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Events Calendar

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Events

October 20 - November 18, 2018

Saturday, October 20

Cheer Visit Day

This is your chance to check it out all the exciting this going on with Simpson Cheer Squad and see what it is really like! Meet current members of the squad...

Fall Opera: La Canterina (The Singing Girl) by Haydn and Prima la musica e poi le parole (First the Music and then the Words) by Salieri.

Haydn’s La Canterina is an unapologetic 18th-century Italian opera buffa: a hilarious comedy replete with love triangles and mistaken identities. In this...

Sunday, October 21

Fall Opera: La Canterina (The Singing Girl) by Haydn and Prima la musica e poi le parole (First the Music and then the Words) by Salieri.

Haydn’s La Canterina is an unapologetic 18th-century Italian opera buffa: a hilarious comedy replete with love triangles and mistaken identities. In this...

IM Indoor Volleyball

6on6 Indoor Volleyball, games played in Cowles Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed Games played Sun-Th

Monday, October 22

Guest Speakers via Zoom: They Don’t Have to Drive to Campus

We have the technology to allow a guest speaker to interact with the students in class without the speaker needing to be on campus. So long as the guest...

Forum Event - "Pyramids and Temples in Ancient Kush"

Archaeologist Geoff Emberling will present his findings from El-Kurru in northern Sudan, a royal pyramid burial ground of the kings and queens of ancient...

Iowa Senate District 13 Candidate Debate: Sen. Julian Garrett (R) v. Vicky Brenner (D)

Incumbent Republican State Senator Julian Garrett and Democratic challenger Vicky Brenner will debate issues important to voters in Senate District 13.

IM Indoor Volleyball

6on6 Indoor Volleyball, games played in Cowles Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed Games played Sun-Th

Tuesday, October 23

Chore Boots

The autobiographical piece examines growing up in the rural Midwest in the 1960s and 1970s and covers key moments of the period including the Vietnam War,...

Band and Jazz Ensemble Concert

The Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble perform a joint concert.

SF Yoga

A spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely...

IM Indoor Volleyball

6on6 Indoor Volleyball, games played in Cowles Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed Games played Sun-Th

Wednesday, October 24

Teacher Empathy  (Faculty Research Roundtable)

Sal Meyers has been collaborating with colleagues on a theoretical article about teacher empathy. This article provides a definition of teacher empathy and...

IM Indoor Volleyball

6on6 Indoor Volleyball, games played in Cowles Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed Games played Sun-Th

Thursday, October 25

SF Abs & Ends

This class is a short 30 minute morning class focusing on the core and lower body muscles. A great way to start the day! This class is taught by Hannah.

SF Tone it Up

This is a 45 minute class that will reach every part of your body with a great way to "Tone it up" over your lunch hour!

IM Indoor Volleyball

6on6 Indoor Volleyball, games played in Cowles Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed Games played Sun-Th

Sunday, October 28

IM Indoor Volleyball

6on6 Indoor Volleyball, games played in Cowles Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed Games played Sun-Th

Monday, October 29

IM Outdoor Soccer Tournament

Teams consist of 7 players. Divisions: Men, Coed

IM Indoor Volleyball

6on6 Indoor Volleyball, games played in Cowles Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed Games played Sun-Th

Tuesday, October 30

RAC @Kent - Research isn't Scary

Getting ready to write that Capstone or final paper? Wondering if your citations are reliable or scary? Stop by the Research Assistance Center table in...

Question and Answer Session for Students with President Simmons

Students will have the opportunity to ask questions of President Simmons related to the recent announcement of employee and program reductions.

IM Bags Tournament

Grab a friend and come throw some bags!

SF Yoga

A spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely...

IM Indoor Volleyball

6on6 Indoor Volleyball, games played in Cowles Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed Games played Sun-Th

Wednesday, October 31

Department Chairs & Division Heads

Meeting for Department Chairs and Division Heads

Safe Block

Simpson College Residence Life is hosting our annual Safe Block event on Wednesday, October 31st! This event provides a fun and safe atmosphere for children...

IM Indoor Volleyball

6on6 Indoor Volleyball, games played in Cowles Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed Games played Sun-Th

Thursday, November 1

SF Abs & Ends

This class is a short 30 minute morning class focusing on the core and lower body muscles. A great way to start the day! This class is taught by Hannah.

Question and Answer Session for Students with President Simmons

Students will have the opportunity to ask questions of President Simmons related to the recent announcement of employee and program reductions.

SF Tone it Up

This is a 45 minute class that will reach every part of your body with a great way to "Tone it up" over your lunch hour!

IM Indoor Volleyball

6on6 Indoor Volleyball, games played in Cowles Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed Games played Sun-Th

Friday, November 2

Iowa NATS Auditions

Simpson College will host the Iowa National Association of Teachers of Singing Auditions

Saturday, November 3

Iowa NATS Auditions

Simpson College will host the Iowa National Association of Teachers of Singing Auditions

Sunday, November 4

College Choir and Women's Chorale in Concert

The College Choir and Women's Chorale perform a joint concert.

