Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk

Freshman Tyler Young Scores Lone Goal in Westmont Men’s 1-0 Victory

(SALEM, Ore.) Westmont Men’s Soccer (1-1-2) finished their two-game road trip with a third straight shutout this afternoon, their second in consecutive days. The Warriors went on to beat the Geoducks of Evergreen State (Wash.) (1-1-1) by a score of 1-0. more

Westmont Edges Marymount 1-0 in Defensive Showdown

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) Freshman Savannah Scott scored the game’s lone goal in the 60th minute as No. 6 Westmont Women’s Soccer (5-1) claimed a 1-0 victory over the Mariners of Marymount (0-4-1) on Saturday afternoon at Thorrington Field. more

Defense Rules as Westmont and Corbin End in 0-0 Draw

(SALEM, Ore.) Westmont Men’s Soccer (0-1-2) went the distance against number six Corban (Ore.) (3-0-1) in game one of their road trip this afternoon. The final score through double overtime was 0-0. Head coach Dave Wolf said, “On paper it’s a good result. Certainly, they’re a terrific team and they also play in a very supportive home environment. We had a long trip to get here. We knew it was going to be a challenge from that perspective, and I thought we responded to that really well.” more

Liam Murphy Now Partner at 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. more

Westmont Adds Three Professors

Three tenure-track professors have joined Westmont’s faculty: Rebecca McNamara, English; Maryke van der Walt, mathematics; and Sandra Richter, religious studies. more

Westmont Students Move Into New Digs at Global Leadership Center Community kitchen, rooms with private bathrooms are big hits

The first Westmont College students have moved into the Global Leadership Center, a 45,000-square-foot facility east of Van Kampen Hall that features two residence halls and a central leadership building with a lounge, classroom, seminar room, office spaces and coffee shop. Through the Strength for Today Campaign, the college raised $34.1 million to build the facility and another $8.7 million to fund leadership programs associated with the center. In all, Westmont raised $155 million, supporting the endowment and scholarships as well as the Global Leadership Center. more

First Day of School Arrives for Santa Barbara Unified School District, SBCC Students head back to class as other districts scheduled to start school in the next two weeks

Thousands of Santa Barbara Unified School District and Santa Barbara City Collegestudents returned from summer break on Monday morning.  … The fall semester at Westmont College begins Aug. 28, and UC Santa Barbara students start fall quarter Sept. 24. more

Westmont Men’s Soccer Pulls Off Rare Victory Against UCSB with 2-1 Exhibition Win Led by Augie Andrade, Warriors snap 16-match losing streak against Gauchos

The Westmont men’s soccer team snapped a 16-match losing streak against UC Santa Barbara, handing the Gauchos a 2-1 loss in an exhibition game at Harder Stadium on Saturday night. Midfielder Augie Andrade assisted on the first goal and scored the second for the Warriors in the annual Bryant & Sons Cup between the crosstown rivals. UCSB leads the series 27-24-4. more

Linda Anne Lindberg, 1943-2017

Linda Anne Lindberg, beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away in Santa Barbara on July 14, 2017, at the age of 74. … Linda was born in New York City on June 20, 1943, the daughter of Donald and Barbara Raney. She graduated from Sequoia High School in Redwood City, CA, and from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, earning a B.A. degree in sociology in 1965. more

Coroner Finds Paddleboarder Who Drowned in Santa Barbara Harbor Did Not Inflate Life Vest

The Westmont College graduate who drowned after falling off his paddleboard at the Santa Barbara Harbor earlier this year didn’t know how to swim, and did not inflate his belt-pack-style floatation device, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department. more

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