Archives for June 2006

Homeless Advocate, Author Appearing on Good Morning America

Mike Yankoski, author of “Under the Overpass,” will appear on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Producers recently postponed a July 6 interview and have not yet rescheduled. Yankoski graduated from Westmont last year and lives in Santa Barbara. “Under the Overpass” is about Yankoski’s experiences living among the homeless for five months in six American cities…. [Continue Reading]

Richard II Returns for Second Reign

Shakespeare’s “King Richard II” will rule once again. The award-winning play, co-produced by Westmont College Repertory Theatre and Lit Moon Theatre Company, returns for three shows at Santa Barbara Trinity Episcopal Church, Monday, July 31, through Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 8 p.m. The production, which played at Trinity last November to rave reviews and sold-out… [Continue Reading]

Anderson Tabbed as New Art Professor

Accomplished illustrator and graphic designer Scott Anderson has been named assistant professor of art at Westmont. Anderson has been an art instructor and adjunct art professor at Westmont since 1999. He has also taught at Santa Barbara City College and Nickelodeon Studios in Burbank. Anderson recently won a Silver Addy Award for poster illustrations commissioned… [Continue Reading]

Newton to be Interviewed on CNN

David Newton, Westmont professor of entrepreneurial finance, will be interviewed on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” Friday, June 16, at 7 p.m., for a special series Cooper is doing on top entrepreneurs of the 20th century who have literally changed American life as we know it. Newton was invited to discuss Howard Schultz, founder of Starbucks,… [Continue Reading]