Simpson University Wellness Center Director Bev Klaiber spoke recently to Paradise and Chico-area pastors and their wives at a special event designed to offer care for them after last year’s devastating Camp Fire.
Anderson resident Shawn Greene, 27, wants to make a difference in people’s lives. As a step toward that goal, he enrolled in Simpson University’s School of Adult Studies ASPIRE program to complete his bachelor’s degree. In April, he was among 130 students who graduated from the university.
Returning to school was not on Cassandra Telles’s radar as she raised two children on her own and worked full time. But when a friend told her about the ASPIRE degree-completion program at Simpson University, she decided to give it a try.
For the second year, Simpson University is hosting approximately 80 North State high school students for a week as part of the federally funded Upward Bound program overseen by the university in partnership with the University of California, Davis, and College OPTIONS Inc.
Weed resident Eva Escatel-Pimentel knew she needed to complete her bachelor’s degree in order to be more competitive in the job market. Simpson University’s School of Adult Studies ASPIRE program offered her a way to accomplish that goal in just a year.
Hundreds of people filled Simpson University’s James M. Grant Student Life Center on April 27 to honor 130 graduates from all programs—a ceremony that concluded with a student-led procession to the campus cross, where President Norm Hall prayed for the graduates.
For the second consecutive year, Simpson University participated in Carry the Load’s National Relay as a launching place for a 4.8-mile walk to honor military, veterans, first responders and their families.
Simpson University graduating senior Lydia McGaffee experienced the academic opportunity of a lifetime during fall semester, living in Oxford, England, and studying at the oldest university in the English-speaking world.
Focusing on the church families within its denominational tradition, Simpson University is offering a Legacy Alliance Scholarship up to $18,000 to help Christian & Missionary Alliance (C&MA) young people afford a private four-year Christian education.