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Alumnae/i Feature

On Sunday, Maicharia is being honored with the Celebrating Our Greatness Award at the Black Alumnae/i Symposium! Maicharia Z. Weir Lytle '05MBA is the President and CEO of United South End Settlements (USES). In her role, she drives the overall...

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Student Story

A new voice in children's literature, Luisana tells us about the inspiration behind her novel. Children's literature MFA graduate, Luisana Duarte Armendáriz '18MA/MFA received a New Vision Award from Lee & Low Books. Her middle grade novel The Regent Enigma...

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Alumnae/i Feature

We caught up with Kaitie Chakoian-Lifvergren '09 about her roles in women-centered organizations. On Budget Buddies Budget Buddies is a non-profit organization that promotes financial literacy and confidence among low-income women. We envision a world in which all women are...

President Helen Drinan with Michelle Obama at the 2018 Simmons Leadership Conference.
Campus & Community

Take a look at all the excitement from the 2018 Simmons Leadership Conference! The Simmons Leadership Conference was filled with inspiring messages and powerful leaders — we're still buzzing with excitement! The day featured incredible speeches from Gretchen Carlson, Nely...

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Faculty Spotlight

Professor Teresa Fung recently published one of the first studies on soda consumption and the increased risk of hip fractures in postmenopausal women. Soda consumption remains high in the United States, and hip fractures in the elderly can impact quality...

Student Story

Kayla reflects on her experience as SGA president and how Simmons has set her on the path to succeed. On choosing Simmons I love that Simmons has a strong focus on leadership. When I was looking at colleges, every Simmons...

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Faculty Spotlight

Professor Shari Lynn Johnson discusses this year’s theme and why National Social Work month is so important. Each year, the National Association of Social Workers celebrates the important contributions social workers make by declaring March the National Professional Social Work...