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CIOs discuss whether Note7 recall hurts Samsung’s enterprise appeal

Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note7 smartphone could have been a game-changer, with its cutting edge tech and top of the line specs… “[Samsung is] is really strong company that has gotten itself into some trouble with one specific product,” says Reed A. Sheard, vice president for college advancement and CIO of Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif. more

‘As You Like It’ at Westmont

This delightful production of Shakespeare’sAs You Like It got off to a spectacular start with cheering attendants loudly hailing the arrival at court of the royal wrestler Charles and never let up in either pacing or pleasure from there on until the final masque. Westmont students Sean McElrath and Anna Telfer played Orlando and Rosalind, respectively, the leading lovers in a play that’s full of amorous couples, clever wordplay, and gorgeous poetry. more

NAIA Women’s Basketball Returns to Oman Arena

Media Coordinator Dave McCulley said, “This will be without a doubt the strongest Classic in the country as all fourteen teams are expected to be in the Top 25 NAIA Women’s Basketball Pre-Season rankings coming out in October. This group includes past NAIA Women’s Championship teams – MidAmerica Nazarene (2016) – Westmont College (2013) and Vanguard University (2008).” more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Westmont gets No. 1 rating in NAIA volleyball

Westmont College received its first-ever No. 1 ranking in NAIA women’s volleyball on Tuesday. The Warriors, 25-0, are the only undefeated team remaining out of 219 NAIA programs. more

Zizzo’s Combines Coffeehouse and Brewpub

“Every espresso bar had a pub, and every pub had an espresso bar,” said Michael McDonald of what he saw during a European vacation with his wife, Sue McDonald… There’s plenty to eat in the afternoon and evening, as well, thanks to Chef Anthony Salcedo, who formerly worked in the kitchen at Westmont College. more

Tips for creating an active learning environment for STEM disciplines

October 25 is National Active Learning Day, and around the country a coordinated effort is underway to boost the understanding and use of this learning method, especially in STEM courses. In honor of this nationwide effort, I chatted with Dr. Nivaldo Tro, professor of Chemistry at Westmont College, about his use of active learning to glean from his expertise. more

SBARTL: DP’s O’Leary gearing up for a big night

Dos Pueblos High’s O’Leary Stadium will be busy on Friday with the school’s 50th anniversary ceremony, a homecoming, and a cross-town football game against rival Santa Barbara… Westmont College won a pair of matches last week to improve its record to 25-0 and earn Female Athlete of the Week honors for Libby Dahlberg. Coach Patti Cook accepted the award, noting that Dahlberg was busy taking a quiz in physiology and then an exam in biology. more 

LOCAL ROUNDUP: SBCC reels in Hancock in wild finish

The SBCC football team found itself trailing Central Coast rival Hancock by three scores midway through the third quarter of Saturday’s American Pacific League game… Hope International (10-0-4, 2-0-1) opened the scoring when Thales Serra converted on a spot kick in the 28th minute, only to have Augie Andrade equalize for Westmont (7-4-1, 4-0-2) with a penalty in the 62nd minute. more 

Westmont honors outstanding alumni

Westmont College on Saturday honored the late William S. “Bill” Klug and Angie Hill as Alumnus and Alumna of the Year during Homecoming weekend. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Vaqueros run wild in WSC victory

The southern Warriors had a tough go of things at Murchison Gym aginst the Rocklin-based Warriors, coming away with a 25-16, 25-16, 23-25, 25-16 Golden State Athletic Conference win… Libby Dahlberg led Westmont (24-0, 9-0) with 16 kills, while Jessica McCann had 10 kills. Taylor Beckman and Samantha Neely had nine kills each in the win, and Mila Maricic had eight kills. more 

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