May 2017   

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Simpson University Celebrates Spring Commencement

More than 2,000 friends and family members visited campus April 29 to watch approximately 185 graduates receive their degrees from Simpson's traditional undergraduate, adult and graduate studies programs. The ceremony featured guest speaker Caleb Stegall, a Kansas Supreme Court Justice.
The event capped a week of special events, including a nursing pinning ceremony and
 honor society inductions. Congratulations to all our graduates and their families!

Class of 2017 Graduate Stories

Double Majors Earn Co-Honors

Meet Kayla and Brooke, friends, roommates, and co-honorees as Student of the Year in not one, but two undergraduate majors: Spanish and biology.

Siblings Graduate Together

This Redding brother and sister, two of 10 siblings, both earned degrees in organizational leadership from the ASPIRE program.

Nursing Grads Honor Classmate

The fifth class of students to graduate from the Betty M. Dean School of Nursing celebrated their achievement with family and friends at a special pinning ceremony. A highlight was dedication of the class gift to former classmate Scott Mathews, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Desert Storm and has been diagnosed with ALS.

Strike Teams Earn Civic Recognition

Redding's Good News Rescue Mission and Northern Valley Catholic Social Service recognized Simpson University's Strike Teams program this spring at their volunteer awards ceremonies. The mission named Strike Teams its Civic Organization of the Year for its help with cleaning, gardening, event setup and cleanup. Students and staff volunteer weekly with Strike Teams to meet immediate needs in the community.

May 25
Hospice Workshop

Free workshop on hospice care
presented by Katherine Silver.

July 21
Golf Tournament

Day at Riverview Golf Course benefits Simpson Athetlics.

August 30
Business Luncheon

 Tim Elmore returns to talk about Generation Z.


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