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  1. A side-by-side image of Joy-ann Reid and Latoyia Edwards

    On Tuesday, April 2, 2024, the 2024 Gwen Ifill Forum will feature a discussion with MSNBC political analyst Joy-Ann Reid, moderated by Emmy Award-winning anchor Latoyia Edwards.

  2. Sony Vader ’27 reading her winning essay on Founders Day

    Simmons undergraduates are invited to participate in an essay contest each year on Founder's Day. This year, contestants wrote about how their experience at Simmons realizes John Simmons' vision for educating what President Lynn Perry Wooten calls "everyday leaders" for their life's work. This year's winner was neuroscience major Sonia Vader '27.

  3. Stormy, the Simmons mascot, posing for pictures during Alumnae, Family, and Friends Weekend 2023

    Alumnae/i, Family, and Friends Weekend welcomed a broad cross-section of the Simmons community for an action-packed schedule of ways to celebrate, engage in dialogue about University’s present and future, and just have fun.

  4. Kaz Gebhardt '25 speaks during the 2023 Alumnae/i, Friends and Family weekend, photograph by Kristie Dean

    During Simmons’ 2023 Alumnae/i, Family, and Friends Weekend, a series of conversations focused on building the future of the University. This dynamic conversation explored issues of belonging, traditions, and the preservation of history.

  5. Photo of Kaz Gebhardt

    History Major Kaz Gebhardt '25 researches the queer foundations of decades-old Simmons traditions.

  6. Pictured, Reunion Steering Committee Members, from left: Ruth Estrich, Laurie Lawton, Claudia Oppenheim Cameron, Lauren Brisky, Deborah Lerner Duane, Linda Adler, Anne Noznisky, Adunni Anderson, Joyce Greenberg. Photos by Adriana Arguijo Photography
    Alumnae/i Feature

    While at Simmons, students in the Class of 1973 witnessed seismic cultural change and political upheaval. They saw on-campus protests of the Vietnam War, and the passing of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court . Gloria Steinem delivered their...

  7. Black Alumnae/i Symposium 2023 Group Photo in front of MCB stairs
    Alumnae/i Feature

    From Friday, April 28 to Sunday, April 30, the African American Alumni Association (AAAA) held the Black Alumnae/i Symposium, "The Power of Our Presence: Our Stories of Resistance, Resilience, and Restoration," on the Simmons campus. The celebration began on Friday...

  8. Students setup for May Day 2023 in Alumnae Hall

    On April 30, Simmons students gathered at the residential campus to celebrate May Day, a longstanding tradition at Simmons. Attendees enjoyed complimentary food and gifts, live performances, and more. While the event has shifted and evolved over the years, it continues to honor the unique and supportive community at Simmons.

  9. Main Simmons Quad during Homecoming 2022
    Campus & Community

    Recently, Simmons hosted Homecoming 2022, from Friday, October 14 to Sunday, October 16, offering students, their families, and alumnae/i an opportunity to connect with each other, and with the Simmons community. Homecoming offered attendees a clear picture of Simmons, past...

  10. Jamie Lee '23 speaking at podium

    On October 26, Simmons celebrated Founder's Day. For this event, Simmons undergraduates are invited to participate in an essay contest. Contestants wrote about how their experience at Simmons realizes John Simmons' vision for educating what President Lynn Perry Wooten calls...