Poet Paul Willis Speaks at Downtown Lecture

Paul Willis, Westmont professor of English, will read selections from his award-winning collection “To Build a Trail: Essays on Curiosity, Love & Wonder.” Tuesday, October 15, at 5:30 p.m. in the University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara Street. The Westmont Downtown Lecture, “Not About the Numbers: What Really Matters in How We Learn” is free no… [Continue Reading]

Orchestra to Perform a Fairy-Tale Season

Westmont College Orchestra

The Westmont Fall Orchestra Concert explores themes of dreams and fairy tales on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 13, at 3 p.m.; all at First Presbyterian Church. Tickets, which cost $10 for general admission (students are free), may be purchased at westmont.edu/music or at the door. For more information, please contact… [Continue Reading]

Duhigg to Examine ‘Science of Productivity’

charles duhigg speaking

Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter and bestselling author, speaks at the Mosher Center for Moral and Ethical Leadership luncheon on Friday, Nov. 1, at noon in Westmont’s Global Leadership Center. Tickets to the event, “Charles Duhigg: The Science of Productivity,” may be purchased at $100 per person at westmont.edu/mosher-events. For more information… [Continue Reading]

Alumni Return for Homecoming Weekend

Westmont celebrates Homecoming 2019 with a full slate of on-campus events October 11-12. The two-day event features a wide variety of events for alumni, including class reunions and a reception with President Gayle and Pam Beebe for classes ending in 4 and 9.  Alumni of all years are invited to a faculty reception at the… [Continue Reading]

Westmont President Honored with Beebe Plaza

Westmont President Gayle D. Beebe and first lady Pam Beebe were recognized Sept. 28 at Spring Arbor University (SAU) in Michigan at the dedication of a new plaza on their campus named in their honor. Beebe Plaza recognizes and celebrates his seven-year tenure as SAU president (2000-2007), citing his “innovative and entrepreneurial leadership coupled with… [Continue Reading]

Theater Stages Satirical ‘Government Inspector’

Mitchell Thomas directs "The Government Inspector"

Mitchell Thomas, Westmont theater arts professor and award-winning director, stages “The Government Inspector,” adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the original by Nikolai Gogol, on Oct. 18-19, 24-26, all at 7:30 p.m. in Westmont’s Porter Theatre. General admission is $15; and $10 for seniors and students. Purchase tickets at westmont.edu/boxoffice. For more information, please call (805)… [Continue Reading]

Westmont Earns Top College Rankings

Westmont's mathematics, computer science, physics and psychology departments are housed in Winter Hall

Recent rankings of U.S. colleges and universities affirm Westmont as one of the top Christian colleges in the nation. PayScale’s Best Schools for Business Majors by Salary Potential ranks Westmont as No. 40, the highest ranking for a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and ahead of such colleges as Claremont… [Continue Reading]

Economics Professor Shares ‘Shrewd Samaritan’

Bruce Wydick Wide

Bruce Wydick, the new director of Westmont in San Francisco, reads from his latest book, “Shrewd Samaritan: Faith, Economics, and the Long Road to Loving our Global Neighbors,” on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in Westmont’s Global Leadership Center. The free, public event is sponsored by Westmont in San Francisco and the Westmont Department… [Continue Reading]

Talented New Professors Join Faculty

Barbara DeVivo (economics and business)

Westmont welcomed six new accomplished professors passionate about teaching and the college’s Christian liberal arts community: Anna Aboud (mathematics), Stephanie Cowell ’04 (chemistry), Barbara DeVivo (economics and business), Adam Goodworth (kinesiology), Carolyn Mitten (education), and Bruce Wydick (Westmont in San Francisco). Aboud, who earned a doctorate this summer from Iowa State University, is designing algorithms… [Continue Reading]

Westmont Dedicates Short-Game Golf Facility

Westmont will hold a public dedication ceremony for the Stan Anderson Golf Complex Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 3:30 p.m. on Westmont’s lower campus. President Gayle D. Beebe, Kirsten Moore, associate athletic director and head women’s basketball coach, and Tom Knecht, head golf coach and professor of political science, will speak at this event. Please RSVP… [Continue Reading]