Alumnae/i and Friends
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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!Learn More
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!Learn More
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.Reunion 2023
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Kyle T. Ganson is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. As part of his studies at Simmons, he created the course “Social Work Assessment and Treatment of Eating Disorders,” to be taught in Spring 2024. We spoke to Ganson about his doctoral experience at Simmons and the inspiration behind the course.
Deborah (Cheetham) Mattheus, MSN, PhD, APRN-Rx, CPNP, FAAN, is the Nancy Atmospera-Walch Endowed Professor in School Health at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Under her leadership, the Hawaii Keiki (child): Healthy and Ready to Learn program has expanded healthcare access to hundreds of K–12 public schools throughout the state.
Karen Pierre-Louis is a school social worker at the East Boston Early Education Center, a Boston Public School serving children in Pre-K through first grade. As the school’s first full-time social worker, Karen collaborates closely with the school psychologist, teachers, and administrators to support students’ social-emotional needs.
Karen Boss ’95 ’13MA earned a double Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Sociology and returned to Simmons twenty years later for her Master’s in Children’s Literature. She is a senior editor at Charlesbridge, where she works on fiction and nonfiction picture books, and middle-grade and young adult works.
Author Marivi Soliven shares how her work as a Filipino interpreter inspires her writing and philanthropy, and her motivates her to share the Filipino experience in her work.
Lynne Kaplan ’73 has enjoyed a long career in business consulting. A common thread that links her work is the commitment to support individuals in personal and professional development.
What made you choose to study Mathematics at Simmons? Simmons had a great, small, close-knit community, with the bonus of being in the larger city of Boston — it had a little of everything! When I first visited Simmons, I...
An interview with Peggy (Florence) Adelson Saslow, Class of 1944, who has supported Simmons and fellow alumnae/i with generous gifts of her time, effort, and funds, and began a multi-generational tradition of Simmons graduates within her own family.
Alumnae/i & Friends
Executive Education is dedicated to working with organizations and individuals to develop more diverse and successful leadership teams that can effectively meet tomorrow’s challenges.
One of the special things about Simmons alumnae/i is that they want to help other alumnae/i! Our database allows you to connect and network with alums who share your professional interest, or can offer career advice.