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
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
First pitch campaign from Santa Barbara helps Myositis patients with illness: Local man leads effort one throw at a time
A first pitch campaign led by Vance Robinson in Santa Barbara is a home run for those battling myositis, a muscle disease facing millions of Americans. … “My neurologist is at Stanford and so Stanford was my first pitch and after that pitch I got invited to the White House,” Robinson said. “I have been to the White House, I did Cal Poly, UCSB, Pepperdine, USC, UCLA and San Diego State.” He has also pitched at Westmont College nearby in Montecito. more
Westmont College lives to play another day. The Warriors won two elimination games on day two of the NAIA Opening Round in the Santa Barbara Bracket. Westmont beat Jamestown of North Dakota 7-4 and they crushed Arizona Christian 9-0. more
After winning six of their first seven matches of the year away from campus, the Westmont College women’s volleyball team cruised in their 2018 home opener. Watch the Video
It was a first day of smiles and sunshine for incoming Westmont College first-year students at the school’s orientation and move-in day Thursday.
“Everyone here is just so nice,” said Jennifer Huang, a first-year student from Brazil. “[Everyone here] welcomed us in.” more
Westmont students headed for Singapore with help from Goleta-based Deckers: International Trade, Finance and Ethical Sourcing
The much-headlined summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set for June 12 in Singapore. The timing of the historic event coincides with an international trade trip for a group of 17 students from Westmont’s International Trade, Finance and Ethical Sourcing Class. more
Westmont College celebrates commencement following Thomas Fire and Montecito Mudslides 328 students graduated on Saturday
The class of 2018 graduated from Westmont College on Saturday despite tragedies that marked their senior year.
Students evacuated at least 5 times during the Thomas Fire and the Montecito mudslides that almost took the life of one of their own.
The ceremony took place on Carr Field. more
Westmont students were treated to some de-stress activities on campus Wednesday, including a visit from therapy dogs.
It’s all in an effort to help students cope with finals and bring some positivity after a tough semester filled with evacuations from the Thomas Fire and Montecito mudslide. more