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  1. Chimene Agogo ’23MSW

    Chimene Agogo is Program Manager of the Rapid Rehousing Program at St. Francis House , the largest day-shelter in Massachusetts for individuals experiencing homelessness. In this rewarding supervisory role, Agogo leads a team of case managers to secure housing for...

  2. Susan MacKenty Brady

    On May 4, Susan MacKenty Brady , the CEO of the Simmons University Inclusive Leadership Institute , will receive the Marietta College Honorary Degree, Doctor of Laws, at the College’s 2024 Commencement ceremony. (She is a Class of 1994 Marietta...

  3. Joy Reid and Latoyia Edwards in conversation at the 2024 Ifill Forum, photograph by Ashley Purvis.

    On Tuesday, April 2, the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities hosted the fifth annual Ifill Forum, which honors the late Gwen Ifill ’77, ’93HD and her legacy as a ground-breaking Black woman journalist. Joy Reid, author, journalist, and host of MSNBC’s The ReidOut, graced the Simmons campus as the 2024 guest speaker, while NBC10 Boston and NECN anchor Latoyia Edwards served as the moderator.

  4. Carolyn Shute and Jim Corcoran

    Jim Corcoran, Associate Professor Emeritus, left a 35-year legacy of teaching students in Communications at Simmons. Thanks to the support of many donors and the work of his wife, Carolyn Shute ’88 ’91MA, the James P. Corcoran Scholarship has been established to honor that legacy, in perpetuity.

  5. Rotem Moscovich standing in front of a shelf full of books

    Rotem Moscovich ’06MA, Editorial Director of Picturebooks at Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, shares how Simmons cultivated her love for children's literature, and her experience editing a Caldecott-winning picturebook.

  6. Steven Lipiner

    The Simmons University Board of Trustees has named Steven Lipiner P’17,’19 as its newest member. He brings to his trustee role extensive global experience as a financial executive as well as the perspective of a parent of two Simmons graduates...

  7. Cyndee Landrum

    Cyndee Landrum, a student in the Simmons University Library and Information Science PhD, has been named Acting Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

  8. Dr. Stephanie Keesey-Phelan '13MS, '20PhD, the dog Beacon, and Ran Courant-Morgan '13MS enjoy a spring day at Simmons

    As co-founders and co-owners of The Dog Behavior Institute, Ran Courant-Morgan and Dr. Stephanie Keesey-Phelan have found an innovative application for their behavior analysis specialization. We spoke with them about the mission of the Institute, the intrinsic rewards of their profession, and why they chose Simmons.

  9. Dane Groves

    In celebration of International Transgender Day of Visibility, we interviewed Dane Groves ’04, ’09, ’20MS about his roles as student, staff, and faculty, and his experience undergoing a gender transition while working at Simmons.

  10. The main campus building at Simmons University

    Since joining the Simmons University Alumnae/i Association Executive Board (AAEB), Kelly O’Connell ’99 has helped launch the Simmons Tuesday Tea Podcast, and co-hosted the Byond Balance event last November. On April 2, AAEB is hosting a special Simmons campus screening of “Show Her The Money,” a documentary that delves into the gender gap in venture capital funding with a focus on empowering women entrepreneurs.