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Junior Danielle Bates Named Newman Center Fellow

“I hope to learn more tools I can implement on campus to help the Simpson community become more civilly engaged,” Danielle Bates said. “I’m also excited to be part of a lasting network of young professionals who care about civic engagement as much as I do, and that I can support and bounce ideas off.” More…

Simpson-Sponsored Event Showcases Rich Diversity in Iowa, Metro Area

The Iowa Interfaith Exchange is free and open to the public. Eboo Patel, IFYC’s founder and the author of several best-selling books, will give the keynote address at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, April 7. More than 45 different panels and presentations about religious diversity in Iowa will follow in the remaining day and a half, with Simpson students, faculty, staff, and alumni presenting at several of them. More…

Kent Eaton Appointed Senior Vice President, Academic Dean

“I truly believe that the future for Simpson is bright because there is a strong creative component to all that we do, and there is a hopeful entrepreneurial spirit that I don’t always see at other institutions,” Eaton said. “It’s an exciting time to be at Simpson.” More…

New Simpson Program Puts Focus on Food Recovery

“The food recovery program has made me more aware of the impact even one person’s waste can have on the environment,” Maddy Kersten says. “I think that’s one of the greatest things about Next Course: it opens your eyes and makes you aware of the issues with food injustice.” More…

Great Scholarships, Opportunities Available in Interfaith Fellows Program

Simpson College believes that deeper understanding of each other and our diverse faith perspectives will help reduce the violence and the violence and persecution we see spreading across the globe. To help achieve these goals, Simpson announces its Interfaith Fellows Program for students who seek to strengthen interfaith understanding and positive engagement. More…