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Habitat-Newsstory

Simpson Students Pitch In, Help Work on Habitat Homes

“They did fantastic work,” said Omar Padilla, outreach coordinator for Habitat for Humanity in the Des Moines area. “The group did landscaping work – leveling ground for sodding later on, planted a tree at each house and plants in the front of the houses. More…

CampusNewsstory

Simpson to Host Forum July 17 to Discuss CTE, Head Injuries

“The best approach against concussions is knowledge,” said Mike Hadden, professor of Sport Science and Health Education at Simpson. “We will be revealing the most updated information about concussions as well as nutritional solutions for proper brain health.” More…

CICNewsstory

Simpson Receives Grant to Participate in Consortium for Online Humanities Instruction

This is great news for Simpson, said Sharon Wilkinson, professor of French and Department Chair of World Languages and Culture Studies. “The CIC Consortium for Online Humanities Instruction offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with other schools to bring the most innovative teaching and learning approaches to Simpson,” she said. “We are thrilled to have been selected to participate in this grant!” More…

MAT_Rawley_Allie_Newsstory

MAT Graduates Follow Their Calling to Travel and Teach

“The history and philosophy department were a huge part of my undergraduate career, as was the Iowa History Center at Simpson,” Allie Walker said. “The passion that I have for teaching is largely due to the experiences I had in those classrooms.” More…

MemorialDayNewsstory

Simpson is Committed to Serving Veterans; Check Out These Examples

Let us be clear: We honor our veterans. We want veterans to attend Simpson College, because they have the life experiences and knowledge that benefits our entire campus community. We know from past experience that our veterans become some of our most successful students. We would be proud to help you become a Simpson College graduate. More…

Simpson: Where Great Teachers Get Their Start

As one area educator said, “At this point, I’ll only take Simpson students – others are not as prepared and not as well supervised. When I get a Simpson student, I know they have content knowledge, pedagogy and a college faculty offering support. I’m exclusive to Simpson now.” More…

MajorsMinorsEducationStudyAbroad

Education Majors Can Study Abroad Thanks to New Simpson Program

Senior Kaitie Sturtz is taking advantage of a new opportunity at Simpson. The Global Gateway for Teachers (GGT) allows student teachers to spend half of their student teaching time in a different country. Students are able to apply to a program and choose a placement in one of 18 countries located all over the world. More…