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  1. Emily Pastore Galgano with an Alaskan mountain in the background

    Emily Pastore Galgano ’18MS moved to Juneau, Alaska for the role of Archives and Collections Director at Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI). In honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Galgano shares what she has learned from the Indigenous culture she helps to preserve.

  2. Bethany Campbell

    In recognition of Banned Books Week, we caught up with children's librarian Bethany Campbell '21MAMS to learn how she deals with challenges to book displays at her public library.

  3. The cupola of the Main College Building on the Simmons campus with a Pride flag in the foreground
    Campus & Community

    Associate Professor Sarah Leonard, who teaches the Seminar in the History of Women and Gender: “Queer Histories,” sees Simmons as an inclusive community.

  4. The cupola of the Main College Building on the Simmons University campus, as seen through a tree with colorful fall leaves

    Simmons is pleased to welcome over 800 new graduate students to the start of the 2023-2024 academic year. We are looking forward to interacting with such a diverse, interdisciplinary, and intellectually curious group of future leaders.

  5. A photo collage of Latinx book covers

    Hispanic Heritage Month acknowledges the meaningful contributions and diverse histories of Latinx individuals and cultures. This year’s theme is “Latinos: Driving Prosperity, Power, and Progress in America.” We have compiled a reading list of plays, novels, short stories, biographies, memoirs, children’s books, academic monographs, and poetry collections by Latinx authors. Happy reading!

  6. Stormy Shark standing outside the Simmons MCB with Cupola in the distance
    Campus & Community

    We are delighted to welcome new Sharks to the Simmons community!

  7. The spire and dome atop the college building at Simmons

    Over the past year, nearly fifty stories about women’s achievements, activism, and feminist research have been featured on the Simmons website. To honor Women’s Equality Day (August 26), which commemorates women’s right to vote in the United States, we are...

  8. Phot of Marina McCollum in Simmons sweatshirt outside by tree

    McLean Hospital recently launched Deconstructing Stigma: Changing Attitudes toward Mental Health. This campaign challenges popular and erroneous assumptions about psychiatric disorders. Social work major Marina McCollum is a participant in the program. She spoke with us about her personal experiences...

  9. Photo of Dr. Rachel Deleveaux

    Dr. Rachel Deleveaux, Assistant Vice President of Organizational Culture, Inclusion, & Equity at Simmons (OCIE), recently completed her doctorate in Education from Northeastern University. Her doctoral dissertation, The Effects of Predominantly White School Culture and Black Mentorship on Black Academic Identity Development, is now available on Proquest.

  10. Photo of Jerrica Raspberry Lawson

    What Jerrica Is Studying After graduating from Simmons Social Work with an MSW in 2017, Jerrica Raspberry Lawson, with Tiffany Cooper '16MSW, founded Kujichagulia Wellness Center, a virtual practice that provides culturally affirming, trauma-informed counseling and other services. Jerrica builds...