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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…

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…

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…

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…

Iowa History Center is Given Collection of Antique Maps

The maps, part of the Center’s recent Iowa and the Midwest exhibition of antique maps, were a gift of David Yepsen, former Des Moines Register political reporter and recently retired director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University. More…

Brian L. Johnson To Receive Carver Medal on Feb. 22

The medal honors the legacy of George Washington Carver, who began his academic career at Simpson. The Carver Medal and Lecture ceremony is one of the most important events on the College’s academic calendar. This year’s event will begin at 1 p.m. Feb. 22 in Smith Chapel. The public is invited to attend. More…