery Presents: "Like Water: Photographs by Mary Lang"

February 18, 2014

Simmons School of Social Work, the First School of Social Work in the Nation, Launches Online Master's Program

January 29, 2014

Simmons College Joins Mount Holyoke and Smith for Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Program Focused on Emerging Women Leaders

January 23, 2014

Statement from Simmons College President Helen Drinan on ASA Boycott

January 15, 2014

Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery Presents: "Sacre Rouge," A Two-Person Exhibition by Susan Montgomery and Richard Whitten


December 11, 2013

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Deliver Keynote Address at 35th Annual Simmons Leadership Conference

October 31, 2013

Simmons College Hosts National Discussion on Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards, Nov. 12

October 24, 2013

Trustman Art Gallery Presents "Comestibles"

October 22, 2013

Simmons College Makes Kiplinger's "Best Value" Top 100 Private Colleges List

October 15, 2013

Simmons School of Management Ranked #1 "Greatest Opportunity For Women" in Nation by The Princeton Review

October 2, 2013

International Expert On Corporate Gender Diversity Joins Simmons School of Management Faculty

September 18, 2013

Trustman Art Gallery Presents "Surface Tension," Mixed Media and Paintings by Susan Heideman and Sand T Kalloch

September 10, 2013

Simmons College Named a "Best College" by U.S.News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and Forbes

August 20, 2013

Trustman Art Gallery Presents Confabulation, Featuring Department of Art and Music Faculty

July 22, 2013

Prominent Women Political Leaders Gather to Commemorate 175 Years of Women In Politics

July 9, 2013

African Women Participate in U.S. Department of State's Women's Leadership Program at Simmons College

July 10, 2013

SimmonsLEADS to Promote Women's Leadership & Success

May 7, 2013

Simmons College Names New Dean of Graduate School of Library and Information Science

April 5, 2013

Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery Presents "Up and Out," A Sculptural Installation By Liz Shepherd

March 12, 2013

Simmons College School of Library & Information Science Ranked Among Nation's Top 10 by U.S.News —3rd Consecutive Time

March 7, 2013

Simmons College Named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll 7 Years in a Row

February 28, 2013

Women's Rights Icon Gloria Steinem to Visit Simmons College, Mar. 22

February 25, 2013

Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery Presents "Point and Counterpoint" An Exhibition of Paintings

February 14, 2013

‘Miss Representation,' Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker is Simmons College's Commencement Speaker, May 10

January 31, 2013

Obesity Among Young Low-Income Children Linked to Food Insecurity & Obesity of Mothers, Study Finds

January 15, 2013

Simmons Leadership Conference Celebrates "Women of Influence"

January 11, 2013

Simmons College Names New Provost Sheila "Katie" Conboy

January 3, 2013

Simmons College Trustman Art Gallery Presents"Body Coverings," An Exhibition of Design, Costume, and Sculpture