Westmont Basketball Loses Tournament Finale: Freed-Hardeman of Tennessee Pulls Away in Second Half

Montecito, Calif. –

Kelsie Sampson scored a team-high 18 points but Westmont lost 69-57 to Freed-Hardeman of Tennessee on the final day of the CHM Hotels Basketball Invitational. The Warriors went 1-1 in the tournament. more

Westmont Soccer Advances in Playoffs on Penalty Kicks: Warriors Move into Second Round

Montecito, Calif. –

The second-ranked Westmont Warriors survived a first-round game by advancing on Penalty Kicks 4-1 over Westminster, Utah

Warriors Goalkeeper Lindsey Smith stopped two key PK shots to lead her team to the next round. more

Destructive Tea Fire Remembered: 2008 fire destroyed 210 homes in Montecito and Santa Barbara

The fire broke out at 5:50 pm on November 13, 2008.  Winds gusting at up to 70 miles per hour roared from the hills of Montecito above Westmont College and right into populated areas.  Thousands were evacuated. more

Orchestra Performs for Veterans: Wesmont Orchestra, Choirs, and guest speakers take the stage


A Veterans Day concert honored veterans of the Korean War on the 60th anniversary of the end of the conflict. more

Chemistry Students Host Science Carnival: Students prepare to do experiments at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School

Naval Base Ventura County, the Society of Women Engineers and the Chemistry Departments from Moorpark, Ventura and Westmont Colleges are involved, too. more

Henry Kissinger Speaks at Westmont Event: Former Secretary of State invited to Coral Casino luncheon

“He’s a world figure. I grew up with him as probably the most powerful voice for American diplomacy,” said Dr. Gayle Beebe, Westmont president. more

Westmont Landscaper Becomes U.S. Citizen: Dream Achieved at the age of 75

A man who has spent the past 40 years on the campus of Westmont College just took the most important test in his life. And he passed. Jose Velazquez is now a U.S. citizen. more

Moore will receive Musial Sportsmanship Award: Westmont coach nabs national award in St. Louis

Westmont’s National Championship basketball story keeps getting better. Head Coach Kirsten Moore will receive the NAIA-National Sportsmanship Foundation “All that’s Right in Sport” Award this fall in St. Louis. She will be honored at the Stan Musial Awards on November 9. more

Westmont College makes Forbes top 100 list: Westmont named among the best return-on-investment

Forbes Magazine recently released a survey on the schools with the best return-on-investment. Westmont College ranked 74th on the Forbes Grateful Grad list. It measures the amount of private gifts given to a four year college divided by its number of full time students. more

Santa Barbara woman will run 155 miles to raise money for charity: Vanessa Felts to run across China to help impoverished women

It is an adventure of a lifetime and it will change the lives of dozens of women across the developing world. Santa Barbara resident Vanessa Felts is running a 155 ultra marathon through China to raise money for women fighting to overcome extreme poverty. more