The Simpsonian

Iowa Caucuses Forum Event

November 17, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News, Politics

Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for the Des Moines Register, Dennis Goldford, Drake University professor of politics and John Skipper, political reporter and columnist for the Mason City Globe Gazette discuss the upcoming Iowa ca...

Simpson to begin SC in 3

by Sylvia Koss

November 15, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

SC in Three will be providing students with a new pathway to obtain degrees in less time and by spending less money. Simpson already allows students to take its programs at a relatively fast pace, but now the college will play a...

Enrollment ‘missed on every count’

by Sheyenne Manning

November 15, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Every spring, the president's cabinet meets to project a budget for the upcoming school year based on enrollment rates and revises the budget on actual rates in the fall. This year, however, the cabinet got a "surprise" when their ...

Proctor resigns as SC Director

by Sylvia Koss

November 8, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Nick Proctor is stepping down from the Simpson Colloquium director position at the end of the year due to a sabbatical in the spring of 2013. This fall marked the finalization of the transition from the Liberal Arts Seminar c...

Prospective students road trip to campus

by Erin Gerken

November 8, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Prospective students ranging from juniors and seniors in high school to transfer students have the option to take a road trip to Simpson College from various locations throughout the Midwest region. There are seven different t...

Simpson’s first debate team prepares for competition

by Amanda Hintgen and Kimberly Kurimski

November 8, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Simpson College offers their first debate team in its history. Debate Coach Spencer Waugh is leading the team with 12 years of experience at Indianola and Dowling Catholic High Schools. Along with his experience, Waugh and his ...

Caucuses a ‘privilege’ for Iowans

by Sheyenne Manning

November 4, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News, Politics

Students and members of the community were enlightened about the importance of the Iowa caucuses last Thursday at a forum sponsored by the Culver Center. Simpson hosted a panel of political experts to discuss the importance of t...

Kurimsky-Nursing Program Audio

by Kimberly Kurimski

November 3, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Kim Kurimsky interviews Jim Thorius and Steve Griffith about the new nursing program option coming to Simpson College.

Forum reveals little difference between candidates

by Kinsey Bak and Zach James

November 2, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Indianola News, News

With elections coming next week, Simpson College hosted an Indianola City Council Candidate Forum Tuesday night sponsored by the Culver Public Policy Center. Six candidates are vying for spots on the council and shared their ...