Archives for April 2004

Four Win Intercultural Leadership Award

Four Westmont students have been chosen as Intercultural Leadership awardees for the 2004-05 academic year. Sarah Akinwale, Stephanie Crockett, Laurraine Gereige and Daniel Galicia will each receive a $3,700 award funded by a grant from the Irvine Foundation. Westmont established the Intercultural Leadership Award to develop and encourage student leaders who are committed to promoting… [Continue Reading]

David Spainhour to Receive Westmont Medal

David Spainhour, who retires this month as chairman of Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, will receive the Westmont Medal during graduation ceremonies 10 a.m. May 8 on Russell Carr Field. The Westmont Medal is given each year to recognize those in our community whose lives embody the very principles associated with the Christian character of… [Continue Reading]

Yale Philosopher to Speak at Commencement

Christian philosopher and Yale Professor Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff will speak at Westmont’s 2004 commencement 10 a.m. May 8 at Russell Carr Athletic Field on campus. Wolterstorff’s speech, entitled “Called or Occupied?” will explore choosing between looking for an occupation and looking for what you are called to do. “When students leave college and look for… [Continue Reading]

Theatre and Dance Offers New Works Festival

The Westmont Theatre and Dance Department presents a New Works Festival, with performances of works by professors and students, 8 p.m. April 30 and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. May 1 in Porter Theatre. Admission is $5. The festival will feature the Westmont Theatre Arts Repertory Co. and Westmont Windancers. “Original works are the emphasis,… [Continue Reading]

College Receives $3 Million Bequest

Westmont has received a $3 million gift from the estate of a former professor and his wife. Dr. Kenneth Monroe, who died in 1987, and his wife, Peggy, who died in February of this year, left assets of more than $3 million to the college. The money will fund scholarships for Monroe Scholars, up to… [Continue Reading]