Events

April 2017

Saturday, April 1

MUMS

MUMS 8:30am

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

Kent Campus Center, Indianola Campus  
MUMS

MUMS 8:30am

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

Kent Campus Center, Indianola Campus)  
Picnic with the Pooches

Picnic with the Pooches 12pm

Every Dog Deserves a Second Chance We are a 501c(3) non-profit animal welfare organization providing care and finding loving homes for dogs in need. Come...

 

Sunday, April 2

Simpson College Madrigal Singers in Concert

Simpson College Madrigal Singers in Concert 3pm

The Madrigal Singers have a long and proud tradition of performing Renaissance secular literature in all languages. They also perform sacred literature and...

Smith Chapel  
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, April 3

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  
Tri Delta Blood Drive

Tri Delta Blood Drive 10:30am

On Monday April 3rd, Tri Delta is hosting our annual spring blood drive. Come to The Great Hall that day to donate blood and save 3 lives! You can also stop...

Great Hall  

Tuesday, April 4

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  
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  
Simpson College Jazz Ensembles in Concert

Simpson College Jazz Ensembles in Concert 7pm

The Simpson College Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Dave Camwell, is an eighteen piece group that performs big band music from throughout the past seven...

Amy Robertson Music Center, Lekberg Hall  
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, April 5

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  
Madeline Palmer-Chase - Senior Voice Recital

Madeline Palmer-Chase - Senior Voice Recital 7pm

Madeline Palmer-Chase performs her Senior Voice Recital.

Great Hall  
Blackout Bingo

Blackout Bingo 8pm

The Exercise Science Club is hosting Blackout Bingo with BIG prizes, including Wireless Beats Solos Sound Bar TV GoPro Xbox One Beats Pill Plus and iPad...

Blackbox Theater  
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 Campus Day Kickball

IM Campus Day Kickball 8pm

Teams consist of 12 max, only 10 play in the field

Buxton Football Field  

Thursday, April 6

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  
CEO Swap Garage Sale

CEO Swap Garage Sale 8am

CEO is holding a campus wide garage sale for students, faculty, and staff! Do you have unwanted stuff you need to get rid of before summer or graduation?...

Hopper Gymnasium, Inside the gym  
Celebration of Professional Scholarships and Grants

Celebration of Professional Scholarships and... 4:30pm

Faculty and staff are invited to a reception honoring scholarship and grant accomplishments in 2016. Please RSVP to Jodi at jodi.eubank@simpson.edu and...

College Hall, Matthew Simpson Room  
Room Selection for Fall 2017

Room Selection for Fall 2017 7pm

Students will select housing for 2-person Picken rooms, 4-person Buxton rooms, and 4-person apartments at this event.

Great Hall  
Guest Artist Recital -- Linda Swanson, Violin

Guest Artist Recital -- Linda Swanson, Violin 8:15pm

Guest artist Linda Swanson, violinist, accompanied by Christy Eckerty, affiliate faculty pianist, will perform in collaboration with affiliate faculty...

Amy Robertson Music Center, Lekberg Hall  

Friday, April 7

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 2)

Access Simpson (Admitted Student Day 2) 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  
Customer Appreciation-20% OFF

Customer Appreciation-20% OFF 9am

April 11th-12th, the bookstore is hosting a 2-day customer appreciation event. On these days, all general merchandise will be 20% off! There will be free...

Storm Cellar  
IM 4 Person Golf Tournament

IM 4 Person Golf Tournament 3:30pm

Simpson golfers are NOT allowed to participate, teams of 4, no divisions $20.00 per player (18 holes, golf cart, meal and prizes)

Deer Run Golf Course  
Courtney Caston - Senior Voice Recital

Courtney Caston - Senior Voice Recital 7pm

Courtney Caston performs her Senior Voice Recital.

Great Hall  
Hannah Friesen - Senior Voice Recital

Hannah Friesen - Senior Voice Recital 8:15pm

Hannah Friesen performs her Senior Voice Recital.

Great Hall  

Saturday, April 8

C&G Training: Free Breakfast & Incentives (ALL Faculty Welcome!)

C&G Training: Free Breakfast &... 9am

Please join us for 4 short training sessions on various topics: Beth Beggs - Writing and Writing Resources Mary Peterson - Library Resources Jule Thorsen...

Simpson College  

Sunday, April 9

IM Tennis Doubles Tournament

IM Tennis Doubles Tournament 1pm

One day tournament; Men's, Women and Coed divisions

Buxton Tennis Complex  
Simpson College Choir & Women's Chorale in Concert

Simpson College Choir & Women's Chorale in... 4pm

The Simpson College Choir, directed by Dr. Timothy McMillin, experiences high-energy rehearsals that explore a variety of choral music from various styles...

Smith Chapel  

Monday, April 10

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  
Customer Appreciation-20% OFF

Customer Appreciation-20% OFF 9am

April 11th-12th, the bookstore is hosting a 2-day customer appreciation event. On these days, all general merchandise will be 20% off! There will be free...

Storm Cellar  
The Secret of Our Success: Letters to Future Students

The Secret of Our Success: Letters to Future... 12:35pm

In this GIFT session, Sam O’Hara will share her experiences with having students write letters to future students about how they succeeded in the course. The...

