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.
Simpson University junior Hannah Schumacher will perform in a spring Shasta Symphony Orchestra concert after her selection as a winner in the orchestra’s Emerging Artist Solo & Aria Competition.
Simpson University generates an economic impact of more than $50 million annually in the city of Redding, according to Econsult Solutions, Inc. The 2019 report also details the university’s impact in a six-county region and the state of California.