IM Lacrosse Tournament

Coed Simpson lacrosse is a no contact game played with 6 players: a goalkeeper, two defensemen, one midfielder and two offensive players. The object of the...

Monday, November 5

3-2-1 – Blastoff to Better Learning

To help students prepare for class or to discover what they learned during class try using one of the many variations of 3-2-1 assignments. Beth Beggs will...

Senior Voice Recital: Annalise Minnick

Annalise Minnick performs her Senior Voice Recital.

IM Doubles Badminton

Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed

Tuesday, November 6

SF Yoga

A spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely...

IM Doubles Badminton

Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed

Wednesday, November 7

Veteran's Day Ceremony

Families of those who served overseas will share their personal stories and be recognized for the sacrifices made at home in the absence of those family...

Vivo Chamber Players Recital

The Vivo Chamber Players, an ensemble comprised of Simpson music faculty and Des Moines area professional musicians, will present a chamber recital...

IM Doubles Badminton

Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed

Thursday, November 8

SF Abs & Ends

This class is a short 30 minute morning class focusing on the core and lower body muscles. A great way to start the day! This class is taught by Hannah.

SF Tone it Up

This is a 45 minute class that will reach every part of your body with a great way to "Tone it up" over your lunch hour!

GIFT Session - ONLINE

How Can I Add In-Class Assignments to the Scholar Gradebook? Students benefit from being able to see all their grades as well as their current course...

IM Doubles Badminton

Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed

Friday, November 9

Music Showcase and Auditions

The Music Department hosts a Music Showcase and Scholarship Auditions event.

November Fall Visit Day

Fall for Simpson! This a great opportunity to tour campus, meet with professors, coaches, performing arts and students. Register here EVENT...

Sunday, November 11

Chamber Singers in Concert

The Chamber Singers perform an afternoon concert.

IM Doubles Badminton

Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed

Monday, November 12

SF Weightlifting 101

Come learn proper technique and form while getting a program that fits your needs from our instructor Jonathan! All SF classes are FREE! Some Saturday...

IM Doubles Badminton

Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed

Tuesday, November 13

SF Weightlifting 101

Come learn proper technique and form while getting a program that fits your needs from our instructor Jonathan! All SF classes are FREE! Some Saturday...

SF HIIT

High, Intensity, Interval, Training class that will sure to get your heartrate up and burn calories! All SF classes are FREE! The afternoon HIIT is taught by...

SF Yoga

A spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely...

IM Doubles Badminton

Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed

IM HIIT

High, Intensity, Interval, Training class that will sure to get your heartrate up and burn calories! All SF classes are FREE! The evenng HIIT is taught by...

Wednesday, November 14

SF Weightlifting 101

Come learn proper technique and form while getting a program that fits your needs from our instructor Jonathan! All SF classes are FREE! Some Saturday...

IM Doubles Badminton

Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed

Thursday, November 15

SF Abs & Ends

This class is a short 30 minute morning class focusing on the core and lower body muscles. A great way to start the day! This class is taught by Hannah.

SF Tone it Up

This is a 45 minute class that will reach every part of your body with a great way to "Tone it up" over your lunch hour!

SF Weightlifting 101

Come learn proper technique and form while getting a program that fits your needs from our instructor Jonathan! All SF classes are FREE! Some Saturday...

SF HIIT

High, Intensity, Interval, Training class that will sure to get your heartrate up and burn calories! All SF classes are FREE! The afternoon HIIT is taught by...

IM Doubles Badminton

Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed

IM HIIT

High, Intensity, Interval, Training class that will sure to get your heartrate up and burn calories! All SF classes are FREE! The evenng HIIT is taught by...

Friday, November 16

Entrepreneurial Visit Day

Start Up Storm 3.0.allows forward-thinking high school students a chance to become immersed in an innovative, collaborative, and entrepreneurial event....

Titus Andonicus

November 16-17 (7:30) November 18 at 1:00 Pote Theater Titus Andronicus was the first tragedy credited to England’s hero, William Shakespeare. Although very...

Saturday, November 17

STEM Visit Day

Discover why studying in a STEM field at Simpson may be a terrific choice for your future. You will meet Simpson professors and students and explore the...

Titus Andonicus

November 16-17 (7:30) November 18 at 1:00 Pote Theater Titus Andronicus was the first tragedy credited to England’s hero, William Shakespeare. Although very...

Sunday, November 18

Titus Andonicus

November 16-17 (7:30) November 18 at 1:00 Pote Theater Titus Andronicus was the first tragedy credited to England’s hero, William Shakespeare. Although very...

Senior Voice Recital: Guen Stone

Guen Stone performs her Senior Voice Recital.

IM Doubles Pickleball

Divisions: Men's, Women's & Coed

October 20 - November 18, 2018