The Simpson University team of Luke Blanchard of Vancouver, Washington, and Nathan Phillips of Kelseyville, California, won the Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI at Clear Lake event Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 13 ounces. The victory advanced the Simpson bass club to the 2021 College Fishing National Championship.
Simpson University alumnus and Stockton native Brandon Leake took home the winner’s title and $1 million prize on season 15 of “America’s Got Talent.” Leake, 27, made history as the show’s first spoken word poet, delivering moving pieces about his deceased sister, his estrangement with his father, and his mother’s fear of losing her son in the climate of recent deaths of Black men and women. His final piece was a prayer and poem for his baby daughter.
Simpson University has received its sixth federal grant in three years designed to help students stay in school, graduate and find meaningful employment.
Simpson University welcomed new and returning students to campus over Labor Day weekend, marking the start of an unprecedented school year inside and outside the classroom.
The Simpson University team of Sheldon Reese of Witter Springs, California, and Taj White of Glendale, Arizona, won the Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI at the California Delta event Aug. 21 with a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 3 ounces.
Dr. Betty M. Dean, a beloved member of Simpson University’s board of trustees for more than 12 years, passed away on Aug. 24, 2020, after a lengthy battle with cancer. The university’s Betty M. Dean School of Nursing is named after Dr. Dean.
With the long-anticipated release of state guidelines for higher education, Simpson University confirms its plans to reopen for fall in-person instruction and residential campus life. The university has been working closely with Shasta County public health officials as it moves forward with a Sept. 7 start.
Simpson University is pleased to announce the hire of Tom Seitz as director of athletics. Seitz brings more than 25 years of experience as a collegiate player, coach, administrator and commissioner. He has served as the athletic director and/or coach for colleges and universities competing in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I, II and III levels.
Simpson University’s School of Adult Studies recently inducted five graduates into the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honors Society during a special virtual ceremony.
Simpson University’s Upward Bound leadership team has adapted to the challenges presented by the pandemic, offering a robust virtual summer program to more than 240 high school students at four North State high schools.
In response to recent national events and discussions, Simpson University’s Diversity Committee hosted a virtual forum July 10 to “learn from, lament with, and listen to our African-American sisters and brothers.”
A quilting and sewing group from Pathway church in Redding has made 200 face masks for Simpson University students as they prepare to return to campus in the fall.
Simpson University President Norman D. Hall issued a statement in response to the killing of George Floyd.
Simpson University is planning to resume all on-campus instruction when it opens for the fall semester on Sept. 7, with measures in place to deliver our century-old academic quality, fortified by our Christ-centered community, while mitigating risks and promoting safety.
Simpson University is pleased to announce the awarding of $1 million in grants toward the launch of new programs in engineering, digital media, and technology.
The Hugh & Hazel Darling Foundation and The Fletcher Jones Foundation, both of which have supported Simpson University programs in the past, have agreed to provide up to $500,000 each over the next three years toward facilities, lab equipment, faculty and marketing of the new programs, which includes engineering, computer information systems (CIS), and digital media.
REDDING, Calif.—Simpson University honored students, faculty and staff for academic achievements and outstanding contributions to the community in an end-of-the-year awards chapel service. With the campus closed due to the coronavirus shutdown, the Academic Office […]
With spring commencement rescheduled to December, Simpson University professors and staff created a special way to honor the class of 2020 during what would have been their graduation week.
A virtual “open house” was set up for the evening before graduation, designed to connect students and their families with professors and classmates.
Two Simpson University School of Adult Studies students recently earned a Global Top 100 ranking in a worldwide business simulation contest.
What does a collegiate bass fishing team do during a pandemic shutdown? If you’re Simpson University bass fishing angler Ryan Beaty, you participate in the Association of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) “online” tournament.
Simpson University’s Betty M. Dean School of Nursing is listed as the seventh best nursing program in the state, according to Nursing School Hub’s 2020 rankings.