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Make Plans to Attend: Carver Medal Ceremony to be held Jan. 27, 2016

The Carver ceremony is one of the most important events held during the academic year. It honors the memory and legacy of George Washington Carver, who began his collegiate career at Simpson College after being refused admittance to another school because of his race. The event offers Simpson another opportunity to demonstrate its commitment to diversity and inclusivity. More…

Happy Veterans Day 2015!

To demonstrate the College’s commitment to veterans, Simpson has recently hired Jason Courtney to the position of Veteran Recruitment Coordinator. More…

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Financial Analyst James Grant Speaks At Simpson

The event is sponsored by Iowa History Center in conjunction with the Greater Des Moines Partnership and CFA Society Iowa. The event is free, and the public is invited. Books will be available for purchase and signing. More…

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TONIGHT!!!! Authors to Discuss How Marriage Equality Came to Iowa

Former Des Moines Register reporters Tom Witosky and Marc Hansen will explain how they researched and wrote, Equal Before the Law: How Iowa Led Americans to Marriage Equality. The free event will begin at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 in the Kent Campus Center on the Simpson College campus. The public is invited to attend. More…

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Simpson, Partners Announce Creation of Health Services Leadership Program

The highlights of the program include a new undergraduate major and minor; a post-baccalaureate certificate; and workshops and conferences conducted under the auspices of Simpson’s Continuing & Graduate Programs. What makes the Simpson program unique is that it represents a two-year collaboration between the College and private industry to design an academic program. More…