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Crowd of students at the Simpson College homecoming football game.

2021 Year in Review

It was a year filled with challenges and triumphs. In 2021, we navigated the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, gathered as a family to celebrate commencem

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Former Simpson College football coach Jim Williams

Simpson College mourns loss of Jim Williams

Jim Williams, the winningest football coach in Simpson College history, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021 at age 91. Services for Willi

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Student investment portfolio reaches $1 million

A group of Simpson College finance students celebrated a major milestone during the 2021 fall semester when the investment portfolio they manage su

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Simpson College 2021 December Commencement

Simpson College celebrates December Commencement

Simpson College held its 12th December Commencement Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, celebrating the accomplishments of 74 students who completed

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Simpson College student Abby Ruby

Abby Ruby earns scholarship for commitment to senior services

Simpson College student Abby Ruby earned a 2021 Ed & Sue Kenny scholarship for her demonstrated leadership and commitment in the area of senior

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Simpson College student Ethan Madden (left), biology professor Aswati Subramanian (center) and West Hill Brewing Company owner Doug Gaumer (right) pose in a local park.

Simpson College student, professor help create ‘butterfly beer’ at Indianola brewery

A Simpson College student and professor have collaborated with West Hill Brewing Company to creat

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Lessons and Carols 2021

'Festival of Lessons and Carols' set for live performances Dec. 11-12

“Festival of Lessons and Carols,” the Simpson College holiday tradition featuring Scripture readings and holiday hymns, premieres Saturday, Dec. 11

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Simpson College student Ethan Madden

Ethan Madden chosen for George Washington Carver Spirit of Innovation and Service Award

Simpson College student Ethan Madden will receive the prestigious George Washington Carver Spirit of Innovation and Service Award at the annual Geo

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Simpson College campus photo with ALL IN Voter Challenge Gold Seal

Simpson College wins 2021 ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awards

Simpson College earned multiple awards this week for student voter engagement at the 2021 ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awards ceremony. Simpso

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Promotional poster for Simpson College's theatre production of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'

Simpson Productions presents Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’

Simpson Productions, the theatre, opera and musical theatre collaboration at Simpson College, presents William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” begin

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More News

Crowd of students at the Simpson College homecoming football game.

2021 Year in Review

It was a year filled with challenges and triumphs. In 2021, we navigated the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, gathered as a family to celebrate commencem

Read More
Former Simpson College football coach Jim Williams

Simpson College mourns loss of Jim Williams

Jim Williams, the winningest football coach in Simpson College history, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021 at age 91. Services for Willi

Read More
Investment stock image

Student investment portfolio reaches $1 million

A group of Simpson College finance students celebrated a major milestone during the 2021 fall semester when the investment portfolio they manage su

Read More
Simpson College 2021 December Commencement

Simpson College celebrates December Commencement

Simpson College held its 12th December Commencement Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, celebrating the accomplishments of 74 students who completed

Read More
Simpson College student Abby Ruby

Abby Ruby earns scholarship for commitment to senior services

Simpson College student Abby Ruby earned a 2021 Ed & Sue Kenny scholarship for her demonstrated leadership and commitment in the area of senior

Read More
Simpson College student Ethan Madden (left), biology professor Aswati Subramanian (center) and West Hill Brewing Company owner Doug Gaumer (right) pose in a local park.

Simpson College student, professor help create ‘butterfly beer’ at Indianola brewery

A Simpson College student and professor have collaborated with West Hill Brewing Company to creat

Read More
Lessons and Carols 2021

'Festival of Lessons and Carols' set for live performances Dec. 11-12

“Festival of Lessons and Carols,” the Simpson College holiday tradition featuring Scripture readings and holiday hymns, premieres Saturday, Dec. 11

Read More
Simpson College student Ethan Madden

Ethan Madden chosen for George Washington Carver Spirit of Innovation and Service Award

Simpson College student Ethan Madden will receive the prestigious George Washington Carver Spirit of Innovation and Service Award at the annual Geo

Read More
Simpson College campus photo with ALL IN Voter Challenge Gold Seal

Simpson College wins 2021 ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awards

Simpson College earned multiple awards this week for student voter engagement at the 2021 ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awards ceremony. Simpso

Read More
Promotional poster for Simpson College's theatre production of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'

Simpson Productions presents Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’

Simpson Productions, the theatre, opera and musical theatre collaboration at Simpson College, presents William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” begin

Read More