Global Health Students Compete to Solve Problems for Dallas Nonprofits

As part of Simmons’ Global Health class taught by Professor Eric Bing, students were asked to compete in teams to examine and solve challenges faced by two of the city’s nonprofits, Resource Center and Brother Bill’s Helping Hand. Two winning teams presented ideas to increase medical care at Brother Bill’s and to extend behavioral health […]

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Accelerated School Leadership’s Elizabeth Pittman Receives Fulbright

Elizabeth Pittman, a student in Simmons’ Accelerated School Leadership program, is one of 49 American citizens to receive a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching grant for 2015-16. She will conduct research in New Zealand. The Fulbright program asks participants to “take courses, lead master classes and seminars, visit local schools, collaborate with each other online […]

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Annie Wright Contributes to Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning

Annie Wright, director of evaluation for the Center on Research and Evaluation in Simmons, recently published an essay in the Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning: Research and Practice (Guilford Press, 2015). Her essay, “Accountability and SEL Programs: The Getting To Outcomes® Approach,” was co-written with Andrea Lamont, Abraham Wandersman, David Osher,  and Eric S. […]

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Simmons Volunteers with Reading Partners for Service Day

Thanks to Reading Partners Dallas, Simmons faculty and staff spent a morning  tutoring students at J.W. Ray Elementary and Jack Lowe Elementary schools in  Dallas Independent School District. Dean David Chard created the service day and Reading Partners took on the volunteers to help advance children’s reading skills. See photos here. Reading Partners is a […]

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