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.
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.
REDDING, Calif.—Simpson University celebrated its new bass fishing team with an introductory BBQ event on campus Oct. 19 that featured pro angler Jimmy Reese and drew community members and high school anglers.
REDDING, Calif.–Simpson University will host pro angler Jimmy Reese on campus Oct. 19 for a BBQ event showcasing the university’s new bass fishing team. All are welcome to attend and meet Reese, as well as coach Alex Thielmann and the team, which recently competed in its first college tournament.
Simpson University will be a host site Oct. 17-19 for Tent America 2019, a national event on college campuses organized by Awaken the Dawn.
All are welcome to join this event, which features 50 consecutive hours of worship, starting at 6 p.m. Oct. 17. Churches from throughout the area will be participating.