Kent Campus Center, Student Senate Room  
Research Assistance @ The Center - Databases and Doggies @Dunn

Research Assistance @ The Center - Databases... 1pm

Whether it is an academic journal or the latest news, Dunn Library’s databases are the best place to start! You can go through Discovery or direct access. ...

Kent Campus Center  
Passover Seder

Passover Seder 5:30pm

Professor Heidi Berger and Simpson Interfaith will be hosting our yearly Passover Seder meal on April 10th from 5:30-7:30pm, and we'd love for you to join...

Kent Campus Center, Hubbell I  

Tuesday, April 11

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  
Customer Appreciation-20% OFF

Customer Appreciation-20% OFF 9am

April 11th-12th, the bookstore is hosting a 2-day customer appreciation event. On these days, all general merchandise will be 20% off! There will be free...

Storm Cellar  
SC Carnival

SC Carnival 3pm

This is a fundraising event in which all the funds will benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. There will be dogs, carnival treats, games, prizes, etc....

Pedestrian Plaza  
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  
Virginia Lauridsen Voice Studio Recital

Virginia Lauridsen Voice Studio Recital 6pm

The students of Virginia Lauridsen perform a voice recital.

Amy Robertson Music Center, Duncan Hall  
Pop-Up Bookstore @ Ankeny Campus

Pop-Up Bookstore @ Ankeny Campus 7pm

Join us for a Pop-Up Store at the Ankeny Campus: Tuesday, April 11 from 7:00-8:00pm! Nearly all items will be 20% off What is a Pop-Up Store? It's a...

Ankeny Campus  
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, April 12

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  
Customer Appreciation-20% OFF

Customer Appreciation-20% OFF 9am

April 11th-12th, the bookstore is hosting a 2-day customer appreciation event. On these days, all general merchandise will be 20% off! There will be free...

Storm Cellar  
Alcohol Safety Awareness

Alcohol Safety Awareness 11:30am

Join Counseling Services to learn about alcohol safety! Take a screening about drinking behaviors, receive immediate feedback from one of our counselors (it...

Kent Atrium  
Hannah Carlson - Senior Voice Recital

Hannah Carlson - Senior Voice Recital 7pm

Hannah Carlson performs her Senior Voice Recital.

Great 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, April 13

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross 7am

Stop in as you are able to walk through the Stations of the Cross, or the final steps of Jesus' journey to the cross. This is an opportunity for personal...

Smith Chapel  
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  
Vote Smart Internships - Info Session

Vote Smart Internships - Info Session 4pm

Representatives of Vote Smart, a nonpartisan voter information and research organization co-founded by former Presidents Ford and Carter, will be on campus...

Kent Campus Center, Fleming Dining Room  
Reception and Awards for 4th Annual Simpson College All Student Juried Art Show

Reception and Awards for 4th Annual Simpson... 5:30pm

Awards will be handed out for artwork in various categories submitted by Simpson College students.

Kent Campus Center, Willis Gallery  
Simpson College Instrumental Chamber Music Ensembles in Concert

Simpson College Instrumental Chamber Music... 7pm

A select group of instrumental ensembles perform a variety of concert repertoire.

Amy Robertson Music Center, Lekberg Hall  
Kimberly Roberts Voice Studio Recital

Kimberly Roberts Voice Studio Recital 8:30pm

Students of Kimberly Roberts perform a voice recital.

Amy Robertson Music Center, Duncan Hall  
IM Easter Egg Hunt

IM Easter Egg Hunt 9pm

Ready, set, go-hunt for eggs in Kent (Hubbell, Black Box)

Kent Campus Center  

Friday, April 14

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross

Stop in as you are able to walk through the Stations of the Cross, or the final steps of Jesus' journey to the cross. This is an opportunity for personal...

Smith Chapel  

Tuesday, April 18

Art at Symposium

Art at Symposium 6am

Mazie Burnside, Emily Goodenbour, Sam McCauley and Rebecca Schmidt will show art at BPAC that they created in Idea Development class this semester for...

Blank Performing Arts Center, Theatre Lobby and Room 202  
Doggies @Dunn

Doggies @Dunn 2pm

Take a doggie study break! Relieve stress with Doggies @Dunn. Doggies @Dunn will be Tuesday, April 18th from 2pm-4pm at Dunn Library. Join us in this...

Dunn Library  
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  
The Future of Conservatism in the Trump Era

The Future of Conservatism in the Trump Era 7pm

A panel discussion exploring the future of the conservative movement in the Trump era, co-sponsored by Simpson College Republicans and the Culver Public...

Carver Science Center, Jordan Lecture Hall  
IM Coed & Men's Softball Tournament

IM Coed & Men's Softball Tournament 8pm

Slow pitch softball, 2 divisions, teams consist of 12 max, 10 play in the field; coed division needs to have equal number of males and females

Pickard Softball Complex  
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, April 19

Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation 12:45pm

The Simpson Community is invited to attend the 2017 annual Honors Convocation. This event recognizes the achievements of the best and brightest of Simpson's...

