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Welcome back to Photo Friday! Take a look at our week in pictures.

Continue reading Photo Friday: November 21st.


Meet Katherine Swanson, a psychology major and management minor from the class of 2009.

Katherine is the founder and attorney at her solo legal practice, The Law Office of Katherine Swanson in Los Angeles, California. We got to ask her a few questions!

Continue reading Where are they now? Katherine Swanson '09.

It's Shark Week! Watch our Woman on Campus, Kaitlyn, -- and her newest, tiniest friend -- give you all the reasons you should be excited about showing your Simmons pride. We have a ton of fun events planned to celebrate:

  • Monday: Shark Week will kick off with Roller Skating in Common Grounds, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. If you want a tasty treat, join us for the Cake Cutting at 10:30am. And if you want to do more than eat cake, you can join us for the Cake Decorating Contest in Bartol Hall, 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. where teams can put their skills to the test.
  • Tuesday: Do you want to be a Shark Superhero? Get your Photo with Stormy in the Student Activities Center, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and you can do just that. And if you want to be the star of a Shark Week game show, grab your roommate at 7:00pm and head down to Quadside for Million Dollar Shark Maker.
  • Wednesday: Get through the middle of the week with a Shark Snack Attack in the Student Activities Center, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Don't forget Bingo in Quadside, 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: Think like a shark and get hunting with the all-day Shark Hunt. Stop by OSLA (W002) for clues! Celebrate the approach of the weekend with musical duo Two Worlds in Bartol, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., presented by OSLA.
  • Friday: The last day of Shark Week gives you the opportunity to get crafty. You can Paint Your Own Shark Bank in the Student Activities Center, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Welcome back to Photo Friday! Take a look at our week in pictures.

Continue reading Photo Friday: November 14th.


Meet Catherine Paden, Professor and Chair of political science. She answered our questions about her favorite classes to teach, her work at a maximum security prison and more!

Continue reading Know Your Professor: Catherine Paden.


Read President Helen Drinan's latest Huffington Post Blog: Why Transgender Students Belong at Women's Colleges.


My school, Simmons College, recently formalized our policy on the admission of transgender students. While each women's college certainly has its own set of circumstances, history, and mission to consider, I believe that more women's colleges should follow suit. Read more.


Welcome back to Photo Friday! Take a look at our week in pictures.

Continue reading Photo Friday: November 7th.


It's time for 300 The Fenway's latest installment of Where are they now? This series chronicles the amazing things Simmons College women are accomplishing after graduation.

Meet Jennifer Buller Thompson. Jennifer graduated with a BA in psychology in 2005, an MAT in elementary education in 2006 and an MS in educational leadership in 2013. Truly a Simmons all-star! She is now the Vice Principal of the Edward Devotion School in Brookline, MA. We got to ask her a few questions.

Continue reading Where Are They Now? Jennifer Buller '05BA '06MAT '13MS.


Welcome back to Student Stories! This series highlights the amazing opportunities our students take advantage of during their time at Simmons.

It's election day -- don't forget to vote! Meet Marcela Jimenez from the class of 2015. She's part of our 3+1 Economics and Public Policy program. Marcela filled us in on her internship for the Attorney General of Massachusetts candidate, Maura Healey, and told us why everyone should get out and vote.

Continue reading Student Stories: Marcela Jimenez '15.

Happy Halloween! We asked our community about their favorite Halloween movies. Check out what they said -- and have a wonderful and safe weekend!

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