Bob Bryant Honored for Foundation Service

Robert S. Bryant, owner of Bryant and Sons Ltd. Jewelers and a longtime supporter of Westmont and many other non-profit causes in Santa Barbara, was granted emeritus status when he recently completed three years of service with the Westmont Foundation board. Stewart Abercrombie is the only other foundation board member who has been granted this… [Continue Reading]

Symposium Highlights Student Science Research

Westmont’s annual Student Research Symposium celebrates the accomplishments of student researchers from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. April 16 upstairs in Kerr Student Center. Admission is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. “This is a great forum for the students to show off all of their hard work,” symposium director and… [Continue Reading]

Spring Choral Concert Features North American Works

“A Celebration of North American Choral Music” will be presented by the Westmont College Choir, Chamber Singers and Vox Lumina Women’s Chorale 8 p.m. April 11 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1500 State St. in Santa Barbara. Admission is free; however a donation for the music program will be requested. The annual event will feature the… [Continue Reading]

Dance and Theatre Present New Works Festival

The Westmont Windancers and theatre arts students will present their newest pieces at a New Works Festival 8 p.m. April 24 and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. April 26 in Porter Theatre. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors and $10 for general admission. The Windancers will perform “Earthworks” directed by Associate Theatre Arts Professor… [Continue Reading]

Ludwick Named Chair of Westmont Foundation

Robert Ludwick, a 1974 Westmont graduate, is the new chairman of the Westmont Foundation Board of Directors, accepting the gavel from Gerd Jordano, who served as chair for two years. The foundation is comprised of community members who seek to cultivate healthy ties between the community and Westmont College. Ludwick is a partner with Paradise… [Continue Reading]

Academic Resources

The chief academic resource of any institution of higher education is its faculty and staff. But these committed people rely on programs and facilities which enhance learning. Orientation. The Academic and Student Life Offices conduct a comprehensive orientation program for all new students before classes begin. All new students (including transfers) must attend Orientation. First-Year… [Continue Reading]

Lundberg Named Executive Vice President

J. Clifton Lundberg, former chief operations and finance officer of PostX Corp., a Silicon Valley software company, has been named executive vice president of the college by President Stan D. Gaede, effective May 1. Lundberg, whose father was a Westmont music professor for 32 years, is a 1965 graduate of the college. He grew up… [Continue Reading]

David Winter, Glen Adams Join Santa Barbara Rescue Mission Board

Westmont Chancellor David Winter and recently retired Executive Vice President for Advancement Glen Adams have joined the board of directors of the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission, board President Steen Hudson announced. “We are so pleased that Dr. Winter and Dr. Adams have joined the Rescue Mission board. They know and understand us, and we are… [Continue Reading]

Westmont Given $400,000 for Diversity Efforts

The James Irvine Foundation has awarded Westmont $400,000 over three years under its Campus Diversity Program. To prepare graduates for effective citizenship in an increasingly multicultural world, Westmont will use the funds to enroll more students of color and to achieve college goals on diversity. “We are delighted to be awarded this grant from the… [Continue Reading]

Westmont Entrepreneurship Program

Westmont is listed among the “Best Colleges in America to Study Entrepreneurship” by Irvine-based Entrepreneur magazine. The feature story in the April edition of the magazine featuring the top-ranked programs was written by David Newton, Westmont professor of entrepreneurial finance, and Mark Henricks of Dallas. Newton’s company, Santa Barbara-based TechKnowledge Point Corp. ( did the… [Continue Reading]