Simpson University for Seniors
Simpson University for Seniors is a series of month-long courses offered to people 50 or older. Classes are offered on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:20 – 11:20 a.m. in the Owen Student Services Center on the Simpson University campus.
The cost per course is $95 per person or $145 per married couple. Participants can take classes in eight areas of study: history, science, literature, music and art, Bible, theology, and personal development. Space is limited, and students will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registration is highly encouraged.
Simpson for Seniors is an educational program at Simpson University, designed for the community's senior citizens. KRCR-TV Anchor Mike Mangas interviews the program director and several people who have taken the courses.
A: Classes meet in a Monday-Wednesday-Friday format from 10:20-11:20 a.m. (Note the exception for January's course on Personal Spiritual Formation.)
A: Classes meet on campus in the Owen Center. (Note the exception for January's course on Personal Spiritual Formation.)
A: They are on the same floor as the classroom.
A: No. There is an elevator that one can take from the Owen Center lobby to the second or third floor.
A: The classrooms used determine the size of the class. The largest room seats 45 people.
A: None is required, although a presenter may suggest readings or writing assignments.
A: None is required, but the presenter may recommend that you bring something to the class.
A: No. These courses are not-for-credit.
A: Check with your employer to see if he/she will accept these courses for CEU "credits".
A: You can register online at simpsonu.edu/seniorschool You can complete a paper registration form.
A: You can register and pay the fee in the ASPIRE Office, second floor of the Owen Center.
A: Simpson University for Seniors, 2211 College View Drive, Redding, CA 96003.
A: "Simpson University"
A: Registration for spring courses opens on October 1, 2011.
A: Each course costs $95 per person. If a couple registers for the same course, the cost is $145 - a savings of $50.
A: No. To receive the discount, the couple must register for the same course.
A: If you register online, you can use a credit card. If you mail in the completed registration form, you can pay by check.
A: No. One is registered only after one completes the registration form and pays the fee.
A: There are no refunds. (If the class is full when you seek to register for the class, your payment will be returned to you.)
A: In a space in the parking lot of the Heritage Center (gym).
A: A few directly facing the Owen Center lobby.
A: No parking on campus streets is allowed.
A: The presenters are current or semi-retired professors or experts in their fields.
A: Minimum age is 50, but no one will ask for your ID!
A: Each presenter decides whether or not to allow lectures to be recorded.
A: Dr. Glenn Schaefer, coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.