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  1. Headshot of Callan Bignoli

    As many library workers faced pressure to continue operations throughout the pandemic, Bignoli vocally advocated for safer working conditions. Her campaign gained national attention and now Bignoli plans to build on this work to address long-existing issues.

  2. Gary Bailey (left) and Darren Graves (right)

    On June 16, Gary Bailey, Professor of Practice and Assistant Dean for Community Engagement and Social Justice at Simmons University, moderated a Colleges of the Fenway panel discussion, “Juneteenth, Then and Now: A Conversation on Being the Change Through Arts and Activism."

  3. Headshot of Marcus Hill

    Simmons’ top priority has been the health and safety of our community, and we're encouraging everyone to share why they got vaccinated. Read Hill's experience participating in a vaccine trial, and why it's important to him to be a part of the solution.

  4. Books on a shelf

    Library Director Ann Bognolo connected her students with the Great Falls Books Through Bars organization. Through this program, Bognolo helped her students understand the transformative power of libraries and education.

  5. Headshot of Kenyora Parham

    President of Simmons University's African-American Alumnae/i Association Kenyora Parham '10 tells us about her career of building systems for women and girls of color, who often succumb to society’s pressures and systemic oppression.

  6. Stethoscopes hanging on rack

    #DocsOnCall intern, Selma Chamime ’23, tells us about working with the initiative and the massive impact it has made on combatting pandemic-related misinformation.

  7. Bria Gambrell with feminist activist Gloria Steinem at the 2019 National Women's Studies Association in San Francisco, California.

    Co-Director of Mass NOW, Bria Gambrell, shares her motivation behind pursuing a dual degree in gender and cultural studies and public policy, and why she finds her position with Mass NOW so rewarding.

  8. Headshot of Cate Cox

    Cate Cox '23 shares her experience as an intern with Sahiyo, an organization dedicated to ending female genital cutting and creating positive social change through dialogue, education, and collaboration.

  9. Headshot of Kimberly Calle

    Kotzen scholar and nursing student, Kimberly Calle '23, tells us about her independent service project with Casa Alitas and the many lessons she learned from her fellow volunteers and immigrants seeking asylum.

  10. Management and Academic Building on the academic campus

    Professor Nelson was a driving force behind the new School of Business minor, Leadership for Social Impact. This spring, Nelson will teach "Social Action Leaders," one of the University's designated service-learning courses.