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Simmons Magazine is dedicated to reflecting and celebrating the remarkable, diverse community of Simmons alumnae/i, students, faculty, staff and friends. Through news and feature stories, we highlight the inspiring ways members of our community are making a difference in their career fields, communities, and the wider world. We want every issue to leave you feeling informed, enlightened, delighted and proud.

Simmons publishes Simmons Magazine twice a year online and in print. We encourage you to contact us to share your comments and feedback, story ideas, and letters to the editor.

Simmons College of Boston, MA 02115, publishes Simmons Magazine two times a year. Simmons Magazine is printed by Lane Press in Burlington, VT. We welcome readers’ comments. Contact us by phone at 617-521-2319; by mail at Simmons Magazine, Office of Advancement, 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115; or by email at magazine@simmons.edu. Copyright © 2018, Simmons College. All publication rights reserved.

Diverse views expressed in Simmons Magazine do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the magazine or the College.

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SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF
INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

Amy White ’81

VICE PRESIDENT OF ADVANCEMENT

Marianne Lord

EDITOR

Robert Dunn

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Robert F. Parsons
Seven Elm 

EDITORIAL CONSULTANT

Vicki Sanders

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Anna Beasley
Lois Elfman
Andrew Faught
Donna Hoke
Chad Konecky
Abe Loomis
Myles Mellor
Mallory McAninch
Natalie Nudell
Heather Salerno
Stephanie Schorow
Maura King Scully
Elizabeth Sullivan
Katharine Whittemore
Catherine Winters
Jeri Zeder

CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS

Juliette Borda
Chris Buzelli
Webb Chappell
Christopher Churchill
Joshua Dalsimer
Adam DeTour
Andy Friedman
Robinson Hill
Diana Levine
Tony Luong
Sinai Sampson-Hill ’17
Steve Sanford
Dana Smith
Carl Tremblay

IMAGE SPECIALIST

Adam DeTour

PRINTING

Lane Press

Trustee & Alumnae/i Volunteer Leadership

CHAIR

Regina Pisa

VICE CHAIR

Jennifer Eckert ’08MSW

CLERK OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Denise M. Coll ’95MBA

TRUSTEES

Jane Buyers ’81
Agenia Clark P ’16
Barbara Latz Cohen ’68
Dwight B. Crane
Helen G. Drinan, President, ’75MS, ’78MBA
Tiffany Dufu
April Evans ’91MBA
Elizabeth Fender ’84
Karen Hammond
Alix Laager P ’19
Regis Mulot
Lisa J.B. Peterson ’03
Grace Richardson ’60
Kathleen I. Schuller-Bleakie ’94MBA
Jeffrey Singer
William Speck GP ’15MSW, ’17C, ’17MS, ’19
Winston Tabb ’72MS
Pamela J. Toulopoulos ’73
Roslyn M. Watson ’71

ALUMNAE/I ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE BOARD PRESIDENT

Lisa J.B. Peterson ’03

SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT

Anna G. R. Bognolo ’15MS

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ALUMNAE/I ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT

Kimberly Dalzell Riedell ’09MBA

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK ALUMNAE/I ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT

Rebecca Jackson ’09MSW

AFRICAN AMERICAN ALUMNAE/I ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT

Kenyora Parham ’10