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  1. Dr. Beryl Irene Bailey's Punctuation Posse Patrol: cartoon images

    In a new article published in Educational Leadership, Dr. Beryl Irene Bailey identifies the reason for flailing literacy among elementary school students and proposes an innovative solution.

  2. Simmons University Beatley Library (home of best library science programs)

    Professor Laura Saunders shares how she supported an anti-book banning resolution in her town of Somerville, Massachusetts.

  3.  Jane Bergwall Shattuck '48 walks at the 2012 commencement ceremony

    When she matriculated to Simmons in the 1940s, Jane Bergwall Shattuck did not realize that she initiated a multi-generational presence at the University.

  4. Lieutenant Dahiana Mesa

    Operations Lieutenant Dahiana Mesa, a member of Simmons’ Public Safety Department, is a warm and trusted presence on campus. In her current role, she oversees diverse operations within the Department, supports Public Safety personnel, and provides guidance and resources to the Simmons community. We spoke with Lieutenant Mesa about her career in law enforcement and why she loves Simmons.

  5. A photo collage of people who were featured in Simmons News in 2023
    Campus & Community

    Simmons students, alumnae/i, faculty, and students contribute to so much of the world: from health and wellness, to art, food, culture, and beyond. Here’s a look back at some top stories of the last calendar year.

  6. A collage of book covers from the 2023 reading list
    Campus & Community

    Over the course of 2023, many stories have been shared on the Simmons website promoting literature of all kinds, directly from professionals in the field. Here is a round-up of some recommendations, to add to your list this winter.

  7. A side-by-side image of the 2023 Bonner Community Leaders: Megan Burgess ’27, Maya Kansky ’27, and Kathleen Dunn ’27

    The Bonner Community Leaders Program at Simmons University is a unique opportunity for students who want to combine a strong commitment to service with personal growth, teamwork, leadership development, and scholarship. This fall, Simmons announced a new cohort of 11 Bonner Leaders. We spoke with three of them.

  8. Kaz Gebhardt '25 speaks during the 2023 Alumnae/i, Friends and Family weekend, photograph by Kristie Dean

    During Simmons’ 2023 Alumnae/i, Family, and Friends Weekend, a series of conversations focused on building the future of the University. This dynamic conversation explored issues of belonging, traditions, and the preservation of history.

  9.  three generations of Simmons graduates at Peggy’s granddaughter’s graduation. From left, Judy Saslow Bounan ’76, Shanna Saslow Engel ’03, Peggy Saslow ’44, and Susan Saslow ’73.

    An interview with Peggy (Florence) Adelson Saslow, Class of 1944, who has supported Simmons and fellow alumnae/i with generous gifts of her time, effort, and funds, and began a multi-generational tradition of Simmons graduates within her own family.

  10. Maddie Gretzky stands on the shore with the Golden Gate Bridge behind her

    “The Alumni Association offers a lot of support to students and graduates, especially the younger graduates,” says Madison Gretzky ’16. Before the dawn of social media (and Simmons Network ) the Alumnae/i Association’s role was to keep alumnae/i in touch...