Simpson University Offers NBC Summer Camps

REDDING, Calif.–Simpson University, in partnership with Northwest Basketball Camps (NBC), will be offering two overnight summer youth camps this summer on the Simpson campus.

The Complete Player Basketball Camp, which focuses on total skill development on and off the basketball court, will begin on July 23 and end July 26.

The Pure Shooting and Offensive Skills Basketball camp provides the principles behind proper technique utilizing the laws of physics and body mechanics necessary to form a perfect shot every time. This camp will begin on July 20 and end July 22.

A combination of both camps is offered as well, running from July 20 to July 26. All of these camp options are open to both girls and boys from ages 11 to 18.

The Complete Player Volleyball Camp is offered July 15-18 and is open to girls ages 11 to 18.

NBC is currently accepting registrations for all camps.

To learn more about and register for NBC Basketball Camps at Simpson, visit https://www.nbccamps.com/basketball/camps/simpson-university/.

To learn more about and register for NBC Volleyball Camps at Simpson, visit https://www.nbccamps.com/volleyball/camps/simpson-university-volleyball/.

To learn more about NBC call 1-800-406-3926 or visit www.nbccamps.com.

This is the 15th summer that Simpson has offered NBC camps on its campus.

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Simpson University, founded in 1921, moved to Redding almost 30 years ago and will celebrate its centennial in 2021. In addition to offering 25 majors in its traditional undergraduate program, the university has graduated almost 4,000 North State adults from its ASPIRE degree-completion program, and more than 2,500 from its School of Education. It has a highly ranked School of Nursing, a seminary, and master’s programs in counseling psychology and organizational leadership.

Simpson is launching new athletics programs in track and field, swimming and diving, and men’s volleyball, as well as a bass fishing team. The university is also working to better serve transfer students from community colleges through its commitment to Associate Degree for Transfer agreements.

Learn more about Simpson University at simpsonu.edu. Follow university news at simpsonunews.com.

Adult Studies Students Earn Honors at Simpson University

REDDING, Calif.—Fourteen North State residents graduated with honors in January from Simpson University’s School of Adult Studies.

These students qualified for Alpha Sigma Lambda, a national honor society for continuing education students who are in the top 20 percent of their class and who demonstrate superior scholarship and leadership abilities.

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Shasta County honorees include Redding residents Jenna Barnes, Benjamin Leftwich, Emily Booth, Ariel Card, Christina Houser, Vanessa Long, Tonya Lowe, Abbey Perry, Nichole Schumacher, and Rhonda Steed; Palo Cedro resident Simrann Birk; and Shasta resident Maggie Joyce.

Other North State honorees are Lisa DeFonte of Red Bluff, and Mount Shasta resident Christine Montgomery.

The ASPIRE degree-completion program offers bachelor’s degrees in organizational leadership (online or on campus), business management, psychology (online or on campus), and liberal studies.

For more information about Simpson University’s ASPIRE program, visit simpsonu.edu/aspire.

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Fall 2018 graduates and ASL honorees, from left: Vanessa Long, Simrann Birk, Rhonda Steed, Tonya Lowe, Benjamin Leftwich, and Lisa DeFonte.

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Summer 2018 graduates and ASL honorees, front row, from left: Ariel Card, Abbey Perry, Christina Houser, Emily Booth; second row: Christine Montgomery, Nichole Schumacher, and Maggie Joyce. 

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Simpson University, founded in 1921, moved to Redding almost 30 years ago and will celebrate its centennial in 2021. In addition to offering 25 majors in its traditional undergraduate program, the university has graduated almost 4,000 North State adults from its ASPIRE degree-completion program, and more than 2,500 from its School of Education. It has a highly ranked School of Nursing, a seminary, and master’s programs in counseling psychology and organizational leadership.

Simpson is launching new athletics programs in track and field, swimming and diving, and men’s volleyball, as well as a bass fishing team. The university is also working to better serve transfer students from community colleges through its commitment to Associate Degree for Transfer agreements.

Learn more about Simpson University at simpsonu.edu. Follow university news at simpsonunews.com.

 

Simpson University to Host Concussion Symposium for Health Professionals

REDDING, Calif.—The Simpson University Athletics Department will host a March 21 symposium for health professionals on the treatment of concussions.

The 5 to 7:30 p.m. event will be in the James M. Grant Student Life Center at 2211 College View Drive. Tickets can be purchased for $20 at concussion-symp.eventbrite.com.

