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  1. MCB Juneteenth

    Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States. Boston offers a variety of ways to celebrate, involving art, music, dance, food, and a shared remembrance of the history of slavery and freedom.

  2. A group photo of many of the alumni who atteneded the 2024 Jubilee Reunion

    A celebration for all Classes celebrating 50 years or more since graduation, the Reunion weekend featured campus tours, visits to the Gardner, a Red Sox game and a night at Boston Pops, in addition to on-campus programming with Simmons University staff and faculty.

  3. Senator Elizabeth Warren participates in the 2017 Boston Pride Parade. Photograph by ElizabethForMA, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons and Creative Commons.

    Throughout June, Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and commemorates the June 28, 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York City, the presumed birthplace of queer activism in the United States. For Pride Month 2024, we are spotlighting local organizations dedicated to supporting LGBTQ+ individuals. (Note: this is not an exhaustive list of available resources in the Boston area).

  4. Students taking a selfie with Stormy, the Simmons mascot

    Orientation Leaders Katelyn Fox ’25 and Maggie Wettergren ’26 share the inside scoop on First Bite Orientation, June 13 and 14.

  5. A student sits on a bench outside a building on the Simmons University campus
    Campus & Community

    National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2024, offers a time to reflect with respect and gratitude on the work of nurses. In recognition of the week, here is a round-up of recent stories on the School of Nursing at Simmons.

  6. Professor Sheldon George, Professor Homi K. Bhabha, and Assistant Professor Patrick Sylvain

    Professor Homi K. Bhabha, the Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University, was this year’s featured speaker for the Robert M. Gay Memorial Lecture. In his conversation with Simmons faculty and students, Bhabha emphasized the importance of dialogue with people from different backgrounds and points of view on their terms.

  7. Participants at the 2024 Simmons Leadership Conference

    The 2024 conference featured a roster of speakers exploring this year’s theme of “Creating Impact” in their personal and professional lives, and how those efforts ripple out to the people and communities around them.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.