Giving Archive:

Supporting Their Values by Giving to Westmont

Published: Fall 2014
Supporting Their Values by Giving to Westmont

For 43 years, Jim Fisher has advised businesses, organizations and individuals about financial planning through his firm, Trinity Financial Partners. “Apply-ing charitable tools through estate planning can be the most efficient and effective way to help people support what they... Read More

The Westmont Fund is all about students

Published: Spring 2014
The Westmont Fund is all about students

Marshall Pingle ’14 takes his education seriously. “Professor Chapman taught me that only a few people can attend Westmont, so we have a responsibility to go out into the world and behave intelligently,” he says. “I know I’m equipped... Read More

Alumnus Makes a Gift; Student Researchers Present Their Work

Published: November 2013
Alumnus Makes a Gift; Student Researchers Present Their Work

Alumnus Supports Westmont Demetri Argyropoulos ’99 presented President Gayle D. Beebe with a $25,000 gift toward projects at Westmont. Founder and CEO of Prima Worldwide, he helps negotiate and close business deals between international parties. He has originated, co-founded,... Read More

Art Students Learn Digital Drawing with New Equipment

Published: November 2013
Art Students Learn Digital Drawing with New Equipment

Westmont is the first Christian liberal arts college in the country to have a fully-equipped Wacom Cintiq lab, giving art students access to professional-level equipment. The 22 Cintiq 22HDs, graphics tablets that allow users to draw directly on the... Read More

The Westmont Fund is All About Students

Published: November 2013
The Westmont Fund is All About Students

Attending the “brilliant, difficult, challenging and rewarding” 2012 Westmont in Istanbul semester has inspired Joe Bagdanov ’14 to work with the 2014 program after he graduates in December. A religious studies major, he expects to attend seminary. Unsure whether... Read More

Investing in Christian Education and Leadership

Published: July 2013
Investing in Christian Education and Leadership

Duane ’63 and Pat Johnson met in 1964 on a Gordon College trip to Europe. They got engaged on a scenic Rotterdam bridge after just a few weeks, and they’ve been married 48 years. They both value Christian education... Read More

Faithful Friends of Westmont Leave a Legacy

Published: March 2013
Faithful Friends of Westmont Leave a Legacy

As a medical student at the University of Pittsburgh, Gil Ashor decided to spend a summer as an extern at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara. He met his wife, Carol, there; she was a Santa Barbara native and a... Read More

Campaign Helps College Achieve One of Its Best Fundraising Years Ever

Published: Spring 2011
Campaign Helps College Achieve One of Its Best Fundraising Years Ever

Significant gifts to the Bright Hope for Tomorrow campaign have propelled Westmont to the second-best fundraising year in its history. To date, the college has received nearly $82 million for Adams Center for the Visual Arts, Winter Hall for... Read More

Successful Events Boost Campaign

Published: Winter 2011
Successful Events Boost Campaign

After nearly a year and more than 50 events nationwide, the Bright Hope for Tomorrow campaign continues to make good progress. Since April 2010, Westmont has nearly $19 million for a total of $81 million toward the $102 million... Read More

What’s a Legacy Coach and Why Do You Need One?

Published: Winter 2011
What’s a Legacy Coach and Why Do You Need One?

Legacy: Something handed down from an ancestor or predecessor, money or property bequeathed to someone by will. Coach: A person who gives private instruction, as in singing or acting. A legacy coach provides Westmont alumni, parents, faculty, staff and... Read More