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Chuck Hagel, Former Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator, to Deliver Culver Lecture

Seth Andersen, director of the Culver Center, said, “The Culver Center is honored to welcome Secretary Hagel to Simpson College to deliver this year’s Culver Lecture. His far-ranging, dedicated service to our nation and to presidents of both parties gives him unique and timely insights into critically important issues of national security, intelligence, and foreign relations.” More…

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Des Moines Man Wins Iowa History Center Prize for Master Thesis

Seth Hedquist was given the honor for his thesis, “The Chronicles of Agrimusic.” The award comes with a plaque and $1,000 prize. Hedquist completed his master’s degree in history at Iowa State University and is currently a professional musician living and working in Des Moines. More…

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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…

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Simpson Announces New Sports Communication Major

“To my knowledge, ours will be the only program of its kind in Iowa,” Brian Steffen said. “We’re really excited to offer a new program in a growing field that will let Simpson provide its students with the latest in sports-media tools while also giving them the personalized education at which Simpson has long excelled.” More…

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Veteran Alex Grimm Finds Success Continuing at Simpson

“The staff at Simpson College has been incredibly helpful and knowledgeable on my options and opportunities with the GI Bill,” Alex Grimm said. “But more than that, I have always felt like I was part of the Simpson community, and I take pride in seeing the growing number of veterans pursuing a higher education as well as choosing this veteran friendly college.” More…