Recent Press

Baylor Graduate Named a Lilly Graduate Fellow

Recent Baylor University graduate Shannon Sandridge, B.A. ’17, who earned her degree as a University Scholar with concentrations in philosophy and German, has been selected to participate in the Lilly Graduate Fellows Program… Sandridge will join two experienced Christian educators – Lisa DeBoer of Westmont College and John Ware of Xavier University in Louisiana – and fellow graduate students from various disciplines in the arts and the humanities to explore the connections of the Christian faith to higher education and to the vocation of Christian educator. more

Decorated CHS athletes move on to college careers

Every spring Claremont High School announces the senior athletes who have received scholarships. And there’s no doubt this is a banner year with 22 students heading into college competition… Kyle Scalmanini, who played varsity basketball all four years and was a consistent top scorer, got a full scholarship to Westmont College. more

Westmont Wins 5th Straight GSAC All-Sports Award, Places 8th Overall in NAIA

For the fifth year in a row, Westmont College Athletics has won the coveted Golden State Athletic Conference All-Sports Award. The award measures the overall regular season success of conference members over a single academic year. more

SLO baseball catcher commits to Westmont College

San Luis Obispo High School baseball catcher, Renn Duncan inked his National Letter of Intent to play at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. more

Foresters looking for seventh heaven

The diamond is new, and so is most of the roster, but the goal of the Santa Barbara Foresters remains the same… Several of those on the Foresters’ roster have been drafted in the past, such as Henley (New York Yankees), Hamilton and BYU catcher David Clawson (Los Angeles Angels), McMillon (Tampa Bay Rays), Morris (Philadelphia Phillies), Oregon pitcher Spencer Steer (Cleveland Indians), and Westmont College infielder Brody Weiss (Colorado Rockies). more

The Women’s March that Isn’t Happening: Looking to the Middle East and Reflections on the Misplacement of Outrage

On the day after Inauguration Day, millions of women marched on Washington, starting what would become known as the “Women’s March” movement… Alexandra Nieuwsma graduated summa cum laude from Westmont College with a B.A. in Political Science. more

Arcata High’s Ashley Quigley signs letter of intent to play basketball at Vanguard University

The road to get where she’s at today hasn’t been anything close to easy or simple for Ashley Quigley, the walking definition of somebody who has worked her way through personal adversity… Quigley will get the chance to play against former Arcata teammate Lauren McCoy, who will be entering her senior season at Westmont College in the 2017-18 campaign. more

Meet Our Interns!

Each year, the Ojai Music Festival Arts Management Internship Program welcomes 12-14 college students and recent graduates to go behind the scenes of a renowned summer music festival. We are very excited to introduce this year’s wonderful interns… Sierra Farrar recently finished her sophomore year at Westmont College, where she studies Biology and Music. more

Karen Telleen-Lawton: Westmont Gets to Know Us

Concurrent with the May term, Westmont College organizes an annual seminar for freshmen faculty. The goal is for new professors to get to know the community. more

Los Alamitos High School senior Andrea Rice to receive scholarship from Republican Women

Los Alamitos High School senior Andrea Rice expects to study towards a career as a Constitutional lawyer after graduation… Rice will be attending Westmont College where she plans to major in history and study the Constitution to become a Constitutional attorney. more