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September 2013 Archives

Dean Cathy Minehan Discusses the Economy on This Week in Business

Dean Cathy Minehan, former president of the Federal Bank of Boston, shares her perspective on the economy and discusses her role in the city of Boston's work on eliminating pay disparities between women and men on This Week in...

Dean Cathy Minehan on Panel at Salzburg Global Seminar in Austria Last Week

(September 30, 2013) -- SOM Dean Cathy Minehan was invited to participate in the Salzburg Global Seminar in Austria last week. Restoring the Public's Trust: Delivering on Public Policy Goals....

Balancing a Full-time Job and Internship

When I elected to go back to school a year and half ago for my Master's in Communications Management, I knew I wanted to re-vamp my skills; however, I also realized that I needed new work experience as well....

Simmons MBA Alumna Recognized for Leadership Excellence

On September 19, 2013, Simmons MBA Alumna, Marcela Aldaz-Matos was recognized for her leadership excellence at The National Diversity Council honored with a "2013 Most Powerful and Influential Women Award"....

63 Emerging Female Leaders Selected to be Part of Chamber's 2013-14 Women's Leadership Program in Collaboration with Simmons

Boston, MA (September 25, 2013) - The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce today announced the 63 emerging women leaders who have been selected to participate in its 2013-14 Women's Leadership Program. The year-long curriculum, which begins today, is conducted in...

2013 JWLI Fellows Program Closing Reception- Oct. 4

The Japanese Women's Leadership Initiative Fellows Program Closing Reception Please join Atsuko Toko Fish Trustee, Fish Family Foundation and Simmons College Founder, Japanese Disaster Relief Fund Founder, the Japanese Women's Leadership Initiative Patricia Deyton Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Simmons...

Dean Cathy Minehan named to the 2013 National Association of Corporate Directors, Directorship 100 List

Dean Cathy Minehan was named to the 2013 National Association of Corporate Directors, Directorship 100 List. "Each year, NACD Directorship identifies the most influential people in the boardroom community, including directors, corporate governance experts, journalists, regulators, and advisors. Promoting continued...

SOM Alumna Rebecca Holcombe '05SM Named Vermont's Secretary of Education

(September 23, 2013) -- Rebecca Holcombe '05SM, the head of Dartmouth College's teacher training program will be Vermont's next secretary of education, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced Thursday. Full story....

SOM's Management Magazine Named a Winner in the 2013 CSPA Gold Circle Awards

(September 23, 2013) -- Management Magazine, a Simmons School of Management publication produced by master's students in a course offered in the Communications Management Program, on September 21st was named as a winner in the 30th Gold Circle Awards program...

Faculty/Staff Community Service Award

This year, more than 30 faculty who received internally and externally-funded grants were recognized on stage at Convocation for their achievements, and Simmons School of Management Professor of Practice Mary Shapiro was presented with the prestigious Faculty/Staff Community Service Award....

Grad-School Advice: Time Management

I thought it would be helpful to give incoming students some weekly advice about business school. This week, I wanted to focus on time management. It's an important skill to learn regardless if you are in graduate school or not....

Are you doing invisible work?

Recently, the Women's Initiative Forum hosted a fascinating discussion with Dr. Joyce Fletcher on the subject of Invisible Work. Her article Invisible Work: The Disappearing of Relational Practice at Work can be downloaded here. Dr. Fletcher started the discussion...

Math Boot Camp

Wednesdays, 6-9pm, October 2nd - November 13th Taught by Simmons MBA Accounting Professor Jane Mooney, this workshop is designed to refresh and strengthen your business math skills. Topics include percentages, decimals, fractions, ratios and basic algebra. You will work on...

Simmons ranked in the "Best Undergraduate Business Program" catagory by U.S. News

BOSTON (September 10, 2013) -- Simmons College has been named a "Best College" by U.S.News & World Report in its 2014 edition of the "America's Best Colleges" guidebook. Simmons ranked in the top tier of schools in the Regional Universities...

Susan Vinnicombe honored by The International Alliance for Women

Each year, through the TIAW World of Difference 100 Awards, The International Alliance for Women recognizes up to 100 extraordinary women - and men - from around the world who have contributed to the economic empowerment of women. This impressive...