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Annett Ella (McCrary) SEIDEMAN (1924 – 2017)

Born November 14, 1924 in Phoenix, AZ to James and Beulah McCrary; died in Lewiston December 21, 2016 at the age of 92. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Harold and Richard; and her husband William “Bill” Seideman… After high school, Annett attended and graduated from Westmont College, then located in Los Angeles. more

Higher Education Week

The Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) at UC Santa Barbara will hold its annual spring Higher Education Week, a four-day traveling college fair, beginning Tuesday, March 14. Representatives from universities, colleges and other institutions of higher education will visit high school campuses in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties to meet with high school juniors and discuss post-secondary education opportunities… A host of other private and public colleges and universities will be represented, including Westmont College, California Lutheran University, the New School of Architecture and Design, the San Francisco Academy of Art, and the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, among others. more

Dr. John Schneider ‘73 Teaches Theology, Philosophy

Dr. John Schneider came to Wayne State College from his hometown, York, Neb., in 1969 and graduated from WSC in 1973 with a degree in Social Sciences… Upon returning to the United States, Schneider took a position at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif., where he taught theology from 1981 to 1985. While at Westmont, he was named Teacher of the Year in 1984, and two sons, Solomon (1981) and Thomas (1985), were born.  more

McChrystal talks technology, globalization at Westmont

Technology is changing life on the battlefield and the American workplace, retired four-star Army Gen. Stan McChrystal told 700 people in a speech at the Westmont President’s Breakfast. “Most of the manufacturing jobs we’ve lost have been from robotics, not foreign labor,” McChrystal said. “Technology has changed how we work.” more

A Spotlight on Patrick Uretz

Patrick Uretz… Iluso, he is a gelding out of the Ellerstina breeding program. He has played high goal polo all over the world –  Argentina, England, and Florida. I’m most confident on the field when I’m playing because he can do everything and is a very comfortable and balanced horse. His temperament is what makes him so special, he can play 20 goal for a 10 goaler, and then peewee polo for a young kid the next day. more

Former Redding Resident Releases Second Historical Novel, Set in San Francisco

A new historical novel by former Redding resident Stacia Brown Pelletier will come out in April. The Half Wives, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, is Pelletier’s second novel. Her first, Accidents of Providence (2012), was shortlisted for the Townsend Prize… Pelletier, who attended high school in Redding, graduated from Westmont College in Santa Barbara and moved to San Francisco for a year afterward, where she worked as a shelter monitor at The Episcopal Sanctuary, a homeless shelter. more

Women’s tennis tops Westmont, 7-2

The South Dakota State women’s tennis team topped Westmont College, 7-2 Thursday afternoon at the Abbot Tennis Courts in Santa Barbara, California. more

Santa Barbara Royals Take Hockey Crown

Although derailed in the Golden State Athletic Conference semifinals, the Westmont men (24-7) expect to be invited to the NAIA Nationals at Kansas City, and the Warrior women (26-4), who played for the GSAC title Tuesday night, are a lock to be highly seeded in their national tournament in Billings, Montana. more

ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Nevada Union grads O’Brien, Torkman show well in track and field opener

Cody Wilcox (Nevada Union ’11, William Jessup University) and the Warriors were ousted from the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament, falling in the first round to Westmont College, 102-86. more

Hope hammers generous Westmont for 8-3 win

Westmont’s baseball team was in the giving mood on Tuesday, and Hope International was more than happy to accept. The Royals took advantage of five hit batters, four walks, and 10 hits yielded by five Warrior pitchers for an 8-3 non-conference win at Russ Carr Field. more

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