Yearly Archives: 2017

Silvio Vazquez Appointed Chief Enrollment Management Officer at Wheaton College (Ill.)

Vazquez will serve as a member of the Senior Administrative Cabinet and provide leadership for all aspects of enrollment strategy and services, including Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions and Student Financial Services. … Vazquez is currently Dean of Admissions at Westmont College. Prior to that, he was an enrollment management consultant at the higher education firm Scannell & Kurz (now Ruffalo Noel Levitz), where he worked on projects with colleges and universities across the country.  more

Inland college roundup: Monday, November 20

The La Sierra men’s basketball team fell to Westmont College 90-68 in their first game at the Hope International University Classic on Monday afternoon in Fullerton, Calif. more

The S.B. Questionnaire: John Blondell

“I’m interested in the process of turning on the lightbulb in students’ minds, of turning students to a state of awareness,” says John Blondell, the chair of theater arts at Westmont College. “Their confidence is growing. Their intentions are refined.” more

The Sport of Giving Thanks

It’s not just this week, but daily or monthly, I feel gratitude about many things. The sun rising and setting over the Pacific, full moons, low tides when you can walk as far as you want along the shoreline. … Scandal-free college athletics. Knock on hardwood, but UCSB and Westmont have been promoting true student athletes, otherwise known as four-and-done players. more 

This Week in Local Sports

It’s a busy Thanksgiving weekend for football as three local teams have each won two CIF-SS playoff games to reach the final rounds. … La Sierra at Westmont, 3 p.m. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Vaqueros win state water polo title

Five years ago, the SBCC women’s water polo team didn’t exist, nothing more than a figment of someone’s imagination. … Westmont saw an early lead evaporate with three unanswered goals by No. 17 Marymount in a 3-1 first-round defeat. more

College Report: 4 Spartans athletes commit to play at next level

Spartan standout wrestler Mason Phillips verbally committed last month to the University of North Carolina, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he was awarded a nearly full scholarship. … Kailin Larson will attend Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, next year after being awarded a nearly full scholarship. more

Westmont Can’t Hold Off Marymount, Falls in NAIA Men’s Soccer Opener

Westmont struck first, but Marymount responded with three goals and defeated the Warriors 3-1 in an opening-round game of the NAIA National Tournament on Saturday in Torrance,  more

Westmont Women’s Basketball Falls to Carroll

Westmont went scoreless in the second quarter and suffered from cold shooting throughout the women’s basketball game and dropped a 39-34 decision against Carroll, Montana on Saturday night at Murchison Gym. more

Westmont Women’s Soccer Win NAIA Tournament Opener, 1-0

A goal in the 26th minute by Maddi Berthoud was all the Westmont women’s soccer team would need to advance to the second round of the NAIA National Championship. The Warriors blanked the Mountaineers of Eastern Oregon 1-0 in the opening-round game to extend their NAIA Tournament record to an impressive 35-10-8 (.736) and advance to the national tournament site in Orange Beach, Ala. more