The symposium will feature two leaders in the field of concussion research:

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Dr. Anthony P. Kontos is Research Director for the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program and Associate Professor in the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh. He has specialized in concussion research for 14 years, has more than 250 professional publications and conducted more than 315 professional presentations.

ATHL_RJElbinDr. R.J. Elbin is an Associate Professor in Exercise Science at the University of Arkansas and is director of the Office for Sport Concussion Research. Dr. Elbin has authored/co-authored more than 90 peer-reviewed publications and conducted 150 professional presentations on sport-related concussion.

Drs. Kontos and Elbin will provide evidence that can inform best clinical practices for patients with concussion across a variety of healthcare providers, including those in fields of primary care, sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, emergency medicine, and pediatrics; as well as clinical, school, and neuropsychologists; neurologists; physical and occupational therapists; nurses; athletic trainers; and paramedics.

For more information about the event, contact Michael Neal at mneal@simpsonu.edu. Learn more about Simpson University Athletics at simpsonredhawks.com.

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Simpson University, founded in 1921, moved to Redding almost 30 years ago and will celebrate its centennial in 2021. In addition to offering 25 majors in its traditional undergraduate program, the university has graduated almost 4,000 North State adults from its ASPIRE degree-completion program, and more than 2,500 from its School of Education. It has a highly ranked School of Nursing, a seminary, and master’s programs in counseling psychology and organizational leadership.

Simpson is launching new athletics programs in track and field, swimming and diving, and men’s volleyball, as well as a bass fishing team. The university is also working to better serve transfer students from community colleges through its commitment to Associate Degree for Transfer agreements.

Learn more about Simpson University at simpsonu.edu. Follow university news at simpsonunews.com.

 

Simpson University for Seniors Accepting Students for March Classes

REDDING, Calif.—Simpson University for Seniors is offering two courses in March for adults of any age.

The non-credit, no-homework classes, which begin March 1, are taught on Simpson’s campus by university professors and professionals in their field of expertise. Classes meet from 10:20 to 11:20 a.m. and 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The following courses are being offered:

10:20-11:20 a.m. – Tolkien: The Author and His Writings. J.R.R. Tolkien created fascinating worlds in his fantasy fiction, worlds that went on to see new cinematic life in recent film adaptations. We will read and discuss his best loved novels, The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings Trilogy in relation to his life, the Inklings’ oeuvre, and the films. Presenter: Carolyn Murray

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Modern Israel: From Ben-Gurion to Netanyahu. The unprecedented story of a state, extinct for nearly 2,000 years, “miraculously” returning to existence in the 20th century. Eretz Israel has become both the most powerful state in the Middle East as well as the most controversial nation in the world. Presenter: Don Claspill

Two courses are offered each month through April. The cost is $95 per person, per course, or $145 for couples registering for the same course. Register online with a credit card at simpsonu.edu/seniorschool.

For more information, call Caitlin Griffin at (530) 226-4978.

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Simpson University, founded in 1921, moved to Redding almost 30 years ago and will celebrate its centennial in 2021. In addition to offering 25 majors in its traditional undergraduate program, the university has graduated almost 4,000 North State adults from its ASPIRE degree-completion program, and more than 2,500 from its School of Education. It has a highly ranked School of Nursing, a seminary, and master’s programs in counseling psychology and organizational leadership.

Simpson is launching new athletics programs in track and field, swimming and diving, and men’s volleyball, as well as a bass fishing team. The university is also working to better serve transfer students from community colleges through its commitment to Associate Degree for Transfer agreements.

Learn more about Simpson University at simpsonu.edu. Follow university news at simpsonunews.com.

Simpson University Offers Lunch Talks on Brené Brown Book

REDDING, Calif.—Simpson University continues its On the Same Page common reading program with additional discussion events in February. The North State community is invited to attend these lunchtime forums.

Simpson students, faculty and staff are reading Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by research professor Brené Brown. Several local residents joined others on campus Jan. 14 for an introductory forum about the author and book.

The discussions continue in the Emeriti Dining Center on campus, where guests can purchase an all-you-can-eat buffet lunch and join the table marked with balloons on these dates and times:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 13, 12:40 to 1:40 p.m. Topic: “BRAVING”
  • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Topic: chapter 4, “From Dehumanization to Rehumanization”
  • Tuesday, Feb. 26, 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. or Wednesday, Feb. 27, 12:40 to 1:40 pm. Topic: chapter 7, “Practicing Civility”

In addition, a multidisciplinary faculty panel will discuss the book at 6:30 p.m. March 20 (Wed); and a student panel will share at 1:30 p.m. March 13 (Wed) during the Student Research Symposium. Both sessions will be in room 204 of LaBaume-Rudat Hall. All are welcome.

