Simpson University for Seniors Accepting Students for January Classes

REDDING, Calif. – Simpson University for Seniors is offering two courses in January for adults of any age. Classes start Jan. 6.

The non-credit, no-homework classes 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 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

The following courses are being offered:

Hebrews and Beyond—A survey of the General Epistles 10:20-11:20 a.m. The New Testament books from Hebrews to Jude often get overlooked, but individually and collectively they contain essential theological and practical resources for Christian faith. This course will touch on each of these seven letters with special attention given to the Letter of Hebrews. Presenter: Jack Painter

U.S.S.R.—The Geography and History of the Soviet Union and Russian Federation 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. An overview of the physical and economic geography of the Russian Empire, coupled with the story of the Bolshevik Revolution and the development of the world’s largest contiguous empire, followed by the collapse and restructuring as the “democratic” Russian Federation – from Lenin to Putin. Presenter: Don Claspill

Simpson University for Seniors offers courses 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 (530) 226-4978, or email Glenn Schaefer at gschaefer@simpsonu.edu.

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Simpson University, founded in 1921, moved to Redding 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 more than 4,000 North State adults from its ASPIRE degree-completion program, and nearly 3,000 from its School of Education. It has a No. 8-ranked School of Nursing, a seminary, and master’s programs in counseling psychology and organizational leadership. Simpson University is recognized nationally by Colleges of Distinction.

Simpson is launching new athletics programs in track and field, swimming and diving, women’s wrestling, 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, and it is offering new scholarships.

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

 

Simpson University Baseball Dinner to Feature MLB’s Michael Lorenzen

REDDING, Calif. — 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. Lorenzen graduated from California State University Fullerton in 2013 and recently completed his fifth season at the major-league level.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner starts at 6 p.m. Dinner includes trip-tip, baked beans, rolls, and salad. Auction items include golf packages and a Hawaiian getaway.

Individual tickets can be purchased for $60, and a 10-person table can be purchased for $500.

All proceeds will go toward the Simpson University baseball program.

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The Red Hawks will open the 2020 season on Saturday, Jan. 25, in a double-header against Oregon Institute of Technology. Last year, the Red Hawks finished with a 19-24-1 overall record and a 12-18 conference record.

The Red Hawks play home games at historic Tiger Field near downtown Redding. Work continues on the campus baseball field, which the team uses for practice.

If you have questions or would like more information about the event, contact head baseball coach Dan Tating at dtating@simpsonu.edu or 530.226.4789.

To purchase tickets, visit simpsonu.edu/baseballdinner.

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Simpson University, founded in 1921, moved to Redding 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 more than 4,000 North State adults from its ASPIRE degree-completion program, and nearly 3,000 from its School of Education. It has a No. 8-ranked School of Nursing, a seminary, and master’s programs in counseling psychology and organizational leadership. Simpson University is recognized nationally by Colleges of Distinction.

Simpson has launched new athletics programs in track and field, swimming and diving, women’s wrestling, 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, and it is offering new scholarships.

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

Simpson University, Shasta Symphony Invite Community to Annual Christmas Concert

REDDING, Calif.—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 such as the “Nutcracker Suite” and “Sleigh Ride,” familiar Christmas carols, and the magnificent “Gloria” by Vivaldi.

The concert features performances by the Simpson University Chorale, Shasta Symphony Orchestra (a collaboration of Shasta College and Simpson University), Trinity Repertory Singers, and Blended, an a cappella group that performed at the Redding State of the City luncheon.

Tickets can be purchased online through simpsonu.edu/christmasconcert or at the concert venue. Doors open at 2:20; early arrival is recommended. Refreshments will be served.

Photos from the 2018 Simpson University Christmas Concert

Listen to an in-depth Intermountain Classics radio interview about concert selections and the collaboration between Simpson University and Shasta College, featuring Dr. Jeff Specht, conductor of the Shasta Symphony Orchestra, and Dr. Steve Kim, director of choral activities at Simpson University.

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Simpson University, founded in 1921, moved to Redding 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 more than 4,000 North State adults from its ASPIRE degree-completion program, and nearly 3,000 from its School of Education. It has a No. 8-ranked School of Nursing, a seminary, and master’s programs in counseling psychology and organizational leadership. Simpson University is recognized nationally by Colleges of Distinction.

Simpson is launching new athletics programs in track and field, swimming and diving, women’s wrestling, 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, and it is offering new scholarships.

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