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  1. Simmons Main College building lit red for Juneteeth

    Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. On June 19, 1865, enslaved individuals in Texas were informed that slavery had been abolished, two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth was proclaimed...

  2. Photo of MSW student, Nycole Beard

    What brought you to Simmons? It's reputation. I was considering schools for my Master's in Social Work when I ran into a random woman at the park who told me, if you want to go to a college that teaches...

  3. Students sitting in radio studio, wearing masks, talking into microphones

    The Simmons University radio station, Simmons Radio: The Shark, was awarded "Best Community Outreach Event" by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Conference.

  4. Headshot of Professor Johnnie Hamilton-Mason

    As King Boston's inaugural Visiting Scholar, School of Social Work Professor Johnnie Hamilton-Mason supports the organization's research infrastructure while delving into her own research on the League of Women for Community Service, an organization created by and for Black women in the South End of Boston in the 1940’s.

  5. Simmons University cupola

    New Jennifer Eckert Center for Leadership and Engagement will enhance leadership development opportunities for students and advance Simmons’ work as one of Boston’s premier leadership institutions. Eckert and Simmons both embrace the concept of leading with purpose, and her gift will help translate that idea into students’ preparation for life and careers after graduating.

  6. Fellonte Misher

    Fellonte Misher ’23MSW was playing professional football in Poland when COVID-19 cut the season short. Back home in Columbia Heights, Washington D.C. he saw people struggling with the effects of gun violence and gentrification, who also lacked the resources to...

  7. A box of donated fruits and vegetables

    Six months into the pandemic, J.Q. Stewart ’22MSW received a call from his friend and mentor, Will Delaney ’19MSW. Delaney wanted to know if Stewart would be interested in delivering groceries to veterans for Rose’s Bounty , a food pantry...

  8. Simmons University Main College Building's cupola with the Boston city skyline in the background

    The Simmons School of Social Work has teamed with two Boston-area colleges to offer students unique opportunities to partner and learn from medical and physician assistant students and speech pathology students.

  9. Sara Mitchell

    We caught up with Sara Mitchell '22 about her experience in Simmons PLAN, which sparked an interest in educational equity — an interest she's carried throughout her college career.

  10. Kenyora Parham, Richelle Smith, Keeva Hayes, Kim Thipe, Cynthia Kangeyo, Kayla Canty

    Learn more about each of these phenomenal executive board members.