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COF MLK Inclusive Service Award Nominations

The Colleges of the Fenway Human Resources Committee wishes to recognize faculty and staff who have demonstrated a commitment to the work and ideals of Dr. King through their contributions to their campus and COF communities.  Recipients will be honored at the 24th Annual COF MLK Breakfast. Self-nominations will be accepted. Nominations are due Friday, […]

January 6, 2022

Spring Semester COVID-19 Updates

We hope this message finds you well. As you know, the COVID-19 Recovery Task Force has continued to meet and monitor the latest public health guidance and data – including the significant rise in COVID cases in the Boston area, Massachusetts, and around the nation. The health and safety of students, faculty, and staff continues to be our top priority during this pandemic. We write today with several important COVID-19 updates for the spring semester related to return to campus and remote learning, masks, and testing.

January 6, 2022

Uploading Test Results into CoVerified

Please follow the instructions below to upload your results to CoVerified CoVerfied App Choose the plus sign at the bottom of the app home screen  Select option to upload a test result.  CoVerified Website ( Go to the left sidebar Choose “Reports”  Select “Report Test Result”.  Enter the information and a PDF or screenshot of […]

December 21, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Requirement

Following the same process from this fall with input from the COVID-19 Recovery Task Force and our public health experts, Simmons has decided to require a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot for all campus-based employees and undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled on our campus during the spring semester.

December 16, 2021

Thank You as We Reflect Back and Look Ahead

As we prepare for a much-needed winter break, I am reaching out to thank you for your hard work on behalf of our students and our community. As you know, this is my first semester on campus as Simmons president. Seeing the resilience of our community as we begin to embrace the ‘new-normal’ has been energizing and invigorating for me.

December 14, 2021

Accounts Payable Office Reminder: Closed Over Winter Break

To ensure timely processing of payments, please submit any outstanding supplier invoices in Workday ASAP. All invoices to be paid in calendar year 2021 must be fully approved by COB on Wednesday, December 15. The last regular check run of 2021 will be on Thursday, December 16. If you have questions, reach out to [email protected]

December 7, 2021

Annual Winter Drive

This year the Center for Community Engagement will be contributing to the Emerald Necklace Conservancy’s winter clothing drive to benefit Action for Boston Community Development. Donate your new or gently used winter gear at the Center for Leadership and Engagement in the Management & Academic Building, room C130, by December 15. Welcome items include: coats, gloves, socks, boots, hats, blankets, sweaters, snow pants, and […]

December 7, 2021

Your Questions Answered on Accommodations, Access, and the ADA

CFE and OAS recently held a session with panelists Lisa Bauer, Director, OAS and Sara Simberg, Esq. Institutional Equity Investigator, General Counsel’s Office to answer frequently asked questions by faculty regarding the guidelines, processes, and legal mandates of the Office of Accessibility Services (OAS). View the video recording to learn more. 

November 17, 2021

Community Read Nominations

The Simmons Community/First Year Read program is accepting book nominations for next fall’s read until November 29! Fiction, non-fiction, and memoirs are all accepted. Visit the Community Read page for more information and submit a book nomination. Questions may be emailed to [email protected] 

November 10, 2021

2023 Honorary Degrees Nominations

At Simmons’ 2023 Commencement ceremonies, we will bestow honorary degrees to four to six individuals who exemplify the Simmons mission and spirit. Candidates should be prominent in their field, and should ordinarily have accomplishments demonstrated in a substantial body of work over many years. Submit a nomination to the Honorary Degree Committee. The deadline for […]

November 10, 2021
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