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.
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’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 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 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.
REDDING, Calif.—When he’s not in the classroom—or exploring the beautiful North State mountains and rivers close to campus—Simpson University professor Scott Barnett might be found overseas, helping train local leaders in outdoor leadership. Dr. Barnett, […]
Nearly 120 Simpson University students, staff, and faculty traveled to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area on Sept. 21 to participate in the university’s 15th annual Day of Service. This year’s service day had one focus: Carr Fire recovery efforts at Brandy Creek and the Camden House.
Simpson University WorldSERVE students hosted their annual Celebration Night recently to share the adventures of their student-led mission trips during spring and summer breaks. Nearly 30 students participated on trips to Thailand, Taiwan, India, the Philippines, and Chicago.