Gene Simmons (Education)

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Undergraduate Program: Education

The day he saw The Beatles perform on the Ed Sullivan show, Simmons knew he wanted to work in the music industry. Despite his true passion for music, Simmons enrolled at Sullivan County Community College for two years before transferring to Richmond College to finish his degree in education. After his graduation, Simmons worked as a sixth grade teacher for a bit but was always involved in music and played in several different bands.