President Lynn Perry Wooten announces the 2021 Simmons University honorary degree recipients: Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, President Emerita Helen G. Drinan '75MS, '78MBA, Paul Farmer, and Suzyn Waldman ‘68.
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Vicky Biancolo was appointed to the Board by Governor Charlie Baker in 2020. She is excited to improve the services of all library types all across the Commonwealth.
Assistant Professor Sumayya Ahmed discusses her current project which looks at the archival traces of Black Southerner migration to Chicago through the lens of her maternal great-grandfather, who migrated from Alabama to Chicago in the early 1930s.
Professor Lena Zuckerwise discusses her upcoming book, "Politics in Captivity: Plantations, Prisons, and World Building," which explores Black political rebellion in the captive spheres of slavery and incarceration in the United States.
Simmons University is pleased to announce that it has selected Meghan E. Kass to serve as Simmons Chief Financial Officer. Kass will begin her new role on July 1, 2021.
Michel Henry, author and social worker for Boston Public Schools, tells us about creating and performing "Dinosaur Rap," and his personal mission of reducing the psychological impacts of poverty and violence through music.
Library Director Ann Bognolo connected her students with the Great Falls Books Through Bars organization. Through this program, Bognolo helped her students understand the transformative power of libraries and education.