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2014-07-23 08:36:55

Pioneering Social Work Institution Extends its Reach to Help Fill National Need for Qualified Clinical Social Work Professionals BOSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simmons College School of Social Work announced today that its inaugural class of students has begun courses in SocialWork@Simmons, the school's online Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program. In 1904, Simmons College became the first college in the country to offer a clinical social work program; today the Simmons School of...

2014-05-01 08:44:46

Addition of two new online nursing programs demonstrates Simmons's commitment to online education BOSTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simmons College today announced the launch of a new, online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (RN to BSN). This is the school's first online undergraduate degree program. In addition, Simmons announced a new online Master of Science in Nursing program (RN to MSN). Both programs are designed for Registered Nurses holding an Associate Degree in...

2014-02-27 16:25:28

BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sports icon and humanitarian Billie Jean King will deliver the Simmons College 109(th) Commencement address Friday, May 9, at the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston. King won 39 Grand Slam singles, doubles, and mixed doubles titles in her legendary tennis career and defeated Bobby Riggs in the much anticipated "Battle of the Sexes," a historic match that changed the playing field for gender equality. King will serve as the keynote...

2014-02-18 08:41:00

BOSTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Simmons College School of Social Work, the nation's first school of social work, continues its 110 year tradition of innovation with its announcement today that it will offer its Master of Social Work (MSW) degree online. The new program, SocialWork@Simmons, will offer aspiring social workers from around the country the opportunity to earn a graduate social work degree from a nationally accredited institution that is a pioneer in...

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