Simmons honors ‘Invisible War’ producer Siebel Newsom

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom received an honorary degree at Simmons’s commencement. At left is Simmons president Helen Drinan. (Photo: John Gillooly)
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom received an honorary degree at Simmons’s commencement. At left is Simmons president Helen Drinan. (Photo: John Gillooly)

Filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom was among the honorary degree recipients at Simmons College’s commencement ceremony over the weekend. A onetime actress and the wife of California’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, Siebel Newsom co-executive produced the Oscar-nominated documentary “Invisible War,” about sexual assault in the US military. . . . At 26, Millennium Campus Network cofounder Sam Vaghar was the youngest person ever to deliver the commencement address at Lynn University.

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