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  1. Students setup for May Day 2023 in Alumnae Hall

    On April 30, Simmons students gathered at the residential campus to celebrate May Day, a longstanding tradition at Simmons. Attendees enjoyed complimentary food and gifts, live performances, and more. While the event has shifted and evolved over the years, it continues to honor the unique and supportive community at Simmons.

  2. Photo of Emily Mills standing by the Red Sox dugout at Fenway Park with a view of the field behind her

    Emily Mills ’19 shares how receiving a Pell grant impacted her experience as a first generation college student.

  3. Bridge Program Students and Staff posing in front of building

    Last summer, the Multicultural Center , in partnership with the Office of Residence Life , launched the Bridge Pilot Program. The Bridge Pilot is a free transition program that enables new BIPOC students to participate, connect, learn, and grow with...

  4. Stethoscopes hanging on rack

    The Master of Public Health (MPH) at Simmons University is an online program that requires students to participate in two in-person "immersion" experiences throughout their course of study, to gain hands-on public health experience and have the opportunity to collaborate with peers, faculty, local organizers, and public health leaders.

  5. Books on a Library Shelf

    As we look forward to a break from our usual daily routines, many of us may be fantasizing about some time spent curled up with a good book. Reading is the perfect activity for a wintry day; to help you...

  6. Meredith Griffiths '03

    As a registered art therapist, licensed mental health counselor, and certified dementia practitioner, Meredith Griffiths '03 is providing the benefits of art-based therapy to the elderly community. Griffiths is currently overseeing a partnership between the Goddard House , a senior...

  7. Three Generations of Simmons

    Freedman's mother grew up in Waterville, Maine. "Her half-sister from her widowed mother's first marriage saved money each week from her job as a bookkeeper to assure that my mother could get a college education." Freedman recounted. "That encouragement brought...

  8. Julia Hvoslef and Meghan Doran

    Since its inception, Simmons University has attracted and shaped future leaders. "Students are drawn to Simmons because of our leadership brand but also because of the environment Simmons creates," says Julia Hvoslef, Director of the Jennifer Eckert Center for Leadership...

  9. Main Simmons Quad during Homecoming 2022
    Campus & Community

    Recently, Simmons hosted Homecoming 2022, from Friday, October 14 to Sunday, October 16, offering students, their families, and alumnae/i an opportunity to connect with each other, and with the Simmons community. Homecoming offered attendees a clear picture of Simmons, past...

  10. Sarah Cavanagh

    Sarah Cavanagh is the Senior Associate Director for Teaching and Learning at Simmons University's Center for Faculty Excellence. She is also the author of The Spark of Learning: Energizing the College Classroom with the Science of Emotion and Hivemind: Thinking...