For more information, visit simpsonu.edu/onthesamepage, or email jcostillo@simpsonu.edu.

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Simpson University, founded in 1921, moved to Redding almost 30 years ago and will celebrate its centennial in 2021. In addition to offering 25 majors in its traditional undergraduate program, the university has graduated almost 4,000 North State adults from its ASPIRE degree-completion program, and more than 2,500 from its School of Education. It has a highly ranked School of Nursing, a seminary, and master’s programs in counseling psychology and organizational leadership.

Simpson is launching new athletics programs in track and field, swimming and diving, and men’s volleyball, as well as a bass fishing team. The university is also working to better serve transfer students from community colleges through its commitment to Associate Degree for Transfer agreements.

Learn more about Simpson University at simpsonu.edu. Follow university news at simpsonunews.com.

 

 

 

 

Simpson University Welcomes Entrepreneur Tech Hub to Campus

REDDING, Calif.—Simpson University has signed an agreement with 511 Enterprises, a professional marketing, sales and customer success leader, to operate an Entrepreneur Tech Hub on campus that will provide learning, internship and job opportunities for students.

Chad McCulley, CEO of 511 Enterprises, employs over 40 people at a facility on Airport Road. An employee pod has been moved to the new Entrepreneur Tech Hub on the third floor of the Owen Student Services Center.

View More: http://jackvu.pass.us/511McCulley graduated magna cum laude from Simpson University in 2007 and was named “Top Graduating Senior” in the Business Department. Prior to 511 Enterprises, he was a director of sales for a Silicon Valley start-up that attained $15.5 million in annual revenue in three years.

Described as a full-service business/talent growth center, 511 Enterprises offers professional services to more than a dozen Silicon Valley-based and global technology companies. A Simpson University partnership is a driving passion for McCulley.

“Above all, this strategic alliance is about doing what is best for the students,” he said. “We have a shared vision to serve this rich talent pool. By unifying educational and entrepreneurial resources, the students will gain practical insights and experience for their lives and careers.”

The Entrepreneur Tech Hub is an example of Simpson University’s desire to embrace innovation as it positions itself for new growth, said President Norm Hall, who took over as the university’s 15th president on June 1.

“Simpson University is a ‘Gateway to World Service’,” he said, referring to the institution’s longstanding motto. “Alliances will empower us to provide relevant education and experience to our students. The university welcomes the opportunity to prepare leaders for the information age. We are embarking on an exciting new chapter, and I am confident that Simpson’s best days are ahead of us.”

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Tony Giovaniello, president of the Shasta County Economic Development Corporation, said he looks forward to what the Entrepreneur Tech Hub can bring to the North State.

“Redding is rich in talent, technology experience and educational resources,” he said. “The blending of key core competencies creates a synergistic and scalable model for the future. This new Entrepreneur Tech Hub is another step forward to drive economic empowerment in the region.”

511 Enterprises is the second business to move onto Simpson’s campus in 2018. Prometric opened a testing center on campus in January. The global testing and assessment company administers an average of 7 million exams a year for more than 3,000 organizations at 6,000 test centers. The company leases space from the university to operate its first Redding-based facility, which served more than 250 candidates taking nearly 330 tests during its first six months in operation.

The move to include businesses on campus is part of the university’s strategic plan as it heads toward its centennial in 2021.

Learn more about Simpson University at simpsonu.edu.

511 Enterprises media contact – Christine Walters – Christine@511enterprises.com 530.378.9032

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Simpson University, founded in 1921, moved to Redding almost 30 years ago and will celebrate its centennial in 2021. In addition to offering 25 majors in its traditional undergraduate program, the university has graduated almost 4,000 North State adults from its ASPIRE degree-completion program, and more than 2,500 from its School of Education. It has a highly ranked School of Nursing, a seminary, and master’s programs in counseling psychology and organizational leadership.

Simpson is launching new athletics programs in track and field, swimming and diving, and men’s volleyball, as well as a bass fishing team. The university is also working to better serve transfer students from community colleges through its commitment to Associate Degree for Transfer agreements.

Learn more about Simpson University at simpsonu.edu. Follow university news at simpsonunews.com.