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  1. Carla Bamaca ’24

    Ifill Scholar Carla Bamaca shares her passion for filmmaking and storytelling to inspire change.

  2. April Ryan holding 2023 Gwen Ifill Next Generation Award posing with President Wooten and group of women

    On the afternoon of February 11, the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities hosted its fourth Ifill Forum. This event honors the legacy of pioneering journalist Gwen Ifill '77, '93HD by bringing together "important national voices for a...

  3. Photo of Ifill Scholar - Anek Yen ’24

    Congratulations to Anek Yen '24, recipient of the Ifill Scholarship! We spoke with Anek about how she plans to use her PR skills to support her passion for art and art museums. What are you studying at Simmons? I'm studying...

  4. Kylie Collins

    Tell us about being selected to participate in the Ifill Forum. I’m incredibly honored. Being selected for the Ifill Forum was completely unexpected and so exciting! I still don’t know who recommended me, but I know Professor Griffith, the panel...

  5. Kate Farrell

    Kate Farrell ’23 fills us in on participating in the Ifill Forum and how alumna Gwen Ifill's legacy is felt in the Simmons classroom.

  6. Associate Professor Traci Griffith moderated a discussion between Robin Roberts, co-anchor of Good Morning America, Kevin Merida, editor of the Los Angeles Times, and student panelists, Kate Farrell ‘23 and Kylie Collins ‘23.

  7. Robin Roberts, Co-Anchor of Good Morning America

    On Saturday, November 6, the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities will host the Annual Ifill Forum. This year the Forum will feature the important national voices of Robin Roberts, Michele Norris, and Kevin Merida.

  8. Headshot of Yasmeen Ibrahim

    Congratulations to Yasmeen Ibrahim '22, recipient of the Ifill Scholarship! We spoke with Yasmeen about her passion for design and her ambition to elevate her community by shining a positive light on her traditions and values.

  9. Headshot of Abrielle Cunningham

    Congratulations to Abrielle Cunningham '23, recipient of the Ifill Scholarship! Learn more about Abrielle's ambitions and how she hopes to do amazing things, just like Gwen Ifill.

  10. Headshot of Melody Tuan

    Congratulations to Melody Tuan '22, recipient of the Ifill Scholarship! Melody shares why she loves the Simmons community and the unimaginable power of Simmons students.