New Boston Cultural Council Artist Fellowship Award to Support Five Artists

On June 2nd, Boston announced the city’s first-ever Artist Fellowship Award pilot program designed to invest in the advancement of artists living in Boston. The city will offer five fellowship awards in 2017, each worth $10,000, to recognize exceptional original artistic work through the city, helping recipients advance their careers and continue their work in Boston.
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Simmons College Professor, JP Resident Kristie Thomas Honored for Exemplary Teaching

Professor Kristie A. Thomas of the Simmons College School of Social Work was recently honored with the 2017 Provost’s Award for Student Centeredness in Graduate Teaching. The award is given to a professor who shows extraordinary enthusiasm for and dedication to teaching at the graduate level. Much of Dr. Thomas’s teaching and research focuses on intimate partner violence among marginalized populations.
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