Yearly Archives: 2021

Westmont College sends off Class of 2021

Dr. Sandy Richter looked out at the Westmont College Class of 2021 during Saturday’s commencement ceremony and asked them: “What is the deal with you people?” more

Westmont hosts in-person graduation for Class of 2021

Westmont College’s Class of 2021 definitely earned their nickname, the Warriors. The class had a college experience impacted by disaster after disaster. First, the Thomas Fire postponed finals, then the Montecito debris flow. more

After Four Years of Adversity, Westmont College Graduates Celebrate Achievements, Resilience: Commencement highlights the Class of 2021’s less than traditional experience; Cottage Health’s Ron Werft is presented the Westmont Medal

Hundreds of mask-wearing Westmont College seniors walked across the stage and received their diplomas during an in-person commencement ceremony on Saturday morning at Thorrington Field in Santa Barbara. Members of Westmont’s Class of 2021 rank among the most resilient and determined college graduates in the history of the nation, school officials said. more

Westmont College preparing for in-person graduation Saturday

The Westmont College Class of 2021 definitely earned their nickname, The Warriors. The class saw their college experience filled with one disaster after another. First, the Thomas Fire postponed finals. Then the debris flows. And they’re now graduating during the COVID-19 pandemic. more

Downtown Santa Barbara goes to school with two colleges on the move

Westmont College is creating a post-bachelor’s nursing program, and the program will open in the college’s new space in downtown Santa Barbara, making Westmont the second college to move recently into new space downtown. The new nursing program is a major expansion for Westmont, which created it in conjunction with Cottage Hospital. more