Archives for June 2013

President Blogs During Alumni Trip

Westmont president Gayle D. Beebe has created a blog, chronicling the Westmont Alumni and Parent Europe Trip through June 29. Beebe, who is joined by his wife, Pam, and their three children, are traveling with about 40 Westmont alumni and parents overseas. The group is exploring and learning about the history, culture and biblical significance… [Continue Reading]

College Honored for Excellence in Service

Westmont received the Excellence in Service award at the annual South Coast Business and Technology Awards June 13 at Fess Parker’s Doubletree Resort. An audience of more than 700 people honored five local businesses, organizations and individuals demonstrating “extraordinary commitment to the economic vitality of the south coast of Santa Barbara.” In the past 19… [Continue Reading]

Telescope to Focus on Ringed Planet Saturn

The ringed planet Saturn, sitting in the nearby constellation of Virgo, will be one of the focal points of a free, public viewing Friday, June 21, beginning at about 8 p.m. at the Westmont Observatory. The observatory opens its doors to the public every third Friday of the month in conjunction with the Santa Barbara… [Continue Reading]

Summer Camp Season Off and Running

Vincent Rinaldi competes in the long jump during the 2012 Track and Field Camp

More than 60 youngsters attended the first week of Westmont’s youth summer athletic camps, developing motor skills for a variety of sports. An additional, third week of Sports Skills (June 10-14, June 17-21 and June 24-28) targeted for children 5-10 years old, has been added due to its popularity. Director Jill Wolf oversees the camp… [Continue Reading]

‘Everything Art Sale’ to Benefit Museum

The Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art hosts a large rummage sale Friday, Aug. 16, and Saturday, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Westmont’s Everything Art Sale will offer paintings, prints, drawings, frames, ceramics, art supplies, jewelry, antiques, art books and more. All proceeds benefit the museum and support the exhibition schedule. The museum has collected donated artwork… [Continue Reading]