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It’s No Act: Theatre Simpson Produces Success On Stage and Off

“My four years at Simpson were so defining for who I am,” Mackenzie Webb Sheehan said. “It helped me the person that I was always supposed to be. I was able to shine. I was able to have a place here. I was an important part of the Simpson community. I wasn’t just a face or a number. I had a purpose here.” More…

Matthew Oltman ’97 Sings Praise of Simpson for Career Opportunities

“When you go out into the world, coming from Simpson College is almost like being a member of some sort of secret fraternity or sorority,” he says. “I’ve sung with the Sante Fe Opera and other institutions in New York City or San Francisco. When you tell them you went to Simpson College, they say, ‘You, too?’” More…

Farnham Galleries to Showcase Work of Artist Sarah Smelser

Smelser received her BA from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and her MA and MFA from the University of Iowa. She taught at University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Pasadena City College and West Virginia University before going to Illinois State University in 2002. More…