Alumni Reflection Archive:

Alumna Pursues Many Interests and Gives Back

Published: Fall 2016
Alumna Pursues Many Interests and Gives Back

Judie Christensen ’69 grew up close to Wheaton, Ill., and hadn’t traveled west of the Mississippi River when she transferred to Westmont as a junior. She made the journey because she could major in both Christian education and business,... Read More

Reliving Westmont

Published: November 2013
Reliving Westmont

Hundreds of alumni arrived on campus Oct. 4-5 to reunite with their classmates and their college. They reconnected with friends and professors and remembered their days as students. Visiting classes on Friday helped them relive their learning. Attending chapel... Read More

101 Secrets for Your Twenties

Published: November 2013
101 Secrets for Your Twenties

by Paul Angone; an excerpt from his book “101 Secrets for Your Twenties” An A- student in college. The editor in chief of the university newspaper. Peter had big plans as he crossed the graduation stage—to be a journalist,... Read More

Staying the Course

Published: November 2013
Staying the Course

  by Brian Landis ’97 As a young adult I learned four things about the life God gives us. No matter how difficult your situation is, you were meant to be there; your true nature comes out in the most... Read More

We Are Westmont

Published: March 2013
We Are Westmont

by Teri Bradford Rouse ’77, Senior Director of Alumni and Parent Relations I enrolled at Westmont because an alumna took me under her wing when I was a lost junior high kid. This 1962 graduate had a passion for... Read More

Learning to Savor the Westmont Community

Published: March 2013
Learning to Savor the Westmont Community

by Matt Thomson ’97 When I went to Westmont, I was completely unaware that what I had there was special. Growing up in Utah, I didn’t have a true church family, and going to public schools, I didn’t understand... Read More

Holy Land, Holy Us

Published: Summer 2012
Holy Land, Holy Us

by Heather Burrow ’01 As an alumna of Westmont, I’ve read about the amazing experiences of students in off-campus programs for more than 10 years. I’ve always thought,“I’d love to go too!” Last fall I got my wish. I... Read More

Knowledge, Doubt and Belief in God

Published: Spring 2012

A postscript by Jerry Gill ’56 to an article by James Taylor ’78 in the winter 2012 magazine and a dialog between two philosophers. As a fellow philosophy professor, the issues you wrestle with have lodged at the forefront of... Read More

Remembering Rath

Published: Winter 2012
Rath Shelton

by Crystal Nelson Downing ’74 In Memory of Rathburn Shelton (1923-2012) I am who I am today because of Rath Shelton. Though his spirit has moved on, it continues to live on, and I want to acknowledge how his spirit... Read More