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Important Announcement Regarding Wednesday’s Carver Medal Ceremony

The annual event celebrates the life and legacy of George Washington Carver, the famous botanist and inventor who began his academic career at Simpson College after being rejected for admittance to other colleges because of his race. “At Simpson the kind of people there made me believe that I was a human being,” Carver said. More…

Speech and Debate Team Enjoys Best Weekend of the Season

In addition to the team finish, Simpson was awarded the “2015 Community Outreach Award.” Simpson students collected supplies and cash donations for the St. Louis Urban Debate League. The league’s mission is to “provide underserved urban youth in the St. Louis area with opportunities for academic and personal growth through their engagement in debate programs and college readiness activities. More…

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Simpson Honors 87 Students at December Commencement

The ceremony included 74 students who are candidates for a Bachelor of Arts degree; seven students who are candidates for a Master of Arts in Teaching degree; three students who are candidates for a Bachelor of Music degree; and three students who are candidates for a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice degree. More…