Westmont Honored for Fund-Raising

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has named Westmont as a winner of the 2002 Circle of Excellence in Educational Fund-Raising Award, which honors superior fund-raising programs across the country. The award comes as Westmont’s capital campaign, which raised more than $56 million, is coming to a close. “We are delighted to… [Continue Reading]

Incoming Class Strongest in College History

Ten National Merit Scholars are among Westmont’s incoming class this fall, representing – for the third year in a row – the strongest class academically in college history. First-year students will arrive on campus Aug. 21 for orientation, and classes begin Aug. 26. The new National Merit Scholars will bring to 30 the number on… [Continue Reading]

Westmont President's New Book: “An Incomplete Guide to Life…”

Westmont President Stan Gaede has a new book out: “An Incomplete Guide to the Rest of Your Life: On the Road to Meaning, Purpose & Happiness,” published by InterVarsity Press. With warm stories and conversational style, Gaede addresses topics such as vocation, relationships, integrity and compassion to provide guidance in leading a life worth living… [Continue Reading]

David K. Winter Honors Servant Leaders

Twelve students received David K. Winter Character through Servant Leadership Awards during a special ceremony April 18, 2002. There were more than 80 nominations for the award, which was previously only open to juniors. This year, first-year and sophomore students were also eligible. Faculty, staff and other students nominated candidates who have demonstrated Christ-like character… [Continue Reading]

Jazz Band to Perform Spring Concert

The Westmont Jazz Band offers its annual spring concert 8 p.m. April 16 in Deane Chapel on Westmont’s lower campus. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public. Three six-piece combo groups and a big band will perform songs from such jazz greats as Wayne Shorter, Miles Davis and John Coltrane. “The… [Continue Reading]

Facing the Fear: A Look at Bioterrorism

Dr. Stephen W. Hosea, medical director of the infection control department at Cottage Hospital, will speak on “Facing the Fear: What You Need to Know About Bioterrorism” 7 p.m. April 4 at Victoria Hall, 33 W. Victoria St. in downtown Santa Barbara. The lecture is part of Westmont Downtown, a series sponsored by the Westmont… [Continue Reading]