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Kent Eaton Will Serve as Interim Academic Dean, Senior Vice President

“Those who know Dr. Eaton have commented on his ability to accomplish difficult, substantive assignments while exuding a respectful, collaborative and collegial demeanor,” President Jay Simmons said. “The work he has successfully completed with the other institutions he has served suggest that we will enjoy strong and effective leadership in our Academic Affairs office in the next year.” More…

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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…

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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…