News Center Categories — Alumni

Simpson’s Chad Buchanan ’95 Named General Manager of Indiana Pacers

“I think the one thing Simpson helped me prepare for is you can’t sit in a classroom and hide,” he said. “You have to interact with people and learn how to deal with different personalities. You have to be able to communicate and express yourself, which is critical for my job, dealing with coaches, agents, players and other executives.” More…

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…

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…

Simpson’s Rich Ramos Recognized By Peers for Student Programs

Rich Ramos, the associate dean of students, received the Patsy Morley Outstanding Programmer Award for his dedication and excellence in campus programs. The award was presented last month in Baltimore at the 2017 conference of the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA), and the recipient could not have been more surprised. More…

Britney Samuelson ’17 Proved Students Can Make a Difference From Day One

“College is truly a time to grow into the person that you want to be, and everyone at Simpson helps make that process so much easier,” Britney said. “I am so thankful for the experience and the people that I’ve met here because they have given me the tools I need to be successful in this new and exciting chapter of my life.” More…