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May 2013 Archives

The Simmons Experience is More Than Just Classes

When starting graduate school, one may never think about the opportunities it has to offer past the pages of reading and numerous papers that need to be written. Some graduate students may only have time to complete their course work and earn a degree. If you have time to explore outside of the classroom, there are a lot of great learning opportunities on the Simmons campus.

Business View: 40 years of progress for women - yet more needs to be done

By Dean Cathy Minehan, Featured in the Boston Business Journal

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Simmons College School of Management -- the first MBA program in the world focused on creating women business leaders. In celebration, one of the founding deans, Anne Jardim, spoke at the Simmons College commencement May 10. One might think that an MBA focused on women is an idea whose time has come and gone. But as we continue to see in all sectors of our economy and society, we have a lot of work to do.

A Message to Graduating Students

Graduation is an important time to reflect on our experience here at Simmons. For those who are graduating, you are about to embark on a new exciting chapter in your life. You have challenged yourself academically, pushed yourself in many ways, developed your leadership skills, and now is your time to soar to new heights.

International CGO Conference: "Interrogating Intersectionality: What's Missing and What's Next?"- Register by June 15th- $50 STUDENT FEE ADDED

Interrogating Intersectionality: What's missing and what's next?
Hosted by the Center for Gender in Organizations
Simmons College School of Management, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

June 29 - July 1, 2013

STEP 1- REGISTER (by June 15th)

STEP 2- EMAIL ABSTRACT (by June 15th)

Faculty/Independent Scholars: $150

Students: $50

School of Management Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Four decades ago, founding Deans Anne Jardim and Margaret Hennig recognized the need to educate women business leaders and created the Simmons School of Management. On May 7, 2013, more than 200 alumnae/i, faculty, staff, and friends celebrated 40 years of women's leadership at the Simmons Club at the Downtown Harvard Club of Boston.