PLAN brings the Simmons principles and values into the present day.
Get ready to think big
Simmons PLAN(Purpose Leadership ActioN) prepares each student to become their own kind of leader. You'll customize a program to meet your goals.
Through the Boston Course, the Leadership Course and Learning Communities, our students will engage with the city of Boston, develop their own understanding of leadership, engage in integrative learning across academic disciplines, and design key components of their course of study.
You’ll work closely with your advisor to choose courses that fit the University requirements — but also inspire and challenge you.Essential Capabilities
Data Science and Analytics major Eliot Stanton ’22 was selected by the Administrative Board as the winner of the Alumnae/i Award for Academic Achievement, given annually to a rising senior nominated by their department for distinguished scholarship. Stanton received the...
Meet public relations and marketing communications major, Bella Yee! We spoke with this first-time Orientation Leader about the importance of giving back to your community and what it was like completing her first year virtually.
Meet education and psychology major, Mia McGillicuddy '22! Mia tells us why they love Orientation and an important tip for first-years to keep in mind throughout this important year.
Meet public health and neuroscience and behavior major, Bartianna (Bart) Brown! Learn why this rising sophomore decided to become an Orientation Leader and Bart's favorite memory from her virtual first year.
Meet economics major, Lucy Lawrence! Read why Lucy chose to attend Simmons and the one lesser-known item she recommends first-years have in their dorms.
After completing a competitive fellowship program with Hack.Diversity, Eliana was matched as a Software Engineering Intern with Boston-based start-up, Owl Labs, creators of the “Meeting Owl,” one of TIME's 100 Best Inventions of 2020!
Congratulations to Yasmeen Ibrahim '22, recipient of the Ifill Scholarship! We spoke with Yasmeen about her passion for design and her ambition to elevate her community by shining a positive light on her traditions and values.
Congratulations to Abrielle Cunningham '23, recipient of the Ifill Scholarship! Learn more about Abrielle's ambitions and how she hopes to do amazing things, just like Gwen Ifill.