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Simpson Success Stories

A student turns an international internship into a full-time job. A graduate uses math and medicine to save lives. An assistant professor receives funding to research Iowa streams. These are stories of how we thrive thanks to Simpson.

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Danny Reetz

Danny Reetz '18

From the Marines to a Simpson Degree: Danny Reetz Finds His Success

briana stoever

Briana Stoever '18

Advice to Future Students: ‘Try everything.’

Braeden Ingersoll

Braeden Ingersoll

Simpson Was a ‘First-Name’ Campus

Simpson has the most beautiful campus and such a positive atmosphere.

Audrey LoVan '18
Audrey Lovan
Adam Stewart

Adam Stewart '18

“I wanted a classroom size where I could have direct and immediate dialogue with professors.”

tracy.robson

Tracy Robson '08

Catholic Worker House

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Sara Warrick Swansen '92

Youth Emergency Services and Shelter

Lessing Flynn

Joel Clifton '89, Chris Hanson '99, Emily Beckmann '09

Lessing Flynn Advertising

It was the best growing years of my life. Simpson doesn’t just teach you to be a musician, it teaches you to be a man. And to really look at what y

Erik Lickiss '09
Eric Lickiss
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Clint Meyer

The Bug Man

travis.mickle

Travis Mickle '95

Pharmaceutical Research For ADHD

Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson '10

English and Spanish Major Working In Insurance

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Katelyn McKone '14

Success Through Teaching Music

Natalie Nielsen

Natalie Nielsen '11

Band Instructor In Iowa

Omar Pedilla

Omar Padilla '07

March To End The Isms

mike.miller

Mike Miller '11

Head Of Finance In Liberia For Mary's Meals

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John Michael Moore '05

Career As A Lyric Baritone

katy.siddall

Katy Siddall '06

Internship In Washington D.C.

megan.ginsberg

Megan Ginsberg '12

Community Relations Assistant For The Minnesota Timberwolves

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Mike Pearson '10

Upholding His Dad's Legacy

Chad Buchanan

Chad Buchanan '95

General Manager, Indiana Pacers

shane rowse

Shane Rowse '88

American Heartland Theatre

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Charise Cartsensen Flynn '04

Des Moines Business Record "Forty Under 40"

Darrin Seamster

Darrin Seamster '11

Internships In Physical Education and Coaching

Katheryn Pearson Thorson '10

Continuing College To Law School

Joanna Freeland

JoAnna Freeland '13

Student Body President, Double Major, Prepared For Law School

Stephen Henrich

Stephen Henrich '13

Triple Major With 4 Years Of Undergraduate Research

Madison Densmore '15

Double Major and Division III Athlete

Emily Magers

Emily Magers '15

Research Project and Multiple Leadership Positions

Shanice Whitney

Shanice Whitney '14

First Generation College Student

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Luke Kirchner '14

Full Tuition Engineering Scholarship

Caleb Carver

Caleb Carver '13

Professional Theatre Artist

Sarah Hale '13

EMC Insurance Actuary

Kate Nielsen

Kate Nielsen '14

Accepted Into Des Moines University Doctorate Of Physical Therapy Program

jason.alley

Jason Alley '99

First Advertiser To Win National Gold ADDY Award

john.greaves

John Greaves '14

Summer Medical Research Studying Cells

allison.haack

Allison Haack '10

Library Assistant In The Special Collections And Archives

joe.cockrell

Joe Cockrell '97

Director Of Public Relations For West Coast University

Laura Collins and dad

Laura Collins '13

Triple Major, Study Abroad, Research All In 4 Years!

Clay Finley

Clay Finley '15

From Battlefield to Football Field

Joe Tafta

Joe Tafta '15

Accepted for Prestigious Internship With Miami-Dade Police Department

Haley Roecker and mom

Haley Roecker '13

From Simpson to Veterinary School

Alejandro Caballero

Alejandro Caballero '13

Perseverance: Alejandro Caballero Demonstrates Another Kind Of Simpson Success

andre.thomas

André Thomas '14

Graduate School In Washington D.C.

Steve Horvath '03

Success Means Giving Back

Tierney and Mars

Chris Mars '10 & Pat Tierney '11

Event Planning The Special Olympics

Clara Stults

Clara Stults '12

An Adult Learner Success Story

Austin-Roy

Austin Roy '13

Teaching Physics To Future Generations

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Jacob Williamson '15

Humanities Broadens Horizons

Gretchen Rosendahl

Gretchen Rosendahl '09

 Religion major to Des Moines Police Department