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New Phone App Developed at Simpson Heralded as Crime-Fighting Tool

The Snitch’n app was unveiled Oct. 17 during the grand opening ceremony at Simpson College for the Gerald R. Edwards Entrepreneurial Center, the home of EMERGE@Simpson. The public launch of Snitch’n was scheduled to occur during the I/OWA Conference closing party, hosted by EMERGE, at The Lift in Des Moines. More…

Excitement Builds as Move to New Ankeny Campus Draws Closer

Simpson President Jay Simmons heralded the move saying the College “is responding to demand for more space and the reality that people earn better when they have a Bachelors degree. Only 25 percent of Iowans currently have an associate or BA degree, representing a serious gap between demand of employers and supply of degreed candidates. Given the growth of Ankeny, the timing is perfect. We are excited to be Ankeny’s liberal arts college.” More…

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Simpson Chosen to Host Women in Philosophy Conference

“Hosting Midwest SWIP is a real honor for Simpson,” said Allison Wolf, associate professor of philosophy at Simpson and a member of the organization for more than 15 years. “This is a meeting of feminist scholars from across the United States and and even parts of Canada, which usually takes place at major universities – such as Michigan State, University of Minnesota, University of Wisconsin and SUNY Buffalo — so Simpson is in great company.” More…