Warriors Win GSAC Hoops Championships

The men's and women's basketball teams celebrate after clinching GSAC Championships

The Westmont men’s and women’s basketball teams won GSAC Regular Season Championships and will host GSAC Tournaments at Murchison Gym as No. 1 seeds. The men, ranked No. 6 in the NAIA, finished the regular season two games ahead of No. 20 The Master’s and No. 16 Menlo. The women, ranked No. 3 in the NAIA, upset… [Continue Reading]

Warriors Finish February on Winning Streaks

The Warriors with their second walkoff victory of the season

The Westmont men’s golf team won second place out of eight teams at the inaugural Westmont Invitational held at Sandpiper Golf Club February 24-25. Freshman Lorne Fishburn of Corrales, New Mexico, shot the best score of the third round and finished tied for second among individual golfers. Trevor White claimed fourth place at the tournament,… [Continue Reading]

Early Registration Opens for 2020 Summer Camps

There are two sessions of Girls Cheer and Dance (June 29–July 3, July 6–10),

Online registration has opened for Westmont’s popular youth summer sports camps (for children ages 5-13), which begin June 8, at westmont.edu/summercamps. Early-bird pricing is through April 15 at $200 for a half-day camp and $230 for a full-day camp (no code required). After April 15, prices will increase to $240 for a half-day camp and… [Continue Reading]

Brooks Returns to 2020 Lead Where You Stand

Author David Brooks speaks at Lead Where You Stand

Keynote speakers David Brooks, Erin Meyer, Geoffrey Moore and Gayle D. Beebe share insights on effective and purposeful leadership at the 2020 Lead Where You Stand Conference June 3-5 at Westmont’s Global Leadership Center. Tickets to the affordable and transformative three-day conference cost $399 until March 30; $449 after, and may be purchased online at… [Continue Reading]

Musicians Compete for Scholarships

The eighth annual Westmont Instrumentalist Guild Competition features eight musicians vying for Westmont music scholarships on Saturday, February 29, at 7 p.m. in Deane Chapel on the lower Westmont campus. Prospective Westmont student instrumentalists Sean Tran (piano), Daniel Macy (violin), Katie Peel (French horn) Natasha Loh (bassoon), Emma Wu (piano) and Evan Zhou (violin) will… [Continue Reading]

Warriors Season Swings to Santa Barbara

Sandpiper Golf Club

The Westmont men’s and women’s golf teams host their first intercollegiate golf tournament, the Westmont Invitational, on February 23-24 at Sandpiper Golf Club in Goleta. Seniors Tanner Shean of Santa Ynez and Miles Witt of Mount Vernon, Washington, lead the men, and seniors Kat Bevill of Crystal Lake, Illinois, leads the all-first-year women’s team. The… [Continue Reading]

Music Faculty to Perform House Concerts

Westmont music professors have brought back the popular Select House Concert Series, performing four chamber concerts on Saturdays, March 21, April 25, May 30 and June 20; all at 3 p.m. in homes to be announced once tickets have been purchased. Individual concert tickets, which go on sale beginning March 1 at westmont.edu/music, cost $50… [Continue Reading]

Conversation Examines Liberal Arts, Race

WinterCarrField

“Still Dreaming: Race, Ethnicity and Liberal Arts Education,” the 19th annual Gaede Institute Conversation on the Liberal Arts, gathers a national audience to explore how the liberal arts can promote more inclusive teaching, scholarship and institutional practices Feb. 27-29 at Westmont. The plenary sessions are free and open to the public. See the schedule at… [Continue Reading]

Music, Theater Double Our Opera Pleasure

Giaocomo Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi"

Westmont’s music and theater arts departments present two, one-act Italian operas offering performers and audience members a chance to enjoy two different stories with varying musical styles. Gioachino Rossini’s “The Marriage Contract” and Giaocomo Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi” will be performed together February 28, March 1 and 3 at 7 p.m. at the New Vic Theater… [Continue Reading]

WNBA Legend Inspires at Leadership Luncheon

The Westmont women's basketball team poses with Tamika Catchings

Legendary women’s basketball star Tamika Catchings, who spoke at the fifth annual Westmont Women’s Leadership Luncheon on Jan. 28, shared the four motivating principles that have shaped her career: purpose, drive, life and legacy. She admitted to setting aside her prepared remarks so she could talk about life and legacy following the Jan. 26 death… [Continue Reading]