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Simmons TechNews

Each month, TechNews previews new technology and gives the entire Simmons community insight into the projects we’re working on to provide you with the best possible service and support.

Recent TechNews Articles

Show Your School Spirit with New Simmons Gear

The Simmons Bookstore is proud to introduce just-released apparel and mugs featuring the new Simmons tagline: Your Moment. Your Move. Your Simmons. The bookstore also has new athletic wear, including shirts, pants, blankets, and banners. Best of all, you can get t-shirts and hats for each Simmons team sport. It’s the perfect gift for athletes and their families, […]

Google Chat: Faster Than a Speeding Email

Have you recently spent more than a few minutes composing an email to a colleague or fellow student, and then waited (and waited) for a reply? Google Chat might be just what you need. Chat lets you connect with other people in a real-time conversation. It’s perfect for asking quick questions, planning a meeting, or […]

Are You Taking Advantage of Single-Stream Recycling?

Single-stream recycling has been around for a long time at Simmons, but we only recycle about 20% of the waste we create on campus. Let’s see if we can increase that percentage this year! Here are some tips for what and when you can recycle: Paper, plastic, glass, metal? Drop it all in the same recycling […]

Coming Soon: Workday Recruiting

This fall, THCS and Technology will roll out the newest module in Workday: Recruiting. The Recruiting module will bring the entire applicant-to-hire workflow online. Hiring managers will be able to record feedback from interviews, complete reference check forms, and track candidates through the recruitment process. In addition, the Recruiting module will provide reporting and analytics […]

Simmons Safety Week

The Simmons College Emergency Response Team (SCERT) is proud to announce the second-annual Simmons Safety Week. From October 19th-23rd, SCERT will sponsor events, safety drills, and communications to provide the community with the information you need in the event of an emergency on campus. Look for an email from the SCERT team with event dates, times, […]


Simmons Technology offers several options for training. Instructions for many of the most popular applications at Simmons are available in our How-to Articles. Below are direct links to a few Simmons sites focused on academic, collaboration and continuous learning.

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