Simpson University for Seniors Accepting Students for February Classes

For Immediate Release


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

The non-credit, no-homework classes, which begin Feb. 2, 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. – Chemistry of Everyday Things. How would you identify the sugar solution in a choice of two clear solutions, knowing that the other solution was made with the toxic salt aluminum nitrate? You’d best not taste them! This course explores the chemical interactions behind things with which you are familiar. There will be hands-on activities performed in a safe manner. Presenter: Larry Siemens

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – World War II: The European Theater. A brief examination of the political, social and economic factors that brought about the rise of “Il Duce’s” Fascism and “Der Fuhrer’s” National Socialism. Focus will be placed on the rise and fall of the “Thousand-Year Reich” and the resultant destruction of European culture and economy, and on the horrific devastation of European Jewry in the Holocaust. 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

For more information, call Glenn Schaefer at (530) 226-4146.




Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit


Contact: SU Public Relations
(530) 226-4737