Yearly Archives: 2016

McCLOSKEY, Patricia

Patricia was born in Bakersfield, California to Horace and Irma Showalter… Then in 1980 she began working as Administrative Assistant to the Director of College Advancement at Westmont College. more

Nancy Sue Harlan

Nancy passed away on November 30, 2016, at Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles at the age of 79 following a short battle with cancer… Following high school, Nancy attended Glendale Community College in Glendale, California, then Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, where she received her Bachelor of Arts and elementary teaching credential. more

Westmont’s DeBoer Wins National Award for Book on Art and Worship

The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts presented Lisa DeBoer, professor of art history at Westmont, the 2016 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Non-Fiction for her book The Visual Arts and the Worshiping Churchat its recent 26th annual National Conference at Augsburg College in Minneapolis. more

First United Methodist Church Sets Holiday Worship

Holiday worship services at Santa Barbara’s First United Methodist Church will be held at 7 and 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 10 a.m. on Christmas morning. The church is at 305 E Anapamu St… Kreitzer is choral director for SBCC, including the renowned Quire of Voyces. Hodson is professor of music at Westmont College. more

PETERSEN, Linnea Marjorie Stone

PETERSEN, Linnea Marjorie Stone was born in Turlock, California on August 30, 1925, the third daughter of Ida and Gottfried Stone… Marge served on the Board of Trustees of Young Life International and Westmont College. more

HERZOG, Erik Todd

Erik Todd Herzog 47, passed away unexpectedly November 30, 2016. Erik grew up locally, graduating from Dos Pueblos H.S., Westmont College, and had a Masters Degree in School Psychology. more

Santa Barbara Rugby Academy Is Nation’s First

Rugby players do not actually eat their dead, although the bumper sticker says so, but they do become bonded in flesh, blood, and spirit during their lifetimes…  All the clubs, including the Stringrays, belong to the nonprofit S.B. Rugby Association. UCSB and Westmont College also sponsor rugby clubs. more

John Morra

John Morra is a leading figure in the world of contemporary American realism. Morra continues the tradition of realist still-life painting with carefully composed and complex formal arrangements of ordinary objects… He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California, in 1985 and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1987. more

SBART: Luncheon looks back on Royals’ Halleck

The Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table meets every week to talk about current and future sporting events and stars, but it spent some time on Monday to also reflect upon its past… Westmont College is 8-1 in men’s basketball, and yet it has only the sixth-best winning percentage in the Golden State Athletic Conference. more

ON STAGE: Dance concert at Westmont College

Westmont College’s Fall Dance Concert will feature choreography by students, faculty and alumni at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the college’s Porter Theatre, 955 La Paz Road, Montecito. more