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Tenor John Osborn ’94 Performs in Carnegie Hall Debut

Why does Simpson College’s opera program enjoy a great international reputation? Because of graduates like John Osborn ’94, who enjoyed his Carnegie Hall debut earlier this month in a performance of “William Tell.” It’s another example of how success starts at Simpson College. More…

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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…