News Center Categories — Awards & Honors

Sophomore Sydney Samples Honored as 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

Through the fellowship, Campus Compact provides a variety of learning and networking opportunities, including a national conference of Newman Civic Fellows in partnership with the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. The fellowship also provides fellows with access to exclusive scholarship and post-graduate opportunities. More…

Simpson Speech and Debate Flexes Rhetorical Muscle at National Tourney

Simpson’s Speech and Debate Team crowned three individual champions and one runner-up at the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament in Boise, Idaho. The debate team finished second in that category, the speech team finished eight and Simpson was sixth in the overall rankings, competing against 72 other colleges and universities. More…

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…