Recent Press

Several new, young art faculty members from Westmont College come together in an exhibition at Sullivan Goss, “Mentors and Makers.”

An enticing sense of next generation art energy in Santa Barbara—especially her academic art resources–wafts over the intriguing Sullivan Goss exhibition “Mentors and Makers: The Artists of Westmont College.” On one level, this small but inviting six-artist show lends some deserved downtown gallery wall exposure to artists linked to the Westmont’s expanding art department and could be seen unofficially as a follow-up to Sullivan Goss’s survey of UCSB-connected artists last year. … more

Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe to Connect Global Change, Local Impacts in Westmont Talk


Katharine Hayhoe
, a prominent atmospheric scientist, professor of political science and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University, is scheduled to speak at Westmont College at 1:15 p.m. Jan. 24 in the Westmont Global Leadership Center. … more

Shuttles Set Up To Help People Get To Remembrance Event For 1/9 Debris Flow In Santa Barbara County

With people in Santa Barbara County tonight remembering the one year anniversary of the deadly and destructive 1/9 debris flow, shuttles have been set up to help what’s expected to be a large crowd reach the area. … more

Orange County basketball highlights for Wednesday, Jan. 9

No. 5 Cypress extended its Empire League winning streak to 13 games by beating Tustin 91-47 Wednesday at Tustin High. Westmont College commit Jared Brown scored 36 points for the Centurions and made 9 3-pointers. Anthony Tello filled the stat sheet for Cypress with 14 points, eight rebounds and seven assists. … more

Santa Barbara Symphony Presents PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION, A Multisensory Performance

Handy enjoys an active career in Los Angeles as a member of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and a studio musician for Hollywood. He also performs regularly with the LA Opera, at festivals, on chamber music series, and teaches at Westmont College. … more

Athlete Round Table Luncheon: Water Polo Teams Among Elite Field for Tournament of Champions

Coach John Moore on Jordan Spaschak: “I’ve been a coach for 31 years and Jordan is one of the finest leaders I’ve ever had. He’s a great leader for this one reason, which applies to anything that we do: If you can make those around you better, then you’re doing great things. … more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont lands key GSAC victory

The Westmont men’s basketball team stepped up in just the right time on Saturday, holding off No. 25 William Jessup to score an 84-82 Golden State Athletic Conference victory for the host Warriors at Murchison Gym. … more

Westmont Women Hold On In 4th Quarter to Beat William Jessup

Freshman post Kaitlin Larson poured in 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as NAIA No. 15 Westmont Women’s Basketball (11-4, 5-1 GSAC) staved off a late rally by William Jessup (12-4, 3-2) to prevail 49-44 in a Golden State Athletic Conference defensive battle. … more

Westmont Plays Tough Down Stretch, Beats William Jessup, 84-82

Sophomore guard Kyle Scalmanini and junior guard Jordan Spaschak each had 20 points, leading Westmont Men’s Basketball (9-4, 3-2 GSAC) past No. 25 William Jessup (11-5, 2-2 GSAC) by a score of 84-82 on Saturday at Murchison Gym. … more

Hear Pulitzer Prize Winner Peggy Noonan at Westmont College

Peggy Noonan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist at the Wall Street Journal, and speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan, will speak at the 14th annual Westmont President’s Breakfast, 7-9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in the Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. … more