Monthly Archives: April 2015

Stratman solid in Ojai Invite opener

One of the more successful local players in Friday’s first day of the 115th annual Ojai Invitational was Westmont College freshman Lauren Stratman, the top overall seed in the Women’s Independent Colleges Division. After receiving a first-round bye, she scored a 6-1, 6-4 win over Abiliene Christian (Tex.) player Lucile Pothier. more

ART REVIEW: Delving inward on campus Westmont College’s annual senior art exhibition, ‘Maker’s Dozen,’ offers another strong showing of Student work in the campus’ museum context

When it comes time for the annual senior art exhibit, arriving each springtime at Westmont College, we have come to expect clever, wordplay-ful but also relevant show titles. So it comes to pass that the 2015 show goes by the moniker “Maker’s Dozen,” in keeping with the “baker’s” dozen students involved , and the overall impression is another strong showing of Westmont’s art department in action, seen via the fruits of its young student artists. Read More

Providence Announces New Head of School

The Providence Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Scott Lisea as next Head of School, effective July 1, 2015. …Dr. Lisea earned a B.A. degree in economics and business from Westmont, graduating with the highest recognition, the Kenneth Monroe Award for Outstanding Male Student. more

SBART Luncheon: Starters getting it done for Westmont, UCSB baseball teams

Starting pitchers were the toast of Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon.

Westmont baseball coach Robert Ruiz raved how his three starters performed during a key Golden State Athletic Conference series against first-place The Master’s. more

Aggressive Dog Shot and Killed by Sheriff’s Deputy During Arrest in Montecito

An aggressive dog was shot and killed Saturday as Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputies were attempting to arrest a woman in Montecito, authorities said.

The incident occurred at about 9:30 a.m., when deputies were called to a home in the 800 block of Coyote Road west of Westmont College on a report of a neighborhood disturbance, Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Kelly Hoover said. more

April Star Party

This month’s free and public viewing of the stars with Westmont’s powerful Keck Telescope is on Friday, April 17, beginning at 7:30 pm. more

Art Show Features “Maker’s Dozen”

Thirteen graduating art majors display their capstone art projects at “Maker’s Dozen: Westmont Senior Art Exhibition 2015” through May 9 at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. more

Soul Surfer Inspires Crowds

Bethany Hamilton, whose autobiography Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family and Fighting to Get Back on the Board, inspires the 2011 film Soul Surfer, spoke to more that 1200 people in a special chapel service April 10 in Westmont’s Murchison Gym. more

WTen: Westmont women tripped up at GSACs

It was a day of upsets at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden as both the number four seed Vanguard defeated the number one seed Arizona Christian and the number three seed Concordia defeated number two seed Westmont. Under the blazing desert sun, Westmont battled all afternoon in a competition that came down to the last two singles matches, but eventually fell 5-3 to the Eagles. more

MTen: Unbeaten Vanguard ousts Westmont

The Westmont men’s tennis Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament run came to an end this morning in the semifinal round as they dropped their final match 5-0 to an undefeated #3 Vanguard University team.

Coming off of a great win against Biola University yesterday, the men were looking for some successful sets this morning as they started off with doubles play. But when you go against a talented, undefeated roster like Vanguard, you truly need the odds to be ever in your favor. more