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  1. Samantha Normilus ’19BSN, ’26MSN

    Samantha Normilus ’19BSN, ’26MSN has received the Excellent in Nursing Practice Award from the New England Regional Black Nurses Association, Inc. (NERBNA). A Dana-Farber Cancer Institute nurse who is pursuing the online MSN-FNP program at Simmons, Normilus spoke with us about being a NERBNA awardee, the rewards of oncology nursing, and the supportive community she found at Simmons.

  2. Dr. Jennifer Herman, Professor Tatiana Cruz, Professor Kamille Gentles-Peart, and NEBHE President and CEO Dr. Michael Thomas at the International Women's Day Breakfast and Awards

    The American Council on Education Women’s Network Massachusetts has recognized Tatiana M.F. Cruz, Assistant Professor and Interdisciplinary Program Director of Africana Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies, and her collaborator Dr. Kamille Gentles-Peart (Roger Williams University) for co-founding and directing the North Star Collective, a group of colleges and universities in New England that are committed to faculty racial equity.

  3. Susan MacKenty Brady

    On May 4, Susan MacKenty Brady , the CEO of the Simmons University Inclusive Leadership Institute , will receive the Marietta College Honorary Degree, Doctor of Laws, at the College’s 2024 Commencement ceremony. (She is a Class of 1994 Marietta...

  4. Rotem Moscovich standing in front of a shelf full of books

    Rotem Moscovich ’06MA, Editorial Director of Picturebooks at Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, shares how Simmons cultivated her love for children's literature, and her experience editing a Caldecott-winning picturebook.

  5. Cyndee Landrum

    Cyndee Landrum, a student in the Simmons University Library and Information Science PhD, has been named Acting Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

  6. Abigail Bloom, Aria Cooper, and Adriana Lizeth Campuzano Martinez

    The Passionate Leaders Project (PLP) supports Simmons undergraduates by enriching their academic and professional interests beyond the boundaries of a conventional classroom. Students may request up to $4,000 to support their research, internships, and creative endeavors. This semester’s cohort comprises student-scholars producing original research on healthcare for seniors, fashion sustainability, and the intersection of the arts, social justice, and gender-expansive agency.

  7. Jennifer Roecklein-Canfield

    Jennifer Roecklein-Canfield, Professor of Chemistry and Physics at Simmons, is among the 2024 cohort of Fellows within the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). She spoke with us about receiving this honor, advocating for women in STEM, and reimagining mentorship.

  8. A logo of two hands within a drop of water | Cure, Oncology Nursing News Extraordinary Healer 2024

    The annual award recognizes oncology nurses who go above and beyond to deliver exceptional patient care.

  9. Dr. Heidi Julien Photograph

    Allen Smith Visiting Scholar Heidi Julien, PhD, shared digital literacy tips with the Simmons community in her presentation, “Misinformation and Information Behavior: Challenges for the Information Professions.”

  10. Dr. Michael C. LaSala

    School of Social Work Dean Michael LaSala was included in the 100 Most Impactful Global Contributors to Social Work Publications, a list published by Sage Journals.