Pastor Rick Warren, founder of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest and author of the book The Purpose-Driven Life, will speak at Westmont College’s commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3 on Carr Field.
President Gayle Beebe will give the Westmont medal to longtime Montecito neighbor Annette Simmons and her late husband, Harold, who died Dec. 28, 2013. more
Nike Baseball Camps will once again be hosting camp at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. Camp is scheduled to run July 20-23. 2014. There are two programs offered during this week to ensure each camper is placed in an environment that guarantees their improvement. The high potential program is geared for baseball players, ages 13-18, looking to prepare for their high school season and with possible goals of playing collegiately. The general skills program is intended for baseball players, ages 8-12, looking to improve their skills, while having fun. more
Baik, who played at NAIA power Westmont College, just completed his fourth year at the helm. He had served as an assistant for three years to Don Grant, who now serves as his top assistant. more
The men’s polo team went into the USPA National Intercollegiate Championships with a match against top-seeded Westmont College. The Warriors were tough opponents for the Red with quick, back-and-forth play throughout the first half of the match. The starters led the team with senior captain Nik Feldman scoring eight goals, freshman Ignacio Masias with four and junior Nick Stieg with one. Although Cornell put up a fight, the Warriors’ momentum could not be stopped. The match ended with an overall score of 15-14 in Westmont’s favor. more
Westmont College has come out first again in the 2014 United States Polo Association’s National Intercollegiate Championships.
The Westmont men’s polo team (Patrick Uretz, David Samaniego, Tony Uretz and Jake Bergman) has won this impressive national title for the second year in a row.
There are four USPA intercollegiate regions in the country, 23 men’s teams and 34 women’s teams. Last month in San Luis Obispo, the Westmont men won their Western Region against Stanford 22-3 in the regional finals, qualifying them for nationals as the No. 1 seed. more
Westmont is hosting a free public viewing party for the rare event. It is happening at the Westmont Observatory from t 10:30 p.m. Monday to 2 a.m. Tuesday. more
The club will take the Easter weekend off before concluding the regular season with a three-game series at Westmont starting on April 25. The GSAC Tournament, featuring the top four finishers in conference play, starts on May 1. more
A free, public viewing has been hosted Westmont College Observatory from 10:30 p.m. Monday until 2 a.m. Tuesday.more
Koloa Union Church welcomes Rev. Dr. Alan R. Akana as its new minister.
Akana was born in Palo Alto, Calif. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Westmont College and Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Fuller Theological Seminary. The focus of his doctoral work was preaching, worship and building community in local congregations. more
Looking ahead, the Mustangs will compete at the GSAC Championship meet on April 25 and 26 at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. more