Art Exhibit Features South Texas Drawings

The Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art features the works of 60 different artists with a wide range of artistic styles from minimalism to realism, pop to op, narrative to symbolism in “Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper from the Collection of the Art Museum of South Texas” from January 30-March 21, 2020. A free, public opening… [Continue Reading]

Westmont Celebrates Downtown Centers

Westmont continues to expand its programs and increase working partnerships between students and businesses and nonprofits in downtown Santa Barbara. Directors from the five centers housed on two floors of the Hutton Parker Foundation building will present short talks about their work at a Celebration of Westmont Downtown on Friday, January 24, from 5-7 p.m…. [Continue Reading]

Westmont Mourns the Death of Longtime Trustee

James Slevcove

Jim Slevcove, a longtime Westmont trustee, died January 10, 2020, at the age of 89. “We extend our prayers and sympathy to Manya, his wife of more than 60 years, their children Juliann, Sara and Joe, and their families,” says President Gayle D. Beebe. “Jim served as a board member from January 1985 to May… [Continue Reading]

‘Love, Information’ Offers Theatrical Exploration

Love and Information Poster

Guest artist Nita June Davanzo directs “Love and Information,” a kaleidoscopic play exploring contemporary issues about knowledge, technology and communication, and our capacity for love, on January 30- February 2, all at 7:30 p.m. in Westmont’s Black Box Theatre at Porter Hall.  Tickets are $10 for students and seniors, $15 for adults, and may be… [Continue Reading]

Providence, Westmont Create Innovative Course

Westmont's Voskuyl Library

Providence School and Westmont College have launched a dual-credit course for Providence seniors, “Research Seminar: Educational Exploration in the Liberal Arts.”  All the high school seniors will take this innovative two-credit course that provides college-level experience in research, writing and presentation. Westmont President Gayle D. Beebe developed the concept for the class to help prepare… [Continue Reading]

Daniel Kahneman to Speak at Westmont Breakfast

One of the world’s most important thinkers, Daniel Kahneman has made a profound impact on many fields, including economics, medicine and politics. He won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002 for his influential work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making and behavioral economics. His groundbreaking book, “Thinking, Fast and Slow,” is an international… [Continue Reading]

Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Leaders

Allison Tamte, Andrea Garcia, Anne Smith Towbes, and Aeva Schrambach at the 2019 Women’s Leadership Luncheon

The fifth annual Westmont Women’s Leadership Luncheon, equipping and inspiring the next generation of female leaders, features Tamika Catchings, humanitarian, businesswoman, entrepreneur, athlete and leader, on Tuesday, January 28, at 11:30 a.m. at the Four Seasons Biltmore Santa Barbara. Tickets to the event, which cost $100 per person, may be purchased at Westmont has… [Continue Reading]

Music Faculty to Shine at Spring Recital

Westmont’s talented music faculty will perform the Spring Faculty Recital on Friday, January 24, at 7 p.m. in Deane Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Westmont Music Department at (805) 565-6040. The concert will include a performance of Gioachino Rossini’s “Sonata for Wind Quartet No…. [Continue Reading]

Warrior Honored at Swim Meet

Swimmer Allison Gonzalez

On January 4, Westmont swimmer Allison Gonzalez, the only senior on the Warrior’s inaugural team, earned the Chris Knorr Leadership Award, recognizing her commitment and leadership. The award and swim meet are named after a former California Lutheran swimmer who died of brain cancer in 2013 before he graduated. “Allison is a consistent ray of… [Continue Reading]

Westmont Provost Joins Lilly Fellows Board

Provost Mark Sargent

Mark L. Sargent, provost and dean of the faculty at Westmont since 2012, has been elected to a four-year term on the National Board of the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts. The program, founded in 1991, strengthens the quality and shapes the character of church-related institutions of learning. It focuses on offering… [Continue Reading]