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  1. Dean Morocco with Student

    Since 1996, the Office of Student Life has bestowed the Charlotte Mae Morocco Award upon an exceptional graduating senior. This particular honor recognizes an individual “who has shown a strong commitment through positive contributions to the Simmons community. The award recipient is successful in their academic and co-curricular efforts; is sensitive to the value of diversity within the Simmons community; and is self-confident, skillful, creative, and compassionate.” Psychology major Caitlin P. Curry ’24 is this year’s awardee.

  2. Andrea London and Jessica London-Rand '04MSA run in the 2023 Boston Marathon.

    Knowing how significant running was to Professor Stephen London (1942–2022), his daughters Andrea London and Jessica London-Rand ’04MSW ran the 2023 Boston Marathon to honor his legacy, and continue to fundraise in his name. We spoke with them about their...

  3. Carolyn Shute and Jim Corcoran

    Jim Corcoran, Associate Professor Emeritus, left a 35-year legacy of teaching students in Communications at Simmons. Thanks to the support of many donors and the work of his wife, Carolyn Shute ’88 ’91MA, the James P. Corcoran Scholarship has been established to honor that legacy, in perpetuity.

  4. The main campus building at Simmons University

    In 1968, journalist and Roxbury native Sarah-Ann Shaw (1933–2024) made her debut television appearance on WGBH-TV’s “Say, Brother” (renamed “Basic Black” in 1998). Over the course of her career, Shaw received many awards for her groundbreaking reportage and advocacy.

  5. Lawrence L. Langer

    The recent passing of beloved Professor Emeritus of English Lawrence “Larry” Langer has deeply saddened everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him as a colleague, teacher, and mentor during a distinguished Simmons career that spanned over three decades.

  6. President Wooten and Betty at the 2023 Black Alumnae/i Symposium

    A believer in the transformative impact of learning and education, Rawlins was an alumna of Simmons’ graduate urban education program. She went on to serve in a variety of roles at our institution – working with and mentoring students as a lecturer, associate professor, professor, and associate dean.

  7. Dr. Phyllis P. Moore

    Dr. Phyllis P. Moore, Professor Emerita and beloved Simmons faculty member and Chairperson of the Department of Nursing, passed away on Thursday November 23, 2023. Phyllis came to Simmons as a faculty member in 1970 and served as Chairperson from...

  8. Main Campus Quad of Simmons

    Dr. Sampson contributed immensely to the University through her passion, scholarship, and leadership. She served as the Endowed Chair of the Prince Program Retail Management and as Associate Professor of Marketing in the School of Management where she taught for nearly 30 years.

  9. Photo of Josephine Fang

    Simmons University is saddened to announce the passing of Emerita Professor Josephine Fang. Fang was a professor in the School of Library and Information Science for 20 years, until her retirement in 1995. Fang was the first woman to be...

  10. Librarian Linda Watkins

    Simmons University is saddened to announce the passing of Linda Watkins '82MS. Watkins was the librarian for the School of Library and Information Science for thirty-three years, until her retirement in 2014. Artemis Kirk, former Director of Libraries at Simmons...