Events

March 2017

Wednesday, March 1

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
Pastry Wednesday

Pastry Wednesday 8am

Stop by Dirlam Lounge for a pastry from Mish Mash as a fundraiser for spring break trips.

Dirlam Lounge  
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday 10am

Members of RLC and Simpson Pride will be around campus offering ashes for those who wish to receive them. This includes Glitter Ash, which is an opportunity...

Kent Campus Center & Smith Chapel  
Spring Break Safety

Spring Break Safety 11:30am

Stop by Kent to gear up for Spring Break! Learn about safe sex, responsible drinking, and safe driving.

Kent Campus Center, Atrium  
America and the Pill: A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation

America and the Pill: A History of Promise,... 1pm

This event is presented as Simpson College's Women in America Lecture. The Lecture is free and open to the public. - - - - - Perhaps no drug has had a...

Kent Campus Center, Hubbell Hall  
Campus Worship

Campus Worship 8pm

Join us for a contemporary worship experience and explore what it means to live out your Christian faith as a student.

Dirlam Lounge  
IM Indoor Soccer

IM Indoor Soccer 8pm

4 on 4 coed, men's and women's division

Hopper  

Thursday, March 2

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
Java With Jay

Java With Jay 7am

Join Simpson College President Jay Simmons, current students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Simpson College at Mishmash for conversation and...

Mishmash Bake Shoppe  
Java with Jay's at MishMash

Java with Jay's at MishMash 7am

Join Simpson College President Jay Simmons, current students, faculty, staff, and alumni and friends of Simpson College at Mishmash for conversation and free...

MishMash Bakery  
What Exactly is Lent anyways?

What Exactly is Lent anyways? 7pm

Join us in Dirlam Lounge at 7pm to learn more about Lent.

Dirlam Lounge  

Friday, March 3

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
Art From The Future - Video Screening

Art From The Future - Video Screening 9:10am

Four students and the instructor from Art 310: Advanced Studio: Idea Development will present videos created this semester that are attempts to show art in...

Carse Hall, Ballantine Conference Room  

Monday, March 6

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  

Tuesday, March 7

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  

Wednesday, March 8

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  

Thursday, March 9

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  

Friday, March 10

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  

Monday, March 13

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
Zoom for Student Assignments?

Zoom for Student Assignments? 12:35pm

Zoom is a web conference service that is easy to use, reliable, and free. In this GIFT session, Mark Bates will share how he requires his students use Zoom...

Kent Campus Center, Student Senate Room  
Research Assistance @ The Center - Films on Demand and Off-campus access

Research Assistance @ The Center - Films on... 1pm

Looking for a video to expand your project or just to learn more about a specific topic? Films on Demand is a streaming video product that contains online...

Kent Campus Center  

Tuesday, March 14

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
The F Word

The F Word 11am

Celebrate Women's History Month by joining students, staff, and faculty as we share our commitment to feminism. Stop by our booth in Kent Campus Center.

Kent Campus Center  
Food for the Soul

Food for the Soul 5:30pm

Local church congregations and other organizations bring a home-cooked meal for students each week at Food for the Soul. Time together generally opens with...

Smith Chapel, Dirlam  
Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Fellowship of Christian Athletes 9pm

Come together with a group of people that enjoy athletics! You do not need to be in a athletic sport to join. We have speakers and play fun games!

Cowles, Carse 173  

Wednesday, March 15

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Problem Gambling Screening

Problem Gambling Screening 11:30am

Join Counseling Services at their table in the Kent Atrium to check in on the health of your gambling behaviors by taking a 5 minute Problem Gambing...

Kent Atrium  
IM All-Star Basketball Game@Wells Fargo Arena

IM All-Star Basketball Game@Wells Fargo Arena 5pm

1st ever ALL-Star basketball game held at Wells Fargo Arena. The teams will be compiled from the results of IM and Tournament play. Tickets are FREE and...

Wells Fargo Arena  
Campus Worship

Campus Worship 8pm

Join us for a contemporary worship experience and explore what it means to live out your Christian faith as a student.

