Monthly Archives: June 2017

SLO baseball catcher commits to Westmont College

San Luis Obispo High School baseball catcher, Renn Duncan inked his National Letter of Intent to play at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. more

Foresters looking for seventh heaven

The diamond is new, and so is most of the roster, but the goal of the Santa Barbara Foresters remains the same… Several of those on the Foresters’ roster have been drafted in the past, such as Henley (New York Yankees), Hamilton and BYU catcher David Clawson (Los Angeles Angels), McMillon (Tampa Bay Rays), Morris (Philadelphia Phillies), Oregon pitcher Spencer Steer (Cleveland Indians), and Westmont College infielder Brody Weiss (Colorado Rockies). more

The Women’s March that Isn’t Happening: Looking to the Middle East and Reflections on the Misplacement of Outrage

On the day after Inauguration Day, millions of women marched on Washington, starting what would become known as the “Women’s March” movement… Alexandra Nieuwsma graduated summa cum laude from Westmont College with a B.A. in Political Science. more

Arcata High’s Ashley Quigley signs letter of intent to play basketball at Vanguard University

The road to get where she’s at today hasn’t been anything close to easy or simple for Ashley Quigley, the walking definition of somebody who has worked her way through personal adversity… Quigley will get the chance to play against former Arcata teammate Lauren McCoy, who will be entering her senior season at Westmont College in the 2017-18 campaign. more

Meet Our Interns!

Each year, the Ojai Music Festival Arts Management Internship Program welcomes 12-14 college students and recent graduates to go behind the scenes of a renowned summer music festival. We are very excited to introduce this year’s wonderful interns… Sierra Farrar recently finished her sophomore year at Westmont College, where she studies Biology and Music. more

Karen Telleen-Lawton: Westmont Gets to Know Us

Concurrent with the May term, Westmont College organizes an annual seminar for freshmen faculty. The goal is for new professors to get to know the community. more

Los Alamitos High School senior Andrea Rice to receive scholarship from Republican Women

Los Alamitos High School senior Andrea Rice expects to study towards a career as a Constitutional lawyer after graduation… Rice will be attending Westmont College where she plans to major in history and study the Constitution to become a Constitutional attorney. more

At Westmont College Leadership Conference, David Brooks Issues Clarion Call for Exodus

Author and journalist David Brooks led a powerhouse cast of speakers who gathered at Westmont College last week for the third annual Lead Where You Stand leadership conference. His main topic was a timely one: the crisis of social solidarity that is gripping the nation today. more

Erica Schroeder Earns Podium Spot at State Meet With 6th-Place Finish in 800

San Marcos senior Erica Schroeder ran her best time of the season and earned a medal in the 800 meters at the CIF State Track and Field Championship on Saturday night at Buchanan High in Clovis… “He had an awesome career,” coach Marilyn Hantgin said of Nnoli. “He’s headed to Westmont to be coached by (former San Marcos triple jump record holder) Shane Rowan.” more

Exploring Project Neverland: Playfulness and the Creative Art Process

“I won’t grow up. I don’t want to go to school, just to learn to be a parrot and recite a silly rule.” Graphic designers, creative souls whose livelihoods depend on maintaining a youthful, unfettered imagination, can relate to this song from the 1954 Peter Pan musical starring Mary Martin… One stage of my education that has been extremely valuable to me is the two years that I spent at Westmont College. At Westmont, I received a broad liberal arts education, with emphasis on literature, art history, and studio art. more

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