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Homecoming Honors Accomplished Alumni

Published: Fall 2016
Homecoming Honors Accomplished Alumni

Four Westmont graduates received awards at Homecoming 2016 in October. The late William S. “Bill” Klug ’98 (see story on page 29) and Angie Hill ’90 were named Alumnus and Alumna of the Year. Jeff Dykstra ’92, co-founder and... Read More

Where Does Westmont Stand in the Rankings?

Published: Fall 2016
Where Does Westmont Stand in the Rankings?

U.S. News & World Report lists Westmont in the top 100 liberal arts colleges, and pay scale and Forbes also rank Westmont highly.  Westmont remains in the top 100 best liberal arts colleges for the eighth straight year according... Read More

Music, Theater and Art Showcase Great Works

Published: Fall 2016
Music, Theater and Art Showcase Great Works

The Westmont orchestra, Westmont College Festival Theatre and Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art present acclaimed work.  The Westmont Orchestra celebrates President’s Day by performing at the fourth annual 2017 Capital Orchestra Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for... Read More

A Winning Season for the Warriors

Published: Fall 2016
A Winning Season for the Warriors

Four Warrior teams qualified for national competition in fall 2016: women’s volleyball, women’s soccer and men’s and women’s cross country. The five fall teams posted a combined record of 61-11-3 for a .833 winning percentage. This success boosted Westmont... Read More

Westmont Goes Downtown

Published: Summer 2015
Westmont Goes Downtown

  New Downtown Center Offers a Westmont Academic Semester on Social and Capital Entrepreneurship and Hosts a Pepperdine MBA Program Westmont Downtown, a new, semester long academic program focusing on capital and social entrepreneurship, welcomes its first students this fall. Based on the... Read More

Generous Grotenhuis Gift Supports Students

Published: Summer 2015
Generous Grotenhuis Gift Supports Students

A Planned Estate Gift Will Provide Transformative Scholarships for First-Generation Students and Musicians David and Anna Grotenhuis have planned a gift from their estate to Westmont that will endow approximately 12 full-tuition scholarships focused on attracting culturally and ethnically... Read More

Westmont Mourns President Emeritus David K. Winter

Published: Summer 2015

Westmont received this sad news just as the magazine was going to press. The next issue will feature a lengthy tribute. David K. Winter, Westmont’s longest-serving president to date, died Saturday, August 15, at the age of 84. He... Read More

Leadership Center Gains Crucial Approval

Published: Summer 2015
Leadership Center Gains Crucial Approval

The New Faculty, Included in Westmont’s Campus Master Plan, Features Two Residential Buildings and a Multipurpose Center The Montecito Planning Commission (MPC) unanimously approved the college’s design for a new residential facility and leadership center, finding it consistent with... Read More

Fletcher Jones Grant Transforms Whittier Hall

Published: Summer 2015
Fletcher Jones Grant Transforms Whittier Hall

The Fletcher Jones Foundation awarded a $750,000 grant to Westmont toward the renovation of the college’s biology and chemistry labs. The grant will improve classroom and lab spaces inside Whittier Hall, which opened in 1985. “Westmont has built a... Read More

Lead Where You Stand

Published: Summer 2015
Lead Where You Stand

    Westmont Blends Practical Principles with Inspiration from Great Leaders in the Montecito Institute’s First Leadership Conference Westmont’s first leadership conference, Lead Where You Stand: Lessons for Leaders from Lincoln, Drucker and Bill Gates, attracted a range of... Read More