Dirlam Lounge  

Thursday, March 16

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Desserts & Dialogue - Difficult Dialogue Resource Workshop

Desserts & Dialogue - Difficult Dialogue... 5pm

For Faculty, Staff & Students: We will ease people into learning about having difficult dialogues by having them work with difficult conversations they may...

Blank Performing Arts Center, Room 201  
IM Tchoukball Tournament

IM Tchoukball Tournament 8pm

This fast paced game, played with teams of 6 and go by the rule of 3's.

Cowles Athletic Complex  

Friday, March 17

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Access Simpson  (Admitted Student Day 1)

Access Simpson (Admitted Student Day 1) 9am

Access Simpson is reserved for students who are accepted for admission. Spend the day learning more details about what it means to be a Simpson student. You...

Kent Campus Center  
Playhouse Creatures

Playhouse Creatures 7:30pm

The year is 1669, a troublesome time in England. Theaters have just reopened after seventeen years of Puritan suppression, and the new king has decreed that...

Blank Performing Arts Center, Pote Theater  

Saturday, March 18

TEDxSimpsonCollege

TEDxSimpsonCollege 10am

Ever seen a TED talk? Ever wished you could see one live? Well, now you can! TEDxSimpsonCollege is happening on March 18th at 10:00 a.m. in the Black Box! 8...

Principal Black Box Theater  
Playhouse Creatures

Playhouse Creatures 7:30pm

The year is 1669, a troublesome time in England. Theaters have just reopened after seventeen years of Puritan suppression, and the new king has decreed that...

Blank Performing Arts Center, Pote Theater  

Sunday, March 19

Playhouse Creatures

Playhouse Creatures 1pm

The year is 1669, a troublesome time in England. Theaters have just reopened after seventeen years of Puritan suppression, and the new king has decreed that...

Blank Performing Arts Center, Pote Theater  
Simpson College Chamber Singers in Concert

Simpson College Chamber Singers in Concert 4pm

The Simpson College Chamber Singers is Simpson’s flagship curricular choral ensemble. Its membership is mixed (SATB) and limited to 32 singers. The ensemble...

Smith Chapel  
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass 5pm

Due to a choir concert, Mass will be held in Lekberg.

Lekberg  
IM Kinball Tournament

IM Kinball Tournament 8pm

This is the game played with the large pink ball! Teams of 4, no divisions.

Cowles Athletic Complex  

Monday, March 20

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Colorado Red & Gold Reception

Colorado Red & Gold Reception 6pm

Date/Time: Monday, March 20th | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (come and go as you please) Location: The home of Barbara Soloth Miller ‘64 | 531 Adams Street, Denver,...

Home of Barbara Soloth Miller '64  
Denver Red & Gold Reception

Denver Red & Gold Reception 6pm

Save the Date! Simpson College is coming to Denver! Please join us for a casual, come and go open house event to learn more about the array of opportunities...

 

Tuesday, March 21

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Welcome Reception for Dr. Amy Gieseke

Welcome Reception for Dr. Amy Gieseke 4:30pm

Please join us at a welcome reception for Dr. Amy Gieseke, Dean of Continuing, Graduate & Online Programs. Reception will be held at the Ankeny campus...

Ankeny Campus  
Alumni & Friends Gathering at Twisted Vine Brewery Featuring Music from Senior Jordan Beem

Alumni & Friends Gathering at Twisted Vine... 5pm

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 21st | 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. (come and go as you please) Entertainment: Music from Simpson senior Jordan Beem Location: Twisted Vine...

Twisted Vine Brewery  
Food for the Soul

Food for the Soul 5:30pm

Local church congregations and other organizations bring a home-cooked meal for students each week at Food for the Soul. Time together generally opens with...

Smith Chapel, Dirlam  
Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Fellowship of Christian Athletes 9pm

Come together with a group of people that enjoy athletics! You do not need to be in a athletic sport to join. We have speakers and play fun games!

Cowles, Carse 173  

Wednesday, March 22

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Campus Worship

Campus Worship 8pm

Join us for a contemporary worship experience and explore what it means to live out your Christian faith as a student.

