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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…

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Maytag Family Grant will Enhance “La Calisto” Performances at Simpson

“We are thrilled to have generous support from the Maytag Family Foundation,” said Bernard McDonald, assistant professor of music and Larsen Chair of Opera. “Besides providing students and audiences with a cutting-edge production experience, for the performers the grant will transcend the production, as they will be able to transfer the skills and experience acquired.” More…

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Simpson To Honor Veterans At Special Monday Event

Recognizing that many veterans are returning to college, Simpson administrators decided that it would be appropriate to host a ceremony on campus during the same week as Veterans Day . The event will feature talks by two Simpson students, Danny Reetz and Taylor McIntosh, who are veterans. More…

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Simpson, DMACC Agreement Highlights New Office Grand-Opening in Ankeny

“This is a great opportunity for us to make the path to graduation at Simpson College more clear for DMACC students,” said Steve Griffith, senior vice president and academic dean. “We are excited by the opportunity to strengthen our partnership with DMACC. We hope that these nine agreements are just the beginning.” More…