Brianna is the team leader of a group from Ocean Hills church and Westmont College all running and raising money for clean water projects. Hammond is very proud of her mom’s participation. She has been a great role model for me my entire life of just picking up and following your heart and living beyond yourself Hammond along with fellow team member Chrissy Velazquez went to Kenya last year and saw first hand the positive effects of clean water. more
The Westmont College women’s basketball team started strong while the men had a good finishing kick on Thursday night. It all added up to a sweep.
The No. 2 ranked NAIA Westmont women’s team jumped on Menlo early and never let up. They led by 20 at the half and won 81-56 to improve to 16-2 on the year and 5-0 in the Golden State Athletic Conference. more
All morning long Westmont College was being used as a makeshift water fill-up station. Helicopters were continuously sucking up water before returning to the flames. more
Westmont College president Gayle Beebe witnessed history, watching the Pope’s mass in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. He will also see the Pope on Thursday in Philadelphia. The religious history expert was selected to be involved with the Vatican Foundation and the Pontifical Council of the Family. more
It’s a game the community always enjoys and it’s a game UCSB almost always wins.
The Gauchos dominated Westmont College 4-1 in the annual exhibition game that UCSB has now won 15 straight times.
Nick DePuy scored two goals while Drew Murphy and Kevin Feucht also added goals as the Gauchos tuned up for their season opener this Friday night at home against Stanford. more
Westmont College in Montecito is known for having an observatory, but you don’t need a giant telescope to watch the Perseid meteor shower also known as the Perseids meteors.
Dr. Ken Kihlstrom said, “The Perseid Meteor shower is going through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. It gives you a chance to see a shooting star once a minute or two. The best way to see it is to lay back in a lawn chair and look up at the sky.” more
A local college is getting national attention for its achievement in entrepreneurship. Westmont College in Montecito ranked the tenth most entrepreneurial college in the nation on Forbes’ 2015 list of 50 most entrepreneurial colleges. more
Westmont College in Montecito is known for having an observatory, but you don’t need a giant telescope to watch the Perseid meteor shower also known as the Perseids meteors. Dr. Ken Kihlstrom said, “The Perseid Meteor shower is going through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. It gives you a chance to see a shooting star once a minute or two. The best way to see it is to lay back in a lawn chair and look up at the sky.” more
A special group of athletes traveled across the country and arrived in Santa Barbara before heading to their final destination of the 2015 Special Olympic. Nearly 100 athletes and coaches from Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras, and St. Kitts and Nevis and they will be staying in Santa Barbara until Friday. The athletes will stay at Westmont College and use their facilities to train for the world games. Santa Barbara is one out of 85 communities from San Diego to San Luis Obispo that is a host town to the special Olympics. more
Six of UCSB’s record 10 players selected in this year’s MLB Draft were pitchers. …Westmont College had three pitchers selected on the final day. Russell Harmening was drafted in round 26 by the Washington Nationals, Andrew Vasquez goes to Minnesota in the 32nd round and the Twins also take Hector Lujan in the 35th round. more