Schedule

Check out the schedule for reunion! Questions? Feel free to contact us!

Thursday, May 30, 2019

3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Check In Open
Pick up your Reunion packet.
Management and Academic Building, lobby

Friday, May 31, 2019

7:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Bartol Hall

8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Check In and Concierge Desk Open
Pick up your Reunion packet.
Management and Academic Building, lobby

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Campus Walking Tour
A student-led tour: reminisce, be inspired.
Group will meet in Common Grounds Café, Main College Building

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Discussion Panel: Women in the Visual Arts
Moderated by Dr. Gail Levin, '69, '96HD and hosted by the Class of 1969.
Panelists: Dr. Gail Levin, '69, '96HD, Marcia Dean (Holmes) '69 and Penny Hart Dell '69
Management and Academic Building, Floor 2, Room 222

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Campus Walking Tour
A student-led tour: reminisce, be inspired.
Group will meet in Common Grounds Café, Main College Building

12:00 p.m.– 1:30 p.m.
Class of 1969's 50th Reunion Celebration Lunch
The Class of 1969 and their guests are cordially invited to a luncheon with Helen G. Drinan '75MS(LIS), '78MBA and Vice President of Advancement Jennifer Rice.
(1969 classmates only, please)

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Guided Tour
Private tour with museum docent. Guests are welcome. Advanced reservations required.
Meet in One Palace Road Building at 1:30pm to walk as group.

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Reception for Volunteers and Donors
This is an invitation only event.

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
An Evening at Simmons
A feast! New England favorites; clam chowder, crab cakes, lobster rolls, mussels, carved roast beef station, sauteed mushrooms and onions, baked beans, chicken pot pie, pasta bar with pesto alfredo, tortellini in vodka sauce, salads, assorted rolls, and assorted desserts such as mini cannolis, whoopie pies and Boston cream pie!
Advanced reservations required. Guests welcome.

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Lawn games and activities on the Quad
Academic Campus Quad
In the case of rain, activities will be moved into The Fens dining area, Main College Building

7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Simmons Night at the Boston Pops
Conductor Keith Lockhart celebrates the music of John Williams.
Guests are welcome. Advanced reservations required.
Boston Symphony Hall, transportation provided.

Saturday, June 1

7:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast in Bartol Hall

8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Check In and Concierge
Pick up your Reunion packet. Management and Academic Building, lobby

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.
Service of Remembrance
Please join us for this informal and reflective service to remember community members who are no longer with us. Lead by Bonnie-Jeanne Casey, Simmons Spiritual Life Program Manager, Kotzen Room, Lefavour Hall

9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Back@Simmons Classes(Choose One)

Sciences at Simmons: "Toxic Consumables"
Dr. Rich Gurney, Ph.D., Professor, Co-Chair, Department of Chemistry and Physics and
Director, Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Simmons (SURPASs), discusses Toxic Consumables and green chemistry solutions to achieve social and environmental justice.

Activism: Then and Now Discussion
Share your experiences and learn more about activism at Simmons and in Boston over the last 50 years. Facilitated by Laura Prieto, Professor of History and Women's and Gender Studies.

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Affinity Group Meetings

  • African American Alumnae/i Association: Annual meeting
  • Hillel: Connect with students and staff from the Office of Spiritual Life to hear updates from the Hillel group on campus
  • Muslim Student Association: Connect with students and staff from the Office of Spiritual Life to hear updates from the Muslim Student Association
  • Athletics: If you were part of a team while at Simmons, please attend and meet with Ali Kantor, Director of Athletics. She will provide updates, discuss future plans, and will reminisce about your days as a student athlete at Simmons.

11:30 a.m – 12:45 p.m.
"State of the University"
Helen G. Drinan '75MS(LIS), '78MBA
provides an update on University initiatives and welcomes Katie Conboy, Provost and Senior Vice President of Simmons and the academic Deans to the discussion.
Main College Building, First Floor, C103

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Reunion Recognition Luncheon and Awards Ceremony
Hosted by the Simmons Alumnae/i Association. Includes Alumnae Awards Ceremony and Class of 1969 Daisy Chain procession.
Linda K. Paresky Conference Center, Main College Building

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Reunion Class Meetings
Enjoy reconnecting with classmates and discussing class business.
Main College Building

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Campus Walking Tour
A student led tour. A great opportunity for family, friends and guests to tour Simmons while Reunion class members attend their class meeting.
Meet in Common Grounds Café, Main College Building

6:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Reunion Class Events
Join your classmates for festive class events. Guests welcome. Advanced reservations required. Various on- and off-campus locations. Please consult your Reunion packet for details and location.

Sunday, June 2

7:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Farewell Brunch
A casual buffet-style brunch held on the Residence Campus in Bartol Hall.

8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Residential Halls Check-Out
All guests must depart the residential hall buildings.

8:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Check-Out
Bartol Hall