Simpson University for Seniors Accepting Students for November Classes

For Immediate Release


Simpson University for Seniors

REDDING, Calif. - Early registration is encouraged for Simpson University for Seniors’ November courses, which run from Nov. 3 to 24.

Simpson University for Seniors offers non-credit, no-homework classes to adults of any age who are interested in learning. Classes are taught on Simpson’s campus by university professors and professionals in their field of expertise.

The following courses are being offered (please note the different times and dates):

Historic Gold Mines in Shasta County (from 10:20 to 11:20 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays). Thar’s gold in them thar hills! And lots of it! This course discusses many of the rich-producing mines that once made gold mining the major industry of Shasta County. A few of these historic mines are still operating and producing gold. Presented by Dottie Smith, Shasta County historian.

Folk Music of the American Peoples (from 10:20 to 11:50 a.m. on Nov. 3, 5, 7, 12, 19, 21; from 10:20 to 11:20 a.m. on Nov. 24). The two continents of the Americas, along with the Caribbean Islands, contain a rich history of folk musics created through the collision of African, indigenous and European cultures. This class will explore some of the most important musical traditions of these lands, such as salsa, samba, bluegrass, Sioux flute songs, blues, calypso, tango and much more. Presented by Dr. Dwayne Corbin, associate professor of instrumental music.

Two courses are offered each month through May. 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 or Dianne Mueller at (530) 226-4524.


25 Years in Redding LogoSimpson University, established in 1921, is celebrating its 25th year in Redding, Calif. In October 2014, the university dedicated its new Science & Nursing Building. Simpson is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults. Simpson is expanding its 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


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