Alumnae/i Events

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The Office of Advancement and Alumnae/i Relations produces events and programs that connect alumnae/i to Simmons and to one another.

Programs tackle timely topics addressing the needs and interests of alumnae/i while showcasing initiatives of the University.

See below for upcoming alumnae/i events.

Upcoming Alumnae/i Events

Summer Soiree Series: Brunch with President Wooten

  • Jun 30, 2024
  • 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • The Wharf Restaurant & Bar, 286 Grand Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540

Alumnae/i, Family and Friends Weekend

  • Oct 4, 2024 to Oct 6, 2024
  • Simmons University, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115

125th Anniversary Reunion

  • Jun 6, 2025 to Jun 8, 2025
  • All Day

Alumnae/i features

Morgan Library and Museum, New York. Photograph by Mike Peel, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons and Creative Commons.

Library and Information Science Alumnus Named Curator of Morgan Library and Museum

The Morgan Library and Museum in New York City recently announced three new curatorial appointments. Among them, Dale Stinchcomb ’16MS has been named the Drue Heinz Curator of Literary and Historical Manuscripts.


A side-by-side photo collage of Rebecca Wellington and the book cover for "Who is a Worthy Mother"

Gender and Cultural Studies Alumna Publishes Breakthrough Book on Adoption History

In her new book, Dr. Rebecca Wellington ’02MA reveals the unsavory underbelly of adoption practices in the United States. Part memoir and part scholarly monograph, Who Is a Worthy Mother? An Intimate History of Adoption demonstrates how adoption became entangled with the histories of assimilation, race, patriarchy, and law.


100-year-old Isabelle Chang '46, who says reading is the secret to a happy life. Photo credit: Evan Walsh, Community Advocate

Simmons University Celebrates the 100th Birthday of Isabelle Chang ’46

100-year-old Isabelle Chang '46 says reading is the secret to a happy life. A first-generation American, Chang graduated from Simmons (then-College) with an undergraduate degree in Library Science.


A group of students sitting in the courtyard at Simmons University with trees blooming spring blossoms surround the area

MBA Graduate Shares Top Tips to Support Wellbeing

Elise Tjernagel ’16MBA was featured in an interview on Medium sharing five lifestyle adjustments that support wellbeing.


Christa Perry ’23MSW

Simmons Alumna Shares the Challenges and Rewards of Mental Health Therapy

Christa Perry ’23MSW is a mental health therapist for Embark Behavioral Health, a national company that provides mental health treatment to teens and young adults. Based in Vienna, Virginia, Perry counsels individuals and families in the eight-week Partial Hospitalization Program and the 15-week Intensive Outpatient Program.


Krystianna Pietrzak (KP) ’20 and Jessie Andrew ’20 in front of a color wall of graffiti

Simmons Alums Create “Queer-Led Web Design” Team

We celebrate Pride Month with 2020 graduates KP and Jessie, who run Inkpot Creative, a unique website development company that offers cutting edge website design for photographers, with a focus on inclusivity.


A student sits on a bench outside a building on the Simmons University campus

Graduate Receives Advanced Practice Provider of the Year Award

Vivian Williams ’06MSN ’25DNP was selected the winner of the AUA Advanced Practice Provider (APP) of the Year Award by the American Urological Association.


Emily Orlando Cane at the 2024 Teaching Prevention Conference

Changes in Reproductive Health Laws Impact Perinatal Hospice Care

Emily (Orlando) Cane ’23MPH was interviewed by Hospice News about how changes in reproductive health laws have impacted perinatal hospice care.