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From Simpson to Working with an NBA Team: Zach Smith ’11 Tells His Story

If you are a current or prospective student, don’t worry if you haven’t completely defined your vision of a successful life yet; it’ll happen. In the meantime, keep building an intriguing life perspective by surrounding yourself with good people. Ask them questions and listen. Your path will come when you least expect it, and when it does, diligently work to lay the foundation to help get you there. More…

Upgraded Theatre Lift Adds Drama for Simpson, DMMO

“The new lift will allow our theatre students the opportunity to experiment with techniques and learn how something like this can really enhance a performance both practically and artistically,” said Jennifer Ross Nostrala, professor of theatre arts at Simpson College. More…

New Latina-Based Sorority Earns Official Chapter Designation

“To see them finally reach their goal is tremendously exciting, not only as the fraternity and sorority life advisor, but also for the fraternity and sorority life community as we strive to be a welcoming place for all students,” said Kyle Fowler, director of New Student Programs and associate director of Student Activities. More…

Simpson-Sponsored Event Showcases Rich Diversity in Iowa, Metro Area

The Iowa Interfaith Exchange is free and open to the public. Eboo Patel, IFYC’s founder and the author of several best-selling books, will give the keynote address at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 7. More than 45 different panels and presentations about religious diversity in Iowa will follow in the remaining day and a half, with Simpson students, faculty, staff, and alumni presenting at several of them. More…

A Veteran Reflects on His Time at Simpson

“I would tell (other veterans) they could try to find a better school, but they won’t have any luck. Simpson is an excellent school full of the most helpful people that want nothing but to see you succeed.” More…

Simpson’s Matthew Lau Lands Role in Historic Opera Production

“Matthew Lau’s ability to continue his professional, national performing career paired with his astonishing commitment to teaching at Simpson is nothing short of amazing,” said Tim McMillin, chair of Simpson’s music department. “Students who study with him (whether in the classroom or private voice studio) benefit from his continued engagement in the ‘business,’ and he personally benefits by continuing to connect with his craft as a musician. This is important work, and he does it with outstanding skill.” More…

Kent Eaton Appointed Senior Vice President, Academic Dean

“I truly believe that the future for Simpson is bright because there is a strong creative component to all that we do, and there is a hopeful entrepreneurial spirit that I don’t always see at other institutions,” Eaton said. “It’s an exciting time to be at Simpson.” More…

Teaching Excellence: The Simpson Way

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…