Recent Press

Education doctoral candidate earns American Bar Foundation fellowship

Rachel Montgomery was seeking opportunities to engage with other scholars dedicated to a range of legal and higher education topics; she found that and more, thanks to a fellowship from the American Bar Foundation (ABF) in partnership with the AccessLex Institute (ALI)… She has presented on possible dimensions of institutional image and institutional identity found in the official and unofficial mission statements of liberal arts institutions at the annual Conversation on the Liberal Arts, hosted by the Gaede Institute at Westmont College. more

Kelly Collins Named Westmont Scholar Athlete of the Year

Kelly Collins has been named Westmont College’s Scholar Athlete of the Year for her participation on the women’s cross country and track and field teams as well as her strong academic success.  more

Channel League Softball Heading Into Second Half of Season

The Warriors sit in a rocky position heading into the final week of the season, with an 11-14 record that has them at seventh in the Golden State Athletic Conference standings.  more

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A photo story: Growing food — and community — at Millsap Farms

The sun had set as the headlights of Curtis Millsap’s tractor illuminated the weedy seed bed… n 1999, he followed her out to Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He fell in love with the food scene there. more

Westmont’s Mallampalli Awarded Foundation Chair

Chandra Mallampalli, Westmont professor of history, has been selected as the second recipient of the Fletcher Jones Foundation Endowed Chair in Social Science. The Fletcher Jones Foundation created the chair to rotate among deserving faculty within the social science division. more

A TEDx talker to write home about

“If I had more time,” Ben Franklin wrote to a friend, “I would have written a shorter letter…” In 1987, Julie and the Westmont College track team traveled to a meet in Richmond, Virginia, where their coach grew up. While the rest of the team was outside, Julie ventured inside the house to visit her coach’s grandfather. more

Carpinteria Unified School District Chooses Diana Rigby as New Superintendent

At the April 11 regular Carpinteria Unified School District meeting, the School Board announced that Diana Rigby was selected unanimously as the next superintendent… She also taught education courses at Westmont College. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Chargers send big group to colleges

Luke Barnard’s 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 victory over Seth Moore clinched the 12th-ranked Westmont men a 5-4 victory over No. 7 Arizona Christian in the tournament championship round, giving the Warriors their first conference title since 1997. more


Below is a list that includes Treasure Valley athletes (2017 graduates unless otherwise noted) who have either signed a letter of intent or have verbally committed to compete for a college or university on a scholarship or as a walk-on… Cassidy Tiegs, Eagle, Westmont College. more