Dirlam Lounge  

Thursday, March 23

Artwork of Michael Adams

Artwork of Michael Adams

The work of Michael Adams will be on display until March 23.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Ex Machina: Biological Modeling Through Machine Learning

Ex Machina: Biological Modeling Through Machine... 1pm

Carla Mann will discuss her current research in Computational Bioinformatics. Carla is a graduate student at Iowa State University in the Bioinformatics and...

Carver Science Center, Jordan Lecture Hall  
Welcome Reception for Dr. Amy Gieseke

Welcome Reception for Dr. Amy Gieseke 4:30pm

Please join us at a welcome reception for Dr. Amy Gieseke, Dean of Continuing, Graduate & Online Programs. Reception will be held at the West Des Moines...

West Des Moines Campus  
Farnham Gallery Reception: Michael Adams

Farnham Gallery Reception: Michael Adams 5pm

Artist Michael Adams, from Des Moines Iowa, will talk about his art-work that is on exhibit at the Farnham Galleries in Mary Berry Hall.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
Reception for Artist Michael Adams

Reception for Artist Michael Adams 5pm

Please join us for a reception for artist Michael Adams.

Mary Berry Hall, Farnham Galleries  
Evan Braxton-Barto - Senior Voice Recital

Evan Braxton-Barto - Senior Voice Recital 7pm

Evan Braxton-Barto performs his Senior Voice Recital.

Great Hall  
What You Missed in Sex Ed

What You Missed in Sex Ed 7pm

A hands on workshop by women, for women. Get comfy, wear your pj's and come ready to learn about; women's sexuality, pleasure, anatomy and so much more....

Kent Campus Center, Hubbell Hall  

Friday, March 24

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
A STORMy One Million Cups

A STORMy One Million Cups 8am

Area businesses present a business plan, a pitch, to a group of students and faculty. Before the pitch there is networking time, after the pitch is a...

Black Box Kent Center  
Sarah Curtis - Senior Voice Recital

Sarah Curtis - Senior Voice Recital 7pm

Sarah Curtis performs her Senior Voice Recital.

Great Hall  

Saturday, March 25

March Against Cancer 5k Run/2K Walk

March Against Cancer 5k Run/2K Walk 10am

The Cancer Awareness Club at Simpson College is hosting a 5k run/2k walk to raise funds for cancer research. Check in starts at 9:00 am and the race starts...

Pedestrian Plaza  
Alpha Sigma Lambda Induction Ceremony

Alpha Sigma Lambda Induction Ceremony 2pm

Simpson College Continuing and Graduate Programs will welcome to membership 20 students in the Delta Tau Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda! This year's induction...

West Des Moines Campus  
Excellence in Adult Education Award

Excellence in Adult Education Award 2pm

Alpha Sigma Lambda, the national honorary society for non-traditional students, sponsors an annual "Excellence in Adult Education” award given to a Simpson...

West Des Moines Campus  

Sunday, March 26

Emma Dickinson - Senior Voice Recital

Emma Dickinson - Senior Voice Recital 2pm

Emma Dickinson performs her Senior Voice Recital.

Great Hall  
Natalie Gordon - Senior Voice Recital

Natalie Gordon - Senior Voice Recital 3:15pm

Natalie Gordon performs her Senior Voice Recital.

Great Hall  
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass 5pm

A Catholic Mass, sponsored by the Catholic Student Organization, is available to the Simpson community every Sunday at 5:00 pm in Smith Chapel when school is...

Smith Chapel  

Monday, March 27

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Student ID week for C&G Programs

Student ID week for C&G Programs 8am

If you are a new Continuing and Graduate student, or a current C&G student who does not have a Simpson photo ID, we invite you to stop by the West Des Moines...

West Des Moines Campus  
Think-Pair-Share

Think-Pair-Share 12:35pm

Think-pair-share is an effective way to increase students’ contributions in class. In this GIFT session, Baker Rogers will explain how to use a...

Kent Campus Center, Student Senate Room  
All Iowa Reads

All Iowa Reads 6:30pm

The new All Iowa Reads book selection is Bottomland by Michelle Hoover. Dunn Library and Indianola Public Library are co-sponsoring a book discussion at...

Indianola Public Library  
Reproductive Rights Under Threat

Reproductive Rights Under Threat 7pm

Join Simpson faculty and community members to discuss current and pending legislation that affects reproductive rights and health.

