Success Stories

The more you learn about Simpson College, the more you will appreciate, and this is a great place to start. Meet some of the students, alumni, faculty and staff who have terrific stories to tell about how Simpson has influenced them and how they have influenced Simpson.

We are proud of these people, but we also know that we could present hundreds more. It’s another reason why Simpson = Success.

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Cary Coppola

Cary Coppola ‘04

Cary started in a self-described “hole in the wall” office for two. Flash forward to today. His co-founded company, Blue Compass Interactive, has 25 full time employees managing 400-500 projects each year. More…

Tim McMillin

Tim McMillin ’97

“One of the wonderful things about Simpson is the individual attention that students get. Those are the folks who help guide you and open your eyes to what sorts of possibilities are out there.” More…

Andrè Thomas

André Thomas ’14

“By getting myself involved on campus and helping other organizations, I was able to find more of me, which was very helpful for my growth.” More…

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Andy Seydel ’02

“I think going to Simpson and having the opportunity to connect with the professors in the way that I did, did open a lot of doors for me in getting into the profession that I’ve chosen.” More…

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Jon & Kati DePue ’13

Kati (Herr) DePue ‘13 and Jon DePue ’13 were just a couple small town kids separated by 60 miles until Simpson College led them to each other and changed their lives forever. More…

Kim Timmerman

Kim Moreland Timmerman ’98

Simpson prides itself on making the transfer process easy and helping students decide what career paths they want to take. Kim Moreland Timmerman ’98 is proof of both. More…