Simpson University for Seniors Accepting Students for April Classes

For Immediate Release


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

The non-credit, no-homework classes, which begin April 4, 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. – Jesus in Jerusalem: The Passion of the Messiah. This course will focus on the final weeks of Jesus’ life and ministry in Jerusalem and address the question “Why was Jesus put to death?” Presenter: Dr. Jack Painter

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Human Geography: A focus on the interplay between humans, geographic spaces, and culture. This course looks at mapping, human flows, and pop culture diffusion, among other topics. It focuses on the “why of where,” in contrast to world regional georgraphy, which focuses largely on the physical geographical world. Presenter: Dr. Craig Cook

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