Simpson for Seniors Registration 

 

Interactive Lifelong Learning for Adults of Any Age!

Simpson University provides an affordable and academically challenging learning environment framed in a Christian worldview. Simpson University for Seniors offers exciting learning opportunities at our Redding campus for adults of any age.

Our unique, month-long courses are not-for-credit, open to the public, and meet three times a week for a total of 10 one-hour instructional sessions. Presented by current or retired university professionals in their field of expertise, these courses are designed to enhance your joy of learning. They are held in a classroom setting on Simpson's campus for an authentic university experience - but without homework, tests, or grades!

Classes will be held back to back from 10:20am - 11:20am and 11:30am - 12:30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in the Grubbs Learning Center Room 102 on the Simpson University campus.

If you have any questions, please contact Caity Griffin (cgriffin@simpsonu.edu; 530-226-4978).

NOTE: To purchase tickets for a course, please click on the small box next to each class title listed. This will reveal the two ticket types available for purchase. 

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Wednesday April 01
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday ending Wednesday April 22
THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED An overview of the spiritual reformation that swept Europe in the 16th century. Emphasis will be placed on the triggering conditions, the rapid development, and the worldwide impact of the powerful movement that was based on the teachings of men such as Martin Luther, John Calvin, Huldrich Zwingli, Thomas Cranmer and John Knox.
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Wednesday April 01
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday ending Wednesday April 22
THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19 This course - rescheduled from March to April - surveys painting, sculpture, and architecture in the west from early Greek times to the present with special attention to the interaction of art and ideas. Skills in art analysis and appreciation are developed, and special attention is given to Christian art and the role and strategic importance of art, the visual, and the imagination in our contemporary society.
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Monday February 03
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday ending Monday February 24
California's resources have long been at the center of debate on land and water usage. From the golf fields that brought California to statehood, to the creation of Yosemite National Park, debates have raged about how to protect and use those resources. This class will explore both the political and biological impacts of those decisions. Learn how the past will influence the future, as we deal with mega-droughts and mega fires that the future will bring.
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Monday February 03
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday ending Monday February 24
The course is designed to introduce the student to the structure, content and message of the Book of Psalms - and how it has impacted Christian theology and liturgy.
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Monday March 02
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Classes scheduled every week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday ending Monday March 23
This course will help you to become more proficient with your smart phone. We will cover Android and iOS (iPhone) devices/platforms. Primarily a smart-phone course, some the the content will also apply to using the iPad and some Android based tablets. Features you will master include: Contacts, Address Boo, and Calendar, E-mail, Voicemail, Text Messaging , Skype, and FaceTime, "The Cloud, " Apps, Music, Photos and Videos, Tracking Data/Usage, Security and Safety.
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