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AndreaCasarettoNewsstory

Andrea Casaretto Awarded Gilman Scholarship to Study in Morocco

“In many ways Andrea is a TRIO poster child,” said Stephanie Neve, retention coordinator in Student Support Services. “TRIO exists for the purpose of helping students like Andrea access and successfully complete a college education. As her TRIO advisor, I feel incredibly privileged that I have been given the opportunity to participate in her educational and life journey with her. She truly is an inspiration and a very deserving recipient of the Gilman Scholarship.” More…

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Geophysicist, Norwalk Native to Discuss Climate Change at Simpson Event on Sept. 28

During the presentation, Breeding will explain the often misunderstood global definition of “climate change” and how it equates today to “global warming.” He will present evidence that our planet is warming at an increasing rate; explain the nature of past ice ages and what that means for the future; and describe the impact of those ice ages on our ancestors, Cro-Magnon people. More…

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Student Support Services Receives $1.15 Million Grant

SSS grant competitions occur every five years and in each cycle of funding, the U.S. Department of Education receives more applications than it can fund, and the competition is fierce. This year, Simpson was one of 968 programs, both two and four year higher education institutions, to be funded out of 1,600 applications. More…

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Success of Students, Faculty Honored at Annual Convocation

Students and faculty were honored at the annual event, held April 23 in Smith Chapel. Spencer Waugh, instructor of Speech and Debate, received the 2015 Faculty Award for Campus Leadership. Dave Camwell, professor of music, received the 2015 Faculty Award for Distinguished Research. More…

Day Six: A Wonderful Week of Discovery Comes to a Close

Tech Trek is a national program sponsored by AAUW chapters and spans from Washington state to New Jersey. The camp originated in California in 1998 and has expanded to 21 camps across 10 states. In 2015, AAUW announced three new camps to be partially sponsored by a national grant, and Indianola was chosen as the first in the Midwest. More…