Smith Chapel  
Wrap Up the School Years with RLC & CAB

Wrap Up the School Years with RLC & CAB 4pm

Food trucks, lawn games, Free, enjoy your last days of the semester

Pedestrian Plaza  
IM Coed & Men's Softball Tournament

IM Coed & Men's Softball Tournament 8pm

Slow pitch softball, 2 divisions, teams consist of 12 max, 10 play in the field; coed division needs to have equal number of males and females

Pickard Softball Complex  

Thursday, April 20

Research and Creativity Symposium

Research and Creativity Symposium 8am

The 2017 Simpson College Research and Creativity Symposium features posters and presentations by Simpson students throughout the day.

Campus Wide  
Desserts & Dialogue - Conflict Improv Workshop

Desserts & Dialogue - Conflict Improv Workshop 5pm

For faculty, staff & students: Following the Ask Me Anything panel, this session will be an opportunity to address some of the more difficult questions that...

Pfeiffer Dining Hall, Great Hall  
Simpson College Symphonic Band in Concert

Simpson College Symphonic Band in Concert 7pm

The Simpson College Symphonic Band provides a quality musical experience for both music majors and students pursuing other academic areas. Directed by...

Blank Performing Arts Center, Pote Theatre  

Friday, April 21

Grad Fair

Grad Fair 11am

Calling all Spring 2017 graduates. Agenda: Mailroom-Update your forwarding address and voter registration Career Developement- Career...

Kent Campus Center, Hubbell 2  
Suzanne Lommler Voice Studio Recital

Suzanne Lommler Voice Studio Recital 8:15pm

Students of Suzanne Lommler perform a voice recital.

Amy Robertson Music Center, Duncan Hall  

Sunday, April 23

IM Mud VB tournament

IM Mud VB tournament 12pm

UPDATED DATE: One day tournament Sunday 23! Teams of 4, at least one female

IM Mud Volleyball courts  
D.C./Baltimore Region Alumni & Friends Gathering in Little Italy, Baltimore

D.C./Baltimore Region Alumni & Friends... 4pm

Join us at Germano's Piattini for an afternoon of good company with Simpson College Alumni & Friends. Light appetizers will be provided with a cash bar...

Germano's Piattini  
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  
Simpson College Community Orchestra Concert

Simpson College Community Orchestra Concert 7pm

The repertoire for the concert is: "War March of the Priests" from Athalia by Felix Mendelssohn Pavane for a Dead Princess by Maurice Ravel Symphony 1 in...

Blank Performing Arts Center, Pote Theater  

Monday, April 24

IM Pop up games

IM Pop up games 8pm

Stay tuned to see what game will be popping up near you...

TBD  

Tuesday, April 25

Finals Breakfast!

Finals Breakfast! 7:30am

Stop by the Chapel for breakfast foods offered by the staff and faculty of Simpson College before your finals! Tuesday- Pancakes Wednesday- MishMash and...

Smith Chapel  
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  
IM Pop up games

IM Pop up games 8pm

Stay tuned to see what game will be popping up near you...

TBD  
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, April 26

Finals Breakfast!

Finals Breakfast! 7:30am

Stop by the Chapel for breakfast foods offered by the staff and faculty of Simpson College before your finals! Tuesday- Pancakes Wednesday- MishMash and...

Smith Chapel  
IM Pop up games

IM Pop up games 8pm

Stay tuned to see what game will be popping up near you...

TBD  

Thursday, April 27

Finals Breakfast!

Finals Breakfast! 7:30am

Stop by the Chapel for breakfast foods offered by the staff and faculty of Simpson College before your finals! Tuesday- Pancakes Wednesday- MishMash and...

Smith Chapel  
SC Cares Garage Sale

SC Cares Garage Sale 10am

Instead of throwing out your items before leaving for the summer, donate them to a great cause! SImpson's Employee Advisory Committee (EAC) is holding a...

Campus Services  
IM Pop up games

IM Pop up games 8pm

Stay tuned to see what game will be popping up near you...

TBD  

Friday, April 28

SC Cares Garage Sale

SC Cares Garage Sale 10am

Instead of throwing out your items before leaving for the summer, donate them to a great cause! SImpson's Employee Advisory Committee (EAC) is holding a...

Campus Services  
Baccalaureate

Baccalaureate 7pm

All graduates and their family members and guests are invited to attend the one hundred forty-seventh Baccalaureate service in Smith Chapel at 7pm. This...

Smith Memorial Chapel  

Saturday, April 29

Spring 2017 Commencement

Spring 2017 Commencement 10am

9:15 a.m. Students should arrive at Smith Chapel attired in their caps and gowns. Commencement Ceremony – Cowles Fieldhouse, 10 a.m. Doors open at 8:15 a.m....

Cowles Fieldhouse  
2017 Graduation Luncheon

2017 Graduation Luncheon 11:30am

2017 C&G GRADUATION LUNCHEON Saturday, April 29, 2017 Following Commencement Approximately 11:30 a.m. Matthew Simpson Room College Hall | 701 North C...

College Hall - Indianola Campus, Matthew Simpson Room  

April 2017