A network of leaders for our community and the world.
The Simmons Alumnae/i network is a diverse, interconnected community of passionate professionals.
No matter your background or career path, if you graduated from Simmons you share a bond with more than 50,000 alumnae/i across the country and all over the world.
Simmons Alumnae/i Referral Program For Graduate Students
We all have a relative, friend, acquaintance, or colleague who we know would benefit from a graduate degree at Simmons. We want to help make that a reality by offering a $500 referral scholarship for any enrolling student who is nominated by a Simmons alum!
Double Shark Scholarship
Simmons alumnae/i, want to advance your career or move into a new field? With the new Double Shark Scholarship, Simmons makes it easy and affordable!
Reunion 2023 will be celebrated at two different times this year. The first celebration will be for the Class of 1973 (50th Reunion). The second Reunion 2023 celebration will be for all other reunion classes, classes ending with 3s and 8s.
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Simmons Network is an online community exclusive to Simmons alumnae/i and students to empower you to connect with each other and build your personal and professional networks.
When Mbita Mbao ’22PhD was looking for a doctoral program in social work, Simmons met all of her requirements: a Boston location and the ability to take all of her in-person classes in one day per week. More important than these criteria, Simmons had Dr. Johnnie Hamilton-Mason, Interim Director of the School of Social Work.
Molly Riportella ’12MS, a librarian in Westwood, Massachusetts, found a way to discreetly supply resources to people in violent relationships.
In honor of "Galentine's" Day, Simmons friends Allyson Irish ’04MS and Jan Taylor ’07MS share their thoughts about entrepreneurship, making bold (and unexpected) career moves, and what makes Simmons friendships special.
Ann Marie Fudge ’73, ’98HD has enjoyed a fruitful career in the corporate world, having served on the boards of General Electric, Marriott, Honeywell, Novartis, Unilever and Infosys, as well as several non-profits. In 1994, she became the first woman...
Protecting the Freedom to Read: Sadina Shawver ’17MS on Book Sanctuaries, Handling Criticism, and Rising to the Challenge
Sadina Shawver ’17MS is Assistant Branch Manager in Youth Services at the Harris County Public Library in Texas, which was designated a book sanctuary in September of 2023. Shawver shares how she handles challenges to library materials, and protects the freedom to read.
A recent CBS news segment chronicles the journeys of openly-gay bishops within the Episcopal Church. The story centers around trailblazer Bishop Gene Robinson, and also spotlights Jeffrey Mello ’00MSW, who became Bishop Diocesan in the Episcopal Church in Connecticut in 2022.
Director of Archives Stacie Parillo ’11MS Talks Torpedo Testing, Love Letters, and the Value of Archival Collections at the U.S. Naval War College
When Stacie Parillo ’11MS was unhappy with her career, she began investigating her childhood dream of being a librarian. Now she is the Director of the Naval Historical Collection Archives at the U.S. Naval War College.
After an earlier career in magazine journalism and writing, Dede Lahman ’93 became the co-owner of Clinton St. Baking Co., a restaurant and bakery on NYC’s Lower East Side. The eatery specializes in breakfast and brunch with notorious 2 hour lines around the block. We spoke with Lahman about how her studies at Simmons shaped who she is now.
Alumnae/i & Friends
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