Professor Mercier Honored with Priscilla McKee Award

May 04, 2017


Professor Cathryn Mercier was recognized for exceptional service to the Simmons community

At the Simmons Service Awards on Thursday, April 27, 2017, Professor and Director Cathryn Mercier was the 2017 recipient of the Priscilla McKee award.

Mercier is Professor and Director of the Children’s Literature Program, and Director of the Center for the Study of Children’s Literature, and has made Simmons a part of the children's literature landscape. She was given the award in recognition of her "exceptional service to the Simmons community."

At the same event, Professor Candy Schwartz was recognized for her upcoming retirement after 37 years of teaching at Simmons SLIS.

(Photo, from left: President Drinan, Cathryn Mercier, and Lynne Devnew '67 Vice President of the Alumnae Association Executive Board)