Monthly Archives: November 2014

Christian Universities Online Publishes Ranking of Christian Colleges Graduating Students with the Lowest Debt Burden

Leading Christian higher education resource, Christian Universities Online (, has published a ranking of the Christian colleges with the lowest debt burden.  College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO claimed the top spot on the list with an average total indebtedness of only $6,424 and only 13% of students who borrowed. …

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Saluting women veterans: Free concert honoring those who served in the military

“A phalanx of women veterans — 100 strong — marching up the center aisle of the First Presbyterian Church to kick off the concert this year.” This is what Marilyn Gilbert envisions when she presents “Honoring Women in the Military,” the 2014 Veterans Day Concert, at 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at the spacious church on the corner of State Street and Constance Avenue. … Performing will be the Westmont College Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Michael Shasberger; Santa Barbara Choral Society, conducted by JoAnne Wasserman; and bagpipers and drummer from the Gold Coast Pipe Band. more

OUT & ABOUT: Askews co-chair fundraiser

Tony and Barbara Askew are honorary co-chairs of The Arts Fund’s “Feast Your Eyes!” fundraiser, which will take place 6 p.m. Friday at its gallery, 205-C Santa Barbara St. Mr. Askew will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award. He served as a professor of art at Westmont College for 25 years and served as director of its Reynolds Gallery. more

TMC Insider: Mustang teams close in on postseason

While the weather is cooling down, things are starting to heat up at The Master’s College as eight of its 12 teams are currently in action. After capping off its regular-season schedule by beating San Diego Christian College 1-0 in El Cajon last Wednesday, The Master’s College women’s soccer team now looks to the postseason. It will again play the Hawks on Tuesday at Reese Field in the first round of the GSAC Women’s Soccer Tournament. TMC enters the six-team conference tournament with a No. 3 seed, while SDCC’s late-season heroics earned it the tournament’s sixth seed. Tuesday’s match is slated for a 2 p.m. start. The Master’s College men’s soccer team fell to San Diego Christian 2-1 in its regular-season finale last Wednesday, but now looks to rebound this week where it will travel to Santa Barbara for a match against Westmont College in the first round of the GSAC Men’s Soccer Tournament. more