Yearly Archives: 2018

Westmont College Changes Policy to Offer Housing Assistance to More Faculty, Employees

Westmont College is trying to make it easier for faculty members and employees to buy homes.  …more

Hailey Parker, Teagan Matye Goals Lift Westmont Past Antelope Valley

Tenth-ranked Westmont found the back of the net twice in the last 25 minutes of the game to secure a 2-0 victory over the visiting Pioneers of Antelope Valley in a women’s soccer match on Wednesday. … more

Museum of Art’s Art Matters Lecture Series Moves to Evenings

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s (SBMA) adult education lecture series Art Matters is moving from a morning timeslot to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays in an effort to better serve the schedules of students and working adults. … Working together with their colleagues at UCSB, Ventura College, SBCC and Westmont College, Kahng and West hope to attract area students to Art Matters. more

Westmont Clicks Late in Second Half, Rallies for 3-2 Victory

It took 83 minutes for the Westmont offense to come alive, but once it did it didn’t hold back. … more

Westmont Whips Westcliff for 11th Straight Win

Samantha Neely pounded down 10 kills while Cassidy Rea, Hali Galloway and Audrey Brown each added eight as the #7 Westmont Warriors (11-1) defeated the Warriors of Westcliff (2-5) in straight sets 25-22, 25-11, 25-10. … more

OUR TOWN: Retrospective honors artist Tony Askew

Santa Barbara artist Tony Askew, Westmont College professor emeritus, offers a retrospective of new and old creations in the exhibition “Looking Back/Going Forward: R. Anthony Askew,” through Nov. 7 at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, 955 La Paz Road in Montecito. more

Five Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments

Kya Mangrum has been named to a tenure-track faculty post in the English department at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. She was previously a faculty member at the University of Utah. more

Westmont Scores 2 Goals in 2nd Half to Beat Fresno Pacific

With second-half goals by Katelyn Merrill and Maddi Berthoud, seventh-ranked Westmont Women’s Soccer (4-0-1) came back from a 1-0 halftime deficit to defeated Fresno Pacific (0-3-1) on the road on Wednesday … more

Poets Paul J. Willis and Garland Thompson Jr. read their work in Orcutt

Intrigued by the intersection of faith and nature,” is how poet Paul Willis describes himself on his website. A cursory glance at his body of work reveals it’s an apt label.

“[Poetry] is always there as a way for people to connect with themselves and one another,” Willis said. “And to connect to the world beyond them, and to the spiritual world.” … Willis is a former poet laureate of Santa Barbara who currently serves as a professor of English at Westmont College. more

Westmont Women Draw With Southern Oregon

Freshman Eliya Lowe scored her first collegiate goal, but NAIA No. 8 Westmont Women’s Soccer (3-0-1) had to settle for a 1-1 double-overtime tie against the Raiders of Southern Oregon (1-1-1). Lowe’s goal in the 69th minute provided the equalizer, but the Warriors couldn’t find a way to take the lead. … more