The Simpsonian

Teach for America sets career path for Simpson Alum

by Rachel Peterson, perspectives editor

October 7, 2014

When Kayla Hamilton graduated from Simpson College in 2010 with a triple major in international business, German and religion, she had no desire to be an educator. Fast forward four years and she is in her third teaching job. S...

Simpson grad learns the importance of personal growth through the Peace Corps

by Ashley Smith, layout editor

October 7, 2014

Every morning a Simpson College graduate wakes up in a small bamboo hut before spending his day at a nursing station assisting people on Vanua Levu, Fiji’s northern island.Tyler Fuller ’13 decided to join Peace Corps Fiji ...

First female brigadier general atteded Simpson

by Ben Rodgers

November 7, 2012

The Iowa Air National Guard has appointed Indianola resident Jennifer Walter, as the first female brigadier general. The Iowa Air National Guard is the air branch of the Iowa National Guard and reserve component of the United Sta...

Teacher of the Year, Simpson grad to speak in series

by Billy Weathers and Julia Warfield

March 27, 2012

Charity Campbell is this year’s recipient of the prestigious award, Iowa Teacher of the Year (TOY). Campbell is a Simpson College alumna who graduated in 1996. Campbell is a physical education teacher at Norwalk Middle School,...

SimpsonConnect to bring alumni and students together

by Jessalyn Holdcraft

March 13, 2012

SimpsonConnect is the newest portal set to open for students. “SimpsonConnect is a web portal designed to provide Career Services with an extended network of companies and individuals, or connections, who are interested in s...

Simpson alumni move forward in competition

by Tyler Crandell

February 1, 2012

Five recent Simpson graduates have moved on from districts to regionals in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. This event can be compared to American Idol, but for the opera. There are 14 regions in which singers audition and wi...