Giving Archive:

Neighbors Give $1 Million to Campaign

Published: Fall 2010
Neighbors Give $1 Million to Campaign

Montecito neighbors Harold and Annette Simmons, whose primary residence is in Dallas, Texas, have given $1 million to Bright Hope for Tomorrow, Westmont’s campaign that provides funding for Adams Center for the Visual Arts, Winter Hall for Science and... Read More

New Institute to Explore Christianity and Culture

Published: Fall 2010
New Institute to Explore Christianity and Culture

Trustee Patty Martin and her husband, Eff, have made a significant pledge to Westmont to establish the Martin Family Institute for Christianity and Culture and the Dallas Willard Center for Spiritual Formation. President Gayle D. Beebe announced the gift... Read More

Brace Yourself for Westmont Impact

Published: Summer 2010
Brace Yourself for Westmont Impact

What kind of impact does a Westmont education make in the lives of its graduates — and what kind of impact do these graduates make in the world? A new website, Westmont Impact, will answer this question. Using social... Read More

Campaign Gains Momentum

Published: Summer 2010
Campaign Gains Momentum

Momentum continues to build for the Bright Hope for Tomorrow campaign, which Westmont launched in April with an inspiring evening in Santa Barbara and the exciting announcement of a $5 million pledge from Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree. Three more regional... Read More

The Westmont Annual Fund is All About Students

Published: Summer 2010
The Westmont Annual Fund is All About Students

To earn money this summer, Roxanne Love ’11 is working in construction. Breaking up concrete with a pounding jackhammer doesn’t faze her. A co-captain of the women’s soccer team, a goalie and a drummer for the chapel band, she’s... Read More

Traveling to the Far Corners of the World

Published: Summer 2008
Traveling to the Far Corners of the World

Reconcilliation Mayterm Despite the miles that separate Northern Ireland and South Africa, the two countries share something in common: a history of bitter strife and segregation that eventually inspired sincere efforts at reconciliation. Deborah Dunn, professor of communi- cation... Read More

Making Music by Hand

Published: Summer 2008
Making Music by Hand

James Wimmer, a master violin maker, is carefully crafting four fine stringed instruments for the college’s music faculty and stu- dents. Named the Hubert Schwyzer Quartet for a former UC Santa Barbara philos- ophy professor and cellist, the quartet... Read More

When Giving Means Receiving

Published: Spring 2008
When Giving Means Receiving

With a gift annuity, you can make a gift to Westmont to support students and receive a tax deduction and income for life Many alumni, parents and friends say they’d like to make a gift to Westmont, but their... Read More

Close Neighbors Make Gift

Published: Spring 2007

$1 Million Donation for Scholarships, Arts Harold and Annette Simmons, Westmont’s close Montecito neighbors, surprised the college this spring with a $1 million gift. Half the donation has been designated for student scholarships. The remainder will go toward funding... Read More

In Case of Emergency, See Trust

Published: Spring 2007

Even Families with Young Children Benefit from the Exercise of Estate Planning With three young sons busy about the house, it’s no surprise to find children’s films on the shelves in the Frohling family’s living room. When Krista Frohling... Read More