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WESTMONT FIRE BRIGADE ACTIVATED FOR THOMAS FIRE

Members of the Westmont Fire Brigade, created following the 2008 Tea Fire, have remained on campus in case the Thomas Fire reaches the college. The Westmont volunteers, most of whom work at the college’s Physical Plant, will not be involved in battling structural fires but may be activated to extinguish spot fires on campus. more

FIRST THURSDAY: AN EVENING OF ART AND MUSIC

Opera Santa Barbara returns for another crowd-pleasing pop-up performance featuring a French repertoire in the Museum’s Ridley-Tree Gallery. … The Westmont College Chamber Music Singers perform in the Museum galleries. more

USA BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL WOMEN IN THE GAME CONFERENCE

With a goal to inspire more women to become leaders in sports, USA Basketball will host an inaugural Women In The Game conference from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (PDT) on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. more

DAVID GLENN (JUDD) CROUCH

Beloved husband, father, treasured friend and master illustrator David passed serenely in his sleep at home with family, after a short and aggressive brain cancer. He is survived by his wife Margaret, son Gordon, daughter Lisa (Lynch); sisters-in-law Leata Judd and Elizabeth French; and his grandchildren Jeremy, Amy, and great-grandchild Ryen; nieces Jodie, Rhonda, Rochelle, and Cecilia; nephews Jerry, Tom, David, Randy, and Jerome; and several grand-nieces and grand-nephews…. Notable exhibits throughout his career include the traveling exhibit “Art and Science, Perfectly Beautiful” sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Other exhibits include Westmont College, UC Riverside, Concordia University Irvine, Cedar City Utah, Pend Oreille Art Council Art Walk Sand Point, Idaho, and the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. more

CAROLINE CORAZZA JOINS PROVIDENCE AS DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Providence is pleased to announce that Caroline Corazza has joined the school’s advancement team as the director of development. Caroline comes to Providence after serving six years as a development officer for Young America’s Foundation at the Reagan Ranch…. Emilee built the alumni program at Heritage Christian Schools in Bakersfield in her four years there and worked in the alumni and parent relations office at Westmont College for nine years. more

WESTMONT AMONG TOP LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGES

Westmont remains in the top 100 best liberal arts colleges in U.S. News & World Report for the ninth straight year. “America’s Best Colleges, 2018 Edition” lists Westmont as tied for No. 96 among the nation’s liberal arts colleges. more

STANDING TALL: LIAM MURPHY IS NOW A PARTNER WITH HAYES COMMERCIAL GROUP

A Westmont College alumnus and full-time commercial broker for nine years, Liam Murphy has become a partner with Hayes Commercial Group in Santa Barbara. He joined the firm in 2011. Murphy has a wealth of experience in brokerage, development, and project management, equipping him with the expertise to navigate the subtleties of each transaction on behalf of his clients. With a focus on high-growth tech companies, private equity-backed firms, and sophisticated investors, he has completed more than 500 real estate transactions valued at $100 million. “I can also reach things on high shelves,” said Murphy, who stands 6’5″. more

SANTA BARBARA STAR PARTIES

Summer is the prime time for a Santa Barbara star party. The nights are usually cool and pleasant, and the skies are often clear and steady. The friendly amateur astronomers of the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit hold numerous public events where you can indulge your need for a deeper look into the Universe. Unless otherwise noted, all of these events are free. … On the third Friday of every month, it’s time for the Public Telescope Night at the Keck Observatory, at the Westmont College campus, next to the baseball field. more

Lillywhite Named GSAC Offensive Player of the Week

Brooke Lillywhite was named the Golden State Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week after scoring three goals in two Westmont victories this past week. more

Retired Teachers Assoc Awards Scholarships

The Santa Barbara Retired Teachers Association held their annual Scholarship Dinner at Vista del Monte Retirement Community on May 16. SBRTA awarded seven scholarships to local high school, Santa Barbara City College, and UCSB students who are planning on becoming teachers. … Joshua Acuna, a San Marcos High School student with a 3.8 GPA who is involved with Marching Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, theater productions, Kids Helping Kids, and a tutor at an elementary school. He plans to attend Westmont College. more

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