Simmtober is the annual celebration of the Simmons community and our mission, culminating on the birthday of John Simmons, our founder, whose generosity created this university. This Simmtober, we are celebrating by offering new and exciting ways of bringing our community together virtually.
Three ways to get involved
Engage on Simmons Network
Simmons Network is an exclusive online community for alumnae/i to connect with each other and build personal and professional networks. More ways to participate in Simmtober will also be posted on Simmons Network.
Pay it forward
Join us in celebration of Simmons’ 3rd Annual Giving Day! This year, we are rolling out some exciting new projects in the areas of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, a new on-campus makers’ space, community engagement initiatives, and a scholarship fund named in memory of Simmons student, the late Jahaira DeAlto, to support Dix Scholars. Make your gift today to participate early!
Participate in virtual events and social media activities
We’re hosting Simmtober alumnae/i virtual events. Take a look at the schedule below!
The Walk of the Immigrants with Saul Flores (Virtual)
Tuesday, October 5
3 - 4:30 p.m. ET
Own Who You Are: Using Your Authenticity & Cultural Influences to Triumph Imposter Syndrome (Virtual)
Thursday, October 7
6 - 7:15 p.m. ET
Panel: The Prospective and Current Student Experience (Virtual)
Thursday, October 14
7 - 7:45 p.m.
Class: Student-led Gluten-free Baking (Virtual)
Week of October 18
12 - 1 p.m. ET
Simmons Crew and Head of the Charles (In-person)
Sunday, October 24
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. ET
Alumnae/i Community Fireside Chat with President Wooten (Virtual)
Wednesday, October 27
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. ET
Founder’s Day (Virtual: Click to view event)
Wednesday, October 27
3:30 p.m. ET
Giving Day (Virtual)
Friday, October 29 and Saturday, October 30
Join us in celebration of Simmons’ 3rd Annual Giving Day! This year, stay tuned as we roll out information on some exciting new projects available for funding in the areas of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, a new on-campus makers’ space, community engagement initiatives, and a scholarship fund named in memory of Simmons student, the late Jahaira DeAlto, to support Dix Scholars. Be on the lookout for how to support any or all of these programs coming soon!
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