McNeill Hall, Pioneer Conference Room  
IM Pop up game

IM Pop up game 8pm

One night event, just show up and play!

Cowles Fieldhouse  

Tuesday, March 28

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Student ID week for C&G Programs

Student ID week for C&G Programs 8am

If you are a new Continuing and Graduate student, or a current C&G student who does not have a Simpson photo ID, we invite you to stop by the West Des Moines...

West Des Moines Campus  
Food for the Soul

Food for the Soul 5:30pm

Local church congregations and other organizations bring a home-cooked meal for students each week at Food for the Soul. Time together generally opens with...

Smith Chapel, Dirlam  
Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Fellowship of Christian Athletes 9pm

Come together with a group of people that enjoy athletics! You do not need to be in a athletic sport to join. We have speakers and play fun games!

Cowles, Carse 173  

Wednesday, March 29

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Student ID week for C&G Programs

Student ID week for C&G Programs 8am

If you are a new Continuing and Graduate student, or a current C&G student who does not have a Simpson photo ID, we invite you to stop by the West Des Moines...

West Des Moines Campus  
Immigration, Crime or Human Right?

Immigration, Crime or Human Right? 1pm

Learn from experience of undocumented immigrant from El Salvador living in Iowa. Through dialogue individuals will be able to form their own opinion whether...

Kent Campus Center, Hubbell Hall  
Campus Worship

Campus Worship 8pm

Join us for a contemporary worship experience and explore what it means to live out your Christian faith as a student.

Dirlam Lounge  

Thursday, March 30

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Student ID week for C&G Programs

Student ID week for C&G Programs 8am

If you are a new Continuing and Graduate student, or a current C&G student who does not have a Simpson photo ID, we invite you to stop by the West Des Moines...

West Des Moines Campus  
Desserts & Dialogue - Presenting Perspectives Workshop

Desserts & Dialogue - Presenting... 5pm

For faculty, staff & students: The audience will practice presenting their perspective in such a way that the person they are speaking with will actually...

Blank Performing Arts Center, Room 201  
Dan Barry: The Boys in the Bunkhouse

Dan Barry: The Boys in the Bunkhouse 5:30pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter and columnist Dan Barry will be speaking about his newest work, The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and...

State Historical Society of Iowa  
MEALS FROM THE HEARTLAND Service Project

MEALS FROM THE HEARTLAND Service Project 6pm

Exciting news, Meals from the Heartland is coming back to campus on Thursday, March 30th! Shifts are from 6:00pm-7:30pm and 7:30pm-9:00pm in Cowles Gym!...

Cowles Gym  

Friday, March 31

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show

4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Show 8am

All Simpson College students are invited to submit art work in various categories. Awards will be given for each category.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Student ID week for C&G Programs

Student ID week for C&G Programs 8am

If you are a new Continuing and Graduate student, or a current C&G student who does not have a Simpson photo ID, we invite you to stop by the West Des Moines...

West Des Moines Campus  
Junior Visit Day

Junior Visit Day 8:45am

~~Learn about student life and the college planning process. Throughout the day you will tour campus and meet with professors, coaches and students. Check in...

Blank Performing Arts Center  
ISM's March

ISM's March 3:30pm

Friday, March 31 at 3:30pm to 5:30pm In front of Kent Campus Center Ending the "isms" Annual campus event to increase awareness of the destructive nature...

 
ISM's March

ISM's March 3:30pm

Ending the "isms" Annual campus event to increase awareness of the destructive nature of racism, sexism, ageism, and homophobia (heterosexism).

In front of Kent Campus Center  
MUMS

MUMS 5pm

The 14th annual Midwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium (MUMS) and the Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM) Student Research...

Indianola Campus, 701 North C Street, Indianola, IA 50125  
Lindsey Von Holten - Senior Voice Recital

Lindsey Von Holten - Senior Voice Recital 7pm

Lindsey Von Holten performs her Senior Voice Recital

Great Hall  
Brandon Douglas - Senior Voice Recital

Brandon Douglas - Senior Voice Recital 8:15pm

Brandon Douglas performs his Senior Voice Recital.

Great Hall  

March 2017