Shark Week

Calling All Sharks and Shark Fans (yes, that’s you!)...... Join us annually in celebrating Simmons Shark Week!

Stormy Shark standing outside the Simmons MCB with Cupola in the distance
Graphic of waves

What is Simmons Shark Week?

Shark Week is an annual, week-long TV programming block created by Tom Golden at the Discovery Channel, which features shark-based programming. Given Simmons mascot is Stormy the Shark, the Offices of Alumnae/i Engagement and Annual Giving partner to offer engaging, philanthropic activities that bring the Simmons community (alumnae/i included) together to celebrate, connect and support Simmons Sharks each year. This initiative also helps raise awareness and support for the Simmons Fund.

Shark 2021 program highlights of the past:

  • Course and research presentations captained by Simmons professors
  • Alumnae/i panels of frontline pandemic healthcare and art industry professionals
  • “Net”working opportunities
  • Movie nights and other family friendly activities, including Flat Stormy
  • Social media engagements and #SharkSightings spotlighting alumnae/i pride and success
  • Live virtual tasting and conversation with an alum-entrepreneurs
  • Learn more about events during Shark Week 2021 and check out the on-demand programming (recordings and asynchronous materials) in the Resources section of Simmons Network.

Revisit this site next summer where upcoming details of Shark Week 2022 will be posted.

Stormy the Shark in front of the CITGO sign

Adopt a Shark

Want to Adopt a Shark? (Not a real shark, a Simmons Shark!) Engage your philanthropic superpower to help a Simmons student become a superhero by making a gift to the Simmons Fund today! Gifts of any size make waves!

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