Monthly Archives: January 2017

Don Gilman Named Vice President of Santa Barbara Symphony Board of Directors

Don Gilman, an internationally recognized author, speaker, trainer, and executive coach, has been elected vice president of the Santa Barbara Symphony Board of Directors… A Santa Barbara native and an alumnus of the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, Dr. Gilman holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering physics from Westmont College, a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering from UC Santa Barbara, a master’s degree in engineering management from West Coast University in Los Angeles, and a doctorate in organization change from Pepperdine University. more

Pulitzer Prize Winner Duhigg to Discuss Pursuit of Excellence

Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter and bestselling author will discusss The Habitual Pursuit of Excellence at noon, Friday, Jan. 20, in the Coral Casino at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. more

Christ-Centered Concreteness

The Rev. Dr. Reggie Williams before becoming Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at McCormick Theological Seminary in 2012, he received his Ph.D. in Christian ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary in 2011. He earned a Master’s degree in Theology from Fuller in 2006 and a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies from Westmont College in 1995. more

Athletic Director Runs 50 Miles and Raises 50K

While some might try to hide from turning 50 years of age, Westmont athletic director Dave Odell embraced it. More than that, Odell set out to make it a memorable day and help fundraise money for both the Santa Barbara Track Club and Westmont Athletics. more

Wells does very well @ Westmont Winter Champs Qualifier

Junior Chase Wells, who has transferred to Oxnard High School, kicked off 2017 with a pair of sweet dash efforts at Saturday’s Westmont Winter Champs Qualifier meet a Westmont College. more

Grand Opening Festivities at McBean Stadium Rescheduled

Jessup’s Warriors is a member of the Golden State Athletic Conference. The league consists of Arizona Christian University, Biola University, Hope International University, Menlo College, San Diego Christian College, The Master’s College, Vanguard University, and Westmont College. more

The Knight In The Boardroom

Fifth Avenue in New York City was bustling with holiday traffic on a recent Saturday morning, as an Uber driver pulled up to the curb in front of St. Patrick’s Cathedral… While a student at local Westmont College, Demetri met some tech entrepreneurs. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Shellmire, Westmont break through

The third-ranked Westmont women’s basketball team held a narrow four-point lead over William Jessup in Thursday’s Golden State Athletic Conference game in Rocklin, but center Aysia Shellmire hadn’t scored a point in the entire first half. more

Player Profile

Nick Szyndlar was named the Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach before the 2016-17 season. Szyndlar is a 2014 graduate of Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. more

Music Academy Announces 2017 Season

In a city blessed with a multitude of desirable locations, the bluff that spans from East Beach in Santa Barbara to Butterfly Beach in Montecito nevertheless stands a bit apart from ​— ​and above ​— ​the rest…  From moving the vocal fellows’ housing from Cate School to nearby Westmont College in the summer of 2016 to engaging Santa Barbara fitness guru Jenny Schatzle as the academy’s official workout partner, no expense has been spared in making the musicians comfortable and keeping them in shape ​— ​but that’s only one small part of the student-centered approach. more

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