Yearly Archives: 2017

Westmont Conference Looks at Liberal Arts and Fragile Planet

Westmont’s Gaede Institute for the Liberal Arts will examine ways a liberal arts education might encourage sustainability and ecological efforts at its 16th annual conference March 23-25. more

Rev. Soong Chan Rah Will Speak At Biola University’s 21st Annual Racial Reconciliation Conference

With the racial strife present in today’s culture, Biola University’s Student Congress on Racial Reconciliation (SCORR)- a national two-day conference – will train students, staff, and faculty from Christian colleges and universities from across the nation to become ‘repairers of the breach…  He will be joined by more than 20 other thought leaders such as Jason Cha, director of intercultural studies programs at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Adam Edgerly, lead pastor of Newsong Los Angeles Covenant Church, and Stephanie Sanford, director of global student programs and development at Biola University. more

If Trump Really Cared About The Working Class, Puzder Never Would’ve Been Nominated

If Donald Trump truly cared about working Americans, as he claimed during his campaign, he never would have nominated a vocal opponent of working people, fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder, for labor secretary… “It’s kind of the bottom of the pool,” he said at a speech at Westmont College in California that year, with no apparent consideration to the idea that the best people would want to work somewhere that pays decently. more

Westmont College notches 20 win season in men’s and women’s basketball

Westmont College swept a home basketball doubleheader over Arizona Christian in Montecito. In men’s basketball, the Warriors blew out the Firestorm 101-61 to improve to 20-5 on the season. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont still perfect on diamond

A seven-run first inning wasn’t enough for the eighth-ranked Westmont baseball team to put away Corban in their non-conference series finale on Monday. more

SBART: Carp calls its shot with Frontier League crown

Westmont College’s men, which saw its NAIA national ranking drop to No. 12, bounced back in a big way with last week’s win over Arizona Christian. more

Marca Global Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Marca Global LLC (, an international leader in reputation management, announced today the addition of Sean Adams as Chief Financial Officer… Adams is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Bachelor of Science degree from Westmont College. more

Big Games for Santa Barbara’s Women Basketballers

In a defensive donnybrook between two of the top women’s teams in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Vanguard’s No. 5 Lions came into Murchison Gym last Tuesday, February 7, and outlasted No. 3 Westmont in overtime, 64-57. Westmont (21-3, 10-2) is now two games behind Vanguard (24-1, 12-0) in the Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) standings. more

Department of Communication Studies Hosts IMPACT Conference

On Saturday Feb. 4, the Department of Communication Studies hosted the 30th Annual David C. Bicker IMPACT Conference in Wilden Hall. The event included student paper and panel presentations, faculty workshops, alumni speed networking and more… The students and faculty from other schools, including Westmont College, California Baptist University, Point Loma Nazarene University and others, brought along research to present, with topics such as “Workplace sexism and female achievement,” “Social influences and food intake in a college setting” and “Compatibility dating,” to name a few. more

ONTRAPORT’s New Interface Is Bolder, More Beautiful and Easier to Navigate

Associate Editor Megan Monroe is a graduate of Santa Barbara’s Westmont College where she studied Philosophy and Communications. After working for several local small businesses (where she gained firsthand experience with the frustration of manual segmentation and follow-up), Megan joined the ONTRAPORT Growth Team. more