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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…

Speech and Debate Team Enjoys Best Weekend of the Season

In addition to the team finish, Simpson was awarded the “2015 Community Outreach Award.” Simpson students collected supplies and cash donations for the St. Louis Urban Debate League. The league’s mission is to “provide underserved urban youth in the St. Louis area with opportunities for academic and personal growth through their engagement in debate programs and college readiness activities. More…


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…


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…


What are YOU thankful for?

So we want to know: What are YOU thankful for this Thanksgiving? Please post your answers to Simpson’s Facebook page at More…


Success At Any Age: Meet the Hermon Family

The Hermon family is a perfect example of what Simpson College means when it promotes “Success at any age.”
Ginger Hermon, an admissions specialist at the College, returned to classes as a non-traditional student at the age of 40.
Her daughter, Madison, is a first-year student at Simpson, while son Nick is a junior. More…