Simpson University for Seniors is offering two courses in March for adults of any age. Classes, which start March 2, are on “History and Life through the Eyes of Art” and “Outsmarting Your Smart Phone.”
Siskiyou County resident José Tapia found his career path right out of high school. Hired as a part-time Spanish teacher at a charter school, he knew he needed further training and a college degree to pursue the work he loved. In January, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Simpson University.
Simpson University is pleased to announce the appointment of Misty Smith as the new dean of the Betty M. Dean School of Nursing. Smith, who has taught and served in administrative roles in the university’s nursing program since 2013, was selected after a nationwide search.
Simpson University’s bass fishing team took home top honors Jan. 26 in its first college tournament of 2020 on its home waters of Lake Shasta. The team of Nathan Phillips and Chase Sherman topped the field of 14 teams at the Wild West Bass Trail College Series.
Recent Simpson University graduate Rodolfo Saenz has a remarkable story of turnaround, culminating in a college degree and new job.
REDDING, Calif.—In its inaugural year, Simpson University’s bass fishing team will compete in its first college tournament of 2020 on Lake Shasta on Sunday, Jan. 26. In addition, two team members have qualified to compete in the FLW Yeti College Fishing National Championship in Florida in February.
SR-71 Blackbird pilot Brian Shul, a retired major in the U.S. Air Force who was shot down during the Vietnam War, will be the speaker at Simpson University’s 18th Business Leadership Luncheon on Tuesday, March 3.
The event, sponsored by Merchant’s Bank of Commerce, will be in the James M. Grant Student Life Center on campus, 2211 College View Drive. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.; the event begins at noon. Tickets cost $50, or $500 for a table of 10.
Simpson University for Seniors is offering two courses in February for adults of any age on the Book of Psalms and the history of land use policy in the West. Classes start Feb. 3.
Simpson University celebrated the achievements of 130 graduates from all programs during a commencement ceremony Jan. 11 in the James M. Grant Student Life Center.
For the third year, Simpson will host a free practice SAT test Saturday, Feb. 22, for area high school students. This year’s event also includes a free brunch in the campus dining center and campus tour. Register at simpsonu.edu/freepracticesat.
Simpson University will host Christian comedian Michael Jr. at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the James M. Grant Student Life Center on campus. General admission is $20; early seating is $35; VIP tickets (with a pre-show Q&A) are $85. Tickets are on sale at https://bit.ly/35w3uR1.
Simpson University invites the North State to an Army National Guard informational event and giveaway on Thursday, Jan. 16, in conjunction with women’s and men’s basketball games.
The 5 to 8:30 p.m. event at the James M. Grant Student Life Center will kick off a partnership between the university and Army National Guard, launching a program whereby students can continue their college education while becoming part of the Guard.
Simpson University will honor approximately 130 graduates during a commencement ceremony Jan. 11 that features keynote speaker Adam McElvain, Redding’s mayor.
Simpson University for Seniors is offering January courses on the General Epistles of the Bible, and the Geography and History of the U.S.S.R.
Simpson University’s baseball team is hosting a fundraiser dinner and live and silent auction on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Gold Hills Golf Club in Redding. The night will feature guest speaker Major League Baseball player Michael Lorenzen, a pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds.
The Simpson University Music Department and Shasta Symphony Orchestra invite the community to their 17th annual community Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 8. The 3 p.m. concert at the Grant Center at Simpson University will feature holiday favorites and performances by the Simpson University Chorale, Shasta Symphony Orchestra, Trinity Repertory Singers, and Blended, an a cappella group.
Simpson University recognized the academic and leadership achievements of 11 students on Nov. 15 with induction into two honor societies: Alpha Chi and Phi Alpha Theta.
Simpson University’s School of Adult Studies inducted five summer and fall graduates into the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honors Society on Nov. 18.
Angelina Yang is the first graduate from a five-year, federally funded Upward Bound high school program in the North State to choose Simpson University for her higher education.
Simpson University music professor Dan Pinkston will have an original composition premiered by the Tilikum Chamber Orchestra in Portland, Ore., on March 8. He also will travel to Dakar Academy in Senegal, West Africa, in April, to speak during their spiritual emphasis week, give guitar lessons and coach their musical groups and worship teams.