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Events Calendar

See what’s happening on campus and join us at upcoming events.

Events

September 24 - October 23, 2021

Friday, September 24

TLC Fall Workshop Series - Standard English: Myth or Bias?

Academic writing claims to adhere to the conventions of “Standard English,” a version of the language that exists mostly in theory. Many of our most...

3:20pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, September 25

Iowa Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines

Contact Walter Lain for more information at walter.lain@simpson.edu

Sunday, September 26

Iowa Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines

Contact Walter Lain for more information at walter.lain@simpson.edu

Monday, September 27

TLC Fall Workshop Series - DEI and Retention

This 20-minute presentation, presented by Paula Kueter (Associate Dean of Academic Services) and Keyah Levy (Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and...

12:35pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, September 28

National Voter Registration Day logo

Get registered to vote on National Voter Registration Day with help from the Culver Center's Voter Engagement Team! Tabling at the following...

Proposed Iowa Congressional District Maps: Plan 1

Featuring Prof. Adrienne Gathmann and the Culver Fellows Voter Engagement Team. Learn about the decennial redistricting process and the proposed new...

Wednesday, September 29

Summer Research Symposium- Poster session

The Undergraduate Research and Creativity Committee is excited to host the annual Summer Research Symposium. This is a showcase of student research and...

TLC Fall Workshop Series - Inclusive Spaces

This 40-minute interactive session, presented by Paula Kueter (Associate Dean of Academic Services) and Keyah Levy (Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and...

3:20pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, September 30

Matthew Simpson Lecture:  “Spiritual Madness: Race, Psychiatry, and African American Religions”

Judith Weisenfeld, Agate Brown and George L. Collord Professor of Religion at Princeton University, delivers the 2021 Matthew Simpson Lecture, “Spiritual...

7pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 1

Panhellenic Recruitment

Come and have a more social with members of Simpson's sororities and learn more about recruitment! Follow the link to sign-up...

Education Visit Day

This day is for all students interested in Teacher Education at Simpson—Elementary, Middle School, High School, Music and Physical Education. Join us to...

Athletic SC

Visit with Ginger Hermon, Evening/Online/Graduate Programs Admissions Counselor, to enroll in fully online or evening coursework at the West Des Moines...

12pm
Virtual Event
TLC Fall Workshop Series - Equity Increases Retention

This 40-minute presentation, presented by Paula Kueter (Associate Dean of Academic Services) and Keyah Levy (Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and...

3:20pm
Virtual Event
Latinx/Latin American Film Screening

Contact Molly Tun for more information at molly.tun@simpson.edu

Saturday, October 2

Panhellenic Recruitment

Come and have a more social with members of Simpson's sororities and learn more about recruitment! Follow the link to sign-up...

Sunday, October 3

Panhellenic Recruitment

Come and have a more social with members of Simpson's sororities and learn more about recruitment! Follow the link to sign-up...

Tuesday, October 5

City Hall image

Public forum featuring candidates for Indianola City Council and Mayoral seats in November 2, 2021 municipal elections. Moderator: Amy Duncan, Indianola...

Simpson College Bands

Simpson College's Symphonic Band and Jazz Band team up in a concert of both classical and jazz instrumental works. Led by Dr. Mike Eckerty and Dr. Brian Rodesch

Wednesday, October 6

Majors / Minors Fair

Faculty members from every department on campus will be present to share about possible majors, minors, course offerings, as well as ideas for part-time,...

Thursday, October 7

Kent Campus Center

September Employee Council meeting. The first 15 minutes will be for socializing and networking followed by announcements at 8:45 and the program. Contact...

Friday, October 8

Humanities guest speaker: Lucia Suárez

For more information contact Molly Tun at molly.tun@simpson.edu

Virtual Event
October Fall Visit Day

Fall for Simpson! Fall Visit Day is a great opportunity to tour campus and meet with professors, coaches and students. The day will begin at 10:30 a.m. and...

Piñata Workshop

for more information contact Molly Tun at molly.tun@simpson.edu

Wednesday, October 13

Wednesday, October 20

Summer Research Symposium- Oral presentation session

The Undergraduate Research and Creativity Committee is excited to host the annual Summer Research Symposium. This is a showcase of student research and...

Friday, October 22

Simpson College Homecoming and Family Weekend

We look forward to welcoming our #ONESimpson Family back to campus for Homecoming 2021 in October. Planning is underway, but plans are subject to change as...

Day of the Dead "Papel Picado" Workshop

For more information contact Molly Tun at molly.tun@simpson.edu

The Enchanted Pig: A Musical Tale

The Book of Fate announces Princess Flora must wed a Pig from the North. Drawing on Romanian and Norwegian folk tales with their origins in the myth of Cupid...

Saturday, October 23

Simpson College Homecoming and Family Weekend

We look forward to welcoming our #ONESimpson Family back to campus for Homecoming 2021 in October. Planning is underway, but plans are subject to change as...

The Enchanted Pig: A Musical Tale

The Book of Fate announces Princess Flora must wed a Pig from the North. Drawing on Romanian and Norwegian folk tales with their origins in the myth of Cupid...

September 24 - October 23, 2021