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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…

Alex Grimm Profile

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…

It’s No Act: Theatre Simpson Produces Success On Stage and Off

“My four years at Simpson were so defining for who I am,” Mackenzie Webb Sheehan said. “It helped me the person that I was always supposed to be. I was able to shine. I was able to have a place here. I was an important part of the Simpson community. I wasn’t just a face or a number. I had a purpose here.” More…

Prairie Project To Show Iowa Land The Way It Used To Be

The prairie, which will be planted this month, will contain four different sections, along with an area of grass maintained for kids in the community to sled on in the winter. The variety of plants in each section will attract different types of insects and increase the biodiversity in the area. The first time it will be in full bloom will be the spring of 2018. More…

Matthew Oltman ’97 Sings Praise of Simpson for Career Opportunities

“When you go out into the world, coming from Simpson College is almost like being a member of some sort of secret fraternity or sorority,” he says. “I’ve sung with the Sante Fe Opera and other institutions in New York City or San Francisco. When you tell them you went to Simpson College, they say, ‘You, too?’” More…