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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Morgan Moline ’17 – Takes Simpson Experiences to Teach at Hartford

“After being on campus and taking classes, I realized that Simpson was not a typical college experience. It is an extraordinary one. Not only have I made strides academically, but I have also made huge strides toward becoming a better human being. I was not expecting Simpson to provide me with so many opportunities and life lessons. It is surprising at how much Simpson has changed me for the better.” More…

Maxine Lauzon Success Story

Maxine Lauzon ’17 – Succeeds Beyond Graduation and Securing a Job

“I don’t think I have a favorite memory per se. Rather, there were a bunch of small memories of conversations, laughing, and acting like an absolute dork with certain people that have made the whole experience great. When I look back, I don’t think I will necessarily remember all the things I did, but I will remember the talks I had with people that made an impact on how I viewed the world or how I viewed myself.” More…

Madi Wilson Success Story

Madi Wilson ’17 – Finds Her True Passion in Journalism

“I feel so blessed to have been involved in all of these organizations. I’ve built confidence, grown as a leader, strengthened my faith, and I’ve developed relationships with professors and friends that I know will be lifelong. Simpson College has changed my life and I’m so thankful to have been a part of this community.” More…

Kristen Alstott Success Story

Kristen Alstott ’17 – Headed to the West Coast to Continue Education at University of Washington

“There is a natural vibe at Simpson of helping others. Staff members, professors, and even fellow students will push students to do their best, and those people don’t allow students to fail or give up. I constantly had support while attending Simpson, and I achieved so much more than I ever thought I could because of the encouragement I received from professors and staff. They really care about you.” More…

Erin Thompson ’17 – Experiences Teaching In Another Country

“I was on a first name basis with them and could just drop by their office and they would be always willing to do their best to help me with what I needed. Other staff were the same—security, the financial office, career development, they were all so friendly and willing to help. It surprised me but definitely in a good way. You aren’t just a number at Simpson.” More…