Simpson’s Upward Bound program was just rewarded over $7.2 million grant funding by the federal government. Upward Bound is a federal TRIO program funded by the U.S. Department of Education, which provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their pre-college performance and ultimately … Continue reading Simpon’s Upward Bound Program Awarded $7.2 Million in Grant Funding
For nearly thirty-five years the Oberg family has been sowing their legacy at Simpson University. Three generations have taken part in the growth of the university, reaped the advantage of a Christ-centered education, and grown to be a part of the Simpson family long after graduating. A “legacy student” is defined as a student whose … Continue reading Legacy Lives On
On January 21, 2022, Eddie McAllister became the first recipient of Simpson University’s MLK Humanitarian Award. Mr. McAllister’s Christian faith commitment, as well as his long-lasting commitment towards promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout Shasta County strongly reflects the attributes noted in the MLK Humanitarian Award. Mr. McAllister faithfully attends and serves as an elder … Continue reading Black History Month
Simpson University has been awarded top ranking status for Best Colleges In California by Intelligent.com, including Best for Adult Degree Completion.
Bruce Dean, executive chair and co-founder of Black Bear Diner, will share the story of his business success at the annual Simpson University Business Leadership Luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 14.
Simpson University for Seniors is offering two courses in April on Christian faith and practice in American history, and aviation in the U.S.
Simpson University senior Isabel Harris will be a guest speaker at a virtual International Women’s Day celebration organized by eight groups in her hometown of Colorado Springs, Colo. The March 6 event is themed “Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights for an Equal Future,” and Harris will be one of three featured speakers. The event is open to everyone.
Military reservist Jared Briggs of Redding earned his B.A. in organizational leadership online through Simpson University's adult degree-completion program.
Simpson University for Seniors is gearing up for spring classes on a variety of topics, including the ancient Mediterranean, Christian faith in American history, aviation history in the U.S., and the Protestant Reformation.
Simpson University alumna Rochelle Barajas leads the state's northernmost chapter of the Femineers, a program designed to encourage more girls to pursue education and careers in STEM.
Welcoming students back to campus after winter break, Simpson University launched spring semester with a common day of learning in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Guest speakers joined morning classes via Zoom to discuss topics related to racism, hope, and how Dr. King’s dream and legacy can be applied today. An evening panel discussion was also held online.
Simpson University nursing students are partnering with a local hospital to help provide additional patient care during the pandemic, while also gaining valuable clinical experience.
REDDING, Calif.—The Redding community and Simpson University are mourning the loss of an alumnus known for his dedicated service to people experiencing homelessness. Bill Hartman, who graduated with a bachelor of arts in organizational leadership from the School of Adult Studies degree-completion program in 2018, served as guest services manager at the Good News Rescue Mission in Redding. He was admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 on Dec. 18 and passed away on Dec. 23. He was 57.
Arianna Kampton, a senior from Napa, Calif., is using what she’s learned during her time as a student in Simpson University’s Betty M. Dean School of Nursing to help people during the COVID-19 crisis. Last summer, Arianna spent two months working as an emergency medical technician in Orange County at a makeshift hospital, spending 13-15 hours a day with COVID-19 patients. She also served on strike teams that went to nursing homes throughout California that had been impacted by coronavirus cases.
Wrapping up its first full season, Simpson University’s bass fishing team has been named FLW’s Western Conference School of the Year. The team, which was ranked No. 1 among California college fishing teams after its inaugural season in 2019, is currently the nation’s top West Coast college team, listed at No. 59 in the nation (as of Nov. 19) in the School of the Year standings from Bass Pro Shops.
A special ceremony celebrating the 260 graduates of Simpson University's Class of 2020 is scheduled to air “live” at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, on the university's YouTube page. The online ceremony--honoring spring, summer and fall graduates--will follow the structure of an in-person commencement with introductions, speakers, special music, and presentation of the graduates.
Simpson University Upward Bound program participant Bradley Ramsey, a senior at Anderson Union High School, has been awarded a highly competitive scholarship to one of the nation’s top-ranked universities.
Simpson University will celebrate 260 graduates of the Class of 2020 with a special virtual ceremony that will air “live” on Dec. 19. The ceremony will honor the achievements of spring, summer and fall graduates in all programs.
Simpson University’s School of Adult Studies recently inducted two North State graduates into the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honors Society during a special virtual ceremony.
Ranked nationally as the top West Coast college team, Simpson University Simpson University’s bass fishing team is excited to announce a first annual fundraising tournament on its home waters of Lake Shasta on Dec. 12, in conjunction with Phil’s Propellers of Shasta Lake.