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Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the Boston premiere of the documentary The Last Mountain. This film focuses on the coal industry and their practice of lopping off the top of mountains, in this case in Appalachia, to access coal. The film features the town activists who are fighting the Massey Co. in trying to get them to stop this practice. There is one mountain left that has not been destroyed yet....

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Last Friday, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Promising Pals program at the James P. Timilty Middle School. Over 280 Simmons alumnae/i, staff, faculty and graduate students participated in this pen pal mentoring program. It was awesome to see the tremendous presence the of the Simmons community at the breakfast where the pals get to meet in person (overall there are close to 675 middle school students each with an adult pal). Simmons President...

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The Scott/Ross Center for Community Service facilitates and promotes community service and service-learning for Simmons College students, faculty and staff in Greater Boston and beyond. By developing reciprocal partnerships with community-based organizations, we enrich and expand students' educational and co